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Pakistan Social and Living Standards Measurement Survey 2012-2013


General Info
Original or alternative title 
PSLM 2012-2013
Pakistan (PAK)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/2012 - 06/2013
Series or system 
Pakistan Social and Living Standard Measurement Survey (PSLM)
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey is to obtain data to help monitor development initiatives and to assess the progress of the Millennium Development Goals for Pakistan. The main topic areas of this survey are education, health, living conditions, maternal care, water supply and sanitation, and wellbeing. The data were collected through in-person interviews. The sample size for this round of the survey was 75,516 households.