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Iraq Household Socioeconomic Survey 2012-2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Iraq Household Socioeconomic Survey 2012
Iraq (IRQ)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2012 - 01/2013
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

This survey was the second Iraq Household Socioeconomic Survey to be implemented. The first survey was carried out from 2006-2007. This survey was also part of the Living Standards Measurement Survey family. The purpose of this survey was to collect data on poverty, household expenditures, and income in order to inform policy-making, program planning, and the consumer price index.

The data were collected through in-person interviews. The questionnaire focused on socioeconomic characteristics and living conditions. It also included diaries for expenditures and food consumption. Measurements of height and weight were taken from children. The sample size for this survey was 24,944 households and 176,042 individuals.

24HR dietary recall, Absenteeism, Adult mortality, Agriculture, Assets, Birth place, Blood disorders, Body mass index, Burns, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Chronic respiratory diseases, Community health clinics, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Crime, Crops, Dietary protein, Dietary sugar, Disability, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Education, Education expenditures, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Environmental hazards, Family composition, Family size, Fertility, Fish, Fishing, Fruits, Health care access, Health care use, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health status, Heart disease, Height, Hepatitis, Homicide, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, Income, Injuries, Internet, Land ownership, Legumes, Lighting, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Loans, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Mental and behavioral disorders, Military service, Milk, Mortality, Occupational injuries, Paralysis, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Prices, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Road traffic injuries, Roads, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual violence, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Starchy vegetables, Suffocation, Taxes, Telephones, Thyroid gland disorders, Transportation, Unintentional injuries, Unprocessed red meat, Vegetables, Violence, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains, Working conditions