Codes and Frequencies
Most IPUMS data transformations are performed using variable harmonization tables that specify how each value in the source data is recoded. Some variables also require programming logic in addition to the harmonization table. The harmonization documents for this variable are:
DHS_IPUMSI_ZW provides geographic codes for Zimbabwe 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_ZW indicate the major administrative unit in which the household was enumerated or surveyed.
GIS shapefiles for Zimbabwe can be downloaded here.
Comparability — General
The units in DHS_IPUMSI_ZW 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 1994 to 2015 and corresponds to the census samples from 2012 in IPUMS-International.
- All households
- Zimbabwe: 2012