Paraguay Census Data

Paraguay 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 Paraguay (see below for details):

  • 1992 Census (GIS Edition)
  • 2002 Census (GIS Edition)

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

Paraguay 1992 Census

The Paraguay 1992 Census (GIS Edition) has 33% population coverage and over 35 million data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 6 (Manzanas level) for 51,085 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 688 census variables
  • Original Census Documentation and Database: Delivered in native format; census questionnaires
  • Metadata: Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Paraguay 2002 Census

The Paraguay 2002 Census (GIS Edition) has 92.9% population coverage and nearly 44 million data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 6 (Manzanas level) for 56,241 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 782 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 Paraguay 2002 Census.

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

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

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

Economic: Activity status / Occupation / Industry / Status in employment / Institutional sector / Employment in informal sector

Housing: Living quarters / Occupancy status / Ownership / 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 / Building type / Dwellings in the building / Construction material of outer walls / Construction material of floor, roof / Characteristics of head or other reference member of household / Rental and owner-occupant housing costs / Information and communications technology devices / Durable household appliances

Transportation: Vehicles owned

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