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Colombia National Population and Housing Census 1964 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
XIII Censo Nacional de Población y II de Vivienda
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/1964 - 09/1964
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 1964 Colombia de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment, education, migration, and fertility. The census day was July 15, 1964. While fieldwork was done on the census day in urban areas, it was extended in areas with dispersed populations and the Northern Territories. Census coverage was 98.2% of the population. A 2% sample of individuals (349,652) from the census is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Dwellings, vacant units, and households are not identified in the microdata. Indigenous populations were not included in the census. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.