Pre-indexing: Ghana - 1982-1984 Census [Part 4B]


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

Describe the image above. To do this, click in the Image Type field, and then click the down arrow at the right side of the field. Select an option from the list.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

  • Only the images of Form H has data that is to be indexed. Click here to see an example.
  • Images of all other types of forms should not be indexed and should be marked as: No Extractable Data Image. Click the following links to see examples:  Sample 1 No Data  Sample 2 No Data

If there is no information to be indexed because the image is blank, a duplicate, has no extractable data, or is unreadable, select one of these options. Press Tab or Enter, and on the warning message, click Yes. Continue to the next image in the batch.

Click here to see an example: No Extractable Data Image

Enumeration Area Number

Enumeration Area Number

Type the enumeration area number that was written on the record.

Do not include any letters when they are present.

If the enumeration area number was not recorded or contains a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.

Click here to see an example: 43250019

Name of Town/Village

Name of Town/Village

Type the name of the town/village that was written or stamped on the record.

If the town/village has been misspelled, spell it correctly. If it has been abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation. Use the lookup list for assistance.

If the town/village includes a number, do not index it in this field.

If the town/village was not recorded or contains a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field blank.

Click here to see an example: New Edubaise

Town/Village Code

Town/Village Code

Type the town/village code that was written on the record.

Do not include any letters when they are present.

If the town/village code was not recorded or contains a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 43250000

Event Year

Event Year

Type a four-digit number for the year. If only a two-digit number was recorded, type what was written on the record.

Do not include descriptive words, such as: "about" or "abt."

If the year was not recorded or contains a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark the field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1984