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This table is maintained by UNECE, in cooperation with authorized registered users from member countries.  Users who would like to submit additional/updated material or information, or suggest corrections, may send us an e-mail.

LAST UPDATES: 
30 April 2015: Added new document (Serbia)
1 April 2015: Updated links and added new material (Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, Rep. of Moldova, Russia,  Slovakia, Sweden, Turkey, Turkmenistan)
31 March 2015: Updated links and added new material (Albania, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Croatia, Estonia, Germany, Lithuania, Luxembourg)

SORTING THE TABLE: The table can be sorted by clicking on the header of each column. For instance, countries/censuses can be sorted by census reference date, or by type of census, clicking on the header of the respective columns.

Country

Census ref. date (YYYY-MM-DD)

Type of census

Internet census

Census forms

Technical papers and reports

Link to census websites and results

Albania

2011-10-01

Traditional

 

General form

Paper on new technologies adopted in the 2011 census 

English website

Andorra

2016-09 (to be confirmed)

Traditional

 

not available

 

English website (NSI)

Armenia

2011-10-12

Traditional

 

General form (English translation)

 

English website
Russian website

Austria

2011-10-31

Register-based

 

(no form used)

Paper on quality assessment of register-based census

English website "Population census"
English website "Register-based census"

Azerbaijan

2009-04-13

Traditional

 

Individual form (Azeri)
Dwelling form (Azeri)

Planning and organization (in English)
Planning and organization (in Russian)

 

Belarus

2009-10-14

Traditional

 

Individual form
Household form

Publication on organization and methodology (in Russian)

English website
Russian website 

Belgium

2011-01-01

Register-based (+ data from existing surveys)

 

(no form used) 

Information on 2011 census (in English)
Information on 2011 census (in French)

French website

Bosnia and Herzegovina

2013-10-01

Traditional

 

Multilingual forms

Paper on methodology of 2013 census

English website

Bulgaria

2011-02-01

Traditional

Yes

General form

Paper on the 2011 census 

English website
Final data 

zCountry

Census ref. date (YYYY-MM-DD)

Type of census

zInternet census

Census forms

Technical papers and reports

Link to census websites and results

Canada

2011-05-10

Traditional

Yes

General form

Methodological information
Paper on changes in the 2011 Canadian census
Paper on internet data collection

English website

Croatia

2011-03-31

Traditional

 

Individual form
Household form

Methodological notes

English website

Cyprus

2011-10-01

Traditional

 

General form

 

English website

Czech Republic 

2011-03-26

Traditional

Yes

Individual form
Dwelling form
Building form

How the census is run
Paper on the experience of the 2011 census
Paper on the internet data collection in the 2011 census 

English website

Denmark

2010-12-31

Register-based 

 

(no form used) 

Information on methodology available in Eurostat Census Hub (select: Metadata, Statistical processing)

 

Estonia

2011-12-31

Combined (registers + enumeration) 

Yes

Individual form
Household form

How the census is conducted
Paper on use of administrative registers in census 2011

English census website
English census page on NSI website

Finland

2010-12-31

Register-based

 

(no form used)  

Paper on use of survey data (LFS) to evaluate the quality of register-based census

English website

France

2011-01-01

Rolling census

 

Individual form (2008 in French)
Dwelling and household form (2008 in French)

Pour comprendre le recensement (in French)
To understand the census (unofficial Google translation from French)

French website
Website in English (unofficial Google translation from French)

zCountry

Census ref. date (YYYY-MM-DD)

Type of census

zInternet census

Census forms

Technical papers and reports

Link to census websites and results

Georgia

2014-11-05

Traditional

 

Individual form
Individual form for migrants
Dwelling/household form
Agricultural activities form
Cover (includes codes for selected topics)

Individual form (in Georgian)

About the census (from census website)

English website

Germany

2011-05-09

Combined (registers + enumeration + survey)

Yes

Individual form (sample based)
Building form

Presentation "The Census 2011 in Germany"
Paper on the register of addresses and buildings
Paper on the population registers in Germany
Paper on experience and lessons learnt from 2011 census

English website (destatis.de)
English website (zensus2011.de
)
Census database 

Greece

2011-03-16

Traditional

 

General form

General form (in Greek)

Press release on census results

English website

Hungary

2011-10-01

Traditional

Yes

Individual form
Dwelling form

Note "Hungary conducts 2011 Population and Housing Census"

English website

Iceland

2011-12-31

Register-based  (+ data from existing surveys)

 

(no form used)  

Paper "Census in Iceland 2011"

English website

Ireland

2011-04-10

Traditional

 

General form 

How we do it - About the census
Paper on Place of Work Census Anonymised Records

English website
Web page on censuses on website of Central Statistical Office

Israel

2008-12-27

Combined (registers + survey)

 

General form (English translation)

About the integrated census 2008
Paper on dwelling and building register based on municipal taxation list

English website

Italy

2011-10-09

Traditional

Yes

General form (short)
General form (long)

A new census (unofficial Google translation from Italian)
Paper on the use of registers in the Italian census
Paper on use of registers and geocoded databases in 2011 census
Paper on experience with address lists
Paper on the web-based information system of the Italian census

Website in English (unofficial Google translation from Italian)

Kazakhstan

2009-02-25

Traditional

 

Individual form (Russian)
Individual form (English translation)
Housing form (Russian)
Housing form (English translation)
Foreigners form (English)

Analytical report

Russian website
Website in English (unofficial Google translation from Russian)

Kyrgyzstan

2009-03-24

Traditional

 

Individual form (Russian)
Individual form (English)
Dwelling form (Russian)
Dwelling form (English)

Report "Main social and demographic characteristics of population and number of housing units" 

 

zCountry

Census ref. date (YYYY-MM-DD)

Type of census

zInternet census

Census forms

Technical papers and reports

Link to census websites and results

Latvia

2011-03-01

Combined (registers + enumeration)

 

 


Yes

Individual form
Household/housing form

Document "Development and progress of the population and housing census 2011"
Paper on innovations and lessons learned from 2011 census

English website

Liechtenstein

2010-12-31

Combined (registers + enumeration)

Yes

Individual form (German)

Information on methodology available in Eurostat Census Hub (select: Metadata, Statistical processing)

German website

Census results (interactive downloads through eTab)

Lithuania

2011-03-01

 Combined (registers + enumeration)

 

 


Yes

General form 

General information about the census
Paper on the internet data collection in the 2011 census

English website
Census report
Lithuanian 2011 Population Census in Brief
GIS application for detailed statistics
Database of indicators

Luxembourg

2011-02-01

Traditional 

Yes

Regulation including general form (in French)

 

French website
Website in English (unofficial Google translation from French)

Census results (in French and German)

Malta

2011-11-20

Traditional

 

Regulation including general form (in English on pages 35-51)

About the census

English website

Downloads, including census reports

Monaco

2008-06-09

Traditional

 

General form (in French)

Census report (in French)

French website

Montenegro

2011-03-31

Traditional

 

Individual form
Dwelling and Household form

Report on 2011 census activities

English website

Census results 

Netherlands

2011-01-01

Register-based  (+ data from existing surveys)

 

(no form used)  

Dutch Census 2011 - Analysis and Methodology
Paper "The Dutch Virtual Censuses"

Paper on quality of registers used for the Dutch census
Paper on estimating census tables based on incomplete information
The Dutch Virtual Census 2001

 

Norway

2011-11-19

Register-based

 

(no form used)

Census without questionnaire

Census 2011 - About the survey
Census 2011 - Main figures

Poland

2011-03-31

Combined (registers + survey)

Yes

Individual form (English translation)
General form (sample survey)(English translation)

Census methodology
Information sheet
Paper on transformation of administrative data to statistical data
Paper on 2011 census
Paper on lessons learned from the 2011 census

English website

Portugal

2011-03-21

Traditional

Yes

Individual form
Household form
Dwelling form
Building form

Paper on the implementation of the e-Census system 

Portuguese website

Website in English (unofficial Google translation from Portuguese)

zCountry

Census ref. date (YYYY-MM-DD)

Type of census

zInternet census

Census forms

Technical papers and reports

Link to census websites and results

Republic of Moldova

2014-05-12

Traditional

 

Individual form (Romanian)
Form for temporarily present persons (Romanian)
Dwelling form (Romanian)

 

Romanian website 
Website in English (unofficial Google translation from Romanian)
English website (limited information) 

Romania

2011-10-22

Traditional

 

Individual form
Dwelling, Building form
Household form
Emigrant form
Persons long time away form

About the census

English website

Russian Federation

2010-10-14

Traditional

 

Individual form - side 1 (Russian)
Individual form - side 2 (Russian)
Form for temporarily present persons - side 1 (Russian)
Form for temporarily present persons - side 2 (Russian)
Dwelling form - side 1 (Russian)
Dwelling form - side 2 (Russian)

English translation of the various forms

Paper on experience of 2010 census and prospects for 2020 census 

Russian website
English website (limited information)

San Marino

2010-11-07

Traditional

 

 

 

Italian website
English website (unofficial Google translation from Italian)

Serbia

2011-09-30

Traditional

 

Individual form
Household and Dwelling form

General information on the 2011 Population Census in Serbia (including links to forms, publications and census results)

English website

Slovakia

2011-05-21

Traditional

Yes

Individual form
Dwelling form
Building form

Methodological notes

Paper on experience from 2011 census

English website
Selected final results

Slovenia

2011-01-01

Register-based

 

(no form used)

Paper on quality aspects of 2011 census
Paper on lessons learned from the 2011 census 

English website

Spain

2011-11-01

Combined (registers + survey)

Yes

General form

Demographic Census Project 2011
Paper on use of registers in the Spanish Census

English website

Sweden

2011-12-31

Register-based

 

(no form used)  

 

Information on the 2011 census (in Swedish)(unofficial Google translation from Swedish)

Switzerland

2010-12-31

Combined (registers + survey)

Yes

General form (multilingual)

Paper on the Swiss Census System

English website
French website

zCountry

Census ref. date (YYYY-MM-DD)

Type of census

zInternet census

Census forms

Technical papers and reports

Link to census websites and results

Tajikistan

2010-10-01

Traditional

 

Individual form (Russian)
Building form (Russian)
Dwelling form (Russian)

 

Russian website
English (unofficial Google translation from Russian)

The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

2011-09-30 (canceled)

Traditional

 

not available

 

English website

Turkey

2011-10-02

Combined (registers + survey)

 

General form

Paper on the 2011 census 

English website

Turkmenistan

2012-12-15

Traditional

 

not available 

 

Russian website
Website in English (unofficial Google translation from Russian)

Ukraine

2016 (to be confirmed)

Traditional

 

not available 

 

Ukrainian website
English website (unofficial Google translation from Ukrainian)
Census database in English (censuses from 1926 to 2001)

United Kingdom

2011-03-27

Traditional 

Yes

Household form (for England)

2011 Census General Report for England and Wales

Census methodology

Quality and methods

Paper on plans for access to UK microdata from 2011 Census

Paper on address register for the 2011 Census - England and Wales

Paper on the internet data capture for the 2011 census in England and Wales 

2011 Census for England and Wales - Welcome page, including census interactive (ONS)

2011 Census data for England and Wales

2011 Census analysis for England and Wales

Website for Northern Ireland (NISRA)

Results for Northern Ireland (NISRA)

Scotland Census's website, including results

United States

2010-04-01

Traditional enumeration with yearly updates

 

2010 Census general form

American Community Survey (ACS) forms

How we count America

General information about the ACS

Paper on the American Community Survey and its benefits to the 2010 Census

2010 Census Program for Evaluations and Experiments (CPEX)

2010 Census Coverage Measurement (CCM) program results

English website

Uzbekistan

2011-04-01 (not full census)

Mini-census based on 10% of the population

 

not available

 

 

 

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