Comparison of questions asked in 1959, 1970, 1979, 1989 censuses

    1959 1970 1979 1989
1. Relation to the head of the family + + +
2. Relation to the member of the family written first +
3. Sex + + + +
  Temporarily absent        
4. Cause of absence + + +
5. Period of absence + + + +
  Temporarily present        
6. Place of permanent residence + + + +
7. Period of absence from there + + + +
8. Age + + + +
9. Date of birth + + +
10. Place of birth +
11. Marital status + + + +
12. Nationality + + + +
13. Citizenship + + + +
14. Native language + + + +
15. Another language the respondent freely commands + + +
16. Education + + + +
17. Graduation from vocational training institution +
18. Type of current educational institution the respondent is attending + + + +
19. Source of living + + +
20. Sources of living +
21. Place of work + s s s
22. Occupation + s s s
23. Social group + s s s
24. For those who did not work a full year write the duration of work s
25. Duration of permanent residence in a given settlement s s s
26. Place of previous permanent residence (urban or rural) s s
27. Cause of changing place of residence s
  For women:        
28. The number of children born s s
29. The number of children surviving s
30. Period of dwelling construction +
31. Material outward walls are made of +
32. Owner of dwelling +
33. Type of dwelling +
34. Installations of the dwelling +
35. Number of rooms +
  Floor space (sq. m)        
36. Total +
37. Living space +