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Guatemala Population and Housing Census 1981 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
IV Housing Census and IX Population Census of 1981
Guatemala (GTM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1981 - 03/1981
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 1981 Guatemala de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews on housing, household demographics, employment, education, disability, and fertility. The census day was March 23, 1981 and field work was carried out March 23-April 6. A 5% sample of households from the census (302,106 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.