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									CENSUS MICRODATA : THAILAND



                        by
   PAKAMAS RATTANALANGKARN
   NATIONAL STATISTICAL OFFICE

         Thailand National Statistical Office
  Presentation Outline

1. History of Census Taking
2. Census Coverage
3. Major Concepts
4. Census Methodology
5. Census Microdata
6. Documents Entrusted to IPUMS
7. Microdata Harmonization
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     1. History of Census Taking

Time              Year                              Organization
1-5        1909, 1919, 1929,                   Ministry of Interior

            1937, 1947

 6         1960 (Pop.)

 7         1970

 8         1980          Pop.                               NSO
 9                      & House
           1990

10         2000

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Population of Thailand, 1909 - 2000
Census    Census Date      Population (Million)
  1         1 Sep. 1909          8.1
  2        15 July 1919          9.2
  3        15 July 1929         11.5
  4        23 May 1937          14.5
  5        24 May 1947          17.4
  6        25 April 1960        26.2
  7         1 April 1970        34.4
  8         1 April 1980        44.8
  9         1 April 1990        54.5
 10         1 April 2000        60.6
        2. Census Coverage

- All Thai people at the Census Date
 (1 April).

- Persons having usual residence in
 Thailand.

- Thai diplomatic personnel and family
 stationed abroad.

- Foreign civilian having usual residence in
 Thailand.
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           3. Major Concepts

• Census approach : De jure, except
students
           de facto
• Census date : 1 April
• Field work period : April
• Enumeration unit : Household
• Method of data collection : Face - to - face
                interview


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      4. Census Methodology

• Listing Form : enumerated all type of
                 households
                    Preliminary Report

• Enumeration Form, has 2 types :
  Short Form : enumerated all households
  Long Form : enumerated sample private
                 households, all collective
                households

                    1 % sample file
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 4. Census Methodology (Contd.)

- Post Enumeration Survey (PES)

    • To determine the completeness
      and accuracy

            Coverage error
            Content error




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        5. Census Microdata

 Approximately 1% sample file.
 Selected from households with Long Form
  questionnaires.

 Sample Design : Stratified two – state
  sampling
      PSU : enumeration district
      SSU : household


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6. Documents Entrusted to IPUMS

  Enumeration Form : Short Form and
   Long Form
  Instruction to Enumerators
  Dictionary for Microdata
  Administrative Geography Code
  Input Format



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      7. Microdata Harmonization

7.1 Structure : Population File and Housing File

     Population File : consisted of
          Geography and internal migration
          Household and family structure
          Demography and social
          Fertility and mortality
                             etc.

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7. Microdata Harmonization (Contd.)

7.1 Structure : Population File and Housing File
                (Contd.)

     Housing File : consisted of
          Living quarters
          Building
          Facilities
          Household variables
                     etc.
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7. Microdata Harmonization (Contd.)

7.2 Harmonization

   Coverage of Thailand censuses, not change

   Concepts and definitions of the same
    questions, not change, some questions
    adjusted to have a more completeness and
    appropriate with the times.



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7. Microdata Harmonization (Contd.)

7.2 Harmonization (Contd.)

   • Some questions were deleted or added,
     depended on the appropriate situations.

   • Adopted the classification of working
     status, occupation and industry by
     international standards.



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