Women in Development IV, 1983 (ICPSR 8155)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

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



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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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