Census Dates for Countries and Areas of Oceania: 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)
American Samoa -- 4/1/60 4/1/70
9/25/74
4/1/80 4/1/90 4/1/00 4/1/10 S
Australia 6/30/47
6/20/54
6/30/61 6/30/66
6/30/71
6/30/76
6/30/81
6/30/86
6/30/91
8/9/96
8/7/2001
8/06 P
Cook Islands 9/25/45
9/25/51
9/25/56
9/25/61
9/1/66
12/1/71
12/1/76
12/1/81
12/1/86
12/1/91
12/1/96
12/1/2001
2006 P
Fiji 10/2/46 9/27/56 9/12/66 9/13/76 8/31/86 8/25/96 2006 P
French Polynesia 6/9/46
9/17/51
12/13/56
11/9/62
2/8/71 4/29/77
10/15/83
9/6/88 9/3/96
11/7/2002
--
Guam 4/1/50 4/1/60 4/1/70 4/1/80 4/1/90 4/1/00 4/1/10 S
Kiribati 6/9/47 4/30/63 12/6/68 12/12/78 11/7/90 11/7/95
11/7/00
11/05 S
Marshall Islands -- -- 12/8/73 -- 11/13/88 6/1/99 --
Micronesia, Federated States of -- -- -- -- 9/18/94 4/1/00 2010 S
Nauru 6/30/47
6/30/54
6/30/61 6/30/66 1/22/77
5/13/83
1992 9/23/02 2012 P
New Caledonia 6/20/46 12/6/56
5/2/63
3/11/69
4/23/74
4/23/76
4/15/83
4/4/89 4/16/96
8/31/04
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New Zealand 9/25/45
4/17/51
4/17/56
4/18/61
3/22/66
3/23/71
3/23/76
3/24/81
3/4/86
3/5/91
3/5/96
3/6/2001
3/06 P
Northern Mariana Islands 6/30/50 6/30/58 4/1/70
9/18/73
4/1/80 4/1/90 9/9/95
4/1/00
4/1/05 S
4/1/10 S
Palau 6/30/50 6/30/58 4/1/70
9/18/73
9/15/80 1986
4/1/90
9/9/95
4/15/00
4/05 P
Papua New Guinea -- -- 6/20/66-7/9/66 F
7/7/71
9/22/80 7/9/90 7/9/2000 2010 P
Samoa 9/25/45
9/25/51
9/25/56
9/25/61
11/21/66
11/3/71
11/3/76
11/3/81
11/3/86
11/91
11/5/2001 2011 P
Solomon Islands -- 11/5-30/59 SC 2/7/70 F 2/7/76 11/23/86 11/21/1999 --
Tonga -- 9/26/56 11/30/66 11/30/76 11/28/86 11/30/96 2006 P
Tuvalu 9/6/47 6/30/63 12/6/68
12/8/73
5/27/79 11/17/91 11/1/2002 --
Vanuatu -- -- 5/28/67 F 1/15-16/79 1986 (urban)
5/16/89
11/16/99 2009 P
Wallis and Futuna -- -- 3/10/69 3/26/76
2/15/83
10/9/90 10/3/1996
7/22/2003
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-- 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.


For more information see Census Dates for Countries and Areas of the World: 1945 to 2014