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GEO_YE2013 (V101_YE2013)
Yemen regions, 2013 [GIS]

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GEO_YE2013 (V101_YE2013) indicates the region of Yemen where the respondent was interviewed. DHS regions in the 2013 Yemen survey are equivalent to governorates.

Other sample years have their own sample-specific geography variables.

A GIS map for GEO_YE2013 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


There is no integrated variable for Yemen because regional boundaries from 1991 do not match the 2013 governorates.

GEO_YE2013 (V101_YE2013) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_YE2013, like other V101 variables, is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


  • Yemen 2013: All women age 15-49.
  • Yemen: 2013-B, 2013-W, 2013-H, 2013-C