Study Description

Characteristics of Municipios: Data from the 1950 and 1960 Censuses of Mexico

TITLE: Characteristics of Municipios: Data from the 1950 and 1960 Censuses of Mexico.

ORIGINATING ORGANIZATION OR RESEARCHER: Professor Donald J. Treiman, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin.

DPLS SOURCE: Donald J. Treiman; data were coded from the Estado volumes of the Septimo Censo General de Poblacion, 6 de Junio de 1950 and the VIII Censo General de Poblacion - 1960.

DATES OF STUDY OR DATA COLLECTION: June 6, 1950; June 8, 1960.

UNIVERSE TO WHICH DATA PERTAIN: Municipios (counties) of Mexico.

NUMBER OF DATA UNITS: 2406.

MODE OF DATA STORAGE: Data are in card-image format with 2 cards per muncipio per census year (4 records per observation).

REFERENCE MATERIALS: Codebook.

CONDITION OF DATA: As received from Donald J. Treiman.

ABSTRACT OF CONTENT: Socio-economic characteristics of the population of each municipio; occupational and industrial structure, educational attainment, migration, urbanization, biligualism, etc.

CLASSIFICATION: Unrestricted.

TYPE OF SAMPLING PROCEDURE: Sample includes all municipios of Mexico. See the Codebook for a description of changes in the definitions of municipios between 1950 and 1960.