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Bangladesh Sample Vital Registration System 2003

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2003 - 12/2003
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Sample registration
Summary 

The Sample Vital Registration System (SVRS) started in 1980 with the intention of measuring yearly changes in the population. Originally, the SVRS covered 150 primary sampling units (PSUs) and included 250 households. Over time, additional modules were added to the SVRS, such as marriage and migration (1983) and contraception (1995) and the sample was expanded to 1000 PSUs. An integrated multi-purpose sample design was introduced in 2000.

Citation
Publication year 
2006
Suggested citation 
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS). Bangladesh Sample Vital Registration System 2003. Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), 2006.