Only for people 10 years and older
[Applies to questions O - U]
P. If living with a partner, spouse, companion, consort, etc., indicate the nature of the union. If not living with a partner spouse, companion, consort, etc., indicate if person is:
 56 civil and religious marriage
 57 civil marriage only
 58 religious marriage only
 59 other
 60 single
 64 separated
 65 abandoned [desquitado]
 66 divorced
 67 widowed
NIU (not in universe)
Civil and religious marriage
Only civil marriage
Only religious marriage
Living maritally (other)
Legally separated (desquitado)
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.
Question P - (1st part) If the [person] lives in the company of wife, husband, common-law spouse, consort, etc. - indicate the nature of the union
Question P is divided into two distinct parts; each person age 10 or over will answer only one of the parts.
The first part will be answered only by those who live in the company of a wife or husband and refers to the nature of the union with the spouse with whom the person currently lives (on the Date of the Census).
One of the following answers should be marked:
Civil and religious marriage - for persons who are married civilly and religiously;
Only civil marriage - For those who are married civilly without there having been a religious ceremony;
Only religious marriage - For those who are married only religiously;
Other - For those who are not married either civilly or religiously.
It should be noted that a ceremony held in any religion or sect should be considered a religious wedding.
Question P - (2nd Part) If [the respondent] does not live in the company of wife, husband, common-law spouse, consort, etc. - indicate whether he or she is:
In the 2nd part of Question P (which will be answered only by those who do not live in the company of spouse), the enumerator should indicate one of the following:
Single - for those who have not contracted a civil or religious matrimony and do not live in the company of spouse;
Separated - for married persons (married civilly, civilly and religiously, or only religiously) who have separated without a legal separation or a ratified divorce and do not live in the company of another spouse;
Legally separated [desquitado] - for those who have ratified this marital status and do not live in the company of another spouse;
Divorced - for those who, having married pursuant to foreign law, have obtained a divorce and do not live in the company of another spouse;
Widow or widower - for any person whose spouse has died, when they were united by a civil, a civil and religious, or only a religious marriage and do not live in the company of another spouse.
This variable indicates the person's current marital status according to law or custom. Individuals who remarried report the status relevant to their most recent marriage.