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Current Population Survey: Annual Demographic File, March Supplements 1973-1975 (ICPSR 4441)

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


This data collection is comprised of the March supplemental data from the 1973, 1974, and 1975 Annual Demographic Files of the Current Population Survey (CPS). Standard monthly labor force data are provided in addition to supplemental data on the topic of migration. Moreover, comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons aged 14 and older. Additional data are available concerning work experience, weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and other sources of income, and type of residence. Information on demographic characteristics such as age, sex, race, educational attainment, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.

Series: Current Population Survey Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CURRENT POPULATION SURVEY: ANNUAL DEMOGRAPHIC FILE, MARCH SUPPLEMENTS 1973-1975. ICPSR04441-v1. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1975. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-04-28.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, demographic characteristics, displaced workers, employee benefits, employment, full-time employment, Hispanic origins, households, income, industry, job history, job loss, labor force, layoffs, migration, occupations, occupational mobility, occupational status, part-time employment, population characteristics, population estimates, unemployment, wages and salaries, work, work experience, working hours

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1973-03
  • 1974-03
  • 1975-03

Date of Collection:   

  • 1973-03
  • 1974-03
  • 1975-03

Unit of Observation:    family, individual

Universe:    Persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households and members of the armed forces living in civilian housing in 1973, 1974, or 1975.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) These data are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed the data. Users should contact the principal investigators if further information is desired. (2) This hierarchical file contains 177,098 records. There are two record types: family and person. The family record contains approximately 55 variables, and the person record contains approximately 100 variables. (3) Users are strongly encouraged to read the User Guide, which contains technical documentation regarding sampling and the presence of weights. Both the family and person records contain weights, which should be used in any analysis.


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

Mode of Data Collection:    personal interview


Original ICPSR Release:   2008-04-28


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