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Sample characteristics: Panama

Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title Sexto Censo de Población y Segundo de Vivienda de Panamá 1960
Statistical agency Contraloria General de la Republica, Direccion de Estadistica y Censo, Departamento de Censos
Population universe All persons present in the territory under the jurisdiction of the Republic and all living units, occupied or not, that exist in the country on December 11, 1960. All persons, whether members of the family or not, who slept in the dwelling the night of the 10th to 11th of December. All persons who live in the dwelling, even if they have not slept there, if they spent the night away from the dwelling because of work, dance, a wake, hunting, fishing, or any other incidental reason.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day 11 December 1960
Field work period 7a.m. to 7p.m. on December 11, 1960
Questionnaire Enumeration forms: (1) A single enumeration [family] form that requested information on the dwelling and individuals, (2) A group and individual form for non-family groups [group quarters], and (3) An enumeration [short] form for indigenous areas
Type of fieldwork Face-to-face interview (direct enumeration) conducted by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design 1-in-20 sample drawn by the national statistical office. Method of sampling unknown.
Sample fraction 5%
Sample size (person records) 53,553
Sample weights Self-weighting; expansion factor = 20
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units Yes
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography District with 20,000+ population combined by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any place or premises structurally separate or independent, that has been built, made, or converted for use as permanent or temporary housing or lodging of persons or also any class of lodging, fixed or mobile, occupied by persons as a living quarters on the date of the census.
Households All of the occupants of a private dwelling. The household can consist of a person who lives alone or a group of persons that includes the Head of household, the relatives of this person, boarders, tenants, domestic servants, and any other occupant. When the number of boarders and/or tenants is 6 or more, it constitutes a “non-family group”.
Collective dwellings All the occupants of a collective dwelling. The non-family group consists of a group of persons, generally without family ties and who live together for reasons of discipline, of health, of education, etc. such as those who live in convents, penal establishments, asylums, institutions dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of the sick, hotels, boarding houses, etc.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title Séptimo Censo de Población y Tercero de Vivienda de Panamá 1970
Statistical agency Contraloria General de la Republica, Direccion de Estadistica y Censo
Population universe All persons present in the territory and waters under the jurisdiction of the Republic and all living units, occupied or not, that exist in the country on May 10, 1970. All persons who slept in the dwelling the night before, including domestic servants and their relatives, guests, etc. if they slept there. In addition, all persons who habitually reside in the dwelling even if they didn't sleep there the night before because of work, leisure, or other transitory cause.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day 10 May 1970
Field work period 7a.m. to 7p.m. on Sunday, May 10, 1970
Questionnaire Enumeration forms: (1) A family form that requested information on the dwelling and individuals, (2) A collective dwellings form, and (3) An agriculture and livestock census form for indigenous zones
Type of fieldwork Face-to-face interview (direct enumeration) conducted by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th household, drawn from 20% sample microdata supplied by the national statistical office. Method of sampling for original data unknown.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 150,473
Sample weights Self-weighting; expansion factor = 10
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units No
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography District with 20,000+ population combined by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any place or premises structurally separate or independent, that has been built, made, or converted for use as permanent or temporary housing or lodging of persons or also any class of lodging, fixed or mobile, occupied by persons as a living quarters on the date of the census.
Households All persons who reside habitually in this dwelling.
Collective dwellings A group of persons who live together for reasons of lodging, treatment, or for reasons of instruction, work, religious creed, military service, or any other reason
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title Octavo Censo Nacional de Población y Cuarto de Vivienda de Panamá 1980
Statistical agency Contraloria General de la Republica, Direccion de Estadistica y Censo
Population universe All persons present in the territory and waters under the jurisdiction of the Republic and all living units, occupied or not, that exist in the country on May 11, 1980. All persons who slept in the dwelling the night before, including domestic servants and their relatives, guests, etc. if they slept there. In addition, all persons who habitually reside in the dwelling even if they didn't sleep there the night before because of their job, recreation, or other transitory cause.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day 11 May 1980
Field work period 7a.m. to 7p.m. on Sunday, May 11, 1980
Questionnaire Enumeration forms: (1) A family form that requested information on the dwelling and individuals, (2) A collective dwellings form, and (3) An indigenous population form
Type of fieldwork Face-to-face interview (direct enumeration) conducted by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th household.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 195,577
Sample weights Computed by census agency and should be used for most types of analysis. Weights were inflated to adjust for the lower sample fraction of the IPUMS sample.
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units Yes
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography District with 20,000+ population combined by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any place or premises structurally separate or independent, that has been built, made, or converted for use as permanent or temporary housing or lodging of persons or also any class of lodging, fixed or mobile, occupied by persons as a living quarters on the date of the census.
Households All persons who reside habitually in this dwelling.
Collective dwellings A group of persons living in boarding schools, detainees, asylums, orphanages, reformatories, children's houses, hospitals, clinics, hotels, religious communities, coastal trading ships anchored in the bay, or brothels
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title Noveno Censo Nacional de Población y Quinto de Vivienda de Panamá 1990
Statistical agency Contraloria General de la Republica, Direccion de Estadistica y Censo
Population universe All persons present in the territory and waters under the jurisdiction of the Republic and all living units, occupied or not, that exist in the country on May 13, 1990. All persons who slept in the dwelling the night before, including domestic servants and their relatives, guests, etc. if they slept there. In addition, all persons who habitually reside in the dwelling even if they didn't sleep there the night before because of their job, recreation, or other transitory cause.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day 13 May 1990
Field work period 7a.m. to 7p.m. on Sunday, May 13, 1990
Questionnaire A single Enumeration form that asked questions at both the individual and dwelling level
Type of fieldwork Face-to-face interview (direct enumeration) conducted by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th household.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 232,737
Sample weights Self-weighting; expansion factor = 10
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings No
Vacant units No
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography District with 20,000+ population combined by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any place or premises structurally separate or independent, that has been built, made, or converted for use as permanent or temporary housing or lodging of persons or also any class of lodging, fixed or mobile, occupied by persons as a living quarters on the date of collection of information. Private and collective dwellings exist. Withink the dwellings reside group sof persons named households.
Households A person or group of related or not [related] persons who reside habitually in the dwelling and who share their food or who depend voluntarily on a common budget to take care of these and other necessities essential for living.
Collective dwellings A group of persons who inhabit a dwelling under a non-family set of rules and who live together to take care of these and other necessities essential for living.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title X Censo Nacional de Población y VI de Vivienda de Panamá 2000
Statistical agency Contraloria General de la Republica, Direccion de Estadistica y Censo
Population universe All persons present in the territory and waters under the jurisdiction of the Republic and all living units, occupied or not, that exist in the country on May 15, 2010. All persons, whether a member of the household or not, who slept in the interviewed dwelling the night before the day of the Census, that is the night of May 13 to 14, 2000. Persons who live in the dwelling, even if they had not slept there, if they spend the night away because of their job, attending a party, wake, or other special case.
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day 14 May 2000
Field work period 7a.m. to 7p.m. on Sunday, May 14, 2000
Questionnaire A single Enumeration form that asked questions at both the individual and dwelling level.
Type of fieldwork Face-to-face interview (direct enumeration) conducted by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th dwelling.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 284,081
Sample weights Self-weighting; expansion factor = 10
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings Yes
Vacant units Yes
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography District with 20,000+ population combined by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any place or premises structurally separate or independent, that has been built, make or converted for use as permanent or temporary housing or lodging of persons; such as any class of lodging, fixed or mobile, occupied by persons as a living quarters on the date of the Census. A dwelling can be private or collective.
Households A group of persons with or without relationship ties who reside under the same roof and who at least for their food, depend on a common fund (they participate in a common pool of money). In a dwelling there can be more than one private home.
Collective dwellings A special living quarters by a group of persons generally without family ties and who live together for reasons of discipline, health, education, religious life, work, and others.
Census/survey characteristics
Type Census
Title XI Censo Nacional de Población y VII de Vivienda de Panamá 2001
Statistical agency Contraloria General de la Republica, Direccion de Estadistica y Censo
Population universe All persons present in the territory and waters under the jurisdiction of the Republic and all living units, occupied or not, that exist in the country on May 14, 2001
De jure or de facto De facto
Census/survey day 16 May 2010
Field work period 7a.m. to 7p.m. on Sunday, May 16, 2010
Questionnaire A single Enumeration form that asked questions at both the individual and dwelling level.
Type of fieldwork Face-to-face interview (direct enumeration) conducted by trained personnel.
Microdata sample characteristics
Sample design Systematic sample of every 10th dwelling.
Sample fraction 10%
Sample size (person records) 341,118
Sample weights Self-weighting; expansion factor = 10
Units identified in microdata
Dwellings Yes
Vacant units No
Households Yes
Collective dwellings Yes
Smallest geography District with 20,000+ population combined by IPUMS
Unit definitions
Dwellings Any place or premises structurally separate or independent, that has been built, make or converted for use as permanent or temporary housing or lodging of persons; such as any class of lodging, fixed or mobile, occupied by persons as a living quarters on the date of the Census. A dwelling can be private or collective.
Households A group of persons with or without relationship ties who reside under the same roof and who at least for their food, depend on a common fund (they participate in a common pool of money). In a dwelling there can be more than one private home.
Collective dwellings A special living quarters by a group of persons generally without family ties and who live together for reasons of discipline, health, education, religious life, work, and others.