ANNEX TABLE 5-2 Census Dates for Countries in Africa from 1965 to 2004

 

1970 Round 1965-1974

1980 Round 1975-1984

1990 Round 1985-1994

2000 Round 1995-2004

Algeria

1966

1977

1987

1998

Angola

1970

2002 P

Benin

1979 F

1992

2002 S

Botswana

1971

1981

1991

2001 S

Burkina Faso

1975 F

1985

1996

Burundi

1979 F

1990

Cameroon

1976 F

1987

2002 S

Cape Verde

1970

1980

1990

2000

Central African Republic

1975 F

1988

2002 S

Chad

1993 F

2004-2005

Comoros

1966

1980

1991

2002 S

Congo

1974 F

1984

1996:2000A

Cote d’Ivoire

1975 F

1988

1998

Democratic Republic of the Congo

1970 A;1974 A

1984

Djibouti

1967; 1970-71 A

1983 F

2001 S

Egypt

1966 SC

1976

1986

1996

Equatorial Guinea

1971 A

1983

1994

2002 S

Eritrea

1984 by Ethiopia

Ethiopia

1984 F

1994

2004 S

Gabon

1970

1980

1993

2003 P

Gambia

1973

1983

1993

2003 P

Ghana

1970

1984

2000

Guinea

1967 A; 1972 A

1977 A; 1983 F

1996

Guinea Bissau

1970

1979

1991

2001 S

Kenya

1969

1979

1989

1999

Lesotho

1966

1976

1986

2001

Liberia

1974

1984

2003 S

Libya

1973

1984

1995

Madagascar

1975 F

1993

2003 S

Malawi

1966 F

1977

1987

1998

Mali

1976 F

1987

1998

Mauritania

1976-77 F

1988

2000-01 S

Mauritius

1972

1983

1990

2000

Morocco

1971

1982

1994

Mozambique

1970

1980

1997

Namibia

1970

1981

1991

2001

Niger

1977 F

1988

2001

Nigeria

1991

2004 S

Reunion

1974

1982

1990

1999

Rwanda

1978 F

1991

2002 S

Sao Tome and Principe

1970

1981

1991

2001 S

Senegal

1976 F

1988

2003 S

Seychelles

1971

1977

1987;1994

2004 P

Sierra Leone

1974

1985

2003 S

Somalia

1975 F

1987

South Africa

1970

1980

1985; 1991

1996; 2001

Sudan

1973

1983

1993

2003 P

Swaziland

1966

1976

1986

1997

Tanzania

1967

1978

1988

2002 S

Togo

1970 F

1981

2002 S

Tunisia

1966

1975

1994

2004 P

Uganda

1969; 1974

1980

1991

2002 S

Western Sahara

1970; 1974

1982 by Morocco

1994 by Morocco

Zambia

1969; 1974 SC

1980

1990

2000

Zimbabwe

1969

1982

1992

2002 S

— No census listed in this round.

A Administrative census.

S Scheduled; not yet taken or known if taken.

F First full modern census taken.

P Projected based on pattern of census dates.

SC Sample census.

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau; UNFPA (unpublished).



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