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Mexico Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Ingresos y Gastos de los Hogares (ENIGH)
Mexico (MEX)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2006 - 11/2006
Series or system 
Mexico Household Income and Expenditure Survey (ENIGH)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey was to investigate the income, spending, sociodemographic, and employment situations of households in Mexico. The data were collected through in-home in-person interviews. The survey included households in urban and rural areas throughout Mexico. The sample size for this round was 22,675 households.

The questionnaire asked about living conditions and household assets, education, employment activities of persons 12 years and older, a 7-day household expenditure diary, detailed questions on spending, and income.