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A comprehensive count of the population.

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Statistics dealing with parents' misfortunes, as parents

What percentage of parents see their child born with a serious illness, see their child develop a serious illness, or see their child die, throughout their lifetime? Thanks.
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Seeking shapefiles for US Census Block Groups?

I would like to use this US deprivation index (https://www.neighborhoodatlas.medicine.wisc.edu), which is based on Census Block Groups. Where can I find the corresponding shapefiles?
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List of proposed census years in Africa

Is there a list of proposed census implementations for countries in Africa? I see that Kenya has one coming up next year. I haven't found much by searching for other countries by name.
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ACS - Census Block Groups with 0 households?

I'm looking through some ACS data on # of households by block group in Santa Clara County. Block Group 2, Census Tract 5002, Santa Clara County, California has 0 households, despite having a ...
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Census Tracts for Puerto Rico

I'm looking for digital data for Puerto Rico. Specifically census tract shapefiles from the 1990 & 1980 census. TIA
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Poverty estimates from Census API

I'm trying to complete a project for a local nonprofit I work with. I am trying to use the Census API to pull in certain estimates in each of the counties they work in. I'm trying to pull in poverty ...
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components of population change at block group level

I've been trying to find a good source that connects components of population change (births, deaths, migration) to the block level. Whats the best source for this?
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US Income datasets at the Census Tract / Block Level

I am currently using www2.census.gov to get demographics data from the census and was wondering if there was a similar source that could offer me blocks / census tract level data on income. I would ...
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Do census tract geographic shapefile data update annually?

I am looking at census tract TIGER/Line shapefiles from data.gov (https://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles/index.php), and I see that they provide options for census tracts for different years. ...
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Is there a codebook for the 1990 Census API table names?

I'm trying to download Census data using R and the Census API. There's a list of variable names at https://api.census.gov/data/1990/sf3/variables.html However, most of the variable descriptions aren'...
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Surname - Cast/Ethnicity Mapping for Nepali Names

I'm trying to link family names to ethnicity / casts in the Nepali context. Is anyone aware of a publicly accessible data set that would allow or simplify such a mapping? Example of what the outcome ...
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Where can I find data about Cameroons subdivisions and number of inhabitants?

I want to know where I can find detailed, current and authoritative (ie. government) data about all of Cameroons subdivisions and the number of inhabitants in each (ie. census data). I know that ...
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Sudan Shapefiles (2008)

Does anyone know if the shapefiles for Sudan, which correspond to the 2008 census enumeration areas are available for download?
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Seeking source of curated/cleansed data for 2016 Canadian Census?

I am working with open data sources and the 2016 Canadian Census is of great interest to me. The Canadian Statistics website provides boundary files, which work great, and some aggregated census data, ...
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Get list of all villages/towns in India

This might have been asked before but I couldn't get a similar question. I am working on an application which will have addresses in India populated using dropdowns till 4 levels. State => ...
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Find geographic data on the languages spoken in Russia

Does anyone have any ideas for where I can get data on the number or percentage of speakers of a given language in the Russian Federation at some geographic level smaller than federal subject? ...
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Obesity/Inactivity Data at a census tract level

Looking for obesity/inactivity data for adults at a census tract level for the state of California. Any good sources? Preferably in a format that can be uploaded to arcdesktop.
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Is it possible to get specific Asian population totals from the Census at the Block or Block Group level?

I know you can get it at the Tract level but I can't for the life of me find it at at a lower level. I can find totals for just "Asian" at these levels but I want it to be more specific than that (e.g....
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Recent Demographic and Economic Data at CBSA-level

I would like to find a dataset of basic demographic and economic data at core-based statistical area level for the US. Ideally, it should include variables like population, median income, age ...
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What is the meaning of “units in structure” in Census/ACS data?

The US census provides the number of housing units, which is supposed to represent individual dwelling units, not structures. The American Community Survey provides the number of units by structure ...
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Where can I find a list of cities within each county?

I found some lists for some states, e.g. https://georgia.gov/municipality-list, but not for all counties in the US...
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Which region has the most granular census data?

Which region (ideally, at least city sized) has census data with the finest geographical resolution? In addition, which region has the most detailed census data (i.e, most dimensions / categories in ...
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Do post-2010 American Community Survey data rely on the 2010 PUMA boundaries?

From the census page on gazetteer files, only 2010 contains data for public use microdata areas. 2012 and onwards have other files but nothing on PUMAs. Are PUMA boundaries redrawn once a decade?
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Seeking shapefile of unincorporated areas (US)?

I've been working with TIGER/Line shapefiles of CDPs/towns/cities, and want to fill in the empty areas between these places with shapes of those unincorporated areas well. So far, I've been unable to ...
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centroids or boundaries of unincorporated communities

I have the Tiger places (dark green), which I believe contains census designated places. I also have the Census Bureau's Cartographic Boundary Shapefiles - Places (Incorporated Places and Census ...
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Census data aggregated at MGRS level

I would like to be able to have a file with U.S. Census data pre-aggregated at some level of the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS). Ideally at thier 10km precision level, but I'd take whatever I ...
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EU workforce per commune

For a project I need geodata of communes with residential population and workforce (optimally also full-time equivalents, FTE) for at least FR, DE, IT, and AU. On Eurostat and EU Data Portal ...
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2000 census data by block group

I need Population & Housing Unit Counts for Blocks (all the states) from 1990, 2000, and 2010 Census. I downloaded 2010 and 1990 from the following links, but can not find the corresponding data ...
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How to get all U.S. census blocks within a state

Is there an easy way to download the set of census blocks (12-digit FIPS codes) for a given state? I've tried using R packages tigris and acs to no avail. (Well, tigris works but it gives me the ...
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When do Census Tracts get their boundaries adjusted?

I'm curious as to when the 2020 US Census Census Tract geometries actually get adjusted to account for any changes. I know they're semi-permanent, but that can indeed change from year to year. We ...
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Looking for ways to estimate average household sizes based on their incomes (US census data)

The US census provides the population of households within a given area (say, census tract) making a certain amount of money per year (ACS T056). So if I were to be tasked to determine the population ...
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Census India, population by religion - village (ward) level

What I am looking for is the religious composition on a village/ward level from the census. The official census doesn't seem to report it, but since it is available for towns and the census abstract (...
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Making sense of US census summary tape files?

I'm trying to get 1990 decennial US census data into a choropleth map, but having difficulty making sense of the data format and documentation. I've gathered that the block level data belongs in ...
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Free CDN (content delivery network) serving US Census shapefiles?

Is there a free CDN (content delivery network) serving US Census shapefiles? Specifically, I need state legislative district boundaries. Of course, I've googled around, and didn't see anything. ...
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Geospatial Canadian Socioeconomic Data

I've been working with Canadian statistics data and performing geovisualizations of this data joined to census boundary shapefiles. Most of the data I've been able to join has been at the level of: ...
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What encoding does the Census use in TIGER data?

What encoding does the Census distribute TIGER data in? The example on page 88 of PostGIS in Action, Second Edition seems to indicate latin1. shp2pgsql -s 4269 -g geom_4269 -I -W "latin1" ➥ "...
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Matching 1980s address data to 1990 census geoid10?

I am hoping to match a list a addresses gathered in the mid 1980s with block group codes from the 1990 census. The geocoder on the census website processes this for 2010 block group designations only. ...
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Finding ward level administrative boundary data for india?

In the census 2011 data there is data at ward level. Is it possible to get shapefiles at that level? (paid/free) Please don't refer me to GADM , which is at taluk level. I want at least 2011. How ...
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workday population data for germany

I'm currently looking for workday population data in shp or any other gis file formats. I have found many of population data all over the world but couldn't find the ones that have daytime population. ...
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Historical (pre-war) data on cities and towns in Germany

What I do: I'm trying to find and merge city-level data from various time periods: ~1900, ~1930 and ~1990. I already have data on election outcomes, and a few related measures. What's difficult: ...
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Unemployment benefits coding in U.S. SIPP data

I'm having a good deal of trouble navigating the data dictionary for variables in the U.S. Census Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). Here's a specific puzzle I've been unable to solve: ...
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Accuracy of LODES dataset

Has anyone used the LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics (LODES) datasets? I'm using the data from the Census FTP for LODES7 data. I want to understand how this data was calculated and what's ...
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USA census historical demographic data

I am currently working on a project where I am responsible for calculating the mean temperature and precipitation data across the USA. My calculations are made for metro census data and county census ...
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Year Structure Built of housing units

I need to find the age of housing units? where specifically should I look and download a GIS file
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ZCTA regions in census files

I am trying to analyze census files but I find it confusing to define regions of tracts or zipcodes. I noticed that the postal ZipCodes are messy as there are some overlapping {some zipcode regions ...
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Countries with a Census

I am looking for a list of countries that have a census. The attributes would be the last census dates or dates of censuses and the census unit. I do not want variables from a census but meta ...
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Literacy rates of Asian countries

What are the literacy rates of Asian countries (Myanmar, Bhutan, Pakistan, China, Nepal) for last five censuses?
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Retrieve US Census Data in Excel format

I am hoping you could help me find some information. I am trying to pull census data such as (age median, race, sex, weather) however I want it in a excel spreadsheet type format. I am unsure if API ...
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Independent Census Data for 3rd World Countries

A standardized dataset for 3rd world countries, preferably younger than 10 years. Thank you.
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Looking for the smoking count or rate per census tract in New York State

It seems like this only exists at the county level: https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/PA-Percentage-of-Cigarette-Smoking-Among-Adults-Ma/d4y4-r7hb Thanks for any insight.