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Chile General Population and Housing Census 2002


General Info
Original or alternative title 
XVII Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Vivienda
Chile (CHL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2002 - 04/2002
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 2002 Chile de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of housing, household demographics, migration, employment for individuals 15 and older, education, disability, and fertility for women 15 and older. The census day was April 24, 2002.