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Cameroon Household Survey 1996

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Camerounaise auprès des Ménages (ECAM)
Geography 
Cameroon (CMR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/1996 - 03/1996
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The goals of this survey were to investigate income distribution, poverty, living standards, and household expenditures and consumption. The data were collected through in-home interviews and a household expenditure diary. Children were also measured for height and weight.

The main topics of the questionnaire were demographic characteristics, housing conditions, agriculture, and household hardships. The sample size for this survey was 1,710 households in rural and urban areas.

Citation
Funders 
Suggested citation 
National Institute of Statistics (Cameroon). Cameroon Household Survey 1996. Yaoundé, Cameroon: National Institute of Statistics (Cameroon).