Codes and Frequencies
GEO_ LS2004_2014 indicates the region of Lesotho where the respondent was interviewed. The variable is integrated to yield units with consistent boundaries across samples.
Labels identify the modern geographic units (districts) contained in each integrated region. Each sample also has its own non-integrated geography variable.
An integrated GIS map (in shapefile format) for Lesotho can be downloaded here.
There have not been any administrative boundary changes from 2004 to 2014, so there are no comparability issues for GEO_LS2004_2014.
The Lesotho samples are also representative at four broad ecological regions, details can be found in variable GEOALT_LS2004_2014.
- Lesotho 2004: All women age 15-49.
- Lesotho 2009: All women age 15-49.
- Lesotho 2014: All women age 15-49.