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:
MIG2_P_BJ indicates the person's commune of previous residence within Benin. The migration could have occurred at any time in the past.
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.
- Benin 1979: All persons
- Benin 1992: Household residents
- Benin 2002: Household residents
- Benin 2013: Household residents
- Benin: 1979, 1992, 2002, 2013