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Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, 1976 (ICPSR 7700) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force 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. In 1976, household records were introduced for the first time into the Annual Demographic File, in addition to family and person records. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational attainment, 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, 1976. ICPSR version. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, Institute for Reseach on Poverty, Data Center [producer], 1976. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07700.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:  

  • 1976-03

Date of Collection:  

  • 1976-03

Universe:   Persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households and members of the armed forces residing in civilian housing in 1976.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) This hierarchical file contains 184,563 records. There are approximately 291 variables and three record types: household, family, and person. Household records contain approximately 36 variables, family records contain approximately 75 variables, and person records contain approximately 180 variables. (2) All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis. (3) This data file was obtained from the Data Program and Library Service (DPLS), University of Wisconsin. Some data management operations intended to store the data more efficiently were performed by DPLS. That organization also revised the original Census Bureau documentation. (4) The codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Methodology

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

Data Source:

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