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Saint Lucia: survey of living conditions and household budgets 2005/2006. User's manual.



This manual contains information on the dataset compiled from the Survey of Living Conditions and Household Budgets (SLC/HBS) conducted in Saint Lucia by the Kairi Consultants Limited and National Assessment Team between 2005 and 2006. The SLC/HBS is a sample survey which generates data on households and individuals in the country. This manual was developed by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) – Subregional Headquarters in the Caribbean as a supplementary document for the Caribbean Household Surveys Database (CHSD). It is sectioned out into two main parts- section one provides brief description of the survey and section two contains a concise data dictionary of variables generated from the survey as well as additional variables created by ECLAC. In addition, for ease of reference, an index of all variables in the database is included at the end of the document.

.-- I. Description of survey.-- II. Data dictionary.-- A. Household variables.-- B. Person variables.-- C. NSO created variables.-- D. Variables created by ECLAC at the person level.-- E. Variables created by ECLAC at the household level.

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