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_P_JM indicates the person's parish of previous residence within Jamaica. The migration could have occurred at any time in the past. Persons living in their parish of birth were to report that parish.
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.
- Jamaica 1982: Persons in private households or selected group quarters, born in Jamaica
- Jamaica 1991: Persons in private households or selected group quarters, born in Jamaica
- Jamaica 2001: Persons who were born in Jamaica
- Jamaica: 1982, 1991, 2001