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Database of Labor Markets and Social Security Information System (SIMS)

The Database of Labor Markets and Social Security Information System (SIMS) is the most important source of information about jobs and pensions in Latin America and the Caribbean. It encompasses harmonized statistics of 25 countries in the region, assuring the comparability of the indicators among them and also over time. The dataset includes data since 1990 and it presents 72 main indicators, which can be broken down by age group, gender, zone, level of education and other. The SIMS contains information in 6 broad categories: population, employment, unemployment, income, social security and poverty. This database seeks to contribute to public policies design based on evidence to strengthen the development of the region. Also, visit the SIMS Website:

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"mydata-iadb/database-of-labor-markets-and-social-security-v2c9-36h7\".\"database_of_labor_markets_and_social_security\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • database_of_labor_markets_and_social_security
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