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_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