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.
DHS_IPUMSI_ IA provides geographic codes for India that match those in the DHS and IPUMS-International [URL omitted from DDI.] databases. This variable can be used to link contextual area data from IPUMS-DHS to IPUMS-International or vice versa. The codes in DHS_IPUMSI_IA indicate the major administrative unit in which the household was enumerated or surveyed.
GIS shapefiles for India can be downloaded here [URL omitted from DDI.].
IPUMS International geography Variables -- TOPICS