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Finding Data: Data on Consumer Spending & Finance - Africa


  • Selected Resources for:

    Consumer Spending & Finance - Botswana :: Consumer Spending & Finance - Ethiopia :: Consumer Spending & Finance - Mali :: Consumer Spending & Finance - Namibia ::

  • Selected Resources for:

    Consumer Spending & Finance - Rwanda :: Consumer Spending & Finance - South Africa :: Consumer Spending & Finance - Zambia ::

  • Ghana Population, Consumption and Environment (PCE) Survey, 2002
    Designed to examine the social and demographic processes that are closely linked to health and environmental health risks, and how these in turn influence local thinking about environmental issues. Collected information on women's birth histories (birth dataset), occupations and events over the respondent's lifetime (men's and women's calendar datasets), and the health of respondents' children who were at or under 6 years of age (children dataset). Additionally, information was collected on the availability of services such as electricity and drinking water, economic conditions, and perceived necessity of developmental programs (community dataset), as well as the availability of services such as waste disposal, the size of households, and the materials used in construction of houses (household dataset). Respondents' were also asked about voting behavior, community organization membership, public health practices, knowledge of illnesses in children, prevention and treatment of diseases, family planning, and environmental attitudes and awareness (individual dataset). Demographic information collected includes age, sex, occupation, birth region, languages spoken, ethnicity, marital status, residence ownership, religion, and education.

  • Liberia - Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2014-2015
    Collected detailed information at the household level in Liberia on the following topics: education, health, employment, water and sanitary practices, household resources, grants, crime, conflicts and recent shocks to household wealth.

  • South Sudan - High Frequency Survey 2012-2014, Panel Data
    Followed a small number of households in 4 state capitals in South Sudan: Juba, Wau, Rumbek and Malakal. Over the period of the pilot survey, households were visited 6 times. Collected a panel data set to monitor the welfare and perceptions of citizens in 4 of South Sudan's state capitals. Aimed to provide the Government of South Sudan with high frequency, high quality data on social, economic and security conditions in the country.The survey used tablet computers to collect real-time data on market prices, exchange rates and household welfare in the major towns of South Sudan.

  • South Sudan - High Frequency Survey 2015, Wave 1
    Monitored welfare and perceptions of citizens in all accessible areas of South Sudan. Contains information on security, economic conditions, education, employment, access to services, and perceptions. It also includes comprehensive information on assets and consumption, to allow estimation of poverty.

    Sample Size: Representative sample of 3,550 urban and rural households in 6 of South Sudan's 10 former states: Western Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria, Northern Bahr El Ghazal, Western Bahr El Ghazal, and Lakes state.

  • South Sudan - High Frequency Survey 2016, Wave 2

    Sample Size: 1,189 urban households were interviewed in 7 of the country's former 10 states

  • South Sudan - High Frequency Survey 2016, Wave 3

  • South Sudan - High Frequency Survey 2017, Wave 4

This page last updated: October 21, 2009