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Spain Population and Housing Census 1981 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censos de Población y Viviendas
Spain (ESP)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1981 - 12/1981
Data type
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • 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 1981 Spain de jure and de facto census collected data through self-enumeration on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment, education, migration, and fertility. There were two questionnaires for private and collective dwellings. The census day was March 1, 1981. A 5% differentially weighted sample of dwellings from the census (2,084,221 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota.

Suggested citation 

National Statistics Institute (Spain), Minnesota Population Center. Spain Population and Housing Census 1981 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: Version 6.0 [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota.