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Sri Lanka STEP Skills Measurement Household Survey Wave 1 2012

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General Info
Geography 
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
05/2012 - 07/2012
Series or system 
STEP (Skills Toward Employment and Productivity) Skills Measurement Household Survey
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The STEP (Skills Toward Employment and Productivity) program is the first of its kind aimed at generating internationally comparable data on skills in developing coutnries. The target sample poulation consists of individuals ages 15-64 years from urban areas and non-institutional resdidences. Data are collected through household interviews consisting of a questionnaire and literacy assessment. 

Sri Lanka participated in the first wave of the STEP survey. The sample included 2,989 households.

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Suggested citation 

World Bank. Sri Lanka STEP Skills Measurement Household Survey 2012 (Wave 1). Ref. LKA_2012_STEP-HH_v02_M. Dataset downloaded from http://microdata.worldbank.org on 5/16/2017.