Codes and Frequencies
DHS_IPUMSI_ NP provides geographic codes for Nepal that match those in the IPUMS-DHS and IPUMS-International databases. This variable can be used to link contextual area data from IPUMS-DHS to IPUMS-International or vice versa. The codes in DHS_IPUMSI_NP indicate the major administrative unit--in this case, development regions--in which the household and its members were enumerated or surveyed.
GIS shapefiles for Nepal, using the units in DHS_IPUMSI_NP, can be downloaded here.
The units in DHS_IPUMSI_NP are harmonized across IPUMS-DHS and IPUMS-International samples to account for changing boundaries in the major administrative level of geography. The time span for IPUMS-DHS samples is 1996 to 2016 and corresponds to the census samples from 2001-2011 in IPUMS-International.
- Nepal 1996: Ever-married women age 15-49.
- Nepal 2001: Ever-married women age 15-49.
- Nepal 2006: All women age 15-49.
- Nepal 2011: All women age 15-49.
- Nepal 2016: All women age 15-49.