Madagascar Census

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Census records

Research use: A good source for family relationships.

Record type: Population enumeration.

Time period: 1897-present.

Contents: Individual names, relationships, number of households for each village, unmarried mature males, widows who are heads of households.

Location: National Archives in Antananarivo.

Population coverage: Estimated to be 60%. There is not sufficient information to make an accurate estimate of population coverage.

Reliability: Good.[1]

References

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Madagascar,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2001.