Historical regional data on literacy rates in 1911 Italy, by gender (by Brian A'Hearn and Carlo Ciccarelli)

Published: 24-03-2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/cwzybbh852.1
Contributors:
Carlo Ciccarelli,
Brian A'Hearn

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Italy, June 1911, Population Census Data. Population and literacy rates by gender at various level of geographical disaggregation corresponding to various territorial administrative units (16 Regions, 69 Provinces, 276 Disctricts) . The data allow to illustrate geographic patterns in literacy by gender and sex ratios. Summary statistics, maps and preliminary findings are reported in A'Hearn, B. and Ciccarelli, C. (2021), "Literacy in the Italian census of 1911: disaggregating the data" , Rivista di Storia Economica, forthcoming. Brian A’Hearn – Pembroke College, University of Oxford; Carlo Ciccarelli – Department of Economics and Finance, University of Rome, Tor Vergata . If you find the data useful, please let us know at brian.ahearn@pmb.ox.ac.uk and carlo.ciccarelli@uniroma2.it If you use the data in an article, please quote our article in Rivista di Storia Economica.

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Data are from the Italian population census of June 1911. For detailed information on the historical sources see: A'Hearn, B. and Ciccarelli, C. (2021), "Literacy in the Italian census of 1911: disaggregating the data" , Rivista di Storia Economica, forthcoming. Brian A’Hearn – Pembroke College, University of Oxford; Carlo Ciccarelli – Department of Economics and Finance, University of Rome, Tor Vergata (brian.ahearn@pmb.ox.ac.uk; carlo.ciccarelli@uniroma2.it)