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Household Survey of Grenada, 1985

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Burpee, C. Gaye
  • Morgan, James N.
  • Dragon, Alan
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Agency for International Development
Free Keywords
consumer attitudes; cost of living; demographic characteristics; economic conditions; housing; income; occupations; personal finances; savings
  • Abstract

    The major objective of this survey was to collect data that would then be used by the Ministry of Finance as part of a larger fiscal reform project. Interview items included standard demographic variables such as age and sex of family members, education of head of household, and occupation and earnings of all earners. Also included were house value, number of bedrooms, land ownership and property value, rental income, income and/or savings from fishing, gardening, sewing, ownership of and income from livestock, monthly food costs, self-employment, money or help received or given, savings plans, and whether last year was better or worse economically than the previous year.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984 / 1985
    Time period: 1984--1985
  • 1985-06 / 1985-08
    Collection date: 1985-06--1985-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Central America
  • Global
  • Grenada
  • Latin America
Sampled Universe
All families living in housing units within the nine parishes of Grenada and the Island of Carriacou, excluding institutionalized persons or individuals in group quarters or special-care facilities. Also excluded were seasonal visitors to Grenada.
Multi-stage area probability sample with parishes as the first strata.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 8618 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08618.v1

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Burpee, C. Gaye; Morgan, James N.; Dragon, Alan (1987): Household Survey of Grenada, 1985. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.