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French Polynesia Population and Housing Census 2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Le recensement de la population en Polynésie française en 2017
France (FRA)
French Polynesia
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2017 - 09/2017
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • 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 2017 French Polynesia census took place in August and September 2017. The population count at the time of enumeration was 275,918, an increase of 7,648 since 2012.