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Laos Expenditure and Consumption Survey 2002-2003


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2002 - 02/2003
Series or system 
Laos Expenditure and Consumption Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Longitudinal

This survey, also known as LECS, is conducted every five years. During the third survey 8,100 households were surveyed. Data was collected via a household questionnaire, a household diary, a time use questionnaire, a price questionnaire on prices for 92 basic goods and services, a village questionnaire, and a primary school questionnaire. Topics covered by these questionnaires included demographics, access to services, agriculture, economic conditions, education, the labor force, victimization, nutrition, child anthropometry, health, assets, housing conditions, businesses, expenditures, income, and finances.