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Current Population Survey, May 1971

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Current Population Survey Series
Publication Date
1984-06-28
Language
English
Free Keywords
census data; demographic characteristics; employment; households; income; jobs; labor force; multiple jobs; occupations; population characteristics; population estimates; unemployment; working hours
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force data for the week prior to the survey. Comprehensive information is given on the employment status, occupation, and industry of persons 14 years old and older. Additional data are available concerning weeks worked and hours per week worked, reason not working full-time, total income and income components, and residence. Supplemental information on respondents with more than one job includes weekly income, reason for additional job, and days worked per week. Data on private household workers is also provided, including wages earned and hours worked, and whether health insurance or paid holidays, vacations, or sick leave were available. Information on demographic characteristics, such as age, sex, race, household relationship, marital status, veteran status, and educational attainment, is available for each person in the household enumerated.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1971-05
  • Collection date: 1971-05
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Persons in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States including members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units in May 1971.
Sampling
A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units. Persons 14 years old and older in the sampled units were surveyed.
Collection Mode
  • (1) All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis. (2) The codebook is provided by ICPSR 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 on the ICPSR Web site.

Availability
Delivery
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 (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 7934 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR07934.v1
Publications
  • Berger, Mark C.. Cohort Size and the Earnings Growth of Young Workers. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.37, (4), 582-591.1984.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2523674 (URL)
  • Finegan, T. Aldrich. Discouraged Workers and Economic Fluctuations. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.35, (1), 88-102.1981.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2523144 (URL)

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1984): Current Population Survey, May 1971. Archival Version. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07934