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Ethiopia Population and Housing Census 1984 - IPUMS


General Info
Ethiopia (ETH)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/1984 - 05/1984
Data type
  • De jure
  • 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 1984 Ethiopia Population and Housing Census collected data through face-to-face interviews. Two questionaires were used, one in rural areas and another in urban areas. The census day was May 9, 1984. A 10% self-weighted sample of households from the census (3,404,306 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, Ethiopia Central Statistics Agency. Ethiopia Population and Housing Census 1984 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2015.