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Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and older. Additional data are available concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and income components, and residence. Supplemental data focus on occupational mobility, job training, and length of time at current job, and length of time worked continuously for the present employer. Information is also furnished on whether specific skills or training were required to obtain or retain the current job. If so, types of educational or training programs are identified and additional data regarding these programs are included. Information on demographic characteristics such as, age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.
Series: Current Population Survey Series
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY, JANUARY 1983. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1984. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1984. doi:10.3886/ICPSR08266.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08266.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: census data, demographic characteristics, employment, Hispanic origins, households, job skills, job tenure, job training, labor force, occupational mobility, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Persons in the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States including members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units in January 1983.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis.
Sample: A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units. Approximately 71,000 households were selected for the sample.
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Original ICPSR Release: 1984-11-14
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