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Title in the Language of the Records

Côte d'Ivoire, Recensement de 1975

Image Visibility

This collection has been depublished due to rights issues. The collection may be republished in the future.

Record Description

This collection includes census records for the year 1975.

Census information is kept on forms in French. There is a multi-page form for each household. All members of the household are recorded. The first page contains the location information, such as prefecture, sub-district, city, and address. The next two pages contain the census form and the information gathered about the household. The Ivory Coast gained its independence in 1960. The country held its first national census in 1975.

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

These records are in French. For help reading the records, see the following wiki articles:

Record Content

Census records usually contain the following information:

  • Name
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Date and place of birth
  • Gender
  • Civil status (married, divorced, widow, etc.)
  • Nationality
  • Religion
  • Highest level of education completed
  • Occupation or profession and level in that profession

How to Use the Record

To begin your search, it would be helpful if you know the following information:

  • Name of your ancestor
  • Name of City - Village

To browse by image:
To search the collection image by image select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Department"
⇒Select the appropriate "Sub-prefecture"
⇒Select the appropriate "City - Village" which will take you to the images.

Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.

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Cote d'Ivoire

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Ivory Coast, Census, 1975

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Ivory Coast, Census, 1975." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing L'Archives Nationale de Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan.


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