Centre d'Estudis Demogrāfics
in collaboration with
Minnesota Population Center
METADATA :: Sample characteristics ::
Census of Population and Housing 2001, Spain
Instituto Nacional de Estadisticas (INE)
Residents: persons who at the time of the census habitually reside in Spain. This excludes those persons who were in Spain at the time of the census, but did not reside there. The only exception are citizens and residents temporarily abroad.
De jure or de facto
1 November 2001
Field work period
Approximatelly two months
Enumeration forms used
The are four forms: the dwelling, censal data, household data, and individual data forms.
Type of field work
The enumerator is the main form of data collection. However, data can be provided by telephone or internet. The forms are designed to allow the respondents to fill them without any help.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample microdata source
Integrated European Census Microdata
Systematic stratified sampling
Sample fraction (private households)
Sample fraction (institutional households)
Sample size (person records)
Sample size (private households)
Sample size (institutional households)
Expansion factor = 20.
A dwelling is a structurally separate and independent location that, given the way it was built, rebuilt, transformed, or adapted, is conceived to be inhabited by persons, or, even if this is not the case, is effectively and actually inhabited at the time of the census.
Group of people residing in the same family dwelling. Sharing of expenses is not required. Family dwellings are those inhabited by one or more persons usually, but not necessarily, having kindred ties and who do not constitute a group quartes [see definition below].
Collective dwellings are those dwellings or buildings designed to be occupied by persons who do not constitute a family, subject to a common regime or authority, or gathered by common objectives or interests.
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