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Ethiopia Rural Socioeconomic Survey 2011-2012


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Ethiopia Rural Socioeconomic Survey (ERSS) 2011-2012
Ethiopia (ETH)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
09/2011 - 03/2012
Data type
  • Community
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Longitudinal
  • Rural only
  • Sample registration

The first wave of a longitudinal study, the Ethiopial Rural Socioeconomic Survey was conducted in all states except for the capital, Addis Ababa. The survey focused primarily on rural areas an small towns, collecting information on household activities and welfare, agricultural activities, and GPS geodata. Three rounds of visits were conducted, including questionnaires on post-planting agricultural activities (September-October), livestock ownership and use (November-December), and post-harvest agricultural, household, and community activities (January-March). A total of 3,969 households were included in the sample.