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Guinea General Census of Population and Housing 1996 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Recensement Général de la Population et de l'Habitation 1996
Guinea (GIN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/1996 - 12/1996
Data type
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural 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 1996 Guinea de facto and de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of housing, household demographics, disability, activity and employment status of those 6 and older, education, and fertility for women 12 and older. The census day was December 1, 1996, and fieldwork was done December 1-15. A 10% sample of dwellings from the census (729,071 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Suggested citation 

National Statistics Directorate (Guinea), Ministry of Economy, Finance, and Planning (Guinea), Minnesota Population Center. Guinea General Census of Population and Housing 1996 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.