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MIGHOUSE
Same house 5 years ago

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Description

MIGHOUSE indicates whether the person lived in the same house 5 years ago.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Italy
South Africa

Comparability — General

MIGHOUSE can be considered a supplement to MIGRATE5, which indicates whether the person lived in the same or different state 5 years ago.

Comparability — Italy [top]

In 2011, the question was asked of persons age 5 or older. Age is reported in intervals, and children age 5 are grouped with children ages 3 and 4. Therefore, it is not possible to verify the age universe for MIGHOUSE.

Comparability — South Africa [top]

The survey question actually referred to place of residence in October 2001, which was roughly 5 years and 4 months prior.

Universe

  • Canada 1971: Persons age 5+
  • Canada 1981: Persons age 5+ in private households
  • Canada 1991: Persons age 5+ in private households
  • Canada 2001: Persons age 5+ in private households
  • Italy 2011: Persons age 5+
  • South Africa 2007: Persons born before October 2001
  • United States 1990: Persons age 5+
  • United States 2000: Persons age 5+

Availability

  • Canada: 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001
  • Italy: 2011
  • South Africa: 2007
  • United States: 1990, 2000