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Peru National Household Survey 2007


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Hogares, Sobre Condiciones de Vida y Pobreza 2007
Peru (PER)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2007 - 12/2007
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household

This survey, also known as ENAHO, was first implemented in 1995. From 1997-2002, data was collected on a quarterly basis. The 4th quarter of the survey was executed under the Program for the Improvement of Surveys and the Measurement of Living Conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean (MECOVI). Expenditure data was gathered to provide information on the living conditions and poverty status. In May 2003, the data collection became continuous and the sample of the 4th quarter of the 2002 survey was divided into 12 subsamples, each for a month of the year. From 1998, the survey included a panel.

In 2007, a nationally representative sample was surveyed on employment, income, education, expenditures, assets, health, social programs, household demographics, and housing. The survey included community, agriculture, and business questionnaires, as well as a perceptions of government and household economic status questionnaire. The sample, based on the 2005 Census, was 22,640 households.

Suggested citation 

National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) (Peru), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL), Institute of Research for Development (France). Peru National Household Survey 2007. Lima, Peru: National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) (Peru).