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Iran Population and Housing Census 1986

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General Info
Geography 
Iran (IRN)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/1986 - 10/1986
Data type
Census:
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural 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 1986 population and housing census in Iran occurred in October 1986. Both the de jure method (for the settled population) and the de facto method (for the unsettled population) were used.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Statistical Centre of Iran. Iran Population and Housing Census 1986.