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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
This data collection contains October 1977 employment and payroll figures by function for state and local governments. Full-time and part-time employment and payrolls are shown for corrections, education, administration, fire protection, health, libraries, police, public welfare, utilities, parks, transit, sewage, and highways. Data are also included for labor-management relations, employee benefits, health, hospital or disability insurance, and life insurance. There are seven files in this data collection. Parts 1-5 provide data for each individual state and local government. Part 6 includes data for county areas (local governmental units within each county). Part 7 contains a United States summary and state summaries for the following types of governments: state and local government total, state government, local government total, local governments in standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSAs), counties, municipalities, townships, school districts, and special districts.
Series: Census of Governments Series
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS, 1977: EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY STATISTICS. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1979. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08117.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08117.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census data, counties, economic conditions, employee benefits, employment, government employees, government expenditures, government revenues, labor relations, local government, municipal services, municipalities, school districts, state government, townships
Geographic Coverage: United States
Universe: The 50 state governments and approximately 80,000 local units of government identified in the governmental organization phase of the Census.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Sample: All from the universe except special district governments with less than five full-time employees and municipal and township governments with less than 2,500 residents, unless they had a dependent school system.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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