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Colombia National Quality of Life Survey 2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Calidad de Vida (ECV)
Geography 
Colombia (COL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
08/2008 - 10/2008
Series or system 
Colombia National Quality of Life Survey
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The National Quality of Life Survey was implemented in Colombia to determine poverty levels, understand living conditions in urban and rural parts of the country, and assist with economic planning. Modules in the 2008 survey included housing, household services, household demography, health, child care, fertility, education, employment, food security, housing finances, living conditions, household expenditures, and a rural module.

All areas of the country except for the rural areas of the Orinoco-Amazonia were included in the sample. The sample size was approximately 13,800 households.

Citation
Suggested citation 
National Administrative Department of Statistics (Colombia). Colombia National Quality of Life Survey 2008. Bogot√°, Colombia: National Administrative Department of Statistics (Colombia).