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Switzerland Census 1980


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Eidgenössische Volkszählung 1980
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/1980 - 12/1980
Data type
  • De facto
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The 1980 Switzerland de facto census, known alternately as Eidgenössische Volkszählung and Recensement fédéral de la population, collected data through face-to-face interviews and self-enumeration on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment, education, and fertility. Respondents filled out person, dwelling, and building questionnaires. The census day was December 2, 1980 with fieldwork occuring November 25-December 9.

This source appears in the United Nations Demographic Yearbook.