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Ethiopia quantitative survey data

User Guides and Questionnaires

Each survey is accompanied by a User Guide which summarises the sampling methodology adopted by each of the partners leading the in-country work; sets out key definitions and describes the data files. These are based on sources such as the fieldwork manuals and research reports provided by the partners. We recommend you read the User Guide before downloading the datasets.

While our surveys use near-identical questionnaires we recommend you download and read the questionnaires for each country as there are differences in coded responses to reflect country contexts and also slight differences in ordering of questions.

Data Files

Data is available in both STATA and SPSS formats for 2014, and in both Excel and STATA formats for 2018. See the User Guide for each survey for more details.

NOTE: To download data files (.dta and .sav) you must have STATA or SPSS software. To download Excel files (.xls) you must have Microsoft Excel or similar software. Depending on your browser download may begin automatically after clicking (Google Chrome) or you may be presented with options to save (Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox). The data files with no size listed are less than 1MB.

Ethiopia 2014

Ethiopia 2014 Quant User Guide [PDF 402.18KB]

Ethiopia 2014 Quant Household Questionnaire [PDF 1.60MB]

Ethiopia 2018

Ethiopia 2018 Quant User Guide [PDF 570.96KB]

Ethiopia 2018 Quant Household Questionnaire [PDF 2.36MB] 

Excel files

DATA files

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