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:
LANGSN2 indicates the person's second language spoken in Senegal. It is the language spoken second most frequently in daily life after the first language.
Comparability — General
The 2002 and 2013 samples have details on foreign languages, such as English, Arabic, Chinese, etc.
The person's most frequently spoken language is recorded for the Senegal samples in LANGSN.
Users should be aware that universes differ between sample years.
- Senegal 1988: Persons born in Senegal
- Senegal 2002: All persons
- Senegal 2013: Residents in ordinary households
- Senegal: 1988, 2002, 2013