Soil legend

There are 118 soil types in the world, nested within 30 top-level classes. The following table shows the complete list of soil types and soil classes. IPUMS-DHS uses the numeric part of the original soil code, which ranges from 1 to 118.

The legend is listed below and can be downloaded in .csv file format.

IPUMS-DHS Code Original Code Soil Name Soil Class
1CL1Haplic AcrisolsAcrisols
2CL2Haplic Acrisols (Alumic)Acrisols
3CL3Haplic Acrisols (Ferric)Acrisols
4CL4Haplic Acrisols (Humic)Acrisols
5CL5Plinthic AcrisolsAcrisols
6CL6Vetic AcrisolsAcrisols
7CL7Haplic AlbeluvisolsAlbeluvisols
8CL8Histic AlbeluvisolsAlbeluvisols
9CL9Umbric AlbeluvisolsAlbeluvisols
10CL10Cutanic AlisolsAlisols
11CL11Haplic AlisolsAlisols
12CL12Aluandic AndosolsAndosols
13CL13Haplic AndosolsAndosols
14CL14Vitric AndosolsAndosols
15CL15Albic ArenosolsArenosols
16CL16Ferralic ArenosolsArenosols
17CL17Haplic ArenosolsArenosols
18CL18Haplic Arenosols (Calcaric)Arenosols
19CL19Hypoluvic ArenosolsArenosols
20CL20Protic ArenosolsArenosols
21CL21Haplic CalcisolsCalcisols
22CL22Haplic Calcisols (Sodic)Calcisols
23CL23Luvic CalcisolsCalcisols
24CL24Petric CalcisolsCalcisols
25CL25Endogleyic CambisolsCambisols
26CL26Ferralic CambisolsCambisols
27CL27Haplic CambisolsCambisols
28CL28Haplic Cambisols (Calcaric)Cambisols
29CL29Haplic Cambisols (Chromic)Cambisols
30CL30Haplic Cambisols (Dystric)Cambisols
31CL31Haplic Cambisols (Eutric)Cambisols
32CL32Haplic Cambisols (Humic)Cambisols
33CL33Haplic Cambisols (Sodic)Cambisols
34CL34Leptic CambisolsCambisols
35CL35Vertic CambisolsCambisols
36CL36Calcic ChernozemsChernozems
37CL37Haplic ChernozemsChernozems
38CL38Luvic ChernozemsChernozems
39CL39Haplic CryosolsCryosols
40CL40Turbic CryosolsCryosols
41CL41Vitric CryosolsCryosols
42CL42Petric DurisolsDurisols
43CL43Acric FerralsolsFerralsols
44CL44Haplic FerralsolsFerralsols
45CL45Haplic Ferralsols (Rhodic)Ferralsols
46CL46Haplic Ferralsols (Xanthic)Ferralsols
47CL47Umbric FerralsolsFerralsols
48CL48Haplic FluvisolsFluvisols
49CL49Haplic Fluvisols (Arenic)Fluvisols
50CL50Haplic Fluvisols (Calcaric)Fluvisols
51CL51Haplic Fluvisols (Dystric)Fluvisols
52CL52Haplic Fluvisols (Eutric)Fluvisols
53CL53Calcic GleysolsGleysols
54CL54Haplic GleysolsGleysols
55CL55Haplic Gleysols (Dystric)Gleysols
56CL56Haplic Gleysols (Eutric)Gleysols
57CL57Mollic GleysolsGleysols
58CL58Umbric GleysolsGleysols
59CL59Calcic GypsisolsGypsisols
60CL60Haplic GypsisolsGypsisols
61CL61Calcic HistosolsHistosols
62CL62Cryic HistosolsHistosols
63CL63Fibric HistosolsHistosols
64CL64Hemic HistosolsHistosols
65CL65Sapric HistosolsHistosols
66CL66Calcic KastanozemsKastanozems
67CL67Haplic KastanozemsKastanozems
68CL68Haplic LeptosolsLeptosols
69CL69Haplic Leptosols (Eutric)Leptosols
70CL70Lithic LeptosolsLeptosols
71CL71Mollic LeptosolsLeptosols
72CL72Rendzic LeptosolsLeptosols
73CL73Haplic LixisolsLixisols
74CL74Haplic Lixisols (Chromic)Lixisols
75CL75Haplic Lixisols (Ferric)Lixisols
76CL76Albic LuvisolsLuvisols
77CL77Calcic LuvisolsLuvisols
78CL78Gleyic LuvisolsLuvisols
79CL79Haplic LuvisolsLuvisols
80CL80Haplic Luvisols (Chromic)Luvisols
81CL81Haplic Luvisols (Ferric)Luvisols
82CL82Leptic LuvisolsLuvisols
83CL83Stagnic LuvisolsLuvisols
84CL84Vertic LuvisolsLuvisols
85CL85Alic NitisolsNitisols
86CL86Haplic Nitisols (Rhodic)Nitisols
87CL87Haplic PhaeozemsPhaeozems
88CL88Leptic PhaeozemsPhaeozems
89CL89Luvic PhaeozemsPhaeozems
90CL90Endogleyic PlanosolsPlanosols
91CL91Haplic Planosols (Dystric)Planosols
92CL92Haplic Planosols (Eutric)Planosols
93CL93Luvic PlanosolsPlanosols
94CL94Solodic PlanosolsPlanosols
95CL95Acric PlinthosolsPlinthosols
96CL96Lixic PlinthosolsPlinthosols
97CL97Gleyic PodzolsPodzols
98CL98Haplic PodzolsPodzols
99CL99Aric RegosolsRegosols
100CL100Calcaric RegosolsRegosols
101CL101Haplic Regosols (Dystric)Regosols
102CL102Haplic Regosols (Eutric)Regosols
103CL103Haplic Regosols (Sodic)Regosols
104CL104Leptic RegosolsRegosols
105CL105Gypsic SolonchaksSolonchaks
106CL106Haplic SolonchaksSolonchaks
107CL107Haplic Solonchaks (Sodic)Solonchaks
108CL108Calcic SolonetzSolonetz
109CL109Gleyic SolonetzSolonetz
110CL110Haplic SolonetzSolonetz
111CL111Mollic SolonetzSolonetz
112CL112Luvic StagnosolsStagnosols
113CL113Haplic UmbrisolsUmbrisols
114CL114Leptic UmbrisolsUmbrisols
115CL115Calcic VertisolsVertisols
116CL116Haplic VertisolsVertisols
117CL117Haplic Vertisols (Eutric)Vertisols
118CL118Mollic VertisolsVertisols