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Chile General Population and Housing Census 1970 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
XIV Censo Nacional de Población y III de Vivienda
Chile (CHL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/1970 - 04/1970
Data type
  • De facto
  • 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 1970 Chile de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of housing, household demographics, migration, employment for individuals 12 and older, education, and fertility for women 15 and older. The census day was April 22, 1970. A 10% sample of dwellings from the census (890,481 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.