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Ghana Population and Housing Census 1984 - IPUMS


General Info
Ghana (GHA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1984 - 04/1984
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally 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 1984 Ghana Population and Housing Census collected data via direct enumeration. The census day was March 11, 1984. A 10% self-weighted sample of households from the census (1,309,352 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.