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Economic and Social Indicators for Eighteen Latin American Nations, 1960-1971 (ICPSR 5030)

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This data collection contains economic, social, and demographic information for 18 Latin American nations in the period 1960-1971. Data are provided for gross national product (GNP), gross investment, domestic revenues, tax revenues, expenditures, price index, electric power production, agricultural production, and membership in consumer, credit, and agricultural cooperatives. Data are also provided for population characteristics, such as total population, school enrollment, student-teacher ratio, persons-physician ratio, persons-nurse ratio, and persons-hospital bed ratio.

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Study Description


United States Agency for International Development. Economic and Social Indicators for Eighteen Latin American Nations, 1960-1971. ICPSR05030-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR05030.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   agricultural production, economic indicators, government expenditures, Gross National Product, population characteristics, price indexes, public health, social indicators

Geographic Coverage:   Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Global, Guatemala, Honduras, Latin America, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

Time Period:  

  • 1960--1971

Data Types:   aggregate data


Sample:   A total of 18 Latin American nations in the period 1960-1971.

Data Source:

(1) Agency for International Development. Bureau for Program and Policy Coordination. Statistics and Reports Division, and (2) United States Bureau of the Census. International Demographic Statistics Center


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