Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Column 17: - Relationship to head of household
The name entered in the first line of column 15 is always the name of the head of the household. Hence in the first line in column 17 "head" will be entered and the remaining spaces under this column will be filled with the relationship each conventional member of the household has to the head. For example if the wife of the household head is registered next to the head then "wife" will be entered in column 17. If the head has more than one wife and his wives are members of his household, then when filling their relationship with the household head "first wife" is entered for the first wife, "second wife" for the second wife,Â…,etc. has to be entered in column 17.
When children's relationship with head of household is filled serial numbers of their father and mother have to be entered in combination. For example when the relationship of a son/daughter of the head and spouse with the head is filled, it has to be entered as "son or daughter of 01 and 02." For a son/daughter of head only, "Son/daughter of 01", etc. will be entered.
The following are used to fill this column for relatives. The head's father, spouse's mother, the head's brother or sister, heads father in law, head's mother in law, head's brother in law, head's sister in law, , Â…, etc. With regard to non-relative members of the household, relationships to head of the household are expressed and entered as: house maid, cow boy, friend, dependent, etc. After the relationship of the household members with the head is correctly entered in the space provided in the column, the appropriate code is entered in card column 33 by choosing from the list of relationship codes given at top of the column. Types of relationship and their codes are given as follows.
0 = Head /husband, wife, father, mother/
1 = Spouse
2 = Son or daughter of head and spouse
3 = Son or daughter of head
4 = Son or daughter of spouse
5 = Father or mother of head/spouse
6 = Brother or sister of head/spouse
7 = Other relative
8 = Non relative
This variable indicates the person's residence status.