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Peru National Household Survey 2004


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Encuesta Nacional de Hogares, Condiciones de Vida y Pobreza
Peru (PER)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2004 - 12/2004
Data type
  • Household

This survey, also known as ENAHO, was first implemented in 1995. From 1997-2002, data was collected on a quarterly basis. The 4th quarter of the survey was executed under the Program for the Improvement of Surveys and the Measurement of Living Conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean (MECOVI). Expenditure data was gathered to provide information on the living conditions and poverty status. In May 2003, the data collection became continuous and the sample of the 4th quarter of the 2002 survey was divided into 12 subsamples, each for a month of the year. From 1998, the survey included a panel.

In 2004, a sample of the national population was surveyed on employment, income, education, expenditures, assets, health, social programs, household demographics, and housing. The survey included community agriculture, and business questionnaires, as well as a perceptions of government and household economic status questionnaire. The sample, based on the 1999-2000 Precensus, was 20,866 households.