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Yemen Comprehensive Food Security Survey (CFSS) 2014


General Info
Yemen (YEM)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
03/2014 - 04/2014
Series or system 
Yemen Comprehensive Food Security Survey
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The purpose of this survey was to investigate food security in Yemen in order to obtain current national and sub-national data, inform the country's development plan, and to provide a baseline to check outcomes.

The survey was carried out urban and rural areas in the country's 22 governates, including recently formed Soqatra.

The data were collected through in-person household interviews. Anthropometric measurements were collected from women and children under the age of 5 years. The main themes covered in the interviews were sociodemographic characteristics, food consumption, household expenditures, living conditions, access to services, and shocks.

The sample size for this survey was 10,500 households.