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Household Survey of Grenada, 1985

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Burpee, C. Gaye
  • Morgan, James N.
  • Dragon, Alan
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1987-10-12
Funding Reference
  • United States Agency for International Development
Language
English
Free Keywords
consumer attitudes; cost of living; demographic characteristics; economic conditions; housing; income; occupations; personal finances; savings
Description
  • 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

    Datasets:

    • 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.
Sampling
Multi-stage area probability sample with parishes as the first strata.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8618 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

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. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08618.v1