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Malawi 2004-05

Second Integrated Household Survey

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Sample Size:11,280
Domains:Urban/rural; regions (North, Central, South) 
Collection Dates:March 2004 - March 2005
Panel: No
Executing Agency: 

National Statistics Office (NSO) 

Access Policy: Available for free download
Other LSMS surveys for this country: 2010-11, 2013
Comments:The First Integrated Household Survey was done in 1997-98. 









File Name

Description and Format

Basic Information

This document provides a description of how the survey was designed and implemented.  It also contains codes for variables not found in the questionnaires.

PDF (354 Kb)

Household Questionnaire

The questionnaire is an essential tool for using the data. In addition to containing the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns. 

PDF (321 Kb)

Community Questionnaire

The community questionnaires collect information on the communities in which the households selected for the survey reside. 

PDF (178 Kb)

Enumerator Manual

This manual was used to provide the interviewers with instructions on how to implement the survey.  Key definitions are included along with specific instructions on how to administer every module of the questionnaire.  Information on special codes used are also included.

PDF (695 Kb)

Supplemental Enumerator Manual

This manual contains instructions provided to the enumerators after the survey had started.

PDF (224 Kb)

Field Supervisor Manual

This manual explains the duties of the Field Supervisors.  The Field Supervisors directly supervised the work of the enumerators in the implementation of the survey.

PDF (440 Kb)

Addendum to the Field Supervisor Manual

This manual contains instructions to the Field Supervisors after the survey had started.

PDF (67 Kb)

Zone Supervisor Manual

This manual explains the duties of the Zone Supervisors.  The Zone Supervisors were responsible for the overall supervision of the implementation of the survey in the field.

PDF (326 Kb)

Note on the Construction of the Consumption Aggregate and the Poverty Lines

This note describes the construction of this welfare indicator, referred to as the consumption expenditure aggregate, and the development of poverty lines which can be applied to the welfare indicator to label households as poor.

PDF (370 Kb)

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