Guide to current official publications in the British Library.
German East Africa was conquered by the allies in the First World War and was subsequently divided between the Portuguese, the Belgians and the British. The country was administered as a League of Nations mandate until 1946 and then as a UN Trusteeship Territory until 9th December 1961. Tanganyika (Tanzania) became independent on that date. On 26th April 1964 Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Pemba combined to form Tanzania.
There is a unicameral National Assembly known as the Bunge.
Government website: http://www.tanzania.go.tz/
Includes budget speeches since 2001/02, and the texts of other important government publications.
CSC.209/14 1965-1987; 1999-
Issued as supplements to the Tanzania Gazette.
Holdings: 1971/72-1982/83; 1991/92; 2000/01-
Issued as supplements to the Tanzania gazette.
Economic and operations report - Bank of Tanzania
Holdings: 1970-1982; 2000-
Text in English and Swahili. The report describes the economic situation with special reference to financial development and bank policies. Reviews bank operations. The reports from 2001 onwards are available in full text on the Bank of Tanzania website.
Economic bulletin - Bank of Tanzania
Holdings: 1971- [Incomplete.]
Published quarterly and discusses overall economic development of the country. Bulletins from 1999 are available in full text on the Bank of Tanzania website.
Holdings: 1970/71-1982; 1991-1992; 1997; 2001-
Published in English and Swahili editions. The survey is in 3 parts. Part 1 present brief general review of the economy. Part 2 gives detailed discussion of most economic trends including topics like output, income, external trade, balance of payments, public finance and banking, employment, wages and international economic situation. Part 3 is devoted to sectoral development.
Annual economic survey
Estimates of public expenditure consolidated fund services ... - Tanzania. National Assembly
Includes consolidated fund services and supply votes.
Estimates of the revenue and expenditure...
Text in English and Swahili. Detailed estimates of revenues and expenditure are given including topics like customs, posts and telegraph, taxes and licences, railways and land sales. Also includes revenue and expenditures of different government departments and services. Includes tables.
Financial statement and revenue estimates for the year . - Tanzania. National Assembly
Presents the revenue estimates and financial statements as submitted to the National Assembly.
Gazeti - Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania
Holdings: 1976-2001. [Incomplete - very few parts held after 1988.]
Text in Swahili. Contains government administrative notices and announcements. See below for English editions.
Gazette of the Republic of Tanzania (formerly Gazette of the United Republic of Tanzania)
Holdings: 1965-1976. Unbound parts. [Incomplete.]
Text in English and Swahili. There is no index.
Gazette of the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar
Holdings: Apr.-Dec. 1964 only
Tanganyika gazette (formerly Tanganyika Territory gazette)
Holdings: 1937-1964. Unbound parts. [Incomplete but very good holdings.]
Contains government administrative notices and announcements. Text in English.
Supplement. Registered teachers
Holdings: 1951-1961. Unbound parts. [Incomplete.]
There is a microform version of the Gazette from 1919 to 1961 available at SPR.Mic.B.25/8.
Laws in force
|CSC.209/12||1947-1954 + annual supplements 1955-1969|
|CSC.209/18||Annual supplement 1995|
Majadiliano ya Bunge Taarifa Rasmi
Text in Swahili. Includes verbatim debates, parliamentary questions and answers.
Parliamentary debates - Tanganyika National Assembly
Debates (formerly Proceedings) of the Legislative Council, Tanganyika
Minutes - Legislative Council
Issued as supplements to the Gazette
National Bureau of Statistics
The main gateway to statistical information on Tanzania. It gives access to reports of demographic, social and economic surveys and the results of the 2002 population census.
Population census - Tanzania. National Bureau of Statistics
|CSC.182/2||1931, Non-native census|
|CSC.182||1931, African population|
|CSC.182/3||1948, Non-native census|
|CSC.182/4||1952, Non-native census|
|CSC.220/18||1957, African population|
|CSC.182/5||1957, Non-native census report|
|OPE.2004.x.135||2002, General report.|
Results of the 2002 census appear on the Population and Housing Census website.
Quarterly statistical bulletin - Tanzania. National Bureau of Statistics
The bulletin includes tables of statistics on population, migration, climate, national accounts, agriculture, forestry, electricity, foreign trade, finance, transport, tourism and prices.
Monthly statistical bulletin
Monthly statistical supplement
Rolling plan and forward budget - Tanzania. Ministry of Finance
Holdings: 1993/94-1995/96; 1994/95-1996/97
Replaces five year development plans issued from 1946 onwards which are separately catalogued. See the Online Catalogue for shelfmarks.
Holdings: 1964-1993; 2001-
Issued as supplement to the official gazette.
CSC.209/7 1937; 1942-1943
CSC.209/7(1) 1932; 1937-1938; 1944-1964; 1968
Consists of subsidiary legislation issued as a supplement to the official gazette.
Summary statement of appropriation accounts, statement of revenue, and other public accounts for financial year . - Tanzania. Ministry of Finance
Survey of employment and earnings - Tanzania. Bureau of Statistics
Employment and earnings in Tanganyika
Annually conducted by the Bureau of Statistics. The survey includes topics like employment by terms of employment and major industries, annual wage bill by industries, by public services sector, indices of wages and prices, total employment and average earnings.
Tanzania statistical abstract - Tanzania. National Bureau of Statistics
Statistics on climate, government, population, employment, national accounts, agriculture, industry, education and health are included.
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