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Pakistan Population and Housing Census 1998


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Fifth Housing and Population Census Pakistan
Pakistan (PAK)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1998 - 03/1998
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 1998 Pakistan de facto and de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews through long and short forms. The census day was March 5, 1998, and the fieldwork continued until March 15.

Suggested citation 
Population Census Organization (Pakistan). Pakistan Population and Housing Census 1998.