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Department of residence 5 years ago, Senegal; consistent boundaries, GIS

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      class Mig2_5_sn:public Editor {

    Mig2_5_sn(VarPointer varInfo) : Editor(varInfo) {}
    void edit() {

        long a = getRecoded();
        switch (dataSet) {
        case dataset_id::sn1988a:
            if (SN1988A_0427() == 0)
                a = GEO2_SN(0);
        case dataset_id::sn2002a:
            if (SN2002A_0404() < 5)
                a = 686099999;
        case dataset_id::sn2013a:
            if (SN2013A_0424() == 999 & SN2013A_0422() != 999)
                a = 686097997;




MIG2_5_SN indicates the person's department of residence 5 years ago within Senegal. Migration department codes for MIG2_5_SN are compatible with codes for GEO2_SN.

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

Only persons in ordinary households were asked the migration question in 2013.

Where boundaries changed over time, units were harmonized to create units with boundaries that remain stable over time. Boundary changes for MIG2_5_SN are too numerous to list here, but users should be aware that there were changes over time.


  • Senegal 1988: Persons age 5+
  • Senegal 2002: Persons age 5+
  • Senegal 2013: Residents age 5+ in ordinary households


  • Senegal: 1988, 2002, 2013