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The Census of Italian Population is one of the most important surveys carried out by ISTAT. It is conducted every ten years from 1861, and the main objectives are:
- the count of the whole population and the recognition of its structural characteristics;
- updating and revision of civil registers;
- the definition of the legal population for juridical and electoral purposes;
- the collection of information about the number and structural characteristics of houses and buildings;
With the 14th Census, for the first time, ISTAT have collected information about buildings: number and characteristics of residential buildings and, limited to urban areas, even those non-residential buildings. The census also noted the demographic and family structure of the resident migrants population, the types of their households, their highest level of education received in Italy or abroad, their employment status, and other informations on non-residents migrants population.For this survey the following geographical unit levels are available:
- urban municipalities (more than 20,000 people)
- metropolitan areas (more than 100,000 people)
In order to optimize the time of use of the dataset (exclusively distributed from ISTAT for not member users), UniData offers a service of convertion from ASCII format to the main statistical software format (SPSS, Stata, R or SAS). For detailed information visit the Services for Istat Data page.
Geographical Unit: census area
Analysis Unit: geographic unit
Universe: total universe
Sample Procedure: No sampling (total universe)
Weight: No weight used
Collection Mode: self-administered questionnaire
Collection Size: UniData supplies: 4 datasets in SPSS format (1 file for each geographical unit levels); 1 methodological notes in PDF format and 1 file in ZIP format with the self-completion questionnaires (divided in the following categories: cohabitations, family and migrants) (6 file)
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Data Use Restriction:
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Source Contact: Contact Centre
ISTAT. (2001) Census of Italian Population. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number DA0435. Data file release 1.0
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