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_SL indicates the person's district of residence in 1990 within Sierra Leone. The variable also includes information on foreign country of residence in 1990 for international migrants.
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
There are no comparability issues.
For the country of previous residence of international migrants, see MIGCTRYP.
- Persons born in 1990 or earlier
- Sierra Leone: 2004