Data Cart

Your data extract

0 variables
0 samples
View Cart
Province of residence 1 year ago, Papua New Guinea; consistent boundaries, GIS

Codes and Frequencies

Can't find the category you are looking for? Try the Detailed codes

Explore how IPUMS created this variable


      class Mig1_1_pg : public Editor {

  Mig1_1_pg(VarPointer varInfo) : Editor(varInfo) {}
  void edit() {

    long a = getRecoded();
    switch (dataSet) {
    case dataset_id::pg2011a: {
      if (PG2011A_0406() == 0)
        a = 598099;
    } break;




MIG1_1_PG indicates the person's province of residence within Papua New Guinea 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.

  • Hela province was created from Southern Highlands.
  • Jiwaka province was created from Western Highlands.

There is no data for North Solomons in the 1990 sample.

This variable is available for the 1990 sample. For country of residence of international migrants, see MIGCTRY1

The 1990 sample consists of persons 1 or more years old.


  • Papua New Guinea 1990: Persons age 1+


  • Papua New Guinea: 1990