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Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics 1, 2013 codes, Europe

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ENUTS1_2013 is the third regular amendment to the annexes to the ENUTS1 classification. ENUTS1_2013 was enforced on 31 December 2013 and was applied from 1 January 2015. ENUTS1_2013 identifies the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) within Europe in which the household was enumerated. NUTS1 is the first level territorial units within countries. NUTS is a standard administrative division of the European Union, and was developed by the EU. The European Free Trade Association extends the NUTS system to several additional countries outside of the EU (e.g. Turkey), and they are also incorporated into this variable.

The first 3-digits of ENUTS1_2013 variable provide the COUNTRY code followed by the 2-digit NUTS1 code. The labels include the standard code for the NUTS1 (2013) system and the name of the NUTS1 region, separated by a slash.

Smaller sub-national units are available for most countries in ENUTS2_2013 and ENUTS3_2013.
The full set of geography variables for the countries can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — Index


Comparability — General

To address issues of changing geography and ENUTS codes, IPUMS has created ENUTS1_2013 as an extension to the ENUTS1 variable. All newer samples post 2010 are available in ENUTS1_2013. Listed below are ENUTS1_2013 and ENUTS1 availability.

Country ENUTS1 ENUTS1_2013
Austria 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011 2011
France 1961, 1968, 1975, 1982, 1990, 1999, 2006, 2011 2011
Germany 1970, 1971, 1981, 1987 NA
Greece 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011 2011
Ireland 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2002, 2006, 2011 2011, 2016
Italy 2001, 2011, 2011-2020* 2011, 2011-2020*
Poland 2002, 2011 2011
Portugal 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011 2011
Romania 1977, 1992, 2002, 2011 2011
Slovakia 1991, 2001, 2011 2011
Slovenia 2002 NA
Spain 1981, 1991, 2001, 2011, 2005-2020* 2011, 2010-2020*
Switzerland 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 NA
Turkey 2000 NA
United Kingdom 1991, 2001 NA

Comparability — France [top]

France reorganized its level 1 geography, and changed its coding structure completely in NUTS1. These changes are reflected ENUTS1_2013 variable and are different from ENUTS1.

The 2011 sample includes overseas regions (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyane, and Réunion), which are not available in earlier French samples. The sample is also missing data for Mayotte, as it was only fully integrated into France in 2014.

Comparability — Greece [top]

Greece changed its boundaries and coding structure for NUTS1 in 2013. These changes are reflected ENUTS1_2013 variable and are different from ENUTS1.

Comparability — Poland [top]

Poland changed its boundaries and coding structure for NUTS1 in 2013. These changes are reflected ENUTS1_2013 variable and are different from ENUTS1


  • All households


  • Austria: 2011
  • France: 2011
  • Greece: 2011
  • Ireland: 2011, 2016
  • Italy: 2011, 2011Q1, 2012Q1, 2013Q1, 2014Q1, 2015Q1, 2016Q1, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2019Q1, 2020Q1
  • Poland: 2011
  • Portugal: 2011
  • Romania: 2011
  • Slovak Republic: 2011
  • Spain: 2010Q1, 2010Q2, 2010Q3, 2010Q4, 2011, 2011Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q4, 2012Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q4, 2013Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q4, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q4, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q4, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q4, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2018Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2019Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q4