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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.
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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 here - PA-Percentage-of-Cigarette-Smoking-Among-Adults
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For a given 5 year ACS (American Community Survey), when is the effective date of estimation?

The ACS Survey provides the most up-to-date census estimates for US population groups. The 5 year survey is the most comprehensive. For example, the most recently available 5 year survey as of Sept ...
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Is there a complete list of what US Census data is available for every type of geographic unit?

The US Census provides many kinds of data (population, income, age, etc.) grouped by many kinds of geographic units (census block, tract, city, urban cluster, etc.). I have not been able to find a ...
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What are some good approaches for predicting sub-state level population changes before census data is released

I am currently working with US census data from 2013 at the latest. I am very interested in getting population and other demographic data pertaining to 2014 and Early 2015 as soon as possible. What ...
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Recommendations for calculating unemployment and labor force participation at the block group level

I'm new to working with census data and am wondering about best practices for calculating labor force participation and unemployment at the block group level. I've been using the ACS R package to ...
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Official data from census

I'm going to collect demographic data from official sources. There is a list of census sites with informations like license, data format, granularity, direct links, languages, etc? Will it be useful ...
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German municipality-level data (Gemeinde) on demographics

I'm trying to find comprehensive Gemeinde-level data for small (<10'000 inh.) municipalities in all of Germany. The (joint-)distribution or at least some summary shares of the following ...
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Microdata from the German Census

I am looking for open German census data at the micro or census block level. I am particularly interested in economic/health/educational outcomes. However, I cannot find any in English. Is this open ...
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Problems matching public population and geographic data for France?

I am trying to make a chloropleth map of France with the population of each canton. I have found the latest census population data from INSEE. I am now matching this against an open GeoJSON file of ...
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What is the national median salary in Poland?

The mean average salary in Poland is blown out of proportion by extremely high salaries of people in management and government jobs. Meanwhile, finding a 'common' job that pays anywhere close to the ...
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Human Mortality database around the world

I am looking for a database about death rates and population around the world. Idealy, I want: Per country Per year Including birth rates Divided by gender Including age of death
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Dataset of international marriages

I'm looking for a dataset containing the following: for each country, number of weddings according to the spouses' nationalities if possible, yearly data and % of divorces. For example, here is such ...
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Demography vs. political preference data sources

I am looking for data on the relationship between demography (mainly indicators of knowledge such as formal education, rural/urban residency, salary) and political preference, preferably in the UK or ...
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Involvement of central statistics bureau with national open data portal

Although this is a very subjective question as each national government has quite a different setup. However, in general, are there any patterns or working models involving statistics bureaus having a ...
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Birthday and Marriage Information

I'm interested in marriage/divorce information by birth date. Does anyone know the best place to get something like that?
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API for information about Brazilian cities/states

I can already find data about Brazilian cities/states (e.g. population, localization, crime rates etc...), on some websites such as the government's open data portal and census data (which ...

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