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Albania Living Standards and Measurement Survey 1996


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Albania Employment and Welfare Survey
Albania (ALB)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/1996 - 11/1996
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Urban-rural representative

The first of the Albania LSMS, this survey covered households in rural and urban areas excluding Tirana. The survey used a multi-stage, stratified sample of approximately 1,500 households; the sampling was done separately for rural and urban areas. Topics covered included household assets, social assistance, food expenditure and consumption, other household spending, agricultural activity, employment, and acute and chronic health conditions. Data are available with permission from the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs.