What are the restrictions on IPUMS-International use?
Our agreements with the various national statistical offices require that IPUMS-International be used only for scholarly and educational purposes, including public policy research. Commercial use of the data is prohibited. To gain access, applicants are required to agree to a number of conditions that amount to a legal contract. Chief among them are a prohibition against redistributing the data and against attempting to identify individuals using the data. To see the full list of conditions, go to the application page here.