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Guatemala Population and Housing Census 1981 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
IV Housing Census and IX Population Census of 1981
Guatemala (GTM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1981 - 03/1981
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 1981 Guatemala de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews on housing, household demographics, employment, education, disability, and fertility. The census day was March 23, 1981 and field work was carried out March 23-April 6. A 5% sample of households from the census (302,106 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 IV Housing Census and IX Population Census of 1981]. Minneapolis, MN: IPUMS, 2019.