Ivory Coast, Census, 1975 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{Incomplete Image Translations}} The key genealogical facts found in Census forms may contain the following information:  
 
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To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the Department ⇒ Select the Sub-prefecture ⇒ Select the City - Village which takes you to the images.
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Revision as of 17:06, 3 August 2012

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Cote d'Ivoire 1975 Census .

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Républic De Côte D'Ivoire Recensement Général De La Population 1975

Record Description

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. For a list of records by date or locality currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

The records in this collection are from the 1975 census.

These records are avaible 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 departement, sub-prefecture, and city or town. 

The Côte d'Ivoire gained its independence in 1960. The country would hold its first national census in 1975.;

Records were created to cover the entire country although some records have been lost or destroyed.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

Comité National De Recensement. Cote d'Ivoire, 1975 Census. National Archives of Cote d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in Census forms may contain the following information:
  • Name
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Birth date
  • State of marriage (divorced, widow, etc.)
  • Ethnicity
  • Religion
  • Highest education completed
  • Occupation, including profession and level in that profession

Censuses are created to enumerate the population and provide demographic information about the people living in an area.


How to Use the Record

To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the Department ⇒ Select the Sub-prefecture ⇒ Select the City - Village which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.


Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Cote d'Ivoire

Contributions to This Article

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Cote d'Ivoire, Census, 1975," images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-11587-140483-26?cc=1779107&wc=13781264: accessed 15 May, 2012), D'Agboville > Agboville > Rubino > Image 5 of 22 Images, citing Census Record, La république de Côte-d'Ivoire. National Archives of Cote d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.