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Characteristics of Asian States, 1956-1968 (ICPSR 5017) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection consists of information on the physical, geographical, and demographic characteristics of 17 Asian states in the period 1956-1968. Data are provided for the geographical area of the states, the percentage of the states' populations that were Chinese, and the air distance between the Asian states' capitals and the United States, Communist China, Soviet Union, France, and Great Britain.

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Mogdis, Franz, and Karen Tidwell. Characteristics of Asian States, 1956-1968. ICPSR05017-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-09-17. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05017.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   demographic characteristics, geography, political systems, population distribution, population dynamics

Geographic Coverage:   Afghanistan, Asia, Australia, Cambodia, China (Peoples Republic), France, Global, Great Britain, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, South Korea, Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States, Vietnam (Socialist Republic)

Time Period:  

  • 1956--1968

Universe:   A total of 17 Asian states in the period 1956-1968.

Data Types:   aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

See also the related data collections, ASIAN STATE NATIONAL ATTRIBUTES, 1956-1968 (ICPSR 5018), SHARED CHARACTERISTICS OF ASIAN DYADS, 1969 (ICPSR 5034), REGIONAL INTERACTIONS IN ASIA, 1956-1968 (ICPSR 5405), and ASIA AND MAJOR POWERS DYADIC INTERACTIONS, 1956-1968 (ICPSR 5406).

Methodology

Data Source:

United Nations. UNITED NATIONS STATISTICAL YEARBOOK, 1964. New York, NY: United Nations Statistical Office, 1965, (2) Modgis, Franz. "The Chinese in Southeast Asia: An Ethnic and Economic Comparison." Unpublished Paper, 1966, and (3) International Air Travel Tariff Corporation. INTERNATIONAL AIR TRAVEL TARIFF, BOOK 5: MILEAGE. New York, NY.

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  • 2009-09-17 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

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