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Uruguay Population, Household, and Housing Census 1996 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
VII Censo General de Población, III de Hogares y de Viviendas
Uruguay (URY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 12/1996
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally 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 1996 Uruguay census collected data through face-to-face interviews on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment, education, fertility, and migration. The census day was May 22.

A 10% sample of households from the census (315,920 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.