New Caledonia Census
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Research use: Quickly identifies family groups and individual birth year.
Record type: Population enumerations compiled by the government.
General: In Fiji and New Caledonia censuses were conducted for the non-indigenous population at first and for the native population later. Further investigation is need to better identify the extent, location and availability of census lists.
Time period: 1887-present.
Contents: Names and ages of family members, family relationships, religion, residence; other details may vary.
Location: Census administrative offices and archives.
Population coverage: 90% coverage of the population.
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Melanesia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-2000.