As of July, 2013, there are 27 new census microdata samples available in the IPUMS-International database:
- Argentina 2010
- Bangladesh 1991, 2001, 2011
- Brazil 2010
- Burkina Faso 1985, 1996, 2006
- Cameroon 1976, 1987, 2005
- Ecuador 2010
- Fiji 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2007
- Haiti 1971, 1982, 2003
- Kenya 1969, 1979, 2009
- Kyrgyz Republic 2009
- Panama 2010
- South Sudan 2008
- United States 2010
The samples for Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Panama, and the United States extend the pre-existing data series for those countries. The South Sudan sample is composed of cases that were formerly included in the Sudan 2008 dataset.
The data release includes approximately 40 new integrated and 2500 unharmonized source variables. In addition to these population microdata, we added more GIS boundary files as well as migration and mortality records for selected countries.
The database now contains records for 543,968,021 persons from 238 censuses in 74 countries. The collection is summarized on the samples page of our web site: https://international.ipums.org/international/samples.shtml
IPUMS-International (Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International) is the world's largest collection of publicly available individual-level census data. The data are samples from population censuses from around the world taken since 1960. Names and other identifying information have been removed. The variables have been given consistent codes and have been documented to enable cross-national and cross-temporal comparisons. Registration required: users must submit abstract of research project when registering for IPUM-I approval.