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Venezuela, State 1971 [Level 1, GIS]

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GEO1_VE1971 identifies the household's state within Venezuela in 1971. States are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_VE1971 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for Venezuela 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.

Comparability — General

States with populations less than 20,000 (based on the most recent sample year) were regionalized (combined) with neighboring states to create units with populations greater than 20,000.

  • Federal Dependencies is combined with Nueva Esparta for confidentiality reasons.


  • All households


  • Venezuela: 1971