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Egypt - Labor Force Survey, LFS 2009

Place of birth of the first spouse (BIRPLSP_1)
File: Egypt 2009-LFS HH-V1
Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 6
Decimals: 0
Range: 995-818035
Valid cases: 57605
Invalid: 17434
Definition
This variable includes the country or the region/ governorate where the first spouse was born.
Universe
All Spouses
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Categories
ValueCategoryCases
995 Abroad 41 0.1%
818001 Cairo 5115 8.9%
818002 Alexandria 2430 4.2%
818003 Port Said 380 0.7%
818004 Suez 266 0.5%
818005 Helwan 972 1.7%
818006 6 of October 1770 3.1%
818011 Damietta 1007 1.7%
818012 Dakahlia 4864 8.4%
818013 Sharkia 4643 8.1%
818014 Kalyoubia 2905 5.0%
818015 Kafr-El- sheik 2065 3.6%
818016 Gharbia 3513 6.1%
818017 Menoufia 2987 5.2%
818018 Behira 4360 7.6%
818019 Ismaelia 663 1.2%
818021 Giza 1945 3.4%
818022 Beni- Suef 1836 3.2%
818023 Fayoum 2182 3.8%
818024 Menia 3673 6.4%
818025 Asyout 2772 4.8%
818026 Suhag 3230 5.6%
818027 Qena 2268 3.9%
818028 Aswan 943 1.6%
818029 Luxor 387 0.7%
818031 Red Sea 50 0.1%
818032 El-wadi El-Gidid 89 0.2%
818033 Matrouh 72 0.1%
818034 North Sinai 156 0.3%
818035 South Sinai 21 0.0%
Sysmiss 17434
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Imputation and Derivation
Derivation
Original survey variable recoded/renamed (Ref: Data dictionary.pdf)
Others
Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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This variable indicates the code of the country of birth for immigrant individuals, while it indicates the code of the region/governorate of birth for individuals born in the survey country.

Very few surveys contain this information


COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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Only the governorates of Egypt were labeled in the birth place variable. All other countries are recoded 995 and labeled "abroad".
The birth_gov classification follows the Guide of Administrative Units in Egypt for the year 2010 as indicated by CAPMAS.


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