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Nicaragua Population and Housing Census 2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nicaragua Censo de Poblacion y Vivienda 2005
Nicaragua (NIC)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2005 - 06/2005
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 results of the Nicaragua 2005 Census of Population and Housing focused on geographic distribution and population change. The total population of Nicaragua in 2005 was 5,142,098.