Write accordingly, single, married, consensual union, separated, widow.
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 No. 6 - What is your current civil state? The civil state that a person has on the census date should be registered, writing down according to the case the determination of single, married, consensual union, widowed, or separated.
It is necessary to establish clearly the current civil state of each enumerated person. This should be only one response that is registered in column 6. The corresponding civil state should be written down of all persons, even the youngest of age.
The definitions of civil state are as follows:
Single: A person is single when they have never married, and on the census date they do not live in a consensual union or as married without being so.
Married: When a person says they are married and having legalized their union with legal ties.
Consensual Union: If a person lives as married without being so, or one who lives as husband or wife without having legalized the union, they are not considered as a single person but rather as in "Consensual Union".
Separated: When a person is legally married and does not live with their spouse due to reasons other than temporary absence for work, vacation, on leave, business, etc.
Widowed: When a person declared to be widowed, has not married again and does not live in consensual union or as married without being so.