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India National Sample Survey Round 58 2002


General Info
India (IND)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
07/2002 - 12/2002
Series or system 
India National Sample Survey (NSS)
Data type
  • Community
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Sample registration
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The National Sample Survey (NSS) is a national socioeconomic sample survey conducted in yearly rounds with a cycle of rotating topics. The 58th Round (July to December 2002) included surveys on household consumption, housing conditions, conditions of slums, village facilities, and a profile of disability in India.

Samples were as follows: 18,687 rural and 13,982 urban households for the consumer expenditure survey, 97,882 households for the housing conditions survey, 692 slums, 4646 villages, and 45,571 rural and 24,731 urban households for the disability surveys.

The surveys exclude geographically remote villages in Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.