Centre d'Estudis Demogrāfics
in collaboration with
Minnesota Population Center
METADATA :: Sample characteristics ::
2006-Census (cycle 2004-2008)
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, Corsica and the overseas departments.
De jure or de facto
January 19 to February 25, annually 2004-2008
Field work period
January-February each year 2004-2008
Enumeration forms used
Form "feuille de logement" for dwelling consists of (1) dwelling characteristics, (2) List A. permanent occupants of the dwelling, (3) Lists B and C household members who do not live in the dwelling of enumeration, and (4) building characteristics; Form "bulletin individuel": Individual form.
Type of field work
Direct and self-enumeration
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample microdata source
"Rolling Census." Enumerated each year: one fifth of communes under 10,000 population (taken in their entirety); 8% of housing units sampled from communes of 10,000 or more population. Microdata are a 40% sample of persons in communes over 10,000 and a 25% sample for smaller communes. Weights are designed to describe the population in the median year of the dataset (2006).
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)
This is a weighted sample. Weights designed by INSEE, and should be used to yield accurate populatio
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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