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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Recenseamento Geral do Brasil de 1960. Censo Demográfico
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/1960 - 12/1960
Data type
Census:
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic and health-related topics as well. The 1960 Brazil de jure and de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews on housing conditions, family composition, income, educational attainment, employment, migration, and fertility. The census day was September 1, 1960 and fieldwork continued until December 1. A sample of 5% of households from the census (3,001,439 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. The states of Rondônia, Acre, Amazonas, Roraima, Pará, Amapá, Maranhão, Piauí, Espírito Santo, Guanabara, and Santa Catarina, totaling approximately one sixth of the national population, are missing from the long-form microdata. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Citation
Suggested citation 

Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), National Census Service (Brazil), Minnesota Population Center. Brazil General Census 1960 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.