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Integrated Census Microdata (I-CeM)

Integrated Census Microdata (I-CeM)

Data dictionary

This variable list document summarizes the content and coverage of the dataset. For full variable definitions see below. For lookup tables for coded variables see the Metadata tab.

In most cases researchers will want to use the I-CeM coded variables rather than raw string data because these have been checked for consistency and accuracy.

For numeric variables missing data are indicated by 999999 values. Blank or missing data for character string variables are record as a single dash (-).

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Variables related to where people were enumerated.


Variables describing enumerated individuals demographically.

Occupation and employment

Variables related to work and industry.


Variables related to places of birth.

Household and family

Variables describing households and family structure.


Variables related to institutions.