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Lebanon National Survey of Household Living Conditions 2004-2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Living Conditions and Household Budget Survey (LCHBS) 2004-5
Lebanon (LBN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2004 - 02/2005
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The National Survey of Household Living Conditions conducted in 2004-2005 examined demographic and socioeconomic characteristics and contributing factors of households in Lebanon. The survey also assessed the conditions of dwellings, poverty lines, access to services, household budgets and incomes, and consumption. Data were collected through four questionnaires covering living conditions, purchases, expenditure diary completed by the head of household, and additional expenditure diaries completed by all other members of the household above 15 years. A total of 56,513 individuals from 13,003 households successfully completed the survey.