Ivory Coast, Census, 1975 (FamilySearch Historical Records)Edit This Page
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Title in the Language of the Records
Côte d'Ivoire, Recensement de 1975
This collection will include 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.
These records are available online for free at FamilySearch.org. One may access this collection for free by clicking on the link at the top of this article. The records in this collection have be divided up by department, sub-prefecture, and city or town.
The Ivory Coast gained its independence in 1960. The country would hold its first national census in 1975.
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Census records usually contain the following information:
- Relationship to head of household
- Date and place of birth
- Civil status (married, divorced, widow, etc.)
- 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
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General Information About These Records
Censuses are created to record the number of the population and provide information about the people living in an area.
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- "Ivory Coast, Census, 1975." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing L'Archives Nationale de Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan.
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