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Ghana Population and Housing Census 1984 - IPUMS


General Info
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1984 - 04/1984
Data type
  • De facto
  • 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 1984 Ghana Population and Housing Census collected data via direct enumeration. The census day was March 11, 1984. A 10% self-weighted sample of households from the census (1,309,352 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, Ghana Statistical Service. Ghana Population and Housing Census 1984 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2015.