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_MY1970 identifies the household's state within Malaysia in 1970. States are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_MY1970 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.
The full set of geography variables for Malaysia can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level of any country refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.
- All households
- Malaysia: 1970