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:
GEO2_IL1972 identifies the household's subdistricts within Israel in 1972. Subdistricts are the second level administrative units of the country, after districts. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO2_IL1972 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 of any country 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 the results 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 098.
- Golan in the northern part (in dispute with Syria) is coded as 097.
- All households
- Israel: 1972