Social Survey Ethiopia 1999

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sahm, Christoph M. (Oxford Research International, Oxford)
Publication Date
  • Oxford Research International (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Migration
    • Language and linguistics
  • Abstract

    Socio-economic and demographic issues. Topics: relatives abroad; countries these relatives live (other African countries, United States, U.K., Germany, Russia, Italy, other European countries, Middle East, other); ever travelled or lived outside of Ehiopia; countries the respondent has visited or lived in (other African countries, United States, U.K., Germany, Russia, Italy, other European countries, Middle East, other). Demography: sex; age; education; main breadwinner; current employment status of respondent and main breadwinner; occupation; sector the respondent and main breadwinner are working for; instruction / subordination; work payment; judgement on household´s standard of living; monthly net household income; religion; ethnic background; mother tongue; language spoken at home; other language(s); preferred radio language; self-assessment of English language skills (understanding). Additionally coded was: questionnaire ID; settlement size; region; urban / rural settlement; Addis Ababa or other urban or rural settelement; interview accompanied by supervisor; day of interview; date of interview (day and month); interview language; the respondent was re-contacted; age of respondent estimated by interviewer; weighting factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1999-08-01 / 1999-10-21
Geographic Coverage
  • Ethiopia (ET)
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: 2260
    Number of Variables: 80
Excluded are the regions Tigray and Afar which were affected by the military conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea at the time.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5138 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 14 | Registration Date: 2016-03-16