Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-003-006-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1982

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Census of governments, 1982: employment summary 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: 8395

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: The Employment Summary Statistics dataset is part of the Census of Governments, a complete enumeration of United States governmental units undertaken every five years. This data collection contains the October, 1982 employment and payroll figures for the governments. Data for full- and part-time employment and payrolls are shown for such functions as administration, education, corrections, police, fire protection, utilities, health, public welfare, parks, libraries, sanitation, highways, and transit. Data are also provided for labor-management relations, employee organizations, employee benefits, and unemployment, health, and life insurance. There are four files in this collection. File A provides detailed statistics for each state and local government, File B has the data for local governmental units aggregated by county, and File C has national and state summaries for the following types of governments: (1) State and Local Government Total, (2) State Government, (3) Local Government, (4) Local Governments in SMSA's, (5) Counties, (6) Municipalities, (7) Townships, (8) School Districts, and (9) Special Districts. In addition, the Name and Address File contains name, address, and corresponding government identification code for all of the local governmental units.

UNIVERSE: 50 State governments and 82,923 counties, municipalities, school and other districts in existence in the United States as of October 1982.


DATA TYPE: survey data, and aggregate data



SUBJECT TERMS: census data. county-level. employment. expenditures. government expenditures. government personnel. governmental structures. governmental units. governments. insurance. jobs. property receipts. states. work. United States.

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