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Viet Nam 2004

Household Living Standards Survey




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Sample Size:9,188
Domains:Urban/rural; Regions (Hanoi, Other cities, Other urban areas, Northern Nountains, Red River Delta, North Central, Central Coast, Central Highlands, Southeast, Mekong Delta)
Collection Dates:May and September 2004
Panel:Yes (partial) with 2002 and 2006
Executing Agency:

General Statistical Office

Access Policy:Information on how to obtain the data
Other LSMS surveys for this country:1992-931997-982002, 2006














File Name

Description and Format

Basic Information Document

Describes the design of the survey and its coverage for potential users and provides general information about the 2002 and 2004 VHLSS.

PDF (202 Kb)

Household Questionnaire

This questionnaire is an essential tool for using the 2004 VHLSS data sets. It collects household level information as well as information about each household member. In addition to the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns.


PDF (3.4 Mb)

PDF (3.3 Mb)

Community Questionnaire

This questionnaire is also another essential tool for using the 2004 VHLSS data sets. It was used to collect community level information such as demographic information of the community, economy and infrastructure, health and education.  The commune questionnaire was administered in rural communes only.

English only PDF (71 Kb)

Interviewers' Instruction Manual

This document contains detailed information and interviewing procedures to be followed by the interviewers who collected information for the 2004 VHLSS. It also discusses the objective, methodology and organization of 2004 VHLSS.

English only PDF (358 Kb)

Explanation of the Data Files

This document provides information on the names of the data files and their contents.  It also provides information on the naming convention developed for the variables in the files.

English only PDF (13 Kb)

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