National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging

Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1970 (ICPSR 7561)

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Summary:

This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data as well as supplemental data on work experience, income, and migration. 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. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, educational attainment, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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Citation

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY: ANNUAL DEMOGRAPHIC FILE, 1970. 2nd ICPSR ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [producer and distributor], 1984. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07561.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, employment, Hispanic origins, households, income, job history, labor force, occupational mobility, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment, working hours

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1970-03

Date of Collection:  

  • 1970-03

Universe:   Persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households and members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units in 1970.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) This data file is rectangular. It consists of combined family and individual records. (2) Each family and person record contains a weight, which must be used in any analysis.

Methodology

Sample:   A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units.

Data Source:

personal interviews

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.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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