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Current Population Survey, June 1974

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; fertility; Hispanic origins; households; labor force; marital status; population characteristics; population estimates; reproductive history; unemployment
  • Abstract

    This collection contains standard data 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. Also supplied are personal characteristics such as age, sex, race, marital status, veteran status, household relationship, educational background, and Spanish origin. In addition, supplemental data pertaining to fertility and birth expectations are included in this file. Data are presented for females ages 14 to 59 on marital status, date of first marriage, number of children ever born, and date of birth of the most recent child born. Currently married females ages 14 to 40 were also queried regarding the number of additional children they expect to have within the next five years.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1974-06
  • Collection date: 1974-06
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All persons 14 years and over in the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States living in households.
A probability sample consisting of approximately 55,000 households was selected to represent the universe.
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 (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9281 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09281.v1
  • 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)
  • Powers, Mary G., Salvo, Joseph J.. Fertility and Child Care Arrangements as Mechanisms of Status Articulation. Journal of Marriage and Family.44, (1), 21-34.1982.
    • 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)
  • Polit, Denise F.. Stereotypes Relating to Family-Size Status. Journal of Marriage and Family.40, (1), 105-114.1978.
    • ID: (URL)
  • Glick, Paul C.. A Demographer Looks at American Families. Journal of Marriage and Family.37, (1), 15-26.1975.
    • ID: (URL)

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1990): Current Population Survey, June 1974. Archival Version. Current Population Survey Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.