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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
This collection contains standard data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and over. Also supplied are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. In addition, supplemental data pertaining to immigration, fertility, and birth expectations are included in this file. The immigration questions, which were asked of all respondents, specify country of birth for the sample person and his or her parents. For those not born within the United States or its outlying areas, questions regarding citizenship and year of immigration were asked. Data are also presented for females age 18 to 44 on date of first marriage, number of liveborn children, and date of birth of youngest and oldest children. Women age 18 to 34 were questioned on the number of children they expected to have during their remaining childbearing years.
Series: Current Population Survey Series
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, JUNE 1986: IMMIGRATION, FERTILITY AND BIRTH EXPECTATIONS. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1987. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1988. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08901.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08901.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: birth expectations, census data, demographic characteristics, employment, fertility, households, immigration, income, jobs, labor force, marital status, occupations, place of birth, population characteristics, population estimates, reproductive history, unemployment
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: A probability sample consisting of approximately 71,000 households was selected to represent the universe.
personal interviews, and telephone interviews
Original ICPSR Release: 1988-06-01
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