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Useful links

UN manuals

Many of these have been superseded by the material presented here. Nevertheless, they still offer useful insights and are a valuable historical resource.

Other reference material (including archived journals)

Below are links to various journals cited in the Manual whose contents are not routinely or readily available or discoverable

Life tables

Data repositories

  • IPUMS (sample unit record files and metadata)
  • ACAP - African census data (limited access to data, but good metadata)

Census dates

Census software