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Paraguay Population and Housing Census 1972 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo Nacional de Población y Viviendas, 1972
Paraguay (PRY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1972 - 07/1972
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally 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 1972 Paraguay Population and Housing Census collected data through face-to-face interviews. The census day was July 9, 1972. A 10% self-weighted sample of households from the census (233,669 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 

Minnesota Population Center, Paraguay Department of Statistics and Census. Paraguay Population and Housing Census 1972 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2015.