Census in Peru
A census in Peru is an enumeration of the Peruvian population made by the Peru government. The full name of a census in Spanish is like X Censo de Población y V de Vivienda in which X en V are Roman numerals for the tenth population census and fifth household census respectively. The first five times the census was made, only population data was included. From the sixth census onwards, also household data is included.
It is prescribed by law (Law Nº 13248) that every ten years a population and household census has to be executed .
The following table shows the dates the censuses were made and the total population number for Peru at those dates.
|№||Date||Population||Change since previous census|
- (Spanish) HISTORIA DE LOS CENSOS EN EL PERÚ / History of the censuses in peru
- Ley Nº 13248, Ley de Censos, August 24, 1959.