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China Population and Housing Census 1990

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General Info
Provider 
National Bureau of Statistics of China
Geography 
China (CHN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
07/1990 - 07/1990
Data type
Census:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

The 1990 Population and Housing Census covered household size, education, occupations, number of births and living children, and deaths.  Responses to household questionnaires were collected in every municipality, province, and autonomous area in China, excluding Hong Kong and Macao. The census counted over 1.1 billion people. A long-form questionnaire was administered to 11 million people, a 1% sample of the total population.

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Bureau of Statistics of China. China Population and Housing Census 1990.