Ivory Coast Census

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Census records

Record type: Population enumerations.

Time period: 1893 to present.

Contents: Individual names, relationships, number of households for each village, unmarried mature males, widows who were heads of households, brief physical descriptions and estimates of the value of crop yields and income from livestock. Also listed were contributions to the military forces.

Location: Ivory Coast National Archives.

Population coverage: Approximately 75% of the native population; Estimated to be as much as 90% of the French colonial population.

Reliability: Good.

Accessibility: By correspondence.[1]


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Ivory Coast,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-1999.