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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.
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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>
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== Africa  ==
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*[[DRC Census|Democratic Republic of the Congo]]
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*Ghana
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**[[Ghana, Census 1982-1984 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1982-1984]]
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== Asia  ==
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*[[Armenian Census|Armenia]]
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*[[China Census|China (People's Republic)]]
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*[[India Census|India]]
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*[[Indonesia Census|Indonesia]]
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*[[Japan Census|Japan]]
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*[[South Korea Census|Korea, South]]
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*[[Mongolia Census|Mongolia]]
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*[[Nepal Census|Nepal]]
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*[[Pakistan Census|Pakistan]]
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*[[Philippines Census|Philippines]]
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*[[Russia Census|Russia]]
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*[[Singapore Census Records|Singapore]]
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== Australasia  ==
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*[[Australia Census|Australia]]
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*[[Fiji Census|Fiji]]
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*[[New Zealand Census|New Zealand]]
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*[[Samoa Census|Samoa]]
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== Europe  ==
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*[[Bulgaria Census|Bulgaria]]
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*[[Czech Republic Census|Czech Republic]]
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*[[Denmark: Census|Denmark]]
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**[[Copenhagen: Census|Copenhagen]]
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***[[Copenhagen: Police Census|Copenhagen Police]]
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**[[Drenthe Census|Drenthe]]
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*[[Finland Census|Finland]]
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*[[France Census|France]]
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*[[Germany Census|Germany]]
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**[[Baden Grossherzogtum (grand duchy) Census|Baden Grossherzogtum]]
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**[[Bayern (Bavaria)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Bayern Königreich]]
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**[[Mecklenburg Census Information|Mecklenburg]]
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***[[Mecklenburg-Schwerin – Herzogtum (duchy)Census|Herzogtum]]
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**[[Prussia-Hannover Census|Prussia-Hannover]]
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**[[Prussia-Schlesien Census|Prussia-Schlesien]]
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**[[Sachsen (Saxony)Königreich (kingdom) Census|Sachsen Königreich]]
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**[[Census Schleswig-Holstein|Schleswig-Holstein]]
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**[[Württemberg-Königreich (kingdom) Census|Württemberg-Königreich]]
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*[[Greece Census|Greece]]
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*[[Hungary Census|Hungary]]
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*Iceland
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**[[Icelandic Census Headings 1703|1703 headings]]
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*[[Ireland Census|Ireland]]
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**[[Ireland Census Substitutes|Substitutes]]
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**Dublin
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***[[Dublin, Ireland 1911 Census Online|1911]]
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*[[Italy Census|Italy]]
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*[[Netherlands Census|Netherlands]]
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**[[Fryslân or Friesland Census|Fryslân]]
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**[[Groningen Census|Groningen]]
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*[[Norway Census|Norway]]
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**[[Norway 1875 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]
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*[[Poland Census|Poland]]
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*[[Romania Census|Romania]]
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*[[Scandinavia: Census Records|Scandinavia]]
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*[[Slovakia Census|Slovakia]]
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*[[Slovenia Census|Slovenia]]
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*[[Spain Census|Spain]]
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*[[Sweden: Census|Sweden]]
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*[[Switzerland Census|Switzerland]]
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*United Kingdom
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**Examples
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***[[1841 British Census Example|1841]]
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***[[1861 British Census Example|1861]]
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**[[1851 Census Places of Worship]]
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**[[Channel Islands Census|Channel Islands]]
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**[[England Census|England]]
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***[[Bedfordshire Census|Bedfordshire]]
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***[[Berkshire Census|Berkshire]]
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***[[Buckinghamshire Census|Buckinghamshire]]
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***[[Cambridgeshire Census|Cambridgeshire]]
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***[[Cheshire Census|Cheshire]]
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***[[Cornwall Census|Cornwall]]
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***[[Cumberland Census|Cumberland]]
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***[[Derbyshire Census|Derbyshire]]
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***[[Devon Census|Devon]]
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***[[Dorset Census|Dorset]]
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***[[Durham Census|Durham]]
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***[[Essex Census|Essex]]
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***[[Gloucestershire Census|Gloucestershire]]
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***[[Hampshire Census|Hampshire]]
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***[[Herefordshire Census|Herefordshire]]
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***[[Hertfordshire Census|Hertfordshire]]
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***[[Huntingdonshire Census|Huntingdonshire]]
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***[[Kent Census|Kent]]
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***[[Lancashire Census|Lancashire]]
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***[[Leicestershire Census|Leicestershire]]
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***[[Lincolnshire Census|Lincolnshire]]
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***[[London Census|London]]
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***[[Middlesex Census|Middlesex]]
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***[[Norfolk Census|Norfolk]]
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***[[Northamptonshire Census|Northamptonshire]]
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***[[Northumberland Census|Northumberland]]
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***[[Nottinghamshire Census|Nottinghamshire]]
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***[[Oxfordshire Census|Oxfordshire]]
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***[[Rutland Census|Rutland]]
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***[[Shropshire Census|Shropshire]]
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***[[Somerset Census|Somerset]]
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***[[Staffordshire Census|Staffordshire]]
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****[[Staffordshire Census Surname|Surname index]]
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***[[Suffolk Census|Suffolk]]
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***[[Surrey Census|Surrey]]
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***[[Sussex Census|Sussex]]
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***[[Warwickshire Census|Warwickshire]]
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***[[Westmorland Census|Westmorland]]
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***[[Wiltshire Census|Wiltshire]]
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***[[Worcestershire Census|Worcestershire]]
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***[[Yorkshire Census|Yorkshire]]
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**[[Scotland Census|Scotland]]
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**[[Wales Census|Wales]]
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***[[Wales Missing Census Records|Missing records]]
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== North America  ==
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*[[Canada Census|Canada]]
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**[[How Canadian National Censuses Are Organized|Organization]]
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**By year:
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***[[Canada Census 1851 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1851]]
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**By province:
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***[[Alberta Census|Alberta]]
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***[[British Columbia Census|British Columbia]]
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***[[Manitoba Census|Manitoba]]
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***[[New Brunswick Census|New Brunswick]]
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****[[New Brunswick 1861 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
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***[[Nova Scotia Census|Nova Scotia]]
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****[[Nova Scotia Census 1861 Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
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***[[Ontario Census|Ontario]]
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****[[Ontario Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
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***[[Prince Edward Island Census|Prince Edward Island]]
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****[[Prince Edward Island Census 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
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***[[Quebec Census|Quebec]]
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****[[Quebec Census, 1861 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1861]]
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***[[Saskatchewan Census|Saskatchewan]]
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*[[Cuba Census|Cuba]]
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*Guatemala
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**[[Central America, Colonial Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Colonial]]
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*[[Mexico Census|Mexico]]
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**[[Mexico 1930 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1930]]
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*[[Panama Census|Panama]]
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**[[Panama Canal Zone Census|Panama Canal Zone]]
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*[[United States Census|United States]]
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**About
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***[[United States Census Availability|Availability]]
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***[[United States Census Indexes|Indexes]]
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***[[United States Census Jurisdiction|Jurisdiction]]
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***[[United States Census Limitations|Limitations]]
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***[[United States Census Substitutes|Substitutes]]
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***[[United States Census Terms|Terms]]
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**Specialized schedules
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***[[African American Census|African American]]
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***[[United States Census Agricultural Schedules|Agricultural schedules]]
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***[[American Indian Census Rolls|American Indian Rolls]]
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***[[United States Census Church|Church]]
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***[[United States Census Defective Schedules|Defective schedules]]
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***[[United States Census Indian Schedules|Indian schedules]]
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***[[United States Census Institutions|Institutions]]
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***[[United States Census Manufacturing Schedules|Manufacturing schedules]]
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***[[United States Census Mortality Schedules|Mortality schedules]]
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****[[U.S. Census Mortality Schedule, 1880|1880]]
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***[[Native American Census|Native American]]
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***[[United States School Censuses|School censuses]]
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***[[United States Census Slave Schedules|Slave schedules]]
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****[[U.S. Census Slave Schedule, 1860|1860]]
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***[[United States Census Social Statistics Schedules|Social statistics schedules]]
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***[[US Military Census Records|U.S. military]]
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***[[United States Census Veterans Schedules|Veteran schedules]]
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***[[United States Census Colonial|Colonial]]
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**By territory or possession
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***[[American Samoa Census|American Samoa]]
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***[[Guam Census|Guam]]
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***[[Puerto Rico Census|Puerto Rico]]
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***[[United States Census Territorial|Territorial]]
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***[[U.S. Virgin Islands Census|U.S. Virgin Islands]]
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**[[United States Federal Census|United States Federal]]
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***[[United States Census Maps|Maps]]
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***[[United States Census 1790|1790]]
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***[[United States Census 1800|1800]]
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***[[United States Census 1810|1810]]
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***[[United States Census 1820|1820]]
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***[[United States Census 1830|1830]]
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***[[United States Census 1840|1840]]
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***[[United States Census 1850|1850]]
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***[[United States Census 1860|1860]]
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***[[United States Census 1870|1870]]
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***[[United States Census 1880|1880]]
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***[[United States Census 1890|1890]]
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***[[United States Census 1900|1900]]
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***[[United States Census 1910|1910]]
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***[[United States Census 1920|1920]]
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***[[United States Census 1930|1930]]
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**[[United States Census State Censuses|State censuses]]
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***{{USscen|Alabama}}
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***{{USscen|Alaska}}
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***{{USscen|Arizona}}
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***{{USscen|Arkansas}}
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***{{USscen|California}}
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***{{USscen|Colorado}}
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***{{USscen|Connecticut}}
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***{{USscen|Delaware}}
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***{{USscen|District of Columbia}}
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***{{USscen|Florida}}
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****[[Florida 1885 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]
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***{{USscen|Georgia}}
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***{{USscen|Hawaii}}
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***{{USscen|Idaho}}
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***{{USscen|Illinois}}
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***{{USscen|Indiana}}
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***{{USscen|Iowa}}
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***{{USscen|Kansas}}
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***{{USscen|Kentucky}}
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***{{USscen|Louisiana}}
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***{{USscen|Maine}}
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***{{USscen|Maryland}}
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***{{USscen|Massachusetts}}
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****[[Massachusetts 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1855]]
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****[[Massachusetts 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]
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***{{USscen|Michigan}}
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***{{USscen|Minnesota}}
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****[[Minnesota 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1875]]
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****[[Minnesota 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]
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****[[Minnesota 1895 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]
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***{{USscen|Mississippi}}
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***{{USscen|Missouri}}
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***{{USscen|Montana}}
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***{{USscen|Nebraska}}
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***{{USscen|Nevada}}
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***{{USscen|New Hampshire}}
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****[[New Hampshire Colonial Census|Colonial]]
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***{{USscen|New Jersey}}
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***{{USscen|New Mexico}}
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***{{USscen|New York}}
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****[[New York 1865 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1865]]
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****[[New York 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1905]]
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****New York City
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*****[[1890 police census for NYC, NY|1890 police census]]
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***{{USscen|North Carolina}}
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***{{USscen|North Dakota}}
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***{{USscen|Ohio}}
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***{{USscen|Oklahoma}}
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***{{USscen|Oregon}}
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***{{USscen|Pennsylvania}}
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***{{USscen|Rhode Island}}
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****[[Rhode Island 1935 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1935]]
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***{{USscen|South Carolina}}
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***{{USscen|South Dakota}}
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***{{USscen|Tennessee}}
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***{{USscen|Texas}}
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***{{USscen|Utah}}
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***{{USscen|Vermont}}
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***{{USscen|Virginia}}
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***{{USscen|Washington}}
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***{{USscen|West Virginia}}
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***{{USscen|Wisconsin}}
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****[[Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1885]]
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***{{USscen|Wyoming}}
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== South America  ==
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*[[Argentina Census|Argentina]]
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**[[Argentina 1869 Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1869]]
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**[[Argentina, 1895 Census Population Schedules (FamilySearch Historical Records)|1895]]
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*[[Brazil Census|Brazil]]
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*[[Chile Census|Chile]]
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*[[Peru Census|Peru]]
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*[[Suriname Census|Suriname]]
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== Non-geographic jurisdictions  ==
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*Church
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**[[LDS Census|LDS]]
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Revision as of 15:35, 10 December 2012


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

Africa

Asia

Australasia

Europe

North America

South America

Non-geographic jurisdictions