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GEO_BI1987 (V101_BI1987)
Burundi regions, 1987 [GIS]

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GEO_BI1987 (V101_BI1987) indicates the region of Burundi where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1987 Burundi survey are equivalent to divisions.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. For later samples there is an integrated variable, GEO_BI2010_2016, that provides spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_BI1987 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_ BI1987 (V101_BI1987) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_ BI1987, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Burundi 1987: All women age 15-49.
  • Burundi: 1987-W, 1987-C, 1987-B