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Municipality of residence 5 years ago, Venezuela; consistent boundaries, GIS

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MIG2_5_VE indicates the person's district of residence five years ago within Venezuela. Migration district codes for MIG2_5_VE are compatible with codes for GEO2_VE.

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. Boundary changes for MIG2_5_VE are too numerous to list here, but users should be aware that there were changes over time.


  • Venezuela 2001: Persons age 5+


  • Venezuela: 2001