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Costa Rica Census 2011 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
X Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Vivienda
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2011 - 06/2011
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • 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 2011 Costa Rica census collected data through face-to-face interviews. The census day was May 30, 2011. A 10% self-weighted sample of households from the census (430,082 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 

Minnesota Population Center, Costa Rica National Institute of Statistics and Census. Costa Rica Census 2011 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2015.