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Annual Survey of Governments, 1989: Finance Statistics (ICPSR 9692) RSS

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Summary:

For each governmental unit surveyed in the data collection, finance data are provided for revenues, expenditures, indebtedness and debt transactions, and cash and security holdings. Revenue data are listed by source, and expenditures are listed by function and type. Functions include education, administration, transit, and public welfare. Expenditure types include intergovernmental transactions, current operations, and capital outlays. Data also are provided for employee retirement systems operated by governments and for utilities operated by state and local governments.

Series: Annual Survey of Governments Series

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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. ANNUAL SURVEY OF GOVERNMENTS, 1989: FINANCE STATISTICS. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1991. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09692.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   administrative costs, census data, cities, debt, education expenditures, finance, government expenditures, government revenues, government services, labor costs, local government, municipal services, municipal expenditures, public administration, public safety, public utilities, school districts, state government, townships, transportation

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1988-07-01--1989-06-30

Date of Collection:  

  • 1988-07-01--1989-06-30

Universe:   State and local governments in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, including counties, municipalities, townships, school districts, and special districts.

Data Types:   survey data, and aggregate data

Methodology

Sample:   Governmental units canvassed in the finance phase of the 1987 Census of Governments. Governments created since 1987 that meet the population or financial minimums of certainty units also were included.

Data Source:

official records of state and local governments, and self-enumerated forms mailed to governmental units

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Standardized missing values.

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB9692.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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