Data Cart

Your data extract

0 variables
0 samples
View Cart
GEO_EG1988 (V101_EG1988)
Egypt regions, 1988 [GIS]

Codes and Frequencies

Can't find the category you are looking for? Try the Detailed codes


GEO_EG1988 (V101_EG1988) indicates the region of Egypt where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 1988 Egypt survey are equivalent to grouped governorates.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables. There are also integrated variables, GEO_EG1988_2014 and GEOALT_EG1988_2014, that provide spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_EG1988 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


For GEO_EG1988 (V101_EG1988), the Frontier group of governorates was excluded from the 1988 survey.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_EG1988, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Egypt 1988: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Egypt: 1988-B, 1988-W, 1988-C