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France Population and Housing Census 2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Recensement de la Population 2006
France (FRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 02/2006
Data type
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

From 2004 to 2008 France conducted a rolling census in which different parts of the country were enumerated in January and February of each year. The 2006 France de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews and self-enumeration on housing, household demographics, employment, education, and migration. The census was conducted from January 19 to February 25.

Suggested citation 
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) (France). France Population and Housing Census 2006.