Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-004-009-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1984

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Annual survey of governments, 1984: 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: 8482

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook. 11/96 codebook is missing.

Abstract: State and local government employment data are provided in this file. Full- and part-time employment, full-time equivalency, and payroll statistics are included. Data are supplied by type of government and by function. Governmental functions include education, police and fire protection, financial and central administration, judiciary, utilities, public welfare, parks and recreation, health care, transit, and natural resources. Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA) codes are given for local governments in metropolitan areas.

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 of approximately 20,000 local governments plus the 50 state governments and the District of Columbia. Prior year data were used for nonrespondent governments.

NOTE: There are six ''record types'' in this file, each corresponding to a type of governmental unit. All six record types have the same technical characteristics.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

TIME PERIOD: October 1984

DATE OF COLLECTION: October 1984

SUBJECT TERMS: assets. census data. cities. county governments. county-level. districts. employment. expenditures. financial affairs. government expenditures. jobs. local government. municipal expenditures. municipalities. schools. state governments. states. townships. work. United States.

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