El Salvador Census Data

El Salvador 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 El Salvador (see below for details):

  • 2007 Census (GIS Edition)
  • 2007 Census (PUBS Edition, view catalog)

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

El Salvador 2007 Census

The El Salvador 2007 Census (GIS Edition) has 92.4% population coverage and over 300,000 data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 2 (Municipios level) for 273 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 1,162 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 El Salvador 2007 Census.

Demographic: Relationship / Sex / Birth data and age / Fertility / Mortality

Migration: Place of birth / Duration of residence / Place of previous residence / Year of arrival / Relationship of duration of residence to year of arrival / Usual residence

Social: Literacy / School attendance / Educational attainment / Language / Ethnicity and indigenous peoples / Disability

Economic: Activity status / Time worked / Occupation / Status in employment

Housing: Living quarters / Location of living quarters / Occupancy status / Rooms / Bedrooms / Water supply system / Drinking water / Toilet / Sewage disposal / Bathing facilities / Solid waste disposal / Heating / Use of housing unit / Occupancy by one or more households / Number of occupants / Building type / Dwellings in the building / Construction material of outer walls / Construction material of floor, roof / Farm building / State of repair / Information and communications technology devices / Durable household appliances / Outdoor space

Transportation: Vehicles owned

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