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Census Data

Every 10 years, the United States government is required to count all of its citizens. This is a guide to the Decenniel Census. The government not only tries to count all of us, but also gather different types of data about all of us.

IPUMS International

"Large machine-readable census micro-data samples exist for many countries, but access to these data has been limited and the documentation is often inadequate. Even where such micro-data are available for scholarly research, comparisons across countries or time periods are difficult because of inconsistencies in both data and documentation. IPUMS-International addresses these issues by converting census micro-data for multiple countries into a consistent format, supplying comprehensive documentation, and making the data and documentation available through a web-based data dissemination system."



North Atlantic Population Project from MPC