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Lived in urban center 5 years ago, Colombia

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MIGURCO indicates whether the person lived in an urban center 5 years ago (a municipal capital with a mayoralty).

Comparability — General

The universes differ significantly between samples. The 2005 sample only asked the question of person who moved within the last five years; everyone living in the country five years ago was asked the question in 1985.


  • Colombia 1985: Persons age 5+ who resided in Colombia 5 years ago
  • Colombia 2005: Persons who changed residence in the past 5 years


  • Colombia: 1985, 2005