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El Salvador Multipurpose Household Survey 2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta de Hogares de Propositos Multiples 2013
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2013 - 12/2013
Series or system 
El Salvador Multipurpose Household Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of the El Salvador Multipurpose Household Survey (EHPM) is to gather data on the socioeconomic and demographic characteristics of households in order to develop indicators to inform programs and services.

The data for the 2013 survery were collected through in-person interviews. The questionnaire contained the topic areas of education, household expenses, agriculture, employment, living conditions, and health.

The sample size for this survey was 19,968 households.