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MIG1_P_JM
Parish of previous residence, Jamaica; consistent boundaries, GIS

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Description

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.

Comparability — General

The data are comparable across time apart from the exclusion of some group quarters residents from the universe in 2001.

Universe

  • 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

Availability

  • Jamaica: 1982, 1991, 2001