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China National Population Census 1982 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
China Third National Population Census
China (CHN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1982 - 07/1982
Data type
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally 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 1982 China de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of household demographics, employment for individuals 15 and older, education for those six and older, and fertility for women 15 to 49 years old. The census day was July 1, 1982. A 1% sample of households from the census (10,039,191 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Dwellings are not indentified in the sample. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.