Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-004-021-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1991

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Annual survey of governments, 1991: employment 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: 6004

Date Accessioned: 10/27/1993

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Machine-readable codebook. One copy printed.

Abstract: Federal, state, and local government employment data are provided in this file. Full- and part-time employment, full-time equivalency, part-time employee hours worked, and payroll statistics are included. Data are supplied by type of government (federal, state, county, municipality, township, special district, and school district) and by function. Governmental functions include education (elementary, secondary, and higher education), police and fire protection, financial administration, judicial and legal functions, highways, solid waste management and sewage, libraries, air and water transportation and terminals, state liquor stores, social insurance administration, housing and community development, utilities, public welfare, parks and recreation, health care, transit, and natural resources.

SOURCE: self-enumerated forms mailed to governmental units

UNIVERSE: State and local governments in the United States, including counties, municipalities, townships, school districts, and special districts.

SAMPLE: The universe is represented by a sample, drawn from the 1987 Census of Governments, of approximately 21,900 governments plus the governments of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

NOTE: There are seven ''record types'' in this file, each corresponding to a type of governmental unit: federal, state, county, municipality, township, special district, and school district. All seven record types have the same technical characteristics. Records for local governments in metropolitan areas carry FIPS MSA codes.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation (text).

DATA TYPE: survey data


TIME PERIOD: October 1991


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