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Iran National Population and Housing Census 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2011 - 11/2011
Data type
Census:
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The 2011 census was the seventh national population and housing census in Iran. Census day was October 24, 2011. All households were enumerated, including foreign residents, the homeless, and the nomadic population. Diplomats and their families, transit passengers, and travelers staying in hotels were not included in the census.

The questionnaire covers basic indicators as population, household, and housing. New additions to the 2011 census are data on access to the Internet, agricultural activities of the household, and incidence of death in households at the individual level.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Statistical Centre of Iran. Iran National Population and Housing Census 2011. Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of): Statistical Centre of Iran.