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Puerto Rico Census 1980 - IPUMS

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo de Puerto Rico
Geography 
Puerto Rico
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
04/1980 - 04/1980
Data type
Census:
  • De jure
  • Subnationally 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 1980 Puerto Rico de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews on subjects of housing, household demographics, education, migration, employment, income, and fertility. A long form questionnaire was completed by 50% of the housing units in areas with a population under 2,500 and one-sixth of other housing units. The census day was April 1, 1980. A 5% sample of households (160,219 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Dwellings are not identified in the sample. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Citation
Suggested citation 

US Census Bureau, Minnesota Population Center. Puerto Rico Census 1980 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.