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International Data Base, World Population: 1983 Extract (ICPSR 8320)

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


This aggregate data collection is an extract of the International Data Base (IDB), a computerized central repository of demographic, economic, and social data for all countries of the world. Data available in this collection include total midyear population estimates and projections (1950-1985), percent urban population, estimates and projections of crude birth rate, crude death rate, net migration rate, rate of natural increase, and annual growth rate, infant mortality rate and life expectancy at birth by sex, percent literate by sex, and percent of the labor force in agriculture.

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. INTERNATIONAL DATA BASE, WORLD POPULATION: 1983 EXTRACT. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1984. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1985. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08320.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08320.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    agricultural workers, birth rates, census data, databases, economic indicators, infant mortality, life expectancy, literacy rates, mortality rates, nations, population estimates, population growth rate, population migration, population projections, social indicators, urban population, vital statistics, world population

Time Period:   

  • 1950--1985

Date of Collection:   

  • 1983

Universe:    All persons in 202 countries.

Data Type(s):    aggregate data


Data Source:

population censuses, vital registration systems, and/or sample surveys


Original ICPSR Release:   1985-05-24

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