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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: Remittances and immigration enforcement

Variables Obs. Mean S.D.
Male 6,713 0.952 0.215
Age 6,713 33.495 11.922
Married 6,713 0.268 0.443
Years of education completed 6,713 5.609 3.981
Spoke English well 6,713 0.287 0.452
Worked during the last U.S. migration spell 6,713 0.955 0.207
Monthly wage earned during the last U.S. migration spell 6,713 949.3 1442
Lived with relatives or community members during the last U.S. migration spell 6,713 0.693 0.461
Participated in sports or social organization during the last U.S. migration spell 6,713 0.138 0.345
Municipal population 6,713 995,508 213,643
Communal population 6,713 66,144 198,154
Year of last U.S. trip 6,713 1986 11.094
Duration of last U.S. migration spell (in years) 6,713 3.189 5.652
Undocumented 6,713 0.640 0.480
Remitted money home during last U.S. migration spell 6,713 0.662 0.473
Average monthly real remittances during last U.S. migration spell 4,444 332 804