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Title in the Language of the Records
Républic De Côte D'Ivoire Recensement Général De La Population 1975
Collection Time Period
The records in this collection are from the 1975 census.
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-distract, city, and address. The next two pages contain the census form and the information gathered about the household.
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- Comité National De Recensement. Cote d'Ivoire, 1975 Census. National Archives of Cote d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
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The key genealogical facts found in Census forms may contain the following information:
- Relationship to head of household
- Birth date
- State of marriage (divorced, widow, etc.)
- Highest education completed
- Occupation, including profession and level in that profession
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The Côte d'Ivoire gained its independance in 1960. The country would hold its first national census in 1975.
Why the Record Was Created
Censuses are created to ennumerate the population and provide demographic information about the people living in an area.
Records were created to cover the entire country although some records have been lost or destroyed.
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 188,910; Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.