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Burkina Faso General Population Census 1985


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Recensement Général de la Population 1985
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/1985 - 12/1985
Data type
  • De facto
  • De jure
  • 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 1985 Burkina Faso census was both de facto and de jure. The census days were from December 10-20, 1985, and data were collected through face-to-face interviews.