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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:
OC1HIRNO classifies a person's occupation, and describes the socio-economic level of the occupation.
It classifies occupations as ranging from landowners and capitalists, at the top; through professionals, office functionaries, and those running their own businesses; to craft workers and work leaders; to day laborers and apprentices; and finally to unemployed and/or unproductive individuals at the bottom.
Information on the industrial sector a person worked in is contained in the variable OC1TRDNO.
- Norway: 1865, 1875, 1900, 1910