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Spatial aspects of unemployment in South Africa 1991-2007 (UNEMPL): Municipalities - All provinces

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dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-05T00:00:01z
dc.date.available 2014-02-05 en
dc.date.available 2018-12-10T13:41:15Z
dc.identifier.other 10.14749/1400486279 en
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.14749/1400486279 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/12992
dc.description.abstract This is aggregated data of individuals or households. The data originates from the South African censuses of 1991, 1996 and 2001, as well as the community survey of 2007. The geographical units were standardised to the 2005 municipal boundaries so that spatial measuring was consistent. The data therefore covers the whole country at a municipal level for different time periods. The major variables focus on employment status. The data set consists of 32 variables and 257 cases. It contains the same socio-economic variables for different time periods, namely 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2007. Combined ranking - municipalities were ranked for each year, i.e. 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2007, in terms of unemployment rate and assigned a rank value. There is also a combined unemployment rank value for all years and all municipalities. Population density - this was calculated by dividing the total population of a municipality in 1991 by the area and the answer is expressed as number of people per square kilometer. The linking of different census geographies was done by using areal interpolation to transfer data from one set of boundaries to another. The 2005 municipality boundaries were used as the common denominator and it is part of a spatial hierarchy developed by Statistics SA for the 2001 census. en
dc.subject CENSUSES en
dc.subject MUNICIPALITY en
dc.subject SPATIAL en
dc.subject UNEMPLOYMENT en
dc.title Spatial aspects of unemployment in South Africa 1991-2007 (UNEMPL): Municipalities - All provinces en
dc.type Data set en
dc.description.version 1.0 en
dc.ProjectNumber BNAAAA en
dc.SourceTitle A longitudinal view of unemployment in South Africa (UNEMPL) en
dc.outputnumber 1 en
dc.bibliographictitle Weir-Smith G. Spatial aspects of unemployment in South Africa 1991-2007 (UNEMPL): Municipalities - All provinces. [Data set]. UNEMPL 1991-2007 Municipalities. Version 1.0. Pretoria South Africa: Human Sciences Research Council [producer] 2013, Human Sciences Research Council [distributor] 2014. http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.14749/1400486279. en
dc.publicationyear 2014 en
dc.contributor.author1 Human Sciences Research Council en
dc.datatype Quantitative en
dc.datakind Geospatial data en
dc.producers Human Sciences Research Council en


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