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Chile Population and Housing Census 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo 2017
Chile (CHL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2017 - 04/2017
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

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 2017 Chile Population and Housing Census took place in April 2017. The population at the time of the census was 17,574,003, including 8,601,989 females and 8,972,014 males.

Suggested citation 
National Institute of Statistics (Chile). Chile Population and Housing Census 2017. Santiago, Chile: National Institute of Statistics (Chile).