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Nepal Living Standards Survey 1995-1996


General Info
Nepal (NPL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/1995 - 10/1996
Data type
  • Community
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal

The Nepal Living Standards Survey 1995-1996 was a household survey that covered a variety of topics, including income, housing, assets, health, fertility, education, and migration. It used a two-stage stratified sample of 3,388 households in urban and rural areas. The household questionnaire was coupled with a community questionnaire, which collected information on infrastructure, education and health services, and property and market prices. It was the first living standards survey conducted in Nepal.

Adult mortality, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Beds, Birth certificates, Birth place, Breastfeeding, Cancers, Child anthropometry, Child labor, Child mortality, Cirrhosis of the liver, Community action, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Crops, DTP vaccines, Dairy products, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Dietary sugar, Disability, Disasters, Domestic migration, Drug stockouts, Drug supply, Education, Education access, Education expenditures, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Epilepsy, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertility, Fertilizers, Fever, Fish, Food expenditures, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care prices, Health care services, Health care use, Health facility conditions, Health literacy, Health status, Height, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Infrastructure, Injuries, Iron supplements, Jaundice, Land ownership, Legumes, Lighting, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Living conditions, Loans, Malaria, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Measles, Measles vaccines, Meat, Medical equipment, Milk, Mortality, Nurses, Occupation codes, Occupational injuries, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Parental survival, Patient counts, Personal health expenditures, Pesticides, Pharmacies, Physicians, Polio vaccines, Population, Postnatal care, Prices, Private health facilities, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Respiratory infections, Roads, Sanitation, School conditions, School enrollment, Schools, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Starchy vegetables, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Summary birth history, Symptoms, Syringes, Taxes, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unemployment, Unprocessed red meat, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Whole grains