Women in Development IV, 1983 (ICPSR 8155)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census



Version V1

This file contains national-level data concerning female/male differentials over a range of demographic and socioeconomic variables for each of 120 developing countries. Breakdowns by age and urban/rural residence are frequently included. Data were drawn primarily from censuses and reliable surveys, and constitute the most recently available information at the time of collection. The 120 countries included in the file are all recipients of Agency for International Development aid. There are data for 19 countries from Asia/Pacific, 21 from Latin America/Caribbean, 41 from Sub-Saharan Africa, 15 from the Near East/North Africa, two from North America, 21 from Europe, and the Soviet Union.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Women in Development IV, 1983. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08155.v1

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South America   Benin   Angola   Cambodia   Sudan   Paraguay   Portugal   Syria   Latin America   North Korea   Greece   Iran   Morocco   Mali   Panama   Guatemala   Guyana   Iraq   Chile   Nepal   Argentina   Africa   Tanzania   Seychelles   Zambia   Ghana   India   Canada   Guinea-Bissau   Turkey   Belgium   Taiwan   Finland   South Africa   Jamaica   Peru   Germany   Yemen   Vietnam (Socialist Republic)   Hong Kong   United States   Guinea   China (Peoples Republic)   Somalia   Chad   Sao Tome and Principe   Madagascar   Ivory Coast   Thailand   Costa Rica   Middle East   Sweden   Malawi   Poland   Jordan   Nigeria   Bulgaria   Tunisia   Sri Lanka   United Kingdom   Kenya   Switzerland   Spain   Lebanon   Djibouti   Cuba   Venezuela   Liberia   Czech Republic   Mauritania   Burkina Faso   Swaziland   Israel   Australia   Soviet Union   Myanmar   Cameroon   Cyprus   Malaysia   North America   Global   South Korea   Austria   Yugoslavia   Mozambique   El Salvador   Brazil   Algeria   Lesotho   Colombia   Ecuador   Hungary   Japan   Mauritius   Senegal   Italy   Honduras   Ethiopia   Haiti   Afghanistan   Burundi   Egypt   Sierra Leone   Bolivia   Saudi Arabia   Cape Verde   Netherlands   Pakistan   Gambia   France   Romania   Togo   Niger   Philippines   Rwanda   Bangladesh   Nicaragua   Asia   Botswana   Democratic Republic of Congo   Denmark   Dominican Republic   Uganda   Mexico   Zimbabwe   Pacific Ocean   Indonesia

1970 -- 1983


This hierarchical dataset contains seven record types sorted by table, country, and year. There are 70,529 records in all.

All persons covered by the 1970 round of censuses and/or the most recent census or survey in 120 countries in the following regions: Asia/Pacific, Latin America/Caribbean, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Near East/North Africa, North America, Europe, and the Soviet Union.

censuses and surveys

census/enumeration data

survey data




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