Survey of Living Conditions
|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, 1997, 1998, 1999
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 (2.3 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)
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.