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Uruguay Continuous Household Survey 2012

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Continua de Hogares 2012
Geography 
Uruguay (URY)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2012 - 12/2012
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

Conducted since 1968, Uruguay's Continuous Household Survey (ECH) collects reliable information on demographic, social, and economic aspects of the country and its people. The ECH is performed through direct interviews of household representatives and individuals (ages 14 and older) within those households throughout the country. For the 2012 ECH, the sample frame was based on preliminary estimates of the 2011 census, and census areas provided the primary sampling units. From a planned sample of 50,523 homes, 43,839 households were actually sampled, for a reponse rate of 86.6%.

Citation
Publication year 
2013
Suggested citation 
National Institute of Statistics (Uruguay). Uruguay Continuous Household Survey 2012. Montevideo, Uruguay: National Institute of Statistics (Uruguay), 2013.