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Laos Expenditure and Consumption Survey 2007-2008


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2007 - 03/2008
Series or system 
Laos Expenditure and Consumption Survey
Data type
  • Household
  • Longitudinal

This survey, also known as LECS, is conducted every five years. 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, health, assets, housing conditions, businesses, expenditures, income, and finances.