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      class Regnco:public Editor {

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

        long a = getRecoded();
        switch (dataSet) {
        case dataset_id::co1964a:
            if (CO1964A_0002(0) >= 8001 && CO1964A_0002(0) <= 8007 && CO1964A_0010(0) < 192107)
                a = 2;




REGNCO indicates the metropolitan region within Colombia in which the household was enumerated. REGNCO is harmonized by name and does not account for boundary changes over time.

The full set of geography variables for Colombia can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level refer to GEOLEV1 and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

There are no comparability issues.


  • All households


  • Colombia: 1964, 1973, 1985, 1993, 2005