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Egypt Population, Housing, and Establishment Census 1996 - IPUMS


General Info
Egypt (EGY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/1996 - 11/1996
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 1996 Egypt de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews on housing, household demographics, employment for those six and older, migration, and fertility. The census days were November 18 and 19, 1996. A 10% differentially weighted sample of households from the census (5,902,243 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Dwellings and vacant units are not identified in the sample. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.