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Mexico Population and Housing Census 1995 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Conteo de Población y Vivienda 1995
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/1995 - 11/1995
Data type
  • 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 1995 de jure census in Mexico was an intermediate census conducted five years after the regular 1990 census. It was the first census of its kind. Data were collected through direct enumeration on subjects of housing, household demographics, employment for those 12 and older, education, migration, disability, and social assistance. The majority of the population completed a short form questionnaire, and a sample completed the long form. The census day was November 5, 1995, and fieldwork was conducted October 23-November 18, 1995.

A 0.4% differentially weighted sample of primary sampling units from the census (332,061 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Group quarters are not available in the sample and vacant units are not identified.

Suggested citation 

National Institute of Statistics, Geography, and Informatics (Mexico), Minnesota Population Center. Mexico Population and Housing Census 1995 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.