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El Salvador Population and Housing Census 1992


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censos Nacionales V de Población y IV de Vivienda 1992
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/1992 - 10/1992
Data type
  • De jure
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • 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 1992 El Salvador de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment, education, migration, disability, household deaths, and fertility. The census day was September 27, 1992 and fieldwork continued until October 11.