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Sri Lanka Demographic and Health Survey 1987


General Info
Sri Lanka (LKA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1987 - 03/1987
Series or system 
Data type
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

The Sri Lanka Demographic and Health Survey 1987 is part of phase 1 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics typically covered include population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. The Northern and Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka were excluded from this survey due to civil disturbances in the region.