Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-003-009-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1987

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Census of governments, 1987: finance statistics.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9484

Date Accessioned: 10/20/1993

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy codebook.

Abstract: In this data collection finance data on revenues, expenditures, indebtedness and debt transactions, and cash and security holdings are provided for state and local governments. Revenue data are provided by source. Expenditures are shown by function such as education, highways, and public welfare, as well as by type, including intergovernmental, current operation, and capital outlay. Indebtedness data show outstanding debt by type of debt, and debt transactions. Asset data are shown by purpose and type of financial asset. Financial statistics of employee retirement systems and of utilities operations by state and local governments are included within the data record of the performing or parent government. Data are provided for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. File A provides data for governmental units, including the federal government and state, county, municipal, township, special district, and independent school district governments, as well as regional education service districts. File B includes data on counties. File C provides national and state area summations. File D contains educational finance data pertaining to all public elementary-secondary school systems and selected higher education institutions.

UNIVERSE: Governmental units canvassed in the finance phase of the 1987 Census of Governments. These include the federal government, states, counties, municipalities, townships, special districts, public school districts, and local institutions of higher education.

NOTE: All data are expressed in thousands of dollars.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 4 data files.

DATA TYPE: census data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

Media/File Reports:

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