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Guatemala Population and Housing Census 1973 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
III Housing Census and VIII Population Census of 1973
Guatemala (GTM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1973 - 03/1973
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 1973 Guatemala de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews on housing, household demographics, employment, education, and fertility. The census day was March 26, 1973 and field work was carried out March 26-April 7. A 5.5% sample of households from the census (289,446 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. Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: Version 7.2 [Guatemala III Housing Census and VIII Population Census of 1973]. Minneapolis, MN: IPUMS, 2019.