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Dimensionality of Nations

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Rummel, Rudolph J. (Indiana University, Indianapolis)
Publication Date
  • Rummel, Rudolph J.Indiana University, Indianapolis (Data Collector)
  • Dimensionality of Nations Projekt (Data Collector)
  • R. J. Rummel Indiana University, Indianapolis Dimensionality of Nations Project (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Education
    • Society and culture
    • Politics
    • Transport, travel and mobility
    • Economics
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Aggregate data on 82 states. Topics: data from the following areas: agriculture; art and culture; communication; economy; education; geography; health; military; politics; energy; science and technology; traffic; domestic and foreign policy conflicts; international cooperation; membership in international organizations; international communication; diplomacy; trade; demographic characteristics of the population; year of the constitution of the present state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1955
Geographic Coverage
Sampled Universe
Research area: 82 sovereign states with a population of more than 750.000 inhabitants.
Sampling Procedure Comment: No further information.
Collection Mode
  • Aggregate data from international official statistics.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Geographic Unit
    Number of Units: 82
The data for the year 1955 were collected and worked on in the years 1962-1964.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0404 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Rummel, Rudolph J.: The Dimensions of Nations. Beverly Hills: Sage 1972.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-19 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Rummel, Rudolph J. (1955): Dimensionality of Nations. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.