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Mexico Population and Housing Census 2000 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
XII Censo de Población y Vivienda 2000
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2000 - 02/2000
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • 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 2000 Mexico de jure census collected data through direct enumeration on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment for those 12 and older, education, migration, disability, health care use and types of health insurance, and fertility for women 12 and older. The majority of the population completed a short form questionnaire, and a sample completed the long form. The census day was February 14, 2000, and fieldwork was conducted February 7-18.

A 10.6% differentially weighted sample of enumeration areas from the census (10,099,182 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Group quarters are not available in the sample and vacant units are not identified. The microdata is based on the sample that answered the long form questionnaire.