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A '''census''' is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.
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<br> A '''census''' is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.  
  
 
Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.  
 
Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.  
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''You may be interested in seeing the video tutorial at FamilySearch Learning Center, ''[https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/ancestors-season-2-census-records/179 ''"Ancestors Season 2: Census Records"'']''.''<br>
  
 
== Africa  ==
 
== Africa  ==
  
*[[DRC Census|Democratic Republic of the Congo]]
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*[[DRC Census|Democratic Republic of the Congo]]  
*Ghana
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*Ghana  
**[[Ghana 1982-1984 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1982-1984]]
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**[[Ghana, Census 1982-1984 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1982-1984]]
  
 
== Asia  ==
 
== Asia  ==
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*[[Germany Census|Germany]]  
 
*[[Germany Census|Germany]]  
 
**[[Baden Grossherzogtum (grand duchy) Census|Baden Grossherzogtum]]  
 
**[[Baden Grossherzogtum (grand duchy) Census|Baden Grossherzogtum]]  
**[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Bayern Königreich]]
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**[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Bayern Königreich]]  
 
**[[Mecklenburg Census Information|Mecklenburg]]  
 
**[[Mecklenburg Census Information|Mecklenburg]]  
 
***[[Mecklenburg-Schwerin – Herzogtum (duchy)Census|Herzogtum]]  
 
***[[Mecklenburg-Schwerin – Herzogtum (duchy)Census|Herzogtum]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Hannover Census|Prussia-Hannover]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Hannover Census|Prussia-Hannover]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Schlesien Census|Prussia-Schlesien]]  
 
**[[Prussia-Schlesien Census|Prussia-Schlesien]]  
**[[Sachsen (Saxony)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Sachsen Königreich]]
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**[[Sachsen (Saxony)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Sachsen Königreich]]  
 
**[[Census Schleswig-Holstein|Schleswig-Holstein]]  
 
**[[Census Schleswig-Holstein|Schleswig-Holstein]]  
**[[Württemberg-Königreich (kingdom) Census|Württemberg-Königreich]]
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**[[Württemberg-Königreich (kingdom) Census|Württemberg-Königreich]]  
 
*[[Greece Census|Greece]]  
 
*[[Greece Census|Greece]]  
 
*[[Hungary Census|Hungary]]  
 
*[[Hungary Census|Hungary]]  
*Iceland
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*Iceland  
**[[Icelandic Census Headings 1703|1703 headings]]
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**[[Icelandic Census Headings 1703|1703 headings]]  
 
*[[Ireland Census|Ireland]]  
 
*[[Ireland Census|Ireland]]  
 
**[[Ireland Census Substitutes|Substitutes]]  
 
**[[Ireland Census Substitutes|Substitutes]]  
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*[[Italy Census|Italy]]  
 
*[[Italy Census|Italy]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Census|Netherlands]]  
 
*[[Netherlands Census|Netherlands]]  
**[[Fryslân or Friesland Census|Fryslân]]
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**[[Fryslân or Friesland Census|Fryslân]]  
 
**[[Groningen Census|Groningen]]  
 
**[[Groningen Census|Groningen]]  
 
*[[Norway Census|Norway]]  
 
*[[Norway Census|Norway]]  
 
**[[Norway 1875 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]  
 
**[[Norway 1875 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]  
 
*[[Poland Census|Poland]]  
 
*[[Poland Census|Poland]]  
*[[Romania:Census|Romania]]  
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*[[Romania Census|Romania]]  
 
*[[Scandinavia: Census Records|Scandinavia]]  
 
*[[Scandinavia: Census Records|Scandinavia]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Census|Slovakia]]  
 
*[[Slovakia Census|Slovakia]]  
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*[[Canada Census|Canada]]  
 
*[[Canada Census|Canada]]  
 
**[[How Canadian National Censuses Are Organized|Organization]]  
 
**[[How Canadian National Censuses Are Organized|Organization]]  
**By year:
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**By year:  
***[[Canada Census 1851 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1851]]
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***[[Canada Census 1851 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1851]]  
 
**By province:  
 
**By province:  
 
***[[Alberta Census|Alberta]]  
 
***[[Alberta Census|Alberta]]  
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****[[New Brunswick 1861 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
****[[New Brunswick 1861 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
***[[Nova Scotia Census|Nova Scotia]]  
 
***[[Nova Scotia Census|Nova Scotia]]  
****[[Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
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****[[Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
***[[Ontario Census|Ontario]]  
 
***[[Ontario Census|Ontario]]  
 
****[[Ontario Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
****[[Ontario Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
***[[Prince Edward Island Census|Prince Edward Island]]  
 
***[[Prince Edward Island Census|Prince Edward Island]]  
****[[Prince Edward Island Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
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****[[Prince Edward Island Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
***[[Quebec Census|Quebec]]  
 
***[[Quebec Census|Quebec]]  
****[[1861 Québec Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
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****[[Quebec Census, 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]  
 
***[[Saskatchewan Census|Saskatchewan]]  
 
***[[Saskatchewan Census|Saskatchewan]]  
 
*[[Cuba Census|Cuba]]  
 
*[[Cuba Census|Cuba]]  
 
*Guatemala  
 
*Guatemala  
**[[Guatemala Colonial Censuses (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colonial]]  
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**[[Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colonial]]  
 
*[[Mexico Census|Mexico]]  
 
*[[Mexico Census|Mexico]]  
 
**[[Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1930]]  
 
**[[Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1930]]  
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***[[United States Census Manufacturing Schedules|Manufacturing schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Manufacturing Schedules|Manufacturing schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Mortality Schedules|Mortality schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Mortality Schedules|Mortality schedules]]  
****[[U.S. Census Mortality Schedule, 1880|1880]]
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****[[U.S. Census Mortality Schedule, 1880|1880]]  
 
***[[Native American Census|Native American]]  
 
***[[Native American Census|Native American]]  
 
***[[United States School Censuses|School censuses]]  
 
***[[United States School Censuses|School censuses]]  
 
***[[United States Census Slave Schedules|Slave schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Slave Schedules|Slave schedules]]  
****[[U.S. Census Slave Schedule, 1860|1860]]
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****[[U.S. Census Slave Schedule, 1860|1860]]  
***[[United States Census Social Statistics Schedules|Social statistics schedules]]
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***[[United States Census Social Statistics Schedules|Social statistics schedules]]  
 
***[[US Military Census Records|U.S. military]]  
 
***[[US Military Census Records|U.S. military]]  
 
***[[United States Census Veterans Schedules|Veteran schedules]]  
 
***[[United States Census Veterans Schedules|Veteran schedules]]  
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***[[United States Census 1920|1920]]  
 
***[[United States Census 1920|1920]]  
 
***[[United States Census 1930|1930]]  
 
***[[United States Census 1930|1930]]  
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***[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/United_States_Census_1940 1940]
 
**[[United States Census State Censuses|State censuses]]  
 
**[[United States Census State Censuses|State censuses]]  
 
***{{USscen|Alabama}}  
 
***{{USscen|Alabama}}  
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***{{USscen|Maryland}}  
 
***{{USscen|Maryland}}  
 
***{{USscen|Massachusetts}}  
 
***{{USscen|Massachusetts}}  
****[[Massachusetts 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1855]]
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****[[Massachusetts 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1855]]  
****[[Massachusetts 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]
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****[[Massachusetts 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]  
 
***{{USscen|Michigan}}  
 
***{{USscen|Michigan}}  
 
***{{USscen|Minnesota}}  
 
***{{USscen|Minnesota}}  
****[[Minnesota 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]
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****[[Minnesota 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]  
 
****[[Minnesota 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]  
 
****[[Minnesota 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]  
 
****[[Minnesota 1895 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]  
 
****[[Minnesota 1895 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]  
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***{{USscen|New Mexico}}  
 
***{{USscen|New Mexico}}  
 
***{{USscen|New York}}  
 
***{{USscen|New York}}  
****[[New York 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]
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****[[New York 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]  
 
****[[New York 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1905]]  
 
****[[New York 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1905]]  
****New York City
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****New York City  
*****[[1890 police census for NYC, NY|1890 police census]]
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*****[[1890 police census for NYC, NY|1890 police census]]  
 
***{{USscen|North Carolina}}  
 
***{{USscen|North Carolina}}  
 
***{{USscen|North Dakota}}  
 
***{{USscen|North Dakota}}  
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***{{USscen|Pennsylvania}}  
 
***{{USscen|Pennsylvania}}  
 
***{{USscen|Rhode Island}}  
 
***{{USscen|Rhode Island}}  
****[[Rhode Island 1935 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1935]]
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****[[Rhode Island 1935 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1935]]  
 
***{{USscen|South Carolina}}  
 
***{{USscen|South Carolina}}  
 
***{{USscen|South Dakota}}  
 
***{{USscen|South Dakota}}  
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***{{USscen|West Virginia}}  
 
***{{USscen|West Virginia}}  
 
***{{USscen|Wisconsin}}  
 
***{{USscen|Wisconsin}}  
****[[Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]
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****[[Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]  
 
***{{USscen|Wyoming}}
 
***{{USscen|Wyoming}}
  
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*[[Argentina Census|Argentina]]  
 
*[[Argentina Census|Argentina]]  
 
**[[Argentina 1869 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1869]]  
 
**[[Argentina 1869 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1869]]  
**[[Argentina, 1895 Census Population Schedules (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]
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**[[Argentina, 1895 Census Population Schedules (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]  
 
*[[Brazil Census|Brazil]]  
 
*[[Brazil Census|Brazil]]  
 
*[[Chile Census|Chile]]  
 
*[[Chile Census|Chile]]  
 
*[[Peru Census|Peru]]  
 
*[[Peru Census|Peru]]  
*[[Suriname:Census|Suriname]]
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*[[Suriname Census|Suriname]]
  
 
== Non-geographic jurisdictions  ==
 
== Non-geographic jurisdictions  ==
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**[[LDS Census|LDS]]
 
**[[LDS Census|LDS]]
  
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Revision as of 22:05, 9 March 2013


A census is a statistical count of the population of a country taken for the purpose of accurate government representation, tax collection and military purposes.

Census records give valuable genealogical information about your ancestors including: names of family members, residence, year and sometimes month of birth, birthplace, and occupation.

You may be interested in seeing the video tutorial at FamilySearch Learning Center, "Ancestors Season 2: Census Records".

Contents

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Asia

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Europe

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South America

Non-geographic jurisdictions