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POPWT is a numeric integer variable.


POPWT is a population adjustment factor created by IPUMS to generate count estimates of household members for samples that are nationally representative. See our documentation for more information about how POPWT was created.


POPWT has no comparability problems.

Comparability - Standard DHS

POPWT is based on population sources outside the DHS data.


  • Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Afghanistan: 2015-W, 2015-H
  • Angola: 2015-W, 2015-H
  • Bangladesh: 1994-H, 1994-W, 1997-H, 1997-W, 2000-H, 2000-W, 2004-H, 2004-W, 2007-H, 2007-W, 2011-H, 2011-W, 2014-H, 2014-W
  • Benin: 1996-W, 1996-H, 2001-W, 2001-H, 2006-W, 2006-H, 2011-W, 2011-H, 2017-H
  • Burkina Faso: 1993-W, 1993-H, 1998-W, 1998-H, 2003-W, 2003-H, 2010-W, 2010-H
  • Burundi: 1987-W, 2010-H, 2010-W, 2016-W, 2016-H
  • Cameroon: 1991-W, 1991-H, 1998-W, 1998-H, 2004-W, 2004-H, 2011-W, 2011-H
  • Chad: 1996-W, 1996-H, 2004-W, 2004-H, 2014-W, 2014-H
  • Congo (Democratic Republic): 2007-H, 2007-W, 2013-W, 2013-H
  • Cote d'Ivoire: 1994-W, 1994-H, 1998-W, 1998-H, 2011-W, 2011-H
  • Egypt: 1988-W, 1992-W, 1992-H, 1995-W, 1995-H, 2000-W, 2000-H, 2003-W, 2003-H, 2005-W, 2005-H, 2008-W, 2008-H, 2014-W, 2014-H
  • Ethiopia: 2000-W, 2000-H, 2005-W, 2005-H, 2011-W, 2011-H, 2016-W, 2016-H
  • Ghana: 1988-W, 1993-W, 1993-H, 1998-W, 1998-H, 2003-W, 2003-H, 2008-W, 2008-H, 2014-W, 2014-H
  • Guinea: 1999-W, 1999-H, 2005-W, 2005-H, 2012-W, 2012-H, 2018-H, 2018-W
  • India: 1992-W, 1992-H, 1998-W, 1998-H, 2005-W, 2005-H, 2015-W, 2015-H
  • Jordan: 1990-W, 1990-H, 1997-W, 1997-H, 2002-W, 2002-H, 2007-W, 2007-H, 2009-W, 2009-H, 2012-W, 2012-H, 2017-W, 2017-H
  • Kenya: 1989-W, 1993-W, 1993-H, 1998-W, 1998-H, 2003-W, 2003-H, 2008-W, 2008-H, 2014-W, 2014-H
  • Lesotho: 2004-W, 2004-H, 2009-W, 2009-H, 2014-W, 2014-H
  • Liberia: 1986-W, 2007-W, 2007-H, 2013-W, 2013-H
  • Madagascar: 1992-W, 1992-H, 1997-W, 1997-H, 2003-W, 2003-H, 2008-W, 2008-H
  • Malawi: 1992-W, 1992-H, 2000-W, 2000-H, 2004-W, 2004-H, 2010-W, 2010-H, 2016-W, 2016-H
  • Mali: 1987-W, 1995-W, 1995-H, 2001-W, 2001-H, 2006-W, 2006-H, 2012-W, 2012-H, 2018-H, 2018-W
  • Morocco: 1987-W, 1992-H, 1992-W, 2003-H, 2003-W
  • Mozambique: 1997-W, 1997-H, 2003-W, 2003-H, 2011-W, 2011-H
  • Myanmar: 2015-W, 2015-H
  • Namibia: 1992-W, 1992-H, 2000-W, 2000-H, 2006-W, 2006-H, 2013-W, 2013-H
  • Nepal: 1996-W, 1996-H, 2001-W, 2001-H, 2006-W, 2006-H, 2011-W, 2011-H, 2016-W, 2016-H
  • Niger: 1992-W, 1992-H, 1998-W, 1998-H, 2006-W, 2006-H, 2012-W, 2012-H
  • Nigeria: 1990-W, 1990-H, 1999-H, 1999-W, 2003-W, 2003-H, 2008-W, 2008-H, 2013-W, 2013-H, 2018-H, 2018-W
  • Pakistan: 1991-W, 1991-H, 2006-W, 2006-H, 2012-W, 2012-H, 2017-W, 2017-H
  • Rwanda: 1992-W, 1992-H, 2000-W, 2000-H, 2005-W, 2005-H, 2008-W, 2008-H, 2010-W, 2010-H, 2014-W, 2014-H
  • Senegal: 1986-W, 1992-H, 1992-W, 1997-H, 1997-W, 2005-H, 2005-W, 2010-H, 2010-W, 2012-H, 2012-W, 2014-W, 2014-H, 2015-H, 2015-W, 2016-W, 2016-H, 2017-W, 2017-H
  • South Africa: 1998-W, 1998-H, 2016-W, 2016-H
  • Sri Lanka: 1987-W
  • Sudan: 1989-W
  • Tanzania: 1991-W, 1991-H, 1996-W, 1996-H, 1999-W, 1999-H, 2004-W, 2004-H, 2010-W, 2010-H, 2015-W, 2015-H
  • Tunisia: 1988-W
  • Uganda: 1988-W, 1995-W, 1995-H, 2001-W, 2001-H, 2006-W, 2006-H, 2011-W, 2011-H, 2016-W, 2016-H
  • Yemen: 1991-H, 2013-W, 2013-H
  • Zambia: 1992-W, 1992-H, 1996-W, 1996-H, 2001-W, 2001-H, 2007-W, 2007-H, 2013-W, 2013-H, 2018-W, 2018-H
  • Zimbabwe: 1988-W, 1994-H, 1994-W, 1999-H, 1999-W, 2005-H, 2005-W, 2010-H, 2010-W, 2015-H, 2015-W