Survey of Living Conditions
|Domains:||Kingston, other urban, rural|
|Collection Dates:||November 1994 - January 1995|
|Panel:|| Yes, with 1993|
|Executing Agency:||Statistical Institute of Jamaica|
Planning Institute of Jamaica
|Access Policy:||Information on how to obtain the data|
|Other LSMS surveys for this country:||1988,1989-1, 1989-2, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993,|
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
|Comments:||Two surveys were done in 1989. In other years, only one survey was done. The SLC continues to be collected. Contact the Planning Institute of Jamaica for additional information.|
Description and Format
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 (443 Kb)
The household questionnaire is an essential tool for using the data. In addition to containing the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns.
PDF (1.1 Mb)
|Household Questionnaire with Experimental Consumption Module|
The household questionnaire is an essential tool for using the data. In addition to containing the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns. In 1994, an experimental consumption module was administered to a second sample to see if consumption information could be collected as accurately using fewer questions.
PDF (308 Kb)
|Labor Force Survey||The labor force questionnaire is used to provide employment data for the survey.|
PDF (649 Kb)
The manual was used to provide the interviewers with instruction 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.
Part 1 PDF (1.4 Kb)
Part 2 PDF (1.3 Mb)
|1984 Classification of Occupations|
Classifications of occupations used by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.
PDF (1.5 Mb)
|1987 Industrial Classification|
Industrial classification codes used by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica.
Part 1 PDF (2.3 Mb)
Part 2 PDF (2.0 Mb)
|Statin/PIOJ Report||This is the combined report prepared by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica and the Planning Institute of Jamaica from the data collected in the survey.|
Part 1 PDF (1.7 Mb)
Part 2 PDF (2.2 Mb)
Part 3 PDF (2.2 Mb)
Part 4 PDF (1.9 Mb)