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Dominican Republic Census 1981 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo Nacional de Poblacion y Vivienda 1981
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/1981 - 12/1981
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural 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 1981 Dominican Republic census day was December 13, 1981. A 8.5% sample of households from the census (475,829 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Suggested citation 

National Statistics Office (Dominican Republic), Minnesota Population Center. Dominican Republic Census 1981 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.