Tutorials

IPUMS provides easy to understand video tutorials to guide users through using IPUMS sites, creating extracts, and using our online analysis tools.

All Video Tutorials

Webinars

Using IPUMS Data in R with ipumsr - Slides - Q&A (October 12, 2021)
IPUMS DHS: Uncovering the Secrets of the Best Tool for DHS Comparative Analyses - Slides - Q&A (July 27, 2021)
How to make the contraceptive calendar work for you - R Exercise - Stata Exercise - Slides (May 4, 2021)
Linking CPS (to CPS and ATUS): A Brief Overview - Slides - Q&A (April 28, 2021)
Using IPUMS Data for Health-Related Research - Slides (January 29, 2021)
Using Female and Service Provider Data Together in IPUMS PMA (January 13, 2021)
IPUMS MLP Workshop - Linking Strategy and How to Use the Data (December 16, 2020)
IPUMS-DHS Working with Geography Variables — Q&A (August 25, 2020)
Introduction to IPUMS PMA — Q&A (May 27, 2020)
How to Use IPUMS to Study the Health Workforce (February 25, 2020)
NHGIS Time Series Tables: Geographic Census Data Harmonized Across Time (November 20, 2019) 
Intro to IPUMS NHIS: Data from the National Health Interview Survey from 1963 to the Present (October 30, 2019)
IPUMS International: Using the IPUMS International Tabulator for Fast Data Exploration — Q&A (July 25, 2019)
IPUMS International: Using Geographic Variables and Shape Files — Q&A (June 27, 2019)
IPUMS International; Una Introducción — Q&A (April 25, 2019)
Intro to IPUMS International — Q&A (March 28, 2019)
Intro to IPUMS USA (January 31, 2019)
Intro to IPUMS GeoMarker (December 7, 2018)
Intro to IPUMS NHGIS (November 9, 2018) 

IPUMS USA Online Tutorials

How to create an account to use IPUMS
How to use the Extract System
How to use our documentation and variable descriptions

IPUMS CPS

How to create an extract using CPS
CPS Panel Rotation Pattern

IPUMS International

How to create an account to use IPUMS (English)
How to create an account to use IPUMS (Arabic)
How to create an account to use IPUMS (Chinese)
How to create an account to use IPUMS (French)
How to create an account to use IPUMS (Portuguese)
How to create an account to use IPUMS (Russian)
How to create an account to use IPUMS (Spanish)
How to create an account to use IPUMS (Swahili)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (English)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (Arabic)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (Chinese)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (French)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (Portuguese)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (Russian)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (Spanish)
How to create an extract using IPUMS-I (Swahili)
Sample descriptions (English)
Sample descriptions (Arabic)
Sample descriptions (Chinese)
Sample descriptions (French)
Sample descriptions (Portuguese)
Sample descriptions (Russian)
Sample descriptions (Spanish)
Sample descriptions (Swahili)

IPUMS DHS

Introduction to IPUMS DHS
IPUMS-DHS Variable Descriptions
IPUMS-DHS Extract System

IPUMS NHGIS

IPUMS NHGIS Account Registration
IPUMS NHGIS Data Finder
IPUMS NHGIS Data Layout Options
IPUMS NHGIS Filter Options
IPUMS NHGIS Join Spatial and Census Data

IPUMS Terra

TerraScope - Exploring Variable Availability
TerraScope - Exploring Spatial Relationships
Ipums Terra Extract System Tutorial - Raster Data
Ipums Terra Extract System Tutorial - Area Level Data
Ipums Terra Extract System Tutorial - Microdata

IPUMS Time Use

How to create an extract using ATUS

IPUMS Health Surveys

How to create an extract using NHIS Information on NHIS surveys
Information on NHIS weights -->

IPUMS Higher Ed

How to create an extract using HIGHERED

Other Helpful Tutorials

How to use our Online Analysis System
How to open an extract in Stata
How to open an extract in SAS
How to open an extract in SPSS
How to open an extract in Excel
How to Attach Characteristics in your extract