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Vietnam Living Standards Measurement Survey 1997-1998


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Vietnam Living Standards Survey (VLSS)
Viet Nam (VNM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/1997 - 12/1998
Data type
  • Community
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal

Conducted five years after the first Vietnam Living Standards Survey, the second VLSS was intended to provide current data on households for use in living standards measurement, policy design, and policy and program evaluation. It used 5 questionnaires: household, commune, price, school, and clinic. The survey covered topics including housing characteristics, health, education, employment, migration, fertility, agriculture, food expenses, and non-food expenditures.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Agriculture, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Assets, BCG vaccines, Beds, Birth control pills, Birth place, Birth weight, Breastfeeding, Child anthropometry, Cholera vaccines, Community health clinics, Community health workers, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Crops, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diagnostic equipment, Diaphragms, Diarrhea, Disasters, Domestic migration, Drug stockouts, Drug supply, Education, Education access, Education degrees, Education expenditures, Electricity, Employment, Employment benefits, Environmental hazards, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fertilizers, Fever, Fishing, Food expenditures, Government expenditures, Gynecology, Health care access, Health care personnel, Health care prices, Health care services, Health care use, Health facilities, Health facility conditions, Health insurance, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hepatitis vaccines, Home care, Hospitals, Hours worked, Household air pollution, Household deaths, Household expenditures, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infrastructure, Injectable contraceptives, Injuries, International migration, Japanese encephalitis vaccines, Length of stay, Lighting, Literacy, Livestock, Living conditions, Loans, Manufacturing, Marital status, Marriage age, Mass media, Maternal anthropometry, Measles vaccines, Medical equipment, Medicines, Military service, Mining, Mortality, Nonprofits, Nurses, Occupation codes, Occupational injuries, Occupations, Parental survival, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Pharmacists, Physicians, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Prices, Private health facilities, Public social assistance, Refrigeration, Religion, Roads, Sanitation, School conditions, School enrollment, Schools, Sexual sterilization, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Spermicides, Symptoms, Taxes, Teachers, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional healers, Traditional medicine, Training programs, Transportation, Typhoid and paratyphoid vaccines, Unemployment, Vaccination cards, Vitamin A supplements, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight