Guyana Census Data

Guyana 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 Guyana (see below for details):

  • 2012 Census (GIS Edition)
  • 2012 Census (PUBS Edition, view catalog)

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

Guyana 2012 Census

The Guyana 2012 Census (GIS Edition) has 34.5% population coverage and over 200,000 data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 3 (Councils level) for 802 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 264 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 Guyana 2012 Census.

Demographic: Relationship / Sex / Marital status

Social: School attendance / Educational attainment / Field of education / Religion / Language / Ethnicity and indigenous peoples

Economic: Activity status / Occupation

Housing: Living quarters / Location of living quarters / Occupancy status / Ownership / 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 / Occupancy by one or more households / Building type / Year or period of construction / Dwellings in the building / Construction material of outer walls / Farm building

Transportation: Vehicles owned / Primary transportation type

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