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Mexico General Population Census 1970


General Info
Original or alternative title 
IX Censo General de Población 1970
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1970 - 01/1970
Data type
  • De jure
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural 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 1970 Mexico de jure census collected data through direct enumeration on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment for those 12 and older, education, migration, and fertility for women 12 and older. Questions about daily food intake and footwear were also included. The census day was January 28, 1970.