1 Never married
 2 Married
 3 Divorced
 4 Widowed
 5 Separated
NIU (not in universe)
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 31 Marital Status
This column must be for all members of the household aged ten years and over. For household members aged below ten years, /Â—/ will be entered in column 31. Marriage means union between man and woman through legal or traditional ceremony and living together as husband and wife.
Categories of marriage and their codes are given below to indicate marital status.
1 = Never married.
2 = Married
3 = Divorced /Married before the census day and divorced legally or traditionally before the census day. /
4 = Widowed /Person whose spouse has died and has not remarried until census day/
5 = Separated /Husband and wife whose marriage is not annulled legally or traditionally but separated on the census day due to misunderstanding/
Based on the listing of categories of marital status given above the correct code of marital status will be entered in column 31 card column 57 for household members ten years and over.
This variable indicates the person's marital status.
Resident household members age 10+
Demographic Variables -- PERSON