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International Data Base, February 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 3 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
aging; agriculture; birth control; birth rates; demographic characteristics; education; employment; ethnicity; fertility rates; Gross National Product; health; health care facilities; households; housing; immigration; income; labor force; literacy; mortality rates; nutrition; occupations; population; population migration; religion; unemployment; vital statistics; youths
  • Abstract

    This dataset contains information from tables of demographic, economic and social data for the countries of the world. Information presented includes population, health, nutrition, mortality, fertility, family planning and contraceptive use, literacy, housing, and economic activity data. Tabular data are broken down by such variables as age, sex, and urban/rural residence.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Tables
    • DS2: Notes
Geographic Coverage
  • Global
Collection Mode
  • Data are organized as a series of statistical tables identified by country and table number. Each record consists of the data values associated with a single row of a given table. There are 105 tables with data for 208 countries. The second file is a note file, containing text of notes associated with various tables. These notes provide information such as definitions of categories (i.e. urban/rural) and how various values were calculated.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8490 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08490.v2

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1986): International Data Base, February 1990. Version 3. Version: v3. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.