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Annual Survey of Governments, 1981: Finance Statistics

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Annual Survey of Governments Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
administrative costs; census data; cities; debt; education expenditures; finance; government expenditures; government revenues; government services; labor costs; local government; municipal services; municipal expenditures; public administration; public safety; public utilities; school districts; state government; townships; transportation
  • Abstract

    This collection contains state and local government finance data.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
A survey was taken of all state governments, all school district governments in 30 states and samples in the other 20, and a sample of approximately 14,000 other local governmental units included in the 1977 Census of Governments.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8133 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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    • ID: 10.1177/004208169302800306 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.1177/004208169002600105 (DOI)
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    • ID: 10.1177/004208168602200206 (DOI)

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1984): Annual Survey of Governments, 1981: Finance Statistics. Version 1. Annual Survey of Governments Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.