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France Population and Housing Census 2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Recensement de la Population 2006
France (FRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 02/2006
Data type
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

From 2004 to 2008 France conducted a rolling census in which different parts of the country were enumerated in January and February of each year. The 2006 France de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews and self-enumeration on housing, household demographics, employment, education, and migration. The census was conducted from January 19 to February 25.