Census Dates for Countries and Areas of Asia: 1945 to 2014

Country or area 1950 Round
(1945-54)
1960 Round
(1955-64)
1970 Round
(1965-74)
1980 Round
(1975-84)
1990 Round
(1985-94)
2000 Round
(1995-2004)
2010 Round
(2005-2014)
Afghanistan -- -- -- 6/23-24/79 F -- -- 7/2007 S
Armenia -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 10/10-19/01 2011 S
Azerbaijan -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 1/27/99 2009 P
Bahrain 3/3/50 F 5/2/59 2/13/65
4/3/71
4/5/81 11/16/91 4/6/2001 2010 P
Bangladesh 3/1/51 (part
of Pakistan)
2/1/61 (part
of Pakistan)
3/1/74 3/6/81 3/11/91 1/22/2001 2011 P
Bhutan -- -- 11/69-12/69 F 1981? -- -- 5/2005 S
Brunei 11/24/47 8/10/60 8/10/71 8/26/81 8/7/91 8/21/2001 2011 P
Burma -- -- 3/31/73 F 3/31/83 -- -- --
Cambodia -- 4/17/62 F -- -- -- 3/3/98 3/2008 S
China 6/30/53 6/30/64 -- 7/1/82 7/1/90 10/1/95 SC
11/1/2000
11/1/05 SC S
2010 P
--Hong Kong, S.A.R. -- 3/7/61 3/9/71 8/3/76 SC
3/9/81
3/11/86 SC
3/15/91
3/16-24/96 SC
3/14/2001
2006 P
--Macau, S.A.R. 6/4/50 12/15/60 12/15/70 3/16/81 8/30/91 8/23/2001 2011 P
--Taiwan -- 9/16/56 F 12/16/66
12/16/70 SC
12/16/75 SC
12/28/80
12/16/90 12/16/2000 2010 P
Cyprus 11/10/46 12/11/60 4/1/73 SC -- -- -- --
--Greek area       9/30/76 SC 10/1/92 10/1/2001  
--Turkish area       10/1/82   12/15/96  
East Timor -- 10/31/61 F
(by Indonesia)
9/24/71
(by Indonesia)
10/31/80
(by Indonesia)
10/31/90
(by Indonesia)
7/11/2004 --
Gaza Strip -- -- 9/14/67 F -- -- 12/6/97 --
Georgia -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 1/17-24/02 2010 S
India 3/1/51 3/1/61 4/1/71 3/1/81 3/1/91 3/1/2001 2011 P
Indonesia -- 10/31/61 F 9/24/71 10/31/80 10/31/90 6/30/2000 2010 P
Iran -- 11/1-15/56 F 11/1/66 11/1/76 9/22/86
12/11/91
10/21/96 10/06 P
Iraq 10/19/47 10/12/57 10/14/65 10/17/77 10/17/87 10/16/97 10/07 P
Israel 11/8/48 F 5/22/61 5/20/72 6/4/83 -- 11/4/95  
Japan 10/1/50 10/1/55
10/1/60
10/1/65 10/1/75
10/1/80
10/1/85
10/1/90
10/1/95
10/1/2000
10/05 P
Jordan 9/8/52 F 11/18/61 -- 11/10-11/79 12/15/94 10/1-2/04 S --
Kazakhstan -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 2/25-3/4/99 2009 P
Korea, North -- -- -- -- 12/31/93 -- --
Korea, South 5/1/49 9/1/55
12/1/60
10/1/66
10/1/70
10/1/75
11/1/80
11/1/85
11/1/90
11/1/95
11/1/2000
11/1/05 P
11/1/10 P
Kuwait -- 2/28/57 F
5/20/61
4/25/65
4/19/70
4/21/75
4/21/80
4/20-21/85
4/90
4/20/95 2010 P
Kyrgyzstan -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 3/24-4/1/99 2009 P
Laos -- -- -- -- 3/1/85 F 3/1/95 2005 P
Lebanon -- -- 11/15/70 -- -- -- --
Malaysia -- -- 8/24-25/70 F 6/10/80 8/14/91 7/5/2000 2010 P
--Peninsular 9/23/47 6/17/57          
--Sabah 6/3/51 8/9/60          
--Sarawak 11/26/47 6/14/60          
Maldives 3/19/46
1953
1957:64 1965:72
1974
12/31/77 3/25-28/85
3/8/90
3/25/95
3/31-4/7/00
2005 P
Mongolia 2/5/56 1/5/63 1/10/69 1/5/79 1/5/89 1/5/2000 1/09 S
Nepal 1952-54 F 6/22/61 6/22/71 6/22/81 6/22/91 6/22/2001 2011 P
Oman -- -- -- -- 12/1/93 F 2003 2010 P
Pakistan 3/1/51 2/1/61 9/16/72 3/1/81 -- 3/2/98  
Philippines 10/1/48 2/15/60 5/6/70 5/1/75
5/1/80
5/1/90 9/1/95
5/1/2000
2005 S
Qatar -- -- 4/70-5/70 F -- 3/16/86 3/1/1997
3/16/2004
2010 P
Saudi Arabia -- -- 9/9-14/74 F -- 9/27/92 9/15/2004 2010 P
Singapore 9/9/47 6/17/57 6/22/70 6/24/80 6/30/90 6/30/2000 6/10 P
Sri Lanka 3/19/46 7/8/63 10/9/71 3/17/81 -- 7/17/2001 --
Syria -- 9/20/60 F 9/23/70 9/7/81 9/3/94 9/22/04 --
Tajikistan -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 1/20-27/00 --
Thailand 5/23/47 4/25/60 4/1/70 4/1/80 4/1/90 4/1/2000 2010 P
Turkey 10/22/50 10/23/55
10/23/60
10/25/65
10/25/70
10/26/75
10/12/80
10/12/85
10/21/90
10/22/2000 2010 S
Turkmenistan -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 1/10/95 SC 12/09 S
United Arab Emirates -- -- 3/15-4/16/68 F 12/30-31/75
12/15/80
12/16-23/85
12/90
12/17/95 2010 P
Uzbekistan -- 1/15/59 1/15/70 1/17/79 1/12/89 -- --
Vietnam -- -- -- 10/1/79 4/1/89 4/1/99 2009 P
--North -- 3/11/60 F 4/1/74 --      
--South -- -- -- 2/6/76 F      
West Bank -- -- 9/14/67 -- -- 12/6/97 --
Yemen -- -- -- -- 12/16-17/94 12/16-19/04 --
--Yemen (Aden) -- -- 5/14/73 F -- 3/29-30/88    
--Yemen (San'a) -- -- -- 1/31-2/1/75 F 2/1/86    

-- No census listed in this round.
date:date Annual counts between dates
A Administrative census.
S Scheduled; not yet taken or known if taken.
F First full modern census taken.
P Projected based on pattern of census dates.
SC Sample census.
R National registry.