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Vietnam Population and Housing Census 1999


General Info
Viet Nam (VNM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/1999 - 04/1999
Series or system 
Vietnam Population and Housing Census
Data type
  • De jure
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally 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 1999 Vietnam de jure census collected data through direct enumeration on the subjects of housing, household demographics, employment for those 13 and older, education, household deaths, and fertility for women 15 and older. The majority of the population was enumerated through the short form questionnaire while 3% of the population answered the long form questionnaire. The census day was April 1, 1999.