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Study Report

Study Number: CA-506-001-1-1-Grenada-ICPSR-1985

Subject Area: Economic Attitudes and Behavior

Bibliographic Citation: Household survey of Grenada, 1985.  [machine-readable data file] / Burpee, C. Gaye  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8618

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hardcopy codebook.

Abstract: The major objective of this survey was to collect data that would then be used by the Ministry of Finance as part of a larger fiscal reform project. Interview items included standard demographic variables such as age and sex of family members, education of head of household, and occupation and earnings of all earners. Also included were house value, number of bedrooms, land ownership and property value, rental income, income and/or savings from fishing, gardening, sewing, ownership of and income from livestock, monthly food costs, self-employment, money or help received or given, savings plans, and whether last year was better or worse economically than the previous year.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: All families living in housing units within the nine parishes of Grenada and the Island of Carriacou, excluding institutionalized persons or individuals in group quarters or special-care facilities. Also excluded were seasonal visitors to Grenada.

SAMPLE: Multi-stage area probability sample with parishes as the first strata.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS, and Card Image

TIME PERIOD: 1984-1985

DATE OF COLLECTION: June-August, 1985

FUNDING AGENCY: United States Agency for International Development.

SUBJECT TERMS: consumer attitudes and behavior. cost of living. demographic characteristics. economic conditions. education. financial affairs. fishing. food. food production. housing. income. landowners. occupations. personal finances. property value. rural landowners. savings. socioeconomic indicators. Central America. Grenada. Latin America.

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