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Paraguay Population and Housing Census 1972 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo Nacional de Población y Viviendas, 1972
Paraguay (PRY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1972 - 07/1972
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 1972 Paraguay Population and Housing Census collected data through face-to-face interviews. The census day was July 9, 1972. A 10% self-weighted sample of households from the census (233,669 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.