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Social, Demographic, and Educational Data for France, 1801-1897 (ICPSR 48) RSS

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This data collection consists of 161 selected social, demographic, and educational datasets for France in the period 1801-1897. The data were collected from published reports of three national statistical series: (1) National Censuses, (2) Vital Statistics, and (3) Primary Education. This project was supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Science Foundation. The National Census data were derived from the quinquennial population censuses of France from 1801 to 1896 and were obtained from the Statistique Generale de la France. The data provide detailed social and economic information for the period 1851 to 1896. The data for 1801-1851 are less rich in subject matter coverage but do present some basic information on population characteristics. The National Census data in general describe the population, including the composition of the population by categories of age, sex, place of birth, marital status, religion, place of residence, and occupation. There is also some limited information on migration, transportation and communication, housing, and families. A large segment of the census data pertains to occupations of the population, specifying job classifications within professions, as well as information on non-employed household members that were dependent on employees in the various industries, in addition to enumerations of persons employed in various professions and trades. The Vital Statistics data files contain annual vital statistics for the French population. These data were obtained from two printed series, MOUVEMENT DE LA POPULATION (1801-1868), and STATISTIQUE ANNUELLE (1869-1897). The basic variables included in the vital statistics datasets record births, deaths, and marriages in France. Detailed cross-tabulations of these demographic indicators are presented for births, tabulated by sex, month, legitimacy status, and characteristics of the parents, and deaths, categorized by age and previous marital status of the partners. Additional cross-tabulations are provided for variables such as divorces, passports issued, medical personnel and hospitals, and a literacy indicator (signing of marriage certificates). The Primary Education data files provide information on primary schools and were obtained from the Statistique de l'enseignement Primaire. The data obtained from the series basically cover the period 1829-1897, although some recapitulative information for earlier years is also presented. The main focus of the data in this series is on primary schools, classes and buildings, enrollment, teachers, sources of funding and expenditure, and academic proficiency of the pupils. Additional information is included on literacy, teacher training (normal) schools, school age population, and libraries. A machine-readable French language codebook, describing the data items as well as the sources from which they were obtained, is provided with each dataset supplied. In addition, lists of the variables included in each dataset are included in Parts 162-164. See the related collection, DEMOGRAPHIC, SOCIAL, EDUCATIONAL AND ECONOMIC DATA FOR FRANCE, 1833-1925 (ICPSR 7529).

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DS1:  Recensements de 1851, 1856 et 1866 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS2:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS3:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS4:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS5:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS6:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS7:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS8:  Recensement de 1861 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS9:  Recensement de 1861 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS10:  Recensement de 1861 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS11:  Recensements de 1861 et 1872 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS12:  Recensement de 1861 et 1851 - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
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DS13:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS14:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS15:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS16:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS17:  Recensements de 1856 et 1872 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS18:  Recensements de 1866, 1872, 1881, 1886, 1891, 1896.... - Download All Files (1 MB)
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DS19:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS20:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS21:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS22:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS23:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS24:  Recensements de 1876, 1881, 1886, 1891, 1896 - Download All Files (0.7 MB)
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DS25:  Recensement de 1866 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS26:  Recensement de 1866 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS27:  Recensement de 1866 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS28:  Recensement de 1876 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS29:  Recensement de 1876 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS30:  Recensement de 1876 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS31:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS32:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS33:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS34:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS35:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS36:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS37:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS38:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS39:  Recensement de 1881 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS40:  Recensements de 1876 et 1881 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS41:  Recensement de 1881 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS42:  Recensement de 1881 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS43:  Recensements de 1881 et 1886 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS44:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS45:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS46:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS47:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS48:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS49:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS50:  Recensements de 1886 et 1891 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS51:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS52:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS53:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS54:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS55:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS56:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS57:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS58:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS59:  Recensement de 1891, et Statistique de L'enseignement...1886-1887 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS60:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS61:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS62:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS63:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS64:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS65:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS66:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS67:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (0.2 MB)
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DS68:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS69:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS70:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS71:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS72:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS73:  Recensement de l896 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS74:  Mouvement de la Population, 1851, 1852 et 1853 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS75:  Mouvement de la Population, 1851, 1852 et 1853 - Download All Files (0.1 MB)
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DS76:  Mouvement de la Population, 1851-1853 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS77:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS78:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS79:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS80:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 et 1896-1897 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS81:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS82:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS83:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS84:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (0.1 MB)
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DS85:  Territoire et Population, 1837 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS86:  Territoire et Population, 1837 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS87:  Mouvement de la Population, 1800-1834 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS88:  Mouvement de la Population, 1809-1822 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS89:  Mouvement de la Population, 1823-1835 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS90:  Mouvement de la Population, 1800-1835 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS91:  Mouvement de la Population, 1800-1835 - Download All Files (0.7 MB)
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DS92:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855, 1856 et 1857 - Download All Files (0.2 MB)
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DS93:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS94:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS95:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855-1856 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS96:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855, 1856 et 1857 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS97:  Mouvement de la Population, 1856 et 1857 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS98:  Mouvement de la Population, 1857 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS99:  Mouvement de la Population, 1857 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS100:  Mouvement de la Population, 1854 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS101:  Mouvement de la Population, 1854 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS102:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS103:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS104:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS105:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS106:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS107:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS108:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS109:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS110:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS111:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS112:  Mouvement de la Population, 1860-1869 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS113:  Mouvement de la Population, 1869-1871 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS114:  Mouvement de la Population, 1870-1871 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS115:  Mouvement de la Population, 1869-1871 - Download All Files (0.2 MB)
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DS116:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (1.4 MB)
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DS117:  Territoire, Population, 1837; Statistique Annuelle, 1890 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS118:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 et 1896-1897 - Download All Files (0.2 MB)
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DS119:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1865; Statistique Annuelle, 1871 - Download All Files (1.2 MB)
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DS120:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1865 - Download All Files (0.1 MB)
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DS121:  Mouvement de la Population, 1866-1868 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS122:  Mouvement de la Population, 1867-1868 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS123:  Mouvement de la Population, 1866-1868 - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
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DS124:  Mouvement de la Population, 1874 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS125:  Mouvement de la Population, 1874 et 1872 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS126:  Mouvement de la Population, 1872 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS127:  Mouvement de la Population, 1873 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS128:  Mouvement de la Population, 1875 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS129:  Mouvement de la Population, 1890 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS130:  Mouvement de la Population, 1872...1890, 1876, 1877, 1878 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS131:  Mouvement de la Population, 1876 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS132:  Mouvement de la Population, 1877 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS133:  Mouvement de la Population, 1878 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS134:  Mouvement de la Population, 1879 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS135:  Mouvement de la Population, 1880 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS136:  Mouvement de la Population, 1881 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS137:  Mouvement de la Population, 1882 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS138:  Mouvement de la Population, 1895 - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
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DS139:  Mouvement de la Population, 1895 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS140:  Mouvement de la Population, 1896 - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
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DS141:  Mouvement de la Population, 1896 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS142:  Mouvement de la Population, 1890-1892 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS143:  Mouvement de la Population, 1883 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS144:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (0.6 MB)
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DS145:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS146:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS147:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS148:  Mouvement de la Population, 1888 et 1889 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS149:  Mouvement de la Population, 1888-1889 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS150:  Mouvement de la Population, 1893 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS151:  Mouvement de la Population, 1893 - Download All Files (0.2 MB)
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DS152:  Mouvement de la Population, 1884 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS153:  Mouvement de la Population, 1885 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS154:  Mouvement de la Population, 1885 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS155:  Mouvement de la Population, 1886 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS156:  Mouvement de la Population, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS157:  Mouvement de la Population, 1894 - Download All Files (0.5 MB)
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DS158:  Mouvement de la Population, 1894 - Download All Files (0.4 MB)
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DS159:  Mouvement de la Population, 1894 - Download All Files (0.3 MB)
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DS160:  Mouvement de la Population, 1884-1886, 1888, 1890, 1891 et 1893-1897 - Download All Files (0.8 MB)
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DS161:  Mouvement de la Population, 1879-1886, 1888, 1890, et 1891 - Download All Files (0.8 MB)
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DS162:  Variable Listing for Primary Education Data for France, 1829-1897
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DS163:  Variable Listing for Historical Population, Economic, and Social Data: France, 1801-1896
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DS164:  Variable Listing for Annual Vital Statistics for France, 1801-1897
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Citation

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Social, Demographic, and Educational Data for France, 1801-1897. ICPSR00048-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-02-20. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00048.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

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  • National Science Foundation

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   birth rates, census data, demographic characteristics, divorce rates, education, elementary school students, elementary schools, employment, families, housing, libraries, literacy, marriage rates, migration, mortality rates, nativity, occupations, religion, schools, teacher training, transportation, vital statistics

Geographic Coverage:   Europe, France, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1801--1897

Universe:   France in the period 1801-1897

Data Types:   census/enumeration data, and aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The variable lists are provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site. (2) The majority of the data in this collection were recorded only at the departement level, although some information can be supplied for various sub-departement units such as arrondissements, chef-lieux, and villes. (3) The data were processed and verified by ICPSR, and a comprehensive series of manual and machine-aided error-checking routines was carried out. Errors discovered by these procedures have been corrected and no further systematic error checks are contemplated, although errors uncovered through use of the data will be corrected as they are reported to ICPSR.

Methodology

Data Source:

(1) STATISTIQUE GENERALE DE LA FRANCE, (2) MOUVEMENT DE LA POPULATION, 1801-1868, (3) STATISTIQUE ANNUELLE, 1869-1897, and (4) STATISTIQUE DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT PRIMAIRE

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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