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Argentina 1970·1980·1991·2001·2010 Haiti 1971·1982·2003 Paraguay 1962·1972·1982·1992·2002
Armenia 2001·2011 Hungary 1970·1980·1990·2001 Peru 1993·2007
Austria 1971·1981·1991·2001·2011 India 1983·1987·1993·1999·2004 Philippines 1990·1995·2000
Bangladesh 1991·2001·2011 Indonesia 1971·1976·1980·1985·1990·1995·2000·2005·2010 Portugal 1981·1991·2001·2011
Belarus 1999 Iran 2006 Puerto Rico 1970·1980·1990·2000·2005·2010
Bolivia 1976·1992·2001 Iraq 1997 Romania 1977·1992·2002
Brazil 1960·1970·1980·1991·2000·2010 Ireland 1971·1979·1981·1986·1991·1996·2002·2006·2011 Rwanda 1991·2002
Burkina Faso 1985·1996·2006 Israel 1972·1983·1995 Saint Lucia 1980·1991
Cambodia 1998·2008 Italy 2001 Senegal 1988·2002
Cameroon 1976·1987·2005 Jamaica 1982·1991·2001 Sierra Leone 2004
Canada 1971·1981·1991·2001 Jordan 2004 Slovenia 2002
Chile 1960·1970·1982·1992·2002 Kenya 1969·1979·1989·1999·2009 South Africa 1996·2001·2007·2011
China 1982·1990 Kyrgyz Republic 1999·2009 South Sudan 2008
Colombia 1964·1973·1985·1993·2005 Liberia 1974·2008 Spain 1981·1991·2001·2011
Costa Rica 1963·1973·1984·2000·2011 Malawi 1987·1998·2008 Sudan 2008
Cuba 2002 Malaysia 1970·1980·1991·2000 Switzerland 1970·1980·1990·2000
Dominican Rep. 1960·1970·1981·2002·2010 Mali 1987·1998·2009 Tanzania 1988·2002
Ecuador 1962·1974·1982·1990·2001·2010 Mexico 1960·1970·1990·1995·2000·2005·2010 Thailand 1970·1980·1990·2000
Egypt 1996·2006 Mongolia 1989·2000 Turkey 1985·1990·2000
El Salvador 1992·2007 Morocco 1982·1994·2004 Uganda 1991·2002
Ethiopia 1984·1994·2007 Mozambique 1997·2007 Ukraine 2001
Fiji 1966·1976·1986·1996·2007 Netherlands 1960·1971·2001 United Kingdom 1991·2001
France 1962·1968·1975·1982·1990·1999·2006·2011 Nicaragua 1971·1995·2005 United States 1960·1970·1980·1990·2000·2005·2010
Germany 1970·1971·1981·1987 Nigeria 2006·2007·2008·2009·2010 Uruguay 1963·1975·1985·1996·2006·2011
Ghana 1984·2000·2010 Pakistan 1973·1981·1998 Venezuela 1971·1981·1990·2001
Greece 1971·1981·1991·2001 Palestine 1997·2007 Vietnam 1989·1999·2009
Guinea 1983·1996 Panama 1960·1970·1980·1990·2000·2010 Zambia 1990·2000·2010


Sample Design Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Argentina 1970 2.0 129,728 466,892 no de facto 30-09-70 department yes
Argentina 1980 10.0 672,062 2,667,714 yes de facto 22-10-80 department yes
Argentina 1991 10.0 1,199,651 4,286,447 yes de facto 15-05-91 department yes Missing data for several key variables requires use of alternative weight
Argentina 2001 10.0 1,040,852 3,626,103 no de facto 17/18-11-01* department yes
Argentina 2010 10.0 1,217,166 3,966,245 no de facto 27-10-10 department no
Armenia 2001 10.0 81,929 326,560 no de jure 09-10-01 province no
Armenia 2011 10.0 76,318 301,831 no de jure 12-10-11 province no
Austria 1971 10.0 264,655 749,894 no de jure 12-05-71 NUTS3 region yes
Austria 1981 10.0 283,693 756,556 no de jure 12-05-81 NUTS3 region yes
Austria 1991 10.0 310,099 780,512 no de jure 15-05-91 NUTS3 region yes
Austria 2001 10.0 341,035 803,471 no de jure 15-05-01 NUTS3 region yes
Austria 2011 10.0 375,236 839,501 no de jure 31-10-11 NUTS3 region yes
Bangladesh 1991 10.0 1,971,124 10,580,904 no de facto 12-03-91 upazila yes
Bangladesh 2001 10.0 2,625,959 12,442,115 no de facto 23-01-01 upazila yes
Bangladesh 2011 5.0 1,654,631 7,205,720 no de facto 15-03-11 upazila yes
Belarus 1999 10.0 385,508 990,706 no de jure 16-02-99 region no
Bolivia 1976 10.0 121,378 461,699 no de facto 10-07-76 province yes
Bolivia 1992 10.0 177,926 642,368 no de facto 03-06-92 province yes
Bolivia 2001 10.0 239,475 827,692 no de facto 01-09-01 province yes
Brazil 1960 5.0 613,273 3,001,439 no both 01-09-60 state yes Excludes 11 states in the north
Brazil 1970 5.0 1,022,207 4,953,759 yes both 01-09-70 state yes
Brazil 1980 5.0 1,343,377 5,870,467 yes de jure 01-09-80 municipality yes
Brazil 1991 5.8 2,012,276 8,522,740 yes de jure 01-09-91 municipality yes
Brazil 2000 6.0 2,652,356 10,136,022 yes de jure 01-08-00 municipality yes
Brazil 2010 5.0 2,907,278 9,693,058 yes de jure 01-08-10 municipality yes
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Burkina Faso 1985 10.0 145,269 884,797 no both 10/20-12-85 province no
Burkina Faso 1996 10.0 163,177 1,081,046 no both 10/20-12-96 province no
Burkina Faso 2006 10.0 236,206 1,417,824 no both 9/23-12-06 commune no
Cambodia 1998 10.0 223,513 1,141,254 no de facto 03-05-98 district yes
Cambodia 2008 10.0 289,562 1,340,121 no de facto 03-03-08 district yes
Cameroon 1976 10.0 160,144 736,514 no both 9/24-04-76 arrondissement yes
Cameroon 1987 10.0 175,646 897,211 no both 14/28-04-87 arrondissement yes
Cameroon 2005 10.0 345,363 1,772,359 no both 11-11-05 arrondissement yes
Canada 1971 1.0 n.a. 214,019 no de jure 01-06-71 province yes Persons not organized into households
Canada 1981 2.0 n.a. 486,875 no de jure 03-06-81 province* yes Persons not organized into households
Canada 1991 3.0 n.a. 809,654 no de jure 04-06-91 province* no Persons not organized into households
Canada 2001 2.7 n.a. 801,055 yes de jure 15-05-01 province* no Persons not organized into households
Chile 1960 1.0 n.a. 88,184 no de facto 29-11-60 municipality yes Persons not organized into households
Chile 1970 10.0 199,041 890,481 no de facto 22-04-70 municipality yes
Chile 1982 10.0 282,356 1,133,062 no de facto 21-04-82 municipality yes
Chile 1992 10.0 373,964 1,335,055 no de facto 22-04-92 municipality yes
Chile 2002 10.0 486,115 1,513,914 no de facto 24-04-02 municipality yes
China 1982 1.0 2,428,658 10,039,191 no de jure 01-07-82 city/prefecture yes
China 1990 1.0 3,152,818 11,835,947 no de jure 01-07-90 city/prefecture yes
Colombia 1964 2.0 n.a. 349,652 no de facto 15-07-64 municipality no Persons not organized into households
Colombia 1973 10.0 349,853 1,988,831 no de facto 24-10-73 municipality no
Colombia 1985 10.0 571,046 2,643,125 yes de jure 15-10-85 municipality no
Colombia 1993 10.0 774,321 3,213,657 no de jure 24-10-93 municipality no
Colombia 2005 10.0 1,054,812 4,006,168 yes de jure 5-05 to 2-06* municipality no
Costa Rica 1963 6.0 n.a. 82,345 no de jure 31-03-63 canton yes Persons not organized into households
Costa Rica 1973 10.0 36,323 186,762 no de jure 14-05-73 canton yes
Costa Rica 1984 10.0 56,186 241,220 no de jure 11-06-84 canton yes
Costa Rica 2000 10.0 106,973 381,500 no de jure 28-06-00 canton yes
Costa Rica 2011 10.0 124,693 430,082 no de jure 30-05-2011 canton yes
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Cuba 2002 10.0 371,878 1,118,767 no de jure 06-09-02 province yes
Dominican Rep 1960 6.6 n.a. 201,556 no de facto 07-08-60 municipality no Persons not organized into households
Dominican Rep 1970 6.8 n.a. 272,090 yes de facto 10-01-70 municipality no Persons not organized into households
Dominican Rep 1981 8.5 103,904 475,829 yes both 13-12-81 municipality no
Dominican Rep 2002 10.0 247,375 857,606 no de jure 19-10-02 municipality yes
Dominican Rep 2010 10.0 309,624 943,784 no de jure 01/07-12-10 municipality yes
Ecuador 1962 3.0 n.a. 136,443 no de facto 25-11-62 province yes Persons not organized into households
Ecuador 1974 10.0 145,902 648,678 yes de facto 08-06-74 canton yes Data missing for some cantons
Ecuador 1982 10.0 195,401 806,834 no de facto 28-11-82 canton yes
Ecuador 1990 10.0 243,898 966,234 no de facto 25-11-90 canton yes
Ecuador 2001 10.0 354,222 1,213,725 no de facto 25-11-01 canton yes
Ecuador 2010 10.0 386,944 1,448,233 no de facto 28-11-10 canton yes
Egypt 1996 10.0 1,270,787 5,902,243 yes de facto 18/19-11-96 district no
Egypt 2006 10.0 1,740,414 7,282,434 no de facto 20/21-11-06 district yes
El Salvador 1992 10.0 125,695 510,760 no de jure 27-09-92 department yes
El Salvador 2007 10.0 172,012 574,364 no de jure 12/27-05-07 department yes
Ethiopia 1984 10.0 795,562 3,404,306 no de jure 09-05-84 wereda yes Missing geographic areas from difficult enumeration areas, see detailed sample documentation
Ethiopia 1994 10.0 1,103,553 5,044,598 yes de jure 11-10-94* wereda yes
Ethiopia 2007 10.0 1,587,834 7,434,086 yes de jure 28-05-07* wereda yes Short-questionnaire recipients lack many variables
Fiji 1966 10.0 8,290 47,579 no de facto 12-09-66 province yes
Fiji 1976 10.0 10,046 57,214 no de facto 13-09-76 province no
Fiji 1986 10.0 13,000 72,158 no de facto 31-08-86 province yes
Fiji 1996 10.0 15,003 77,382 no de facto 25-08-96 province yes
Fiji 2007 10.0 18,522 84,323 no de facto 16-09-07 province yes
France 1962 5.0 748,917 2,320,901 no de jure 07-03-62 region yes*
France 1968 5.0 815,699 2,487,778 no de jure 01-03-68 region yes*
France 1975 5.0 915,624 2,629,456 no de jure 20-02-75 region yes*
France 1982 5.0 969,632 2,631,713 no de jure 04-03-82 region yes*
France 1990 4.2 949,893 2,360,854 no de jure 05-03-90* region yes*
France 1999 5.0 1,219,323 2,934,758 no de jure 08-03-99 region yes
France 2006 33.0 8,749,114 19,973,287 yes de jure 1/2-04 to 1/2-08* region yes Combines data from 2004-2008; includes overseas departments
France 2011 33.0 9,455,445 20,541,337 yes de jure 0/2-09 to 1/2-13 region yes Combines data from 2009-2013; includes overseas departments
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Germany 1970 5.0 n.a. 3,094,845 no de jure 27-05-70 state yes West Germany; persons not organized into households
Germany 1971 25.0 1,569,112 4,089,856 no de jure 01-01-71 state yes East Germany
Germany 1981 25.0 1,725,991 4,278,563 no de jure 31-12-81 state yes East Germany
Germany 1987 5.0 1,348,896 3,160,224 no de jure 25-05-87 state yes West Germany
Ghana 1984 10.0 269,071 1,309,352 no de facto 11-03-84 local authority yes
Ghana 2000 10.0 397,097 1,894,133 no de facto 26-03-00 district yes
Ghana 2010 10.0 570,234 2,466,289 no de facto 27-09-10 district yes
Greece 1971 10.0 249,350 845,483 no de facto 14-03-71 municipality No
Greece 1981 10.0 294,323 923,108 no de facto 05-04-81 municipality No
Greece 1991 10.0 320,387 951,875 no de facto 17-03-91 municipality No
Greece 2001 10.0 367,438 1,028,884 no de facto 18-03-01 municipality No
Guinea 1983 10.0 110,777 457,837 no both 01-02-83 prefecture yes
Guinea 1996 10.0 108,793 729,071 no both 01-12-96 prefecture yes
Haiti 1971 10.0 95,145 434,869 no de jure 16-08-71 arrondissement yes
Haiti 1982 2.5 28,698 128,770 no de jure N/A arrondissement no Data missing for some arrondissements
Haiti 2003 10.0 219,633 838,045 no de jure 11-01-03 arrondissement yes
Hungary 1970 5.0 172,831 515,119 no de jure 01-01-70 none yes
Hungary 1980 5.0 211,355 536,007 no de jure 01-01-80 none yes
Hungary 1990 5.0 219,389 518,240 no de jure 01-01-90 none yes
Hungary 2001 5.0 227,252 510,502 no de jure 01-02-01 none yes
India 1983 0.091 120,847 623,494 yes de jure 01-83 to 12-83 region no Employment survey
India 1987 0.094 129,060 667,848 yes de jure 07-87 to 06-88 region no Employment survey
India 1993 0.073 115,409 564,740 yes de jure 07-93 to 06-94 region no Employment survey
India 1999 0.065 120,578 596,688 yes de jure 07-99 to 06-00 region no Employment survey
India 2004 0.061 124,680 602,833 yes de jure 07-04 to 06-05 region no Employment survey
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Indonesia 1971 0.54 126,402 634,642 yes de jure 24-08-71 regency yes
Indonesia 1976 0.22 54,826 281,170 yes de jure 02-76 regency no Intercensal survey
Indonesia 1980 5.0 1,505,893 7,234,577 yes de jure 31-10-80 regency yes
Indonesia 1985 0.37 126,966 605,858 yes de jure 10-85 regency no Intercensal survey
Indonesia 1990 0.51 201,457 912,544 yes de jure* 31-10-90 regency yes
Indonesia 1995 0.43 166,033 718,837 yes de jure 10/31-10-95 regency no Intercensal survey; excludes all provinces in Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluka and Papua
Indonesia 2000 10.0 5,124,971 20,112,539 no de jure* 01-07-00 regency yes
Indonesia 2005 0.51 266,732 1,090,892 yes de jure 6/30-06-05 regency no Intercensal survey; excludes Aceh
Indonesia 2010 10.0 6,151,164 23,603,049 no de jure* 15-05-10 regency yes
Iran 2006 2.0 326,247 1,299,825 yes de jure 10-06 to 11-06 province yes
Iraq 1997 10.0 265,402 1,944,278 no both 17-10-97 district yes Excludes 3 governorates
Ireland 1971 10.0 83,285 296,878 no de facto 18-04-71 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Ireland 1979 10.0 98,453 337,686 no de facto 01-04-79 region yes Age is grouped into categories; very short form
Ireland 1981 10.0 101,890 344,291 no de facto 05-04-81 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Ireland 1986 10.0 107,278 355,020 no de facto 13-04-86 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Ireland 1991 10.0 112,149 353,149 no de facto 21-04-91 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Ireland 1996 10.0 122,860 365,323 no de facto 28-04-96 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Ireland 2002 10.0 140,040 410,688 no both 28-04-02 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Ireland 2006 10.0 157,762 440,314 no both 23-04-06 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Ireland 2011 10.0 175,651 474,535 no both 10-04-11 region yes
Israel 1972 10.0 89,190 315,608 no de jure 20-05-72 none yes* Age is grouped into categories
Israel 1983 10.0 124,610 403,474 no de jure 04-06-83 subdistrict* yes* Age is grouped into categories
Israel 1995 10.0 177,412 556,365 no de jure 04-11-95 subdistrict* yes* Age is grouped into categories
Italy 2001 5.0 1,168,045 2,990,739 no de jure 21-10-01 region yes Age is grouped into categories
Jamaica 1982 10.0 54,526 223,667 no both 08-06-82 parish yes
Jamaica 1991 10.0 62,291 232,625 no both 07-04-91 parish yes
Jamaica 2001 10.0 64,317 205,179 yes de jure 10-09-01 parish yes
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Jordan 2004 10.0 97,343 510,646 no de facto 01-10-04 district yes
Kenya 1969 6.0 149,681 659,310 yes de facto 24-08-69 district no Nairobi oversample. Weighted by district and age.
Kenya 1979 6.7 n.a. 1,033,769 yes de facto 24-08-79 district no Persons not organized into households
Kenya 1989 5.0 224,861 1,074,098 no de facto 25-10-89 district yes*
Kenya 1999 5.0 317,106 1,407,547 no de facto 25-10-99 district yes*
Kenya 2009 10.0 895,230 3,841,935 no de facto 24/25-08-09 district no
Kyrgyz Republic 1999 10.0 110,285 476,886 no de jure 24-03-99 district yes
Kyrgyz Republic 2009 10.0 124,825 564,986 no de jure 24-03-09 district yes
Liberia 1974 10.0 n.a. 150,256 no de jure 01-02-74 district no Persons not organized into households
Liberia 2008 10.0 68,836 348,057 no de facto 21/30-03-08 county yes
Malawi 1987 10.0 186,270 798,669 no de facto 1/21-09-87 district yes
Malawi 1998 10.0 229,005 991,393 no de facto 1/21-06-98 district yes
Malawi 2008 10.0 298,607 1,341,977 no both 1/21-06-08 district yes
Malaysia 1970 2.0 38,006 175,997 no de facto 25-08-70 district yes Excludes 2 states: Sabah and Sarawak
Malaysia 1980 2.0 38,049 182,601 no de facto 10-06-80 district yes Excludes 2 states: Sabah and Sarawak
Malaysia 1991 2.0 78,192 347,892 no de facto 14-08-91 district yes
Malaysia 2000 2.0 95,564 435,300 no de jure 05-07-00 district no
Mali 1987 10.0 136,515 785,384 no both 14-04-87 district no
Mali 1998 10.0 161,880 991,330 no both 14-04-98 district yes
Mali 2009 10.0 235,834 1,451,856 no both 14-04-09 district no
Mexico 1960 1.5 n.a. 502,800 no de jure 08-06-60 state no Persons not organized into households
Mexico 1970 1.0 82,856 483,405 no de jure 28-01-70 state no
Mexico 1990 10.0 1,648,280 8,118,242 no de jure 12-03-90 municipality no
Mexico 1995 0.4 72,277 332,061 yes de jure 05-11-95 municipality no
Mexico 2000 10.6 2,312,035 10,099,182 yes de jure 14-02-00 municipality no
Mexico 2005 10.0 2,546,985 10,284,550 no de jure 17-10-05 municipality no
Mexico 2010 10.0 2,903,640 11,938,402 yes de jure 12-06-10 municipality no
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Mongolia 1989 10.0 42,783 190,631 yes both 05-01-89 province yes Highly clustered sample design
Mongolia 2000 10.0 55,795 243,725 no both 05-01-00 province yes
Morocco 1982 5.0 171,684 1,012,873 no de jure 03-09-82 province no
Morocco 1994 5.0 222,083 1,294,026 no de jure 02-09-94 province no
Morocco 2004 5.0 324,575 1,482,720 no de jure 01-09-04 province no
Mozambique 1997 10.0 366,634 1,551,517 no both 01-08-97 administrative post yes
Mozambique 2007 10.0 463,420 2,047,048 no both 01-08-07 administrative post yes
Netherlands 1960 1.2 n.a. 143,251 yes de jure 31-05-60 none no Persons not organized into households; age grouped into categories
Netherlands 1971 1.2 n.a. 159,203 yes de jure* 28-02-71 none no Persons not organized into households; age grouped into categories
Netherlands 2001 1.2 n.a. 189,725 yes de jure 01-01-01 none no Persons not organized into households; age grouped into categories; virtual census
Nicaragua 1971 10.0 36,063 189,469 no de facto 20-04-71 municipality yes
Nicaragua 1995 10.0 82,815 435,728 no de jure 25-06-95 municipality yes
Nicaragua 2005 10.0 119,339 515,485 no de jure 05-06-05 municipality yes
Nigeria 2006-2007 0.06 18,298 83,700 yes de jure N/A state no Household survey
Nigeria 2007-2008 0.06 18,420 85,183 yes de jure N/A state no Household survey
Nigeria 2008-2009 0.07 21,702 107,425 yes de jure N/A state no Household survey
Nigeria 2009-2010 0.05 21,589 77,896 yes de jure N/A state no Household survey
Nigeria 2010-2011 0.05 16,014 72,191 yes de jure N/A state no Household survey
Pakistan 1973 2.0 322,131 1,453,332 yes de jure 01-73 district no Excludes 4 districts in NWFP; many headless households (fragments)
Pakistan 1981 10.0 n.a. 8,433,058 yes both 01-03-81 district no Persons not organized into households; age grouped into categories
Pakistan 1998 10.0 1,957,991 13,102,024 no both 05-03-98 district no Excludes 3 provinces
Palestine 1997 10.0 40,753 259,191 yes de facto 10-12-97 governorate no Age is grouped into categories
Palestine 2007 10.0 41,455 227,067 yes de facto 01-12-07 governorate no West Bank only; age grouped into categories
Panama 1960 5.0 11,869 53,553 no de facto 11-12-60 district yes
Panama 1970 10.0 31,755 150,473 no de facto 10-05-70 district yes
Panama 1980 10.0 47,726 195,577 yes de facto 11-05-80 district yes
Panama 1990 10.0 61,458 232,737 no de facto 13-05-90 district yes
Panama 2000 10.0 84,346 284,081 no de facto 14-05-00 district yes
Panama 2010 10.0 95,579 341,118 no de facto 16-05-10 district yes
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Paraguay 1962 5.0 18,307 90,236 no de facto 14-10-62 district yes
Paraguay 1972 10.0 43,883 233,669 no de facto 09-07-72 district yes
Paraguay 1982 10.0 60,465 301,582 no de facto 11-07-82 district yes
Paraguay 1992 10.0 100,704 415,401 no de facto 26-08-92 district yes
Paraguay 2002 10.0 113,039 516,083 yes de facto 28-08-02 district yes
Peru 1993 10.0 564,765 2,206,424 no de facto 11-07-93 province yes
Peru 2007 10.0 821,675 2,745,895 no de facto 21-10-07 province yes
Philippines 1990 10.0 1,156,126 6,013,913 yes de jure 01-05-90 municipality yes
Philippines 1995 10.0 1,362,190 6,864,758 no de jure 01-09-95 municipality yes
Philippines 2000 10.0 1,511,890 7,417,810 yes de jure 01-05-00 municipality yes
Portugal 1981 5.0 179,409 492,289 no de jure 16-03-81 NUTS3 region* yes
Portugal 1991 5.0 214,155 491,755 no de jure 15-04-91 NUTS3 region* yes
Portugal 2001 5.0 258,843 517,026 no de jure 12-03-01 NUTS3 region* yes
Portugal 2011 5.0 203,519 528,870 no both 21-03-11 NUTS3 region yes
Puerto Rico 1970 1.0 7,460 27,212 no de jure 01-04-70 250,000+ pop* yes
Puerto Rico 1980 5.0 50,847 160,219 no de jure 01-04-80 100,000+ pop* yes
Puerto Rico 1990 5.0 61,698 177,655 yes de jure 01-04-90 100,000+ pop* yes
Puerto Rico 2000 5.0 73,259 189,828 yes de jure 01-04-00 100,000+ pop* yes
Puerto Rico 2005 1.0 14,407 35,416 yes de jure Varies 100,000+ pop* no
Puerto Rico 2010 1.0 16,753 36,032 yes de jure Varies 100,000+ pop* yes
Romania 1977 10.0 619,904 1,937,021 no de jure 05-01-77 county no Excludes 2 counties: Alba and Arad
Romania 1992 10.0 728,846 2,238,578 no de jure 07-01-92 county no
Romania 2002 10.0 732,016 2,137,967 no de jure 18-03-02 county no
Rwanda 1991 10.0 153,041 742,918 no both 01-08-91 province yes
Rwanda 2002 10.0 191,719 843,392 no both 15/16-08-02 province yes
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Saint Lucia 1980 10.0 2,674 11,451 no de jure 12-05-80 none no
Saint Lucia 1991 10.0 3,394 13,382 no de jure 12-05-91 none no
Senegal 1988 10.0 79,904 700,199 no both 20-05-88 department no
Senegal 2002 10.0 107,999 994,562 no both N/A district no
Sierra Leone 2004 10.0 82,518 494,298 no de facto 04-12-04 chiefdom yes
Slovenia 2002 10.0 63,637 179,632 no de jure 31-03-02 region no Age is grouped into categories
South Africa 1996 10.0 993,801 3,621,164 yes de facto 10-10-96 district yes 19 districts in the Eastern Cape province are not organized into households -- 1.3% of file
South Africa 2001 10.0 991,543 3,725,655 yes de facto 10-10-01 municipality yes
South Africa 2007 2.0 345,170 1,047,657 yes both 07-02-07 municipality yes
South Africa 2011 8.6 1,326,354 4,418,594 yes de facto 10-10-11 municipality yes
South Sudan 2008 7.0 92,592 542,765 yes de facto 22-04-08 state no
Spain 1981 5.0 n.a. 2,084,221 yes both 01-03-81 municipality yes Persons not organized into households
Spain 1991 5.0 592,276 1,931,458 yes de jure 01-03-91 municipality yes
Spain 2001 5.0 714,473 2,039,274 no de jure 01-11-01 municipality yes
Spain 2011 10.0 1,621,643 4,107,465 yes de jure 01-11-2011 Municipality no
Sudan 2008 16.6 922,816 5,066,530 yes de facto 22-04-08 state no
Switzerland 1970 5.0 109,033 312,538 no de facto 01-12-70 canton yes
Switzerland 1980 5.0 127,177 317,803 no de facto 02-12-80 canton yes
Switzerland 1990 5.0 147,947 342,797 no de facto 04-12-90 canton yes
Switzerland 2000 5.0 165,177 364,086 no de facto 05-12-00 canton yes
Tanzania 1988 10.0 472,616 2,310,424 yes de facto 27-08-88 district no
Tanzania 2002 10.0 841,768 3,732,735 yes de facto 22-08-02 district yes
Thailand 1970 2.0 145,705 772,169 yes de jure* 01-04-70 province yes
Thailand 1980 1.0 76,189 388,141 yes de jure* 01-04-80 province yes
Thailand 1990 1.0 118,134 485,100 yes de jure* 01-04-90 province yes
Thailand 2000 1.0 165,417 604,519 yes de jure* 01-04-00 province yes
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Turkey 1985 5.0 586,873 2,554,364 no de facto 20-10-85 district yes
Turkey 1990 5.0 663,866 2,864,207 no de facto 21-10-90 district yes
Turkey 2000 5.0 934,627 3,444,456 no de facto 22-10-00 district yes
Uganda 1991 10.0 339,166 1,548,460 yes de facto 11-01-91 county yes
Uganda 2002 10.0 529,271 2,497,449 no both 12-09-02 county yes
Ukraine 2001 10.0 1,905,450 4,889,288 no both 05-12-01 raion yes
United Kingdom 1991 1.0 215,761 541,894 no both 21-04-91 SARs region yes Excludes Northern Ireland
United Kingdom 2001 3.0 n.a. 1,843,525 no de jure 29-04-01 SARs region yes Persons not organized into households; age grouped into categories
United States 1960 1.0 579,212 1,799,888 no de jure 01-04-60 state yes
United States 1970 1.0 744,475 2,029,666 no de jure 01-04-70 250,000+ pop* yes
United States 1980 5.0 4,711,341 11,343,120 no de jure 01-04-80 100,000+ pop* yes
United States 1990 5.0 5,527,406 12,501,046 yes de jure 01-04-90 100,000+ pop* yes
United States 2000 5.0 6,184,438 14,081,466 yes de jure 01-04-90 100,000+ pop* yes
United States 2005 1.0 1,245,246 2,878,380 yes de jure Varies 100,000+ pop* no
United States 2010 1.0 1,397,789 3,061,692 yes de jure Varies 100,000+ pop* yes
Uruguay 1963 10.0 79,403 256,171 no de facto 16-10-63 department yes
Uruguay 1975 10.0 95,935 279,994 no de facto 21-05-75 department yes
Uruguay 1985 10.0 105,761 295,915 no de facto 23-10-85 department yes
Uruguay 1996 10.0 118,067 315,920 no de facto 22-05-96 department yes
Uruguay 2006 8.4 85,316 256,866 yes de jure N/A department no Household survey
Uruguay 2011 10.0 118,498 328,425 no de jure 01-09-11 department no
Venezuela 1971 2.0 284,336 1,158,527 yes de jure 11-02-71 municipality no
Venezuela 1981 10.0 323,321 1,441,266 no de jure 21-10-81 municipality yes
Venezuela 1990 10.0 468,808 1,803,953 yes de jure 21-10-90 municipality yes
Venezuela 2001 10.0 646,080 2,306,489 no de jure 01-10-01 municipality yes
Sample Design [top] Fraction (%) Households Persons Weighted De jure
de facto
Census date
(d-m-yr)
Smallest geography Collective dwellings Notes
Vietnam 1989 5.0 534,223 2,626,985 yes de jure 01-04-89 province yes
Vietnam 1999 3.0 534,139 2,368,167 yes de jure 01-04-99 province no
Vietnam 2009 15.0 3,692,042 14,177,590 yes de jure 01-04-09 province no
Zambia 1990 10.0 129,501 787,461 no both 20-08-90 district yes
Zambia 2000 10.0 186,225 996,117 no both 16-10-00 constituency yes
Zambia 2010 10.0 250,805 1,321,973 no both 15-10-10 constituency no
TOTAL 165,285,639 611,327,883

* See sample design for more information.