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Puerto Rico Population and Housing Census 1970


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Censo de Puerto Rico 1970
Puerto Rico
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/1970 - 04/1970
Data type
  • De jure
  • Subnationally representative

The 1970 Puerto Rico de jure census collected data through face-to-face interviews and self-enumeration. In addition to the housing questionnaire, which was administered to the entire population, a short form questionnaire was given to 80% of the population and a long form questionnaire to 20%. The short form contained questions about household composition and demographics and the long form contained questions on education, migration, employment, income, and fertility. The census day was April 1, 1970.

This source appears in the United Nations Demographic Yearbook.