Series and Systems
Survey families or dataset series are data collection efforts that occurred over a period of time or in several geographic locations, using the same or very similar data collection methodology and instruments. Series may be multinational -- collected in more than one country -- or in a single country. Usually all the datasets in the series are collected with the support of the same institution or institutions, but individual surveys or datasets may have the support or assistance of additional parties. The advantage of series from a research perspective is that often data from a series are more easily comparable than data from a variety of sources.
The Institute of Hygiene releases annual cause of death statistics for Lithuania.
The LSMS is a survey series conducted by the World Bank since the 1980s. The surveys generally cover income, expenditures, housing conditions, and household economic activities.
Living Standards Measurement Study - Integrated Surveys on Agriculture (LSMS-ISA) surveys are nationally representative hosuehold panel surveys with a focus on agriculture.