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Sample characteristics: Egypt

Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title Population, Housing and Establishment Census 1986
Statistical agency Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics
Population universe All individuals (Egyptians and foreigners) who were present within the political boundaries of Egypt at census night.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day November 17/18, 1986
Field work period 15 days starting from November 18, 1986
Questionnaire Household Questionnaires: Short household and housing conditions questionnaire and Long household and housing conditions questinnaire. Public living Quarter's Questionnaire
Type of fieldwork Direct enumeration
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample weighted by IPUMS to match published village population counts. Some governorates, districts, and villages are missing from the sample (see GEO1_EG1986 for a list).
Sample fraction 14%
Sample size (person records) 6,799,093
Sample weights Weights calculated by IPUMS to match published counts at the village level.
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units No
Households Yes
Collective dwellings No
Smallest geography District
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any unit used as a residence, including marginal living quarters not intended as such.
Households A person or a group of persons Egyptions or foreigners connected or unconnected with blook relation, sharing the same living quarter, food and spening the night together.
Collective dwellings A place that is specialized for residing a group of persons to benefit from a service presented by that public living quarter or other reason.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title Population, Housing and Establishment Census 1996
Statistical agency Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics
Population universe All individuals (Egyptians and foreigners) who were present within the political boundaries of Egypt at census night.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day November 18-19, 1996
Questionnaire Special Households Questionnaires; Public Living Quarters Questionnaire; Household and Housing Condition Questionnaire
Type of fieldwork Direct enumeration
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Sample of private households drawn by Egyptian statistical office. Sample method unknown.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 5,902,243
Sample weights Calculated by IPUMS based on village population totals. Use of weights is strongly advised.
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units No
Households Yes
Collective dwellings No
Smallest geography Districts (Qadahs) with 20,000+ population; combined as necessary by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings A census building is a free standing structure which is fixed on earth or on water permanently or temporarily (regardless the material used in building it) and it is used for residence or doing any activity in it (work, sport, pious work….etc.).
Households Consist of one person or a group of persons (related or non related to each other) sharing their housing unit and food together. A household includes: a) servants and the like who are living with the household; b) visitors who spent the census night with the household (except military persons); c) household members who spent the census night apart from their household, like members of armed forces and persons who always or temporarily work at night shifts or otherwise would not be counted by the census elsewhere; d) workers on Egyptian or foreign means of transporation who were present within or out of the territorial boundaries but have no residing place outside the country.
Collective dwellings Not applicable
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title Population, Housing and Establishments Census 2006
Statistical agency Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics
Population universe All individuals (Egyptians and foreigners) who were present within the political boundaries of Egypt at census night.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day November 20-21, 2006
Field work period 15 days starting from November 21, 2006
Questionnaire Household and Housing Characteristics Questionnaire
Type of fieldwork Direct enumeration
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Sample of households and collective dwellings drawn by Egyptian statistical office. Sample method unknown.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 7,282,434
Sample weights Self-weighting (expansion factor=10)
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units No
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography Districts with 20,000+ population; combined as necessary by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings A census building is a free standing structure which is fixed on earth or on water permanently or temporarily (regardless the material used in building it) and it is used for residence or doing any activity in it (work, sport, pious work….etc.).
Households A household is defined as an individual or group of Egyptian or foreign individuals, connected with or without blood relationship, sharing the residence and food and spending the night of enumeration together. This includes: a) household members who were present on the census night; b) household members who were absent temporarily on the census night and were in a situation where they would not be counted by the census elsewhere; c) all armed forces members who were absent on the census night and were residing inside the country; d) servants and alike residing with the household; e) visitors who spent the census night with the household; and f) Egyptians working at Egyptian or non-Egyptian means of transportation who were present on the census night in or outside the territorial borders but have no other residence outside the country.
Collective dwellings Public housing: hospitals, hotels, prisons, etc.