Current Population Survey, January 1983 (ICPSR 8266)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

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


Version V1

This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data for the week prior to the survey. 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. Supplemental data focus on occupational mobility, job training, and length of time at current job, and length of time worked continuously for the present employer. Information is also furnished on whether specific skills or training were required to obtain or retain the current job. If so, types of educational or training programs are identified and additional data regarding these programs are included. Information on demographic characteristics such as, age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Current Population Survey, January 1983. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16.

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All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis.

A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units. Approximately 71,000 households were selected for the sample.

Persons in the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States including members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units in January 1983.

personal interviews

survey data




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