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Côte d'Ivoire Living Standards Measurement Survey 1988-1989


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Côte d'Ivoire Living Standards Survey (CILSS) 1988
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/1988 - 04/1989
Data type
  • Community
  • Cross-sectional
  • Facility (non-health)
  • Health facility
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal
  • Nationally representative

Also known as the Permanent Household Survey (Enquête Permanente Auprès des Ménages), the Côte d'Ivoire Living Standards Survey (CILSS) was the first LSMS Survey to have field tested the methodology and questionnaire developed by LSMS. The survey included three questionnaires: a household questionnaire, a community questionnaire, and a price questionnaire. The 1988-89 survey was the last in a four-wave panel survey. The sample size each year was 1,600 households, and for successive waves, half the original households were re-interviewed and the other half of the sample were new households.

Household data for the 1988-89 survey were collected in two rounds. Topics covered by the survey included income, private enterprises, remittances, education, fertility, and agricultural income, assets, and expenditures. The survey covered food consumption for home-grown foods only, but did include a section on food expenditures.