Codes and Frequencies
DHS_IPUMSI_ MZ provides geographic codes for Mozambique that match those in the 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_MZ indicate the major administrative unit in which the household was enumerated or surveyed.
GIS shapefiles for Mozambique can be downloaded here.
The units in DHS_IPUMSI_MZ are harmonized across DHS and IPUMS-International samples to account for changing boundaries in the major administrative level of geography. The time span for DHS samples is 1997 to 2011 and corresponds to the census samples from 1997 to 2007 in IPUMS-International.
- Mozambique 1997: All women age 15-49.
- Mozambique 2003: All women age 15-49.
- Mozambique 2011: All women age 15-49.