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.
DISTPK identifies the household's district within Pakistan in all sample years. Districts are the third level administrative units of the country, after administrative division. DISTPK is harmonized by name and does not account for boundary changes over time.
The full set of geography variables for Pakistan can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level refer to GEOLEV1 and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.