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_MX2000 identifies the household’s municipality within Mexico in 2000. Municipalities are the second level administrative units of the country, after states. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO2_MX2000 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.
The full set of geography variables for Mexico 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
The 2000 Mexico sample is a stratified cluster design; stratified geographically by municipality and urban area. The sample weights are designed to yield proper counts at the state level, but the clustering of the underlying data may affect their representativeness at the municipality level.
- All households
- Mexico: 2000