Ecuador Census Data

Ecuador census offerings from East View address a wide range of topics at the highest level of detail possible and offer a premier source of demographic data for academic research.

GIS census data is available as an easy-to-use geodatabase, complete with a comprehensive East View-produced Census Guide, full metadata, and original census documentation. In addition to GIS data, East View also offers related publications such as official results, questionnaires, enumerator testimonies and other ephemera – please inquire for details and availability.

East View offers the following census data for Ecuador (see below for details):

  • 2001 Census (GIS Edition)
  • 2010 Census (GIS Edition)

Note: Ecuador is part of the Latin America Census Collection. Learn more.

Ecuador 2001 Census

The Ecuador 2001 Census (GIS Edition) has 100% population coverage and over 34 million data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 6 (Sectores level) for 32,115 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 1,084 census variables
  • Original Census Documentation and Database: Delivered in native format; census questionnaires
  • Metadata: Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Ecuador 2010 Census

The Ecuador 2010 Census (GIS Edition) has 100% population coverage and over 50 million data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 6 (Sectores level) for 40,649 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 1,235 census variables
  • Original Census Documentation and Database: Delivered in native format; census questionnaires
  • Metadata: Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Census Questions

Below is a representative sample of census questions included in the Ecuador 2010 Census.

Demographic: Relationship / Sex / Birth data and age / Marital status / Fertility

Migration: Place of birth / Citizenship / Duration of residence / Usual residence

Social: Literacy / Educational attainment / Field of education / Language / Ethnicity and indigenous peoples / Disability

Economic: Activity status / Occupation / Industry / Status in employment / Place of work

Housing: Living quarters / Location of living quarters / Occupancy status / Rooms / Bedrooms / Useful floor space / Water supply system / Drinking water / Toilet / Sewage disposal / Bathing facilities / Kitchen / Fuel used for cooking / Lighting and/or electricity / Solid waste disposal / Heating / Hot water / Piped gas / Use of housing unit / Number of occupants / Building type / Construction material of outer walls / Construction material of floor, roof / Elevator / Farm building / State of repair

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