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Malawi Integrated Household Survey 2016-2017


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Fourth Integrated Household Survey 2016-2017 (IHS4)/ Malawi Living Standards Measurement Survey - Integrated Surveys on Agriculture 16/17 / Malawi IHS3 - Year: 3
Malawi (MWI)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
04/2016 - 04/2017
Data type
  • Community
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

For the Fourth Malawi Integrated Household Survey 2016-2017 (IHS4), 12,447 households were selected for interview from 779 enumeration areas. A subsample of respondents from the IHS4 were included in the Malawi Integrated Household Panel Survey (IHPS) Long-Term Panel 2016 survey. Topics covered in the 2016-2017 IHS4 include: education, employment, income, assets, family fishing and farming businesses, housing conditions, household and business expenditures, shocks, health conditions, and food consumption.

Absenteeism, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Assets, Asthma, Back pain, Birth place, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Cancers, Cardiovascular and circulatory diseases, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Chronic kidney diseases, Climate, Community action, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Cooking fuels, Counseling, Crops, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diet, Dietary sugar, Disasters, Domestic migration, Edema, Education, Education access, Education expenditures, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family size, Fertilizers, Fish, Fishing, Food, Fruits, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care expenditures, Health care personnel, Health care use, Health insurance, Health status, Heart disease, Homicide, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Income, Infant mortality, Influenza, Infrastructure, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, International migration, Land ownership, Languages, Legumes, Literacy, Livestock, Loans, Lower respiratory infections, MMR vaccines, Malaria, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Measles, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medicines, Meningitis, Mental and behavioral disorders, Military service, Milk, Mortality, Nonprofits, Nuts, Occupations, Pain, Pesticides, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Population, Pregnancy, Private health facilities, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Rainfall, Refrigeration, Religion, Rheumatoid arthritis, Road traffic injuries, Roads, Sanitation, Schistosomiasis, School conditions, School enrollment, Skilled birth attendants, Sore throat, Starchy vegetables, Stroke, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Suicide, Symptoms, Taxes, Teachers, Telecommunications, Telephones, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Vegetables, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Whole grains