Codes and Frequencies
GEO2_TR1985 identifies the household's district within Turkey in 1985. Districts are the second level administrative units of the country, after provinces. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO2_TR1985 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.
The full set of geography variables for Turkey 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
Tukey had more than 650 districts in 1985. However, there are only 167 districts available in the IPUMS International microdata. Districts were combined by the State Institute of Statistics of Turkey for confidentiality purposes. Our GIS Boundary files represent confidential zed districts provided by the State Institute of Statistics and identified in the IPUMS International microdata.
- All households
- Turkey: 1985