National Sinosurvey - China 2005

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sahm, Christoph M. (Oxford Research International, Oxford)
Publication Date
  • Oxford Research International, Oxford (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Income
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Income, property and investment/saving
    • Economic conditions and indicators
  • Abstract

    Socio-economic and demographic issues. Topics: residential status; facilities owned (electricity from the public grid or from a single generator, running water, hot water, storage for water from the well, indoor toilet, outdoor toilet, gas for boiling/heating, telephone, mobile phone, radio, TV, Internet access); budget expenditure in several expenditure areas (food and beverages, clothing and footwear, housing, energy, water, household goods / consumer durables, medicine and medical services, communications and transport, culture, education and recreational expenditure, other goods and services, insurance, savings) and total expenditure; sources of income; monthly net household income; possessions (e. g., housing, housing, housing, water, household goods / consumer goods) and total expenditure (e.G air conditioning, bank account, bicycle, car, car, carpet, agricultural machinery, animals for work or food production, soft bed, blanket, etc.); frequency of mobile phone use; number of SMS sent and received per day; member of household is currently working in another city; name of this city and province; date of start of work and (probably) end of work in this city (month and year); total duration; reason for the household member´s relocation to another city. Demography: sex; age; marital status; household size and household composition: number of persons aged 15 years and over, number and age of children (0-3,4-7 and 8-14 years respectively no children under 15 years); main wage earners; highest educational attainment of the respondent and main wage earner; current employment status, industry and occupation of the respondent and main wage earner; mother tongue; language spoken at home; other language(s); self-assessment of English language skills; authority to issue directives; employer function; assessment of household´s standard of living. Additionally coded was: questionnaire ID; province; city; urban or rural neighbourhood; cluster incl. rural; region; weighting factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2005-07 / 2005-08
Geographic Coverage
  • China (CN)
Sampled Universe
Residents aged 15 years and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI (Paper and Pencil Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6683
    Number of Variables: 134
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5135 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2016-03-15