Global Health Data Exchange - Discover the World's Health Data

Paraguay Population and Housing Census 1982 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo Nacional de Población y Viviendas, 1982
Paraguay (PRY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1982 - 07/1982
Series or system 
Paraguay Population and Housing Census
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally 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 1982 Paraguay Population and Housing Census collected data through face-to-face interviews. The census day was July 11, 1982. A 10% self-weighted sample of households from the census (301,582 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.