Standard Population Data Dictionary

Standard Population File Format

  • Fixed length ASCII text records (14 bytes)
  • One standard population per record/line
  • Windows (CR/LF) line delimiters
  • All numeric data is zero filled to the left
Variable Name and Values Start Column Length Data Type
Standard
006 = World (Segi 1960) Std Million (19 age groups)
007 = 1991 Canadian Std Million (19 age groups)
005 = European (Scandinavian 1960) Std Million (19 age groups)
008 = 1996 Canadian Std Million (19 age groups)
010 = World (WHO 2000-2025) Std Million (19 age groups)
141 = 1940 US Std Million (19 age groups)
151 = 1950 US Std Million (19 age groups)
161 = 1960 US Std Million (19 age groups)
171 = 1970 US Std Million (19 age groups)
181 = 1980 US Std Million (19 age groups)
191 = 1990 US Std Million (19 age groups)
201 = 2000 US Std Million (19 age groups)
203 = 2000 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130)
202 = 2000 US Std Population (single ages to 84 - Census P25-1130)
205 = 2000 US Std Population (single ages to 99 - Census P25-1130)
011 = World (WHO 2000-2025) Std Million (single ages to 84)
012 = World (WHO 2000-2025) Std Million (single ages to 99)
001 = World (Segi 1960) Std Million (18 age groups)
002 = 1991 Canadian Std Million (18 age groups)
003 = European (Scandinavian 1960) Std Million (18 age groups)
004 = 1996 Canadian Std Million (18 age groups)
009 = World (WHO 2000-2025) Std Million (18 age groups)
140 = 1940 US Std Million (18 age groups)
150 = 1950 US Std Million (18 age groups)
160 = 1960 US Std Million (18 age groups)
170 = 1970 US Std Million (18 age groups)
180 = 1980 US Std Million (18 age groups)
190 = 1990 US Std Million (18 age groups)
200 = 2000 US Std Million (18 age groups)
204 = 2000 US Std Population (18 age groups - Census P25-1130)
1 3 numeric
Age
Age group data:
000 = 0 years
001 = 1-4 years (or 001 = 0-4 years for 18 age groups)
002 = 5-9 years
003 = 10-14 years
004 = 15-19 years
017 = 80-84 years
018 = 85+ years
Single age data:
000 = 0 years
001 = 1 years
002 = 2 years
085 = 85+ years (for single ages to 84)
100 = 100+ years (for single ages to 99)
4 3 numeric
Standard Population 7 8 numeric