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Zambia Census of Population and Housing 1980


General Info
Zambia (ZMB)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/1980 - 09/1980
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative

The 1980 Zambia census was conducted between August 25 and September 7, 1980. Two questionnaires were used: the full form for urban areas and some select rural areas and a short form for rural areas except for those covered with the full form.

This census covered family composition, ethnicity, domestic migration, place of birth, education, fertility, occupation, and disability.