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Census Holdings in Electronic format at Princeton University

Economics First Year Graduate Students Introduction to the Economics, Finance, and Industrial Relations Collections

Many recent censuses are available on the web. Stokes Library holdings include the International Population Census microfilm collection which includes summary census materials for countries throughout the world from the mid-1800s to the present. Guides to the collection include the following:

  • Online Guide for all Years of Coverage - Lists holdings by country and year, but not the specific tables available. Under "Collection Title" select "International Population Census Publications." Enter country in the "Full Text" box.
  • Post-1967 Guide Includes detailed listing of the available tables for each census. Search by clicking on the binoculars and entering the country name or other search term.
  • 1945-1967 Guide Includes detailed listing of the available tables for each census. Search by clicking on the binoculars and entering the country name or other search term.
  • Pre-1945 Guide Use the International Population Census Bibliography, University of Texas at Austin: Bureau of Business Research 1965-1968. Call number: SPIA Reference Z7164 .D3 T45, v.1-6;suppl.

Census Holdings in electronic format at Princeton
Last modified 11-21-2016

(For datasets available through IPUMS or ACAP, registration is required through their sites)
  Summary Data Microdata
Argentina 2001, 2011 1970, 1980, 1991, 2001, 2010
Armenia 2001, 2011 2001, 2011
Australia 1911-1991, 1996+, 1981, 1986
Austria Current 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001. 2011
Bangladesh Current 1991, 2001, 2011
Belarus 2009 1999
Bolivia   1976, 1992, 2001
Botswana 2001, 2011 1981, 1991
Brazil 1991, 2000, 2010 1960,1970 (5%) ,1970 (1%), 1980,1991,2000, 2010
Burkina Faso   1985, 1996, 2006
Cambodia 1998, 2004 (intercensal)2008 1998, 2008
Cameroon   1976, 1987, 2005
Canada 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 1852 (Sample), 1871, 1881, 1891 (Sample),1901,1911 (Sample), 1971(ICPSR),1971 (IPUMS), 1976, 19811981 (IPUMS), 1986, 1991, 1991 (IPUMS), 1996, 2001, 2001 (IPUMS), 2006
Chile 2002 1960,1970,1982,1992,2002
China 1982, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 1982,1990
Colombia 2005 1964,1973,1985,1993,2005
Costa Rica 1973, 1984, 2000, 2011 1963,1973,1984,2000, 2011
Cuba 2012 2002
Denmark Misc. Years 1787, 1801 (NAPP); 1801
Dominican Republic 1920+ 1960, 1970, 1981, 2002, 2010
Ecuador 2010 1962,1974,1982,1990,2001
Egypt   1996, 2006, 2010
El Salvador   1992, 2007
Estonia 2000  
Ethiopia   1984, 1994, 2007
Fiji 1996+ 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2007
France 1999+ 1962,1968,1975,1982,1990, 1999, 2006, 2011
Gambia   1973, 1983, 1993
Germany 2011 1819 (Mecklenburg-Schwerin),1970 (West), 1971 (East), 1981 (East), 1987 (West)
Ghana 2010 1984, 2000, 2010
Greece 2011 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001
Guinea   1983, 1996
Haiti 2003 1971, 1982, 2003
Hong Kong 2001, 2006, 2011  
Hungary   1970, 1980, 1990, 2001
Iceland   1703, 1729, 1801, 1901, 1910
India 1991 , 2001, 2001, 2011 (Website)

1983 (Employment Survey), 1987 (Employment Survey), 1993 (Employment Survey), 1999 (Employment Survey), 2001 (Housing), IPUMs (1983, 1987, 1993, 1999, 2004 -- all employment surveys)

Indonesia 1971+ 1971, 1976, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000,2005, 2010
Iran   2006
Iraq   1997
Ireland IPUMS (1971, 1979, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2002, 2006) 1981 (Small Area), 1986 (Small Area), 1991(Small Area), 1996 (Small Area; 5%), 2002 (Small Area; 5%), 2006(Small Area), IPUMS (1971, 1979, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2002, 2006, 2011)
Israel Misc. Years 1972, 1983, 1995
Italy Misc. Years 1705 (Turin) 15th Century (Florence/Verona),1991, 2001, 2001 (IPUMS)
Jamaica   1982, 1991, 2001
Japan 1995+  
Jordan   2004
Kenya   1969, 1979, 1989,1999, 2009
Kyrgz Republic   1999, 2009
Lesotho l 1986, 1996
Liberia   1843, 1974, 2008
Malawi   1977, 1987, 1998, 2008
Malaysia   1970, 1980, 1991, 2000
Mali   1987, 1998, 2009
Mexico 1990, 2000, 1895+ 1960,1970,1990,1995,2000,2005, 2010
Mongolia   1989, 2000
Morocco   1982, 1994, 2004
Mozambique   1997, 2007
Nepal 2011 2001
Netherlands 1795-1971 1960, 1971, 2001
New Zealand 1996+  
Nicaragua   1971, 1995, 2005
Nigeria   1991, 2006-2010
Northern Ireland   1991
Norway   1801, 1865, 1875, 1900
Pakistan   1973, 1981, 1998
Palestine 1967 1997, 2007
Panama   1960,1970,1980,1990,2000, 2010
Paraguay   1962, 1972, 1982, 1992, 2002
Peru   1993, 2007
Philippines 2010 1990, 1995, 2000, 2007
Portugal   1981, 1991, 2001, 2011
Puerto Rico   1910, 1920, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2005, 2010
Romania 2002 1977, 1992, 2002
Russia 2002  
Rwanda   1991, 2002
Saint Lucia    1980, 1991
Senegal   1976, 1988, 2002
Sierra Leone   2004
Slovenia   2002
South Africa 1996+

1960, 1970, 1980, 19851991,1996, 1996, 2001, 2007, 2011 (IPUMS)

Spain 1900+ 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011
Sri Lanka 2001+  
Sudan   1973, 2008
South Sudan   2008
Swaziland   1986
Sweden   1880, 1890, 1900
Switzerland   1970-2000 (direct), 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 (IPUMS)
Tanzania 1967, 1978, 1988, 2002, 2012 1988, 2002
Thailand   1970, 1980, 1990, 2000
Turkey 1927+ 1985, 1990, 2000
Uganda   1991, 2001
Ukraine   2001
United Kingdom 2001, 2011

1851 (Great Britain - sample), 1851-1861, 1881-1911 (England & Wales); 1881-1911; 1851-1901 (Scotland); 1881, 1911 (England, Wales, Scotland) , 1991, 2001 (CDs), 2001 (IPUMS)

United States 1790-1960, 1990, 2000, 2010 1850+
Uruguay   1963, 1975, 1985, 1996, 2006, 2011
Venezuela 1873, 2001, 2011 1971,1981,1990,2001
Vietnam   1989,1999, 2009
Zambia   1980, 1990, 2000, 2010