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Iran National Population and Housing Census 2011


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2011 - 11/2011
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The 2011 census was the seventh national population and housing census in Iran. Census day was October 24, 2011. All households were enumerated, including foreign residents, the homeless, and the nomadic population. Diplomats and their families, transit passengers, and travelers staying in hotels were not included in the census.

The questionnaire covers basic indicators as population, household, and housing. New additions to the 2011 census are data on access to the Internet, agricultural activities of the household, and incidence of death in households at the individual level.