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Commune of previous residence, Benin; consistent boundaries, GIS

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MIG2_P_BJ indicates the person's commune of previous residence within Benin. Migration commune codes from MIG2_P_BJ are compatible with codes from GEO2_BJ. 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.

Comparability — General

There are no comparability issues and there were no boundary changes between the sample years.


  • Benin 1979: All persons
  • Benin 1992: Household residents
  • Benin 2002: Household residents
  • Benin 2013: Household residents


  • Benin: 1979, 1992, 2002, 2013