Centre d'Estudis Demogrāfics
in collaboration with
Minnesota Population Center
METADATA :: Sample characteristics ::
General Population Census of 1962
Institut National de la Statisque et des Etudes Economiques
Residents in France, of any nationality. Does not include French citizens living in other countries, foreign tourists, or people passing through.
The microdata sample includes mainland France and Corsica.
De jure or de facto
Depends on target population (see enumeration forms, below)
7 March 1962
Field work period
7-30 March 1962
Enumeration forms used
Separate forms for buildings, group quarters (collective households), group quarters (compte a part), private households, and boats. Four forms for individuals (living in group quarters and private dwellings; two different forms for people compte a part;
Type of field work
Direct and self-enumeration
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample microdata source
INSEE 1/20 original sample, selected variables
Systematic manual sorting into lots with different sample units, according to target population.
Private dwellings and individuals for group quarters and compte a part
Sample fraction (private households)
Sample fraction (institutional households)
Sample size (person records)
Sample size (private households)
Sample size (institutional households)
Self-weighting (expansion factor=20)
A collective household is a group of persons that does not live in an ordinary household, but lives in a collective establishment, sharing meal times.
Persons living in group quarters or without a fixed address but having a usual home elsewhere (i.e., enumerated away from their usual residence). During data processing, most of these people are reintegrated into their usual households, except in the case of persons in psychiatric hospitals and prisons.
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