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Senegal - Dakar Household Expenditure Survey of the Capital 1996


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Enquête sur les dépenses des ménages de la capitale 1996
Senegal (SEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/1996 - 06/1996
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview

This 1996 household expenditure survey was conducted in the capital city of Dakar. It covered basic demographic information, water, sanitation, cooking fuels, and household expenses. It was one of seven surveys of its kind conducted in the following countries at the same time: Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo and Burkina Faso.

The survey does not cover households in the city where the head of household worked in an international organization or a diplomatic capacity. A total of 1,008 households were included in the sample.