Kiribati Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2019

Date created: 25 May 2022 Version 01

The purpose of the Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) survey is to obtain information on the income, consumption pattern, incidence of poverty, and saving propensities for different groups of people in Kiribati. This information will be used to guide policy makers in framing socio-economic developmental policies and in initiating financial measures for improving economic conditions of the people.

Some more specific outputs from the survey are listed below: a) To obtain expenditure weights and other useful data for the revision of the consumer price index; b) To supplement the data available for use in compiling official estimates of household accounts in the systems of national accounts; c) To supply basic data needed for policy making in connection with social and economic planning; d) To provide data for assessing the impact on household living conditions of existing or proposed economic and social measures, particularly changes in the structure of household expenditures and in household consumption; e) To gather information on poverty lines and incidence of poverty throughout Kiribati.

In addition, newly developed modules were incorporated in the 2019 HIES including: -Person Details; -Anaemia & Diabetic Test; -Food Recall; -Food Away From Home; -Partaker; -Non-Food Recall; -Household Details; -Dietary Recall; -Disability, Healthy Living & Time-Use; -Deprivation And Financial Inclusion; -Migrant Worker; -Geographic Information + Photo; -Market Survey; -Village Resource Survey (Vrs).

Version 01: Cleaned, labelled and anonymized version of the Master file.

-INDIVIDUALS: Demographic characteristics; Education; Health; Communication; Alcohol and narcotics; Other individual expenditure; Economic activities; Income; Handicraft and processed food.
-HOUSEHOLDS: Dwelling characteristics, Housing expenditure, Household operations, Food expenditure; Sanitation; Water access; Energy; Agriculture; Fisheries; Hunting; Handicraft; Transport; Travel; Financial support; Ceremonies; Food insecurity; Copra production; Legal services.

  • Collection start: 2019
  • Collection end: 2020
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Data and Resources

  • SPC_KIR_2019_HIES_v01_M_v01_A_PUF
Issued 2021-01-31
Modified 2021-07-29
Version 01
DCAT Type Dataset
Temporal Coverage From 2019-01-01
Temporal Coverage To 2020-12-31
Publisher Name
  • Kiribati National Statistical Office
Contact Point
Contact Name
  • Kiribati National Statistics Office

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