History censuses

International population census publications. Region Africa
Woodbridge, CT : Research Publications, Inc. This is a collection of censuses on microfilm. "Consists of official census publications of the countries of the world as listed in the International population census bibliography prepared by the Population Research Center of the University of Texas." The collection is in three series, each with its own printed guide:

  • Series I, 1945-1967.
  • Series II, pre-1945 census materials.
  • Series III, post-1967 census materials.

For a list of the contents of this microform collection, provided by the microfilm distributor, see under the letter I - International Population Census Publications. You can download the entire listing in Adobe pdf or in rtf. http://microformguides.gale.com/GuideLst.html
The collection is held by a number of libraries. Consult OCLC's World Catalog or RLIN. Some libraries holding this collection are Harvard, Northwestern, Princeton, Stanford, Univ. of Florida, Univ. of South Carolina, Univ. of Toronto, Univ. of Virginia. The Univ. of Toronto Library has a good description of the film collection and guides to the collection.

United States. Census Bureau. Census Dates for Countries and Areas of Africa: 1945 to 2004
http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/cendates/cenafric.html