Table 18 : Percentage distribution of households by age and sex of household head, 1980, 1990 and 1995
 

Age group

1980

1990

1995

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

16.5

83.5

19.4

80.6

21.4

78.6

Less than 20

0.2

0.6

0.2

0.4

0.4

0.7

20-29

1.5

15.2

1.8

10.8

2.1

9.9

30-39

2.3

22.8

3.0

22.9

3.3

21.3

40-49

3.7

20.8

3.6

18.9

3.9

19.4

50-59

3.9

13.8

4.4

14.8

4.5

13.9

60+

4.9

10.3

6.4

12.8

7.2

13.4

 
Source: NSO; Population and Housing Census 1980 and 1990.
Survey of Population Change 1995-1996.