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Cameroon Household Survey 1996


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête Camerounaise auprès des Ménages (ECAM)
Cameroon (CMR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/1996 - 03/1996
Series or system 
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The goals of this survey were to investigate income distribution, poverty, living standards, and household expenditures and consumption. The data were collected through in-home interviews and a household expenditure diary. Children were also measured for height and weight.

The main topics of the questionnaire were demographic characteristics, housing conditions, agriculture, and household hardships. The sample size for this survey was 1,710 households in rural and urban areas.