The database POPULATION

SND-ID: EXT 0085

This study is part of the collection SwedPop

Description

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Umeå university, Demographic database

Description

The database POPULATION contains information about the population development in Sweden’s parishes, cities and municipalities according to the present classification every ten years during the period 1810-1990.

The data has been collected by Christian Svärd, and the Demographic Data Base has digitized the information. The information has mainly been taken from Statistics Sweden’s historical publications. Additional data have been collected from the population forms of the database TABVERK.

The database POPULATION is freely available from the home page of the Demographic Data Base.

Purpose:

The Demographic Database (DDB) is a special unit at Umeå University with activities focused on two main areas: data production and research. DDB creates and makes available population databases, mainly based on historical information in parish registers during the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Umeå University

Responsible department/unit

Umeå University, Demographic database
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Time period(s) investigated

1810–1990

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Subject area

DEMOGRAPHY (POPULATION, VITAL STATISTICS, AND CENSUSES), Censuses (CESSDA Topic Classification)
History (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications
Published: 2014-02-26
Last updated: 2017-02-27