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HOUSEHOLD BUDGET SURVEYS

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Definition:
Sample surveys of households in which the households are asked to provide data, or estimates, of the amounts they spend on consumption goods and services and for other purposes over a given period of time.

Context:
Sometimes referred to as Household consumption expenditure or Household expenditure surveys.

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Consumer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Labour Office, Geneva.

Hyperlink:
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/stat/guides/cpi/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Thursday, February 20, 2003

Last updated on Monday, July 11, 2005