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Israel, Metropolitan area

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METROIL identifies the metropolitan area within Israel in which the household was enumerated. METROIL is harmonized by name and does not account for boundary changes over time.

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 refer to GEOLEV1 and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

The 1995 sample provides more details on subdivisions within metro areas.

METROIL is not available for the 1972 sample.


  • All households


  • Israel: 1983, 1995