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:
LANGNP2 indicates the person's second spoken language in Nepal. The second language is the language learned after the mother tongue and frequently spoken with neighbors and others. If there are many second spoken languages, then the most frequently spoken language among them is reported.
Comparability — General
There are no comparability issues.
The first language the person learned in childhood is recorded in the mother tongue variable, MTONGNP.
- All persons
- Nepal: 2001