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Socio-Economic Data (Village Level)

Data Description:

The Central India village-level geospatial socio-economic data set: 1991, 2001 is a compilation of the finest level of administrative boundaries within Central India Landscape (village/town-level) and over 200 socio-economic variables collected during the Indian Census in 1991 and 2001.

This data set was developed by digitizing village/town level boundaries from the official analog maps published by the Survey of India for 2001. This data set also utilized tabular data for 1991 and 2001 from the Primary Census Abstract (PCA) and Village Directory (VD) data series of the Indian census. The data are in UTM 44N projection and are polygon shapefiles. 

Recommended Citation(s):

Meiyappan, P., P. S. Roy, A. Soliman, T. Li, P. Mondal, S. Wang, and A. K. Jain. 2018. India Village-Level Geospatial Socio-Economic Data Set: 1991, 2001. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). Accessed DAY MONTH YEAR.

Meiyappan, P., P. S. Roy, Y. Sharma, R. M. Ramachandran, P. K. Joshi, R. S. DeFries, and A. K. Jain. 2016. Dynamics and Determinants of Land Change in India: Integrating Satellite data with Village Socioeconomics. Regional Environmental Change 17 (3): 753.

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