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Current Population Survey, April 1983

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
census data; demographic characteristics; employment; Hispanic origins; households; immigration status; immigrants; income; labor force; national identity; place of birth; population characteristics; population estimates; unemployment; women
  • Abstract

    This data collection supplies standard monthly labor force information 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 items pertain to immigrant women. Information provided includes date of birth, country of birth, citizenship status, year entered the United States, number of children born, date of birth of the most recent child, total number of children born in countries outside American jurisdiction, and number of children born in countries outside American jurisdiction currently living in the household. Information on demographic characteristics such as, age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Hispanic origin, is available for each person in the household enumerated.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1983-04
  • Collection date: 1983-04
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Persons in the civilian noninstitutionalized population of the United States including members of the armed forces living in civilian housing units in April 1983.
A national probability sample was used in selecting housing units. Approximately 71,000 units were sampled.
Collection Mode
  • All records contain weights, which must be used in any analysis.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8265 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Chiswick, Barry R., Cohen, Yinon, Zach, Tzippi. The labor market status of immigrants: Effects of the unemployment rate at arrival and duration of residence. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.50, (2), 289-303.1997.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Cohan, Yinon, Zach, Tzippi, Chiswick, Barry R.. The educational attainment of immigrants: Changes over time. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.37, (Special Issue), 229-243.1997.
    • ID: 10.1016/S1062-9769(97)90067-3 (DOI)
  • Funkhouser, Edward, Trejo, Stephen J.. The Labor Market Skills of Recent Male Immigrants: Evidence from the Current Population Survey. Industrial and Labor Relations Review.48, (4), 792-811.1995.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Cobb-Clark, Deborah A.. Immigrant selectivity and wages: The evidence for women. American Economic Review.83, 986-993.1993.
  • Funkhouser, Edward. Do immigrants have lower unionization propensities than natives?. Industrial Relations.32, (2), 248-261.1993.
    • ID: 10.1111/j.1468-232X.1993.tb01030.x (DOI)
  • Kosters, Marvin H.. Schooling, Work Experience, And Wage Trends. American Economic Review.80, (2), 308 -1990.
  • Passel, Jeffrey S., Woodrow, Karen A.. Change in the undocumented alien population in the United States, 1979-1983. International Migration Review.21, (4), 1304-1334.1987.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Bachu, Amara, O'Connell, Martin. Developing current fertility indicators for foreign born women from the Current Population Survey. Review of Public Data Use.12, (3), 185-195.1984.
  • Cullison, William E.. Equalizing Regional Differences in Wages: A Study of Wages and Migration in the South and Other Regions. Economic Review - Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.70, (3), 20 -1984.

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, April 1983. Version 1. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.