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South Africa Population and Housing Census 2011

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
10/2011 - 12/2011
Data type
Census:
  • Cross-sectional
  • De facto
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

The South Africa 2011 Census provides population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. It also includes other demographic, economic, and health-related topics.

A post-enumeration survey was conducted in November and December of 2011 in order to collect high quality data that could be compared to the census data. This process allowed the evaluation of coverage and content errors of the census.

Citation
Contributors 
Publication year 
2015
Suggested citation 

Statistics South Africa. South Africa Population and Housing Census 2011.