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Current Population Survey, June 1973

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

    Data are provided 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 included in the file. Supplemental statistics are shown 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 aged 14-40 years of age were asked the number of additional children they expect 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: 1973-06
  • Collection date: 1973-06
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All individuals 14 years 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.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 9262 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09262.v1
  • Qian, Zhenchao, Preston, Samuel H.. Changes in American Marriage, 1972 to 1987: Availability and Forces of Attraction by Age and Education. American Sociological Review.58, (4), 482-495.1993.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Massagli, Michael P.. Differential Fertility and the Process of Stratification Among White Couples in the United States in 1962 and 1973. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison. 1984.
  • 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)
  • Banks, Vera J., et al. Farm Population of the United States: 1973. Current Population Reports: Farm Population.Suitland, MD: United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1974.

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1989): Current Population Survey, June 1973. Archival Version. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.