Housing & Population census 2000 -

 Analysis Report- Volume 1: Census Methodology

TABLE OF CONTENT

Foreword

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION

1.1

Census definition

1.2

Why take a Census?

1.3

Historical background

1.4

Methodology

1.5

Census dates

1.6

Coverage

1.7

Budget

1.8

Legal framework

1.9

Confidentiality of information collected

CHAPTER 2. CENSUS ORGANISATION

2.1

Office organisation

2.2

Field organisation

2.3

Calendar of activities

2.4

Project budget and expenditure incurred

2.5

Publicity

CHAPTER 3. CENSUS CARTOGRAPHY

3.1

Geographical, administrative and electoral constituency divisions 

3.2

Census enumeration divisions

3.3

Mapping

3.4

Geographical coding system

CHAPTER 4. CENSUS QUESTIONNAIRES

4.1

Questionnaire design

4.1.1

Topics selection

4.1.2

Housing Census questionnaire

4.1.3

Population Census questionnaire

4.2

Census guide and instructions

4.3

Printing of census questionnaires and guides

CHAPTER 5. CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS AND CLASSIFICATION

5.1

Concepts and definitions

5.1.1

Housing Census

5.1.2

Population Census

5.2

Classifications used

CHAPTER 6. FIELD OPERATION

6.1 

Fieldstaff

6.1.1 

Determining the number of field staff

6.1.2 

Procedure for recruitment

6.1.3 

The field force

6.1.4 

Terms of appointment

6.1.4.1 

Chief Supervisor/Assistant Chief Supervisor

6.1.4.2 

Senior Supervisor

6.1.4.3 

Supervisor

6.1.4.4 

Chief Enumerator

6.1.4.5 

Enumerator

6.1.5 

Training of field staff

6.1.5.1 

Housing Census

6.1.5.2 

Population Census

6.2 

Census enumeration

6.2.1 

Housing Census

6.2.2 

Population Census

6.3 

Quality assurance of field operation

6.4 

Movement of census forms

CHAPTER 7. PROCESSING OF CENSUS DATA

7.1 

Editing and coding

7.1.1 

Recruitment and training of editors and coders

7.1.2 

Editing and coding of Housing Census questionnaires

7.1.3 

Editing and coding of Population Census questionnaires

7.2 

Data processing

7.2.1 

Software and equipment

7.2.2 

Processing operations

7.2.3 

Data capture

7.2.4 

Data validation

7.2.5 

Production of address labels

7.2.6 

Tabulation

CHAPTER 8. DISSEMINATION OF CENSUS RESULTS, EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS

8.1 

Dissemination of census results

8.2 

Ad-hoc requests for census tables

8.3 

Mapping products

8.4 

Evaluation and analysis

CHAPTER 9. PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED AND RECOMMENDATIONS

9.1 

Shortage of staff

9.1.1

Field staff

9.1.2 

Editors and coders, and data entry operators

9.2 

Enumeration procedure

9.3 

Wholly absent households

9.4 

Place of usual residence

9.5 

Data processing

Appendix I 

Housing Census questionnaire

Appendix II 

Population Census questionnaire

Appendix III 

List of tables in 2000 Census table reports
Appendix III  Vol:I Housing & Living condition 
Appendix III  Vol:II Demographic & Fertility Characteristics
Appendix III  Vol:III Economic Characteristics
Appendix III  Vol:IV Educational Characteristics
Appendix III  Vol:V Household Characteristics
Appendix III  Vol:VI Geographical & Migration Characteristics
Appendix III  Vol:VII Disability