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Methodology of implementing the Household Spending and Income Survey and data collection method

The survey is carried out in a time-span of twelve months. Each month is dedicated to a different sample of households, so as to measure the change in spending patterns and levels as a result of seasonal, temporary, and periodical changes....

What is the scope of the Household Spending and Income Survey?

The survey covers all the thirteen administrative regions by using a sample of households in these regions based on the updated framework of the census for year 1431H (2010). The administrative regions are divided into 13 regions as follows: Riyadh Makkah Madinah Al-Qassim Eastern Region Asir Tabuk Hail Northern Borders Jazan Najran Al-Bahah...

What is the legal authority by which GASTAT abides for conducting the Household Spending and Income Survey?

According to the general statistics system issued by the cabinet, GASTAT is the official agency entitled to carry out surveys and statistics. All information and data given by the citizen, resident or establishment are kept and dealt with in absolute secrecy. In accordance with law no. 11 for 13/1/1437 H issued by the Cabinet, it was approved ...

For the steps of design and select of samples for the Household Spending and Income Survey

The Household Spending and Income Survey sample was designed to realize the main objectives of the survey throughout the Kingdom and its administrative regions. It takes into account the special requirements to determine the items of consumer goods and services for future record of the cost of living, as well as the data needed for national...