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Ghana 1991/92

Living Standards Survey


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Sample Size: 4,552
Coverage: National
Domains: Urban/rural; Ecological Zones (Coastal, Forest,
Collection Dates: September 1991 - September 1992
Panel: No
Executing Agency: Ghana Statistical Service
Access Policy: Information on how to obtain the data
Other LSMS surveys for this country: 1987/881988/891998/99













File Name

Description and Format

Data User's Guide

Describes the design of the survey and its coverage for potential users and provides general information about the general characteristics of the 1991/92 GLSS survey. It also discusses the data files and constructed variables.

PDF (53 Kb) 


Household Questionnaire

This questionnaire is an essential tool for using the 1991/92 GLSS data sets. In addition to the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns.


PDF (105 Kb) Part APDF (166 Kb) Part B


Community Questionnaire

This document contains the community questionnaire used to collect community level information.

PDF (81 Kb)



Price Questionnaire

This questionnaire collects information on the prices of the most essential commodities in the local markets.


PDF (48 Kb) 


Supervisor's Instruction Manual

This document contains the instructions to be followed by the survey supervisors.

PDF (124 Kb) 


Interviewer's Instruction Manual

This document contains detailed information to the interviewers.


PDF (173 Kb) 
Data Entry Operator's  Manual

This document contains instructions for the key entry of the data.

PDF (82 Kb)



Methodology to calculate the aggregates

This document contains information on how the income and expenditure aggregates were calculated from the 1991/92 and 1998/99 surveys.


PDF (160 Kb)



ReportThis report contains the main results of the third round of the Ghana Living Standards Survey (GLSS3).

PDF (713 Kb)


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