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Kenya Population Census 1979 - IPUMS


General Info
Kenya (KEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/1979 - 08/1979
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 1979 Kenya de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews. The census day was August 24, 1979. A 6.7% sample of households from the census (1,033,769 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.