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Ghana Population and Housing Census 1984 - IPUMS

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General Info
Geography 
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
03/1984 - 04/1984
Data type
Census:
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

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.

Citation
Publication year 
2015
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.