Table info_id


definitions for all id variables without a separate table
Note: Most id variables have only a limited number of entries and are included into this table.


Döring, Holger and Philip Manow. 2019. Parliaments and governments database (ParlGov): Information on parties, elections and cabinets in modern democracies. Development version.


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Name Description Type
id unique numeric identifier for each observation in data table integer
table variable name of table and variable (format: tablename_variablename) text
order field to order entries for every id type ('table_variable' entry) integer
short short name text
name id name text
description description of id text
wikipedia link to wikipedia entry or other url if no wikipedia entry exists url
old id Previous ParlGov id in older versions integer