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Nicaragua Population and Housing Census 2005

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nicaragua Censo de Poblacion y Vivienda 2005
Geography 
Nicaragua (NIC)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
05/2005 - 06/2005
Data type
Census:
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • 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 results of the Nicaragua 2005 Census of Population and Housing focused on geographic distribution and population change. The total population of Nicaragua in 2005 was 5,142,098.

Citation
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Department for International Development (DFiD) (United Kingdom), Government of Japan, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Latin American and Caribbean Demographic Center (CELADE), National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Nicaragua), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United States Census Bureau. Nicaragua Population and Housing Census 2005.