Current Population Survey, June 1995: Fertility and Marital History Supplement

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
birth expectations; census data; demographic characteristics; employment; fertility; households; labor force; marital status; population characteristics; population estimates; reproductive history; unemployment
  • Abstract

    This data collection contains standard data on labor force activity for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive data are available on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 15 years old and over. Also supplied are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin. In addition, supplemental data pertaining to fertility and marital history are included in the file. Data are presented for females aged 15 to 44 regarding date of first marriage, if ever married, number of liveborn children, and date of birth of youngest and oldest children.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1995-06
  • 1995-06-18 / 1995-06-24
    Collection date: 1995-06-18--1995-06-24
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The universe consists of all persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 57,000 households. The sample was located in 754 primary sampling units comprising 2,121 counties, minor civil divisions, and independent cities, with coverage in every state and the District of Columbia.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

1998-11-16 A machine-readable database dictionary has been added to the collection.
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 2281 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15