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Costa Rica Multipurpose Household Survey 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples 2008
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2008 - 07/2008
Series or system 
Costa Rica National Household Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

Data collected for this annual EHPM survey provides information on employment, income, poverty estimates, and demographic variables such as age, sex, marital status, education and migration. Each year the survey focuses on a specific research area. The 2008 survey included modules on information and communication technologies and victimization as well as questions on housing bonds, non-contributory pensions, and access to social programs.