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India National Sample Survey Round 20 1965-1966


General Info
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/1965 - 06/1966
Series or system 
India National Sample Survey (NSS)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of the 20th round of the India National Sample Survey was to gather demographic data on households in rural and urban areas. The data were collected through in-home, in-person interviews. The main themes of the questionnaire were household characteristics, household member demographics, expenditures, and fertility.

Reports for this survey may be available through library systems.