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REGNUG indicates the region in Uganda in which the household was enumerated. It is the largest-scale geographic identifier available in the Uganda samples. REGNUG is harmonized by name and does not account for boundary changes over time.

The full set of geography variables for Uganda 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

Regions in the Uganda samples are comparable across time. The Kampala region is included in the Central Region in all samples.


  • All households


  • Uganda: 1991, 2002, 2014