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Uruguay National Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2005-2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Gastos e Ingresos de los Hogares 2005-2006
Uruguay (URY)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
11/2005 - 12/2006
Data type
  • Household

This survey, also known as ENGIH, is conducted in Uruguay approximately every ten years to determine the social and economic situation of the population. Information was captured through multiple means including a main questionnaire, weekly diaries for households and for individuals, an expenditure questionnaire for items and services which require a longer measurement of time such as high price items and utilities, and a rural questionnaire.

Suggested citation 

National Institute of Statistics (Uruguay), United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Uruguay National Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2005-2006. Montevideo, Uruguay: National Institute of Statistics (Uruguay).