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Uganda National Household Survey 2012-2013


General Info
Uganda (UGA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
06/2012 - 06/2013
Series or system 
Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS)
Data type
  • Community
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) collects data in order to track and monitor poverty levels and issues related to poverty. The 2012-2013 survey was the fifth wave of this series since it began in 1999. This survey gathered data from 6,887 households throughout all of the 112 districts in the country. 

The data were collected through in-person interviews that contained questionnaires on the household, the community, the market, and labor. The questionnaires contained topic areas of household socioeconomic characteristics, work, community services, employment conditions, and prices.

Absenteeism, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Antenatal care, Antibiotics, Antimalarials, Assets, Birth certificates, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Child labor, Community health clinics, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Cough, Dental care, Diabetes, Diagnostic equipment, Diarrhea, Dietary protein, Dietary sodium, Dietary sugar, Drug stockouts, Drug supply, Education, Education access, Education expenditures, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fever, Fish, Food expenditures, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, Headache, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health facility conditions, Health status, Heart disease, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Housing, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hypertension, Immunization, Income, Infrastructure, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Lab personnel, Laboratories, Land ownership, Legumes, Lighting, Literacy, Living conditions, Loans, Malaria, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Needles, Nonprofits, Nurses, Nuts, Obstetrical equipment, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Outpatient facilities, Pain, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physicians, Prices, Private health facilities, Private social assistance, Processed foods, Public health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Roads, Sanitation, School conditions, School enrollment, Schools, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Starchy vegetables, Sugar-sweetened beverages, Symptoms, Taxes, Teachers, Telecommunications, Telephones, Tobacco smoking, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Unemployment, Unprocessed red meat, Vegetables, Vomiting, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight change, Whole grains