IPUMS-DHS Geography and GIS boundary files

IPUMS-DHS provides three kinds of geography variables: harmonized, year-specific, and crosswalk.

Country Integrated Geography Year Specific Geography Crosswalk Geography
BANGLADESH GEO_BD1994_2014 [shapefile] GEO_BD1994
GEO_BD1997
GEO_BD2000
GEO_BD2004
GEO_BD2007
GEO_BD2011
GEO_BD2014
DHS_IPUMSI_BD [shapefile]
BENIN GEO_BJ1996_2011 [shapefile] GEO_BJ1996
GEO_BJ2001
GEO_BJ2006
GEO_BJ2011
Not Available
BURKINA FASO GEO_BF2003_2010 [shapefile] GEO_BF1993
GEO_BF1998
GEO_BF2003
GEO_BF2010
DHS_IPUMSI_BF [shapefile]
CAMEROON GEO_CM1991_2011 [shapefile] GEO_CM2004_2011 [shapefile] GEO_CM1991
GEO_CM1998
GEO_CM2004
GEO_CM2011
DHS_IPUMSI_CM [shapefile]
CONGO (DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC) GEO_CD2007_2013 [shapefile] GEO_CD2007
GEO_CD2013
GEOALT_CD2013
Not Available
COTE D'IVOIRE
GEO_CI1994
GEO_CI1998
GEO_CI2011
Not Available
EGYPT GEO_EG1988_2014 [shapefile] GEOALT_EG1988_2014 [shapefile] GEO_EG1988
GEO_EG1992
GEO_EG1995
GEO_EG2000
GEO_EG2005
GEO_EG2008
GEO_EG2014
DHS_IPUMSI_EG [shapefile]
ETHIOPIA GEO_ET2000_2016 [shapefile] GEO_ET2000
GEO_ET2005
GEO_ET2011
GEO_ET2016
DHS_IPUMSI_ET [shapefile]
GHANA GEO_GH1988_2014 [shapefile] GEO_GH1988
GEO_GH1993
GEO_GH1998
GEO_GH2003
GEO_GH2008
GEO_GH2014
DHS_IPUMSI_GH [shapefile]
GUINEA GEO_GN1999_2012 [shapefile] GEO_GN2005_2012 [shapefile] GEOALT_GN1999_2012 [shapefile] GEO_GN1999
GEO_GN2005
GEO_GN2012
DHS_IPUMSI_GN [shapefile]
INDIA GEO_IA1992_2015 [shapefile] GEO_IA1992
GEO_IA1998
GEO_IA2005
GEO_IA2015
GEOALT_IA2015
DHS_IPUMSI_IA [shapefile]
KENYA GEO_KE1989_2014 [shapefile] GEO_KE1989
GEO_KE1993
GEO_KE1998
GEO_KE2003
GEO_KE2008
GEO_KE2014
GEOALT_KE2014
DHS_IPUMSI_KE [shapefile]
MADAGASCAR GEO_MG1992_2008 [shapefile] GEO_MG1992
GEO_MG1997
GEO_MG2003
GEO_MG2008
Not Available
MALAWI GEO_MW1992_2016 [shapefile] GEOALT_MW2010_2016 [shapefile] GEO_MW1992
GEO_MW2000
GEO_MW2004
GEO_MW2010
GEOALT_MW2010
GEO_MW2016
GEOALT_MW2016
DHS_IPUMSI_MW [shapefile]
MALI GEO_ML1987_2012 [shapefile] GEO_ML1995_2012 [shapefile] GEO_ML1987
GEO_ML1995
GEO_ML2001
GEO_ML2006
GEO_ML2012
DHS_IPUMSI_ML [shapefile]
MOROCCO GEO_MA1987_2003 [shapefile] GEO_MA1987
GEO_MA1992
GEO_MA2003
Not Available
MOZAMBIQUE GEO_MZ1997_2011 [shapefile] GEO_MZ1997
GEO_MZ2003
GEO_MZ2011
DHS_IPUMSI_MZ [shapefile]
NIGER GEO_NE1992_2012 [shapefile] GEO_NE1992
GEO_NE1998
GEO_NE2006
GEO_NE2012
Not Available
NIGERIA GEO_NG2003_2013 [shapefile] GEOALT_NG2008_2013 [shapefile] GEO_NG1990
GEO_NG1999
GEO_NG2003
GEO_NG2008
GEO_NG2013
DHS_IPUMSI_NG [shapefile]
PAKISTAN GEO_PK1991_2012[shapefile] GEO_PK1991
GEO_PK2006
GEO_PK2012
DHS_IPUMSI_PK [shapefile]
RWANDA GEO_RW1992_2005 [shapefile] GEO_RW2005_2014 [shapefile] GEO_RW1992
GEO_RW2000
GEO_RW2005
GEOALT_RW2005 GEO_RW2010
GEO_RW2014
GEOALT_RW2014
DHS_IPUMSI_RW [shapefile]
SUDAN
GEO_SD1989
DHS_IPUMSI_SD [shapefile]
TANZANIA GEO_TZ1991_2015[shapefile] GEO_TZ1996_2015 [shapefile] GEO_TZ1991
GEOALT_TZ1991
GEO_TZ1996
GEO_TZ1999
GEO_TZ2004
GEO_TZ2010
GEO_TZ2015
DHS_IPUMSI_TZ [shapefile]
TUNISIA
GEO_TN1988
Not Available
UGANDA GEO_UG1995_2016 [shapefile] GEO_UG2006_2016 [shapefile] GEO_UG1988
GEO_UG1995
GEO_UG2001
GEO_UG2006
GEO_UG2011
GEO_UG2016
DHS_IPUMSI_UG [shapefile]
YEMEN
GEO_YE1991
GEO_YE2013
Not Available
ZAMBIA GEO_ZM1992_2013 [shapefile] GEO_ZM1992
GEO_ZM1996
GEO_ZM2001
GEO_ZM2007
GEO_ZM2013
DHS_IPUMSI_ZM [shapefile]
ZIMBABWE GEO_ZW1994_2015 [shapefile] GEO_ZW1988
GEO_ZW1994
GEO_ZW1999
GEO_ZW2005
GEO_ZW2010
GEO_ZW2015
Not Available