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Nepal 2010-11

Living Standards Survey




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Sample Size:Cross Section: 6,000; Panel: 1,200
Domains:Urban/rural; ecological zones (Mountains, Kathmandu Valley (urban), Hills (urban), Hills (rural), Tarai (urban), Tarai (rural)).
Collection Dates:February 2010 - June 2010
Panel: Yes, partial with 1996 and 2003-04 
Executing Agency: Central Bureau of Statistics
Access Policy: Information on how to obtain the data
Other LSMS surveys for this country: 1996, 2003-04 










File Name

Description and Format

Household Questionnaire

The questionnaire is an essential tool for using the data. In addition to containing the questions, it also contains codes and skip patterns.

PDF (1.3 Mb) 

Community Questionnaires

The community questionnaires collect information on the communities in which the households selected for the survey reside. There are separate questionnaires for the communities depending on their location in urban or rural areas. The information collected in both urban and rural areas includes population characteristics and infrastructure, access to facilities, and markets and prices. In rural areas only, information was collected on agriculture and forestry, migration, development programs, user groups, and quality of life, primary schools, and health facilities.

Not yet available
PDF (476 Kb)
Main Findings 

This document provides information on the main findings from the survey data. Chapter 1 of Volume 1 contains detailed information on the methodology of how the survey was designed, how the sample was designed, and how field work was implemented.


PDF (1.2 Mb)
Volume 1 
PDF (2.5 Mb)
Volume 2

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