Centre d'Estudis Demogrāfics
in collaboration with
Minnesota Population Center
METADATA :: Sample characteristics ::
General Population Census of 1999
INSEE (Institut National de la Statisque et des Etudes Economiques)
Residents of 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
March 8, 1999
Field work period
March and April
Enumeration forms used
Form 1A for dwelling consists of (1) dwelling characteristics, (2) List A. permanent occupants of the dwelling, (3) List B. household members who do not live in the dwelling of enumeration, and (4) building characteristics; Form 2B. Individual form.
Type of field work
Direct and self-enumeration
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample microdata source
1/20 sample: A 1/5 systematic sample selected from 1/4 sample. 1/4 sample: a systematic sample of every 4th dwelling (or individual from institutional households). Dwellings, either for households/quasi-households or vacant dwellings, are sorted by locality and household size (if for households/quasi-households), before sampling. Individuals from communities/quasi-communities are sorted by locality, type of community and date of birth before sampling. All individuals within households constitute the 1/4 sample.
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.
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