Population Censuses' Datasets (1995 - Present)


The United Nations Statistics Division collects from all the National Statistical Offices several population censuses' datasets. The data are collected via the Demographic Yearbook census questionnaires. The censuses' datasets reported by the National Statistical Offices for the censuses conducted worldwide during the period 1995 - Present are available below.


Basic population characteristics

  • Population by sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Population by age, sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Population by marital status, age, sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Female population by age, number of children ever born alive and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Female population by age, number of children living and urban/rural residence - View data

Educational characteristics

  • Population 5 to 24 years of age by school attendance, single years of age, sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Population by literacy, age, sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Population 15 years of age and over by educational attainment, age and sex - View data

Ethnocultural characteristics

  • Population by national and/or ethnic group, sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Population by language, sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence - View data

Migrant stock

  • Native and foreign-born population by age and sex - View data
  • Foreign-born population by country/area of birth, age and sex - View data
  • Foreign-born population 15 years of age or over by country/area of birth, educational attainment and sex - View data
  • Population by citizenship status, age and sex - View data
  • Foreign population (non-citizens) by country of citizenship, age and sex - View data
  • Foreign population (non-citizens) 15 years of age or over by country of citizenship, educational attainment and sex - View data
  • Economically active foreign-born population by occupation, age and sex - View data

Household characteristics

  • Population by type of living quarters, age and sex - View data
  • Population in households by type of household, age and sex - View data
  • Population in households by type of household, age and sex of head of household or other reference member - View data
  • Population in households by relation to head of household or other reference member and by age and sex - View data
  • Households by type of household, age and sex of head of household or other reference member - View data
  • Households by age and sex of head of household or other reference member and by size of household - View data
  • Households by type of household and sex and marital status of head of household or other reference member - View data

Economic characteristics

  • Population by activity status, age, sex and urban/rural residence - View data
  • Population not economically active by functional category, age and sex - View data
  • Employed population by status in employment, age and sex - View data
  • Employed population by industry, age and sex - View data
  • Employed population by occupation, age and sex - View data
  • Employed population by status in employment, industry and sex - View data
  • Employed population by status in employment, occupation and sex - View data
  • Employed population by marital status, age and sex - View data

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