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Peru 1991

Living Standards Measurement Survey




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Sample Size:2,200
Domains:Urban/rural; Regions (Coast, Mountain, Lima) 
Collection Dates:October - November
Panel: Yes, with 1985, 1990, and 1994 
Executing Agency: Cuánto S.A.
Access Policy: Available free for download
Other LSMS surveys for this country: 198519901994
Comments:The data that the World Bank have for distribution do not include the consumption aggregate.















File Name

Description and Format

Cuestionario de la Encuesta de Hogares (pe91hhq) 

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

PDF (440 Kb)

Cuestionario Comunitario (PER22) 

The questionnaire contains information on the economy, infrastructure, education services, health services, and agriculture in the communities included in the survey. It is an essential tool for using the data.

PDF (145 Kb)

Información Básica (pe91_e/s) 

Describes the design of the survey and its coverage for potential users and provides general information about the general characteristics of the survey.


PDF (69 Kb)
Postscript (111 Kb)
PDF (109 Kb)
Postscript (121 Kb) 
Plan de Curso y Capacitación

This document contains the schedule and planning of the implementation of the survey.


PDF (19 Kb)Postscript (22 Kb)
Manual del Encuestador

This document starts with a description of the scope and the objectives of the survey but concentrates on the execution of the study itself: the responsibilities of the survey team members, the time frame of the assigned tasks, interviewing techniques, basic concepts and definitions, objectives of each section and who to interview for each section, how to obtain the required information and fill out the questionnaire.

PDF (577 Kb)Postscript (260 Kb)
Diccionario de Variables

This document lists all variable names by type (numerical, character, etc.), position, length and possible values. The variable names match those on the questionnaire and they are grouped into records which match the sections of the questionnaire and to some degree correspond to the data files.

ASCII (31 Kb)
Codigo de Ocupaciones

Occupation Codes


PDF (210 Kb)Postscript (45 Kb)
Aspectos metodológicos

Summary Document containing information on the geographical distribution of the survey, expansion factors, reference periods used in the questionnaire, and definitions of concepts and terms.


PDF (711 Kb)Postscript (70 Kb)
Expansion Factors

This document explains the expansion factors needed to expand the survey sample population to represent the distribution of the 1991 population.  This document is only available in English.

PDF (9 Kb)

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