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  • In early years, censuses were compiled for the purpose of taxation and later for military conscription and to provide an overview of the population. The first military census was carried out in 1785.
  • A civil census was conducted in 1804/05. Regular censuses were conducted in 1857, 1869, and every ten years, 1880-1910.
  • If the name lists still exist, they are located in municipal and district archives.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Croatia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1999.