Vanuatu 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: 1946-present.

Contents: Names and ages of family members, family relationships, religion, residence; other details may vary.

Location: Census administrative offices and archives (exception: the 1967 census lists of Vanuatu is at the Australian National University in Canberra).

Population coverage: 90% coverage of the population.

Reliability: High.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 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.