Papua New Guinea Census

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Beginning Research
Record Types
Papua New Guinea Background
Local Research Resources
  • First census of Palau taken in 1962-63
  • Copy available at the Supreme Court
  • Includes Marital Status, name, Father/Clan, Mother/Clan, Relationship to Head of Household, Birth Date, Race, Birth Place, Residence, Home Municipality and Occupation.
  • Census has been taken every ten years since 1975

Census records[edit | edit source]

Research use: Verifies family linkages from other records, shows relationships, places of birth, extended families.

Record type: Enumeration of population.

Time Period: 1959-present.

Content: Names of residents, relationship to head of house; sex, sometimes place of birth, race, civil status, military status, literacy status.

Location: National Archives. Population coverage: 75%.

Reliability: Good.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Papua New Guinea,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 2000.