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United Kingdom, Region 2001 [Level 1, GIS]

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      class Geo1_uk2001 : public Editor{
    Geo1_uk2001(VarPointer varInfo):Editor(varInfo){}

    void edit(){
		auto result = getRecoded();
	if (dataSet == dataset_id::uk2001a){
		result = MISSING;

		if (countPeople() >0){
			RecordPointer person_rec = people().front();			
			auto source_data = getSourceData(person_rec);
			result = applyTransTable(source_data);



GEO1_ UK2001 identifies the household's region within United Kingdom in 2001. Regions are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_ UK2001 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for United Kingdoms 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.

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  • All households


  • United Kingdom: 2001