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:
GEO1_IL1995 identifies the household's district within Israel in 1995. Districts are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_IL1995 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.
The full set of geography variables for Israel 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 — General
Israel has three regions that are in dispute with its neighboring states. The disputed areas are a result of the Third Arab–Israeli War in 1967.
- No Man's Land along the Israel/Palestine border is coded as 099.
- Judea, Samaria, and Gaza Areas (in dispute with Palestine) are coded as 9. These are the areas that make up Palestine. Data for these areas appear in both Israel and Palestine. In Palestine, the units are recorded separately while in Israel, the units appear as one unit.
- Golan in the northern part (in dispute with Syria) is coded as 097.
- All households
- Israel: 1995