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Trinidad and Tobago, Region 2000 [Level 1, GIS]

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GEO1_TT2000 identifies the household's region within Trinidad and Tobago in 2000. Regions are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_TT2000 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for Trinidad and Tobago 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

Regions with populations less than 20,000 (based on the most recent sample year) were regionalized (combined) with neighboring regions to create units with populations greater than 20,000. The following regions are combined for confidentiality purposes.

  • Siparia and Point Fortin are combined for confidentiality reasons.
  • St. John, St. Mary, St. Paul, St. George, and St. David are combined for confidentiality reasons.
  • St. Andrew and St. Patrick are combined for confidentiality reasons.


  • All households


  • Trinidad and Tobago: 2000