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:
MIG1_1_KE indicates the person's province of residence within Kenya 1 year ago.
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
Where boundaries changed over time, units were harmonized to create units with boundaries that remain stable over time.
- North and South Rift Valley provinces are identified separately in the 1979 and 1989 samples, but in all other years they are combined as the Rift Valley province.
For the country of residence of international migrants, see MIGCTRY1 (Country of residence 1 year ago).
- Persons age 1+
- Kenya: 1979, 1989, 1999, 2009