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Cross-National Population by Age and Sex, 1966-1974 (ICPSR 7623)

Principal Investigator(s): United Nations


This data collection contains demographic statistics for the populations of 171 countries or areas throughout the world between 1966 and 1974. The data were prepared by the Statistical Office of the United Nations using as primary source a set of questionnaires sent monthly and annually to statistical services and other appropriate government offices. Data include total population by country or area for the years 1966-1974, for males and females, divided into 18 age groups. Other data include ethnic group, urban/rural code, and year, type, and reliability of source document.

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Study Description


United Nations. Cross-National Population by Age and Sex, 1966-1974. ICPSR07623-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07623.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07623.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    demographic characteristics, nations, population, population characteristics, post-World War II period, vital statistics, world population

Geographic Coverage:    Afghanistan, Africa, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda Islands, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central America, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, Ethiopia, Europe, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Gibralter, Global, Greece, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Laos, Latin America, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Middle East, Monaco, Montserrat, Morocco, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Niger, Niue, North America, North Korea, Northern Ireland, Norway, Pacific Ocean, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Island, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, San Marino, Scotland, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Virgin Islands of the United States, Western Samoa

Time Period:   

  • 1966--1974

Universe:    The populations of 171 countries or areas throughout the world between the years 1966 and 1974.

Data Type(s):    census/enumeration data, survey data


Data Source:

(1) mailback questionnaires, (2) United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. DEMOGRAPHIC YEARBOOK 1975, 27th ISSUE. New York: United Nations, 1976, and (3) United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. DEMOGRAPHIC YEARBOOK 1976, 28th ISSUE. New York: United Nations, 1977


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-28

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