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Argentina National Population and Housing Census 1991


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda
Argentina (ARG)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/1991 - 05/1991
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • 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 1991 Argentina census collected data through face-to-face interviews on subjects of housing, household demographics, employment for individuals 14 and older, education, migration, and fertility for women 14 and older. Data were collected through a short form questionnaire administered to the entire population and a long form questionnaire given to a sample. The census was conducted on May 15, 1991.

Coverage of the census was 98.94%.