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Current Population Survey, June 1971

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
birth expectations; census data; demographic characteristics; employment; Hispanic origins; households; labor force; occupations; population characteristics; population estimates; reproductive history; unemployment
  • Abstract

    This collection provides 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 14 years old and over. Personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin are also included in the file. Supplemental statistics are supplied on birth history and birth expectations for women 14-59 years of age. Data include total number of children ever born, date of birth of most recent child, and date of first marriage. Currently married women 14-39 years of age were asked about the number of additional children they expected to have within the next five years. Some demographic information is also provided on husbands of the women interviewed.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1971-06
  • Collection date: 1971-06
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All individuals 14 years of age and over in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
The probability sample selected to represent the universe consists of approximately 55,000 households.
Collection Mode
  • (1) This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, documentation has been converted to Portable Document Format (PDF), data files have been converted to non-platform specific formats, and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity. (2) The codebook is provided by the data producer 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. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 3330 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Bumpass, Larry. The Comparability of Fertility and Marital Histories Across Fertility Surveys and Current Population Surveys. CDE Working Paper No. 83-9.Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin, Center for Demography and Ecology. 1983.
  • O'Connell, Martin, Rogers, Carolyn C.. Assessing cohort birth expectations data from the Current Populatin Survey, 1971-1981. Demography.20, (3), 369-384.1983.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Waite, Linda J., Wetrogan, Signe. Changes in Childbearing Plans of American Wives: 1971-1974. Social Science Research.8, (4), 327-347.1979.
    • ID: 10.1016/S0049-089X(79)80003-4 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (2002): Current Population Survey, June 1971. Version 1. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.