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Municipality of previous residence, Cuba; consistent boundaries, GIS

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      class Mig2_p_cu:public Editor {

    Mig2_p_cu(VarPointer varInfo) : Editor(varInfo) {}
    void edit() {

        long a = getRecoded();
        switch (dataSet) {
        case dataset_id::cu2002a:
            if (CU2002A_0414() == 9999 && CU2002A_0412() <= 998)
                a = 192997997;
            if (CU2002A_0414() == 9999 && CU2002A_0412() == 999)
                a = GEO2_CU(0);
        case dataset_id::cu2012a:
            if (CU2012A_0416() == 9999)
                a = GEO2_CU(0);




MIG2_P_CU indicates the person's municipality of previous residence within Cuba. Migration municipality codes from MIG2_P_CU are compatible with codes from GEO2_CU.

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


  • Cuba 2002: All persons
  • Cuba 2012: All persons


  • Cuba: 2002, 2012