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Jamaica 1997

Survey of Living Conditions



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Sample Size:2,020
Domains:Kingston, other urban, rural
Collection Dates:May - July
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, 1994,
1995, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000

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.















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 (443 Kb)

Household Questionnaire

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 (1.5 Mb)

Labor Force SurveyThe labor force questionnaire is used to provide employment data for the survey.

PDF (476 Kb)

Interviewer Manual

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 (1.2 Kb)
Part 2 PDF (1.5 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 ReportThis is the combined report prepared by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica and the Planning Institute of Jamaica from the data collected in the survey.

Request through the LSMS Office

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