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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 (415 KB)
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DS2:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (437 KB)
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DS3:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (427 KB)
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DS4:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (458 KB)
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DS5:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (459 KB)
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DS6:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (350 KB)
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DS7:  Recensement de 1851 - Download All Files (298 KB)
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DS8:  Recensement de 1861 - Download All Files (414 KB)
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DS9:  Recensement de 1861 - Download All Files (468 KB)
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DS10:  Recensement de 1861 - Download All Files (486 KB)
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DS11:  Recensements de 1861 et 1872 - Download All Files (516 KB)
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DS12:  Recensement de 1861 et 1851 - Download All Files (550 KB)
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DS13:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (451 KB)
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DS14:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (462 KB)
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DS15:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (506 KB)
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DS16:  Recensement de 1872 - Download All Files (489 KB)
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DS17:  Recensements de 1856 et 1872 - Download All Files (449 KB)
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DS18:  Recensements de 1866, 1872, 1881, 1886, 1891, 1896.... - Download All Files (1,041 KB)
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DS19:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (444 KB)
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DS20:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (463 KB)
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DS21:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (451 KB)
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DS22:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (452 KB)
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DS23:  Recensement de 1856 - Download All Files (494 KB)
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DS24:  Recensements de 1876, 1881, 1886, 1891, 1896 - Download All Files (675 KB)
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DS25:  Recensement de 1866 - Download All Files (458 KB)
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DS26:  Recensement de 1866 - Download All Files (480 KB)
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DS27:  Recensement de 1866 - Download All Files (422 KB)
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DS28:  Recensement de 1876 - Download All Files (398 KB)
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DS29:  Recensement de 1876 - Download All Files (434 KB)
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DS30:  Recensement de 1876 - Download All Files (437 KB)
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DS31:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (389 KB)
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DS32:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (448 KB)
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DS33:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (386 KB)
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DS34:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (422 KB)
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DS35:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (430 KB)
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DS36:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (451 KB)
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DS37:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (417 KB)
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DS38:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1829-1877 - Download All Files (325 KB)
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DS39:  Recensement de 1881 - Download All Files (430 KB)
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DS40:  Recensements de 1876 et 1881 - Download All Files (425 KB)
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DS41:  Recensement de 1881 - Download All Files (414 KB)
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DS42:  Recensement de 1881 - Download All Files (393 KB)
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DS43:  Recensements de 1881 et 1886 - Download All Files (400 KB)
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DS44:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (435 KB)
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DS45:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (421 KB)
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DS46:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (415 KB)
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DS47:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (510 KB)
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DS48:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (478 KB)
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DS49:  Recensement de 1886 - Download All Files (472 KB)
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DS50:  Recensements de 1886 et 1891 - Download All Files (326 KB)
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DS51:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (410 KB)
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DS52:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (426 KB)
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DS53:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (424 KB)
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DS54:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1881-1882 - Download All Files (439 KB)
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DS55:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (427 KB)
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DS56:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (425 KB)
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DS57:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (434 KB)
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DS58:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (429 KB)
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DS59:  Recensement de 1891, et Statistique de L'enseignement...1886-1887 - Download All Files (360 KB)
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DS60:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (329 KB)
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DS61:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (416 KB)
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DS62:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (459 KB)
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DS63:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (489 KB)
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DS64:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (443 KB)
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DS65:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (442 KB)
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DS66:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (454 KB)
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DS67:  Recensement de 1891 - Download All Files (188 KB)
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DS68:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (375 KB)
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DS69:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (403 KB)
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DS70:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (377 KB)
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DS71:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (463 KB)
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DS72:  Recensement de 1896 - Download All Files (448 KB)
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DS73:  Recensement de l896 - Download All Files (455 KB)
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DS74:  Mouvement de la Population, 1851, 1852 et 1853 - Download All Files (435 KB)
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DS75:  Mouvement de la Population, 1851, 1852 et 1853 - Download All Files (61 KB)
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DS76:  Mouvement de la Population, 1851-1853 - Download All Files (430 KB)
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DS77:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 - Download All Files (437 KB)
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DS78:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 - Download All Files (431 KB)
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DS79:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 - Download All Files (402 KB)
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DS80:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 et 1896-1897 - Download All Files (395 KB)
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DS81:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (442 KB)
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DS82:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (458 KB)
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DS83:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (391 KB)
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DS84:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (107 KB)
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DS85:  Territoire et Population, 1837 - Download All Files (367 KB)
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DS86:  Territoire et Population, 1837 - Download All Files (400 KB)
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DS87:  Mouvement de la Population, 1800-1834 - Download All Files (353 KB)
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DS88:  Mouvement de la Population, 1809-1822 - Download All Files (362 KB)
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DS89:  Mouvement de la Population, 1823-1835 - Download All Files (339 KB)
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DS90:  Mouvement de la Population, 1800-1835 - Download All Files (354 KB)
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DS91:  Mouvement de la Population, 1800-1835 - Download All Files (668 KB)
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DS92:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855, 1856 et 1857 - Download All Files (190 KB)
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DS93:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855 - Download All Files (445 KB)
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DS94:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855 - Download All Files (432 KB)
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DS95:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855-1856 - Download All Files (349 KB)
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DS96:  Mouvement de la Population, 1855, 1856 et 1857 - Download All Files (446 KB)
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DS97:  Mouvement de la Population, 1856 et 1857 - Download All Files (490 KB)
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DS98:  Mouvement de la Population, 1857 - Download All Files (434 KB)
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DS99:  Mouvement de la Population, 1857 - Download All Files (369 KB)
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DS100:  Mouvement de la Population, 1854 - Download All Files (461 KB)
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DS101:  Mouvement de la Population, 1854 - Download All Files (284 KB)
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DS102:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (473 KB)
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DS103:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (449 KB)
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DS104:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (453 KB)
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DS105:  Mouvement de la Population, 1861-1865 - Download All Files (457 KB)
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DS106:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (491 KB)
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DS107:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (421 KB)
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DS108:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (487 KB)
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DS109:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (427 KB)
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DS110:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (467 KB)
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DS111:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1860 - Download All Files (441 KB)
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DS112:  Mouvement de la Population, 1860-1869 - Download All Files (489 KB)
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DS113:  Mouvement de la Population, 1869-1871 - Download All Files (457 KB)
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DS114:  Mouvement de la Population, 1870-1871 - Download All Files (457 KB)
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DS115:  Mouvement de la Population, 1869-1871 - Download All Files (241 KB)
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DS116:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1896-1897 - Download All Files (1,437 KB)
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DS117:  Territoire, Population, 1837; Statistique Annuelle, 1890 - Download All Files (423 KB)
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DS118:  Statistique de L'enseignement Primaire, 1891-1892 et 1896-1897 - Download All Files (179 KB)
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DS119:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1865; Statistique Annuelle, 1871 - Download All Files (1,237 KB)
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DS120:  Mouvement de la Population, 1858-1865 - Download All Files (138 KB)
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DS121:  Mouvement de la Population, 1866-1868 - Download All Files (547 KB)
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DS122:  Mouvement de la Population, 1867-1868 - Download All Files (527 KB)
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DS123:  Mouvement de la Population, 1866-1868 - Download All Files (594 KB)
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DS124:  Mouvement de la Population, 1874 - Download All Files (432 KB)
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DS125:  Mouvement de la Population, 1874 et 1872 - Download All Files (497 KB)
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DS126:  Mouvement de la Population, 1872 - Download All Files (466 KB)
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DS127:  Mouvement de la Population, 1873 - Download All Files (435 KB)
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DS128:  Mouvement de la Population, 1875 - Download All Files (431 KB)
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DS129:  Mouvement de la Population, 1890 - Download All Files (444 KB)
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DS130:  Mouvement de la Population, 1872...1890, 1876, 1877, 1878 - Download All Files (492 KB)
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DS131:  Mouvement de la Population, 1876 - Download All Files (431 KB)
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DS132:  Mouvement de la Population, 1877 - Download All Files (475 KB)
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DS133:  Mouvement de la Population, 1878 - Download All Files (476 KB)
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DS134:  Mouvement de la Population, 1879 - Download All Files (488 KB)
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DS135:  Mouvement de la Population, 1880 - Download All Files (491 KB)
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DS136:  Mouvement de la Population, 1881 - Download All Files (488 KB)
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DS137:  Mouvement de la Population, 1882 - Download All Files (488 KB)
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DS138:  Mouvement de la Population, 1895 - Download All Files (570 KB)
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DS139:  Mouvement de la Population, 1895 - Download All Files (400 KB)
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DS140:  Mouvement de la Population, 1896 - Download All Files (557 KB)
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DS141:  Mouvement de la Population, 1896 - Download All Files (400 KB)
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DS142:  Mouvement de la Population, 1890-1892 - Download All Files (511 KB)
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DS143:  Mouvement de la Population, 1883 - Download All Files (480 KB)
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DS144:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (560 KB)
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DS145:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (508 KB)
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DS146:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (328 KB)
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DS147:  Mouvement de la Population, 1897 - Download All Files (256 KB)
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DS148:  Mouvement de la Population, 1888 et 1889 - Download All Files (318 KB)
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DS149:  Mouvement de la Population, 1888-1889 - Download All Files (255 KB)
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DS150:  Mouvement de la Population, 1893 - Download All Files (525 KB)
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DS151:  Mouvement de la Population, 1893 - Download All Files (169 KB)
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DS152:  Mouvement de la Population, 1884 - Download All Files (480 KB)
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DS153:  Mouvement de la Population, 1885 - Download All Files (368 KB)
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DS154:  Mouvement de la Population, 1885 - Download All Files (419 KB)
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DS155:  Mouvement de la Population, 1886 - Download All Files (361 KB)
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DS156:  Mouvement de la Population, 1886-1887 - Download All Files (387 KB)
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DS157:  Mouvement de la Population, 1894 - Download All Files (512 KB)
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DS158:  Mouvement de la Population, 1894 - Download All Files (358 KB)
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DS159:  Mouvement de la Population, 1894 - Download All Files (337 KB)
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DS160:  Mouvement de la Population, 1884-1886, 1888, 1890, 1891 et 1893-1897 - Download All Files (767 KB)
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DS161:  Mouvement de la Population, 1879-1886, 1888, 1890, et 1891 - Download All Files (766 KB)
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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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Study Description

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. doi:10.3886/ICPSR00048.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • 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

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