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Guinea-Bissau Population and Housing Census 2009


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Terceiro Recenseamento Geral da População e Habitação de 2009
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2009 - 03/2009
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2009 Guinea-Bissau Census of Population and Housing was conducted by the National Statistics Institute. It was the third census effort since the country's independence. The questionnaire was used to collect data on various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the population. The total population of Guinea-Bissau was enumerated at 1,497,859.