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Panama Population and Housing Census 1980 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Octavo Censo Nacional de Población y Cuarto de Vivienda de Panamá 1980
Panama (PAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/1980 - 05/1980
Data type
  • De facto
  • 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 1980 Panama de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment for those 10 and older, education, migration, disability, and fertility for women 15 and older. The census day was May 11, 1980. Coverage of the population for this year was 92%. A 10% sample of households from the census (195,577 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Dwellings are not identified in the sample. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.