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Region of residence 5 years ago, Morocco; consistent boundaries, GIS

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      class Mig1alt_5_ma:public Editor {

    Mig1alt_5_ma(VarPointer varInfo) : Editor(varInfo) {}
    void edit() {

        long a = getRecoded();
        switch (dataSet) {
        case dataset_id::ma2004a:
            if (MA2004A_0409() < 5)
                a = 504099;




MIG1ALT_5_MA indicates the person's region of residence five years prior to the census within Morocco.

Click on the Source Variables tab for information on place of residence for each sample year. Source variables may contain more geographic unit detail but are not suitable for cross-temporal comparison.

Comparability — General

The entirety of Oued Ed-Dahab-Lagouira (IPUMS code 504001), the vast majority of Laayoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra (IPUMS code 504002), and part of Guelmim-Es Semara (IPUMS code 504003) were situated within the disputed territory of Western Sahara and is not represented in the map.

For the province of previous residence without a time constraint, see MIG1ALT_P_MA.

For the country of residence 5 years ago for international migrants, see MIGCTRY5.


  • Morocco 2004: Persons age 5+ who moved within the last 5 years


  • Morocco: 2004