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DHS-IPUMS-I Senegal regions, 1986-2016 [consistent boundaries, GIS]

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DHS_IPUMSI_SN provides geographic codes for Senegal that match those in the DHS and IPUMS-International databases. This variable can be used to link contextual area data from IPUMS-DHS to IPUMS-International or vice versa. The codes in DHS_IPUMSI_SN indicate the major administrative unit in which the household was enumerated or surveyed.

GIS shapefiles for Senegal can be downloaded here.

Comparability — General

The units in DHS_IPUMSI_SN are harmonized across DHS and IPUMS-International samples to account for changing boundaries in the major administrative level of geography. The time span for DHS samples are 2005 to 2017 and corresponds to the census samples from 1988 to 2013 in IPUMS-International.


  • All households


  • Senegal: 1988, 2002, 2013