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Yemen Comprehensive Food Security Survey (CFSS) 2014


General Info
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2014 - 04/2014
Series or system 
Yemen Comprehensive Food Security Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey was to investigate food security in Yemen in order to obtain current national and sub-national data, inform the country's development plan, and to provide a baseline to check outcomes.

The survey was carried out urban and rural areas in the country's 22 governates, including recently formed Soqatra.

The data were collected through in-person household interviews. Anthropometric measurements were collected from women and children under the age of 5 years. The main themes covered in the interviews were sociodemographic characteristics, food consumption, household expenditures, living conditions, access to services, and shocks.

The sample size for this survey was 10,500 households.

Suggested citation 
Central Statistical Organization (Yemen), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), World Food Programme (WFP). Yemen Comprehensive Food Security Survey (CFSS) 2014.