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The individual government data file (yyempst.dat for sample years; yycempst.dat for Census years) is comprised of 96-character data records. All payroll and part-time hours in the data file are 31-day monthly equivalent values for the month of March. The first 14 characters comprise the U.S. Census Bureau identification number.
|State code (state & DC in alpha)||2||1-2|
|Type of summary total code|
0 = state
1 = county
2 = municipal
3 = township
4 = special district
5 = school district
|Unit Identification Number||3||7-9|
|Data Function (Item) Code||3||18-20|
|Full-Time Employees Data Flag||1||32-32|
|Full-Time Payroll Data Flag||1||46-46|
|Part-Time Employees Data Flag||1||58-58|
|Part-Time Payroll Data Flag||1||72-72|
|Part-Time Hours Data Flag||1||84-84|
|Full-Time Equivalent Employees||10||85-94|