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This report summarizes the findings of the 2013 Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS), which was implemented by the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS). The survey was conducted under the aegis of the country’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW). ICF International provided technical assistance through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded MEASURE DHS project, which provides support and technical assistance for population and health surveys in countries worldwide. USAID also provided material support directly to Government of Liberia for the survey. Other agencies and organizations that facilitated the successful implementation of the survey through technical or financial support were the National AIDS Control Program (NACP), the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), the Global Fund, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Montserrado Regional Blood Bank, the National Reference Laboratory, and the Government of Liberia.
 
Additional information about the 2013 LDHS may be obtained from Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS), Statistics House, Capitol Hill, P.O. Box 629, Monrovia, Liberia (Telephone +231-886-518885/886-583839; Internet: www.lisgis.net).
 

For the full report please download the attached file.


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Liberia 2013 Key Findings.pdf - 2048kb
 
KEY INDICATORS
- External Trade Published on Dec 13th, 2013
 
The section External Trade relied mainly on data obtained from the Customs and Excise entry bills and declarations in ASYCUDA files captured at customs entry points throughout the country and other notable Government Institutions responsible for export documentation.
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- CPI Published on Dec 20th, 2013
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures changes overtime in the general level of prices of goods and services that households acquired, (use or pay for) for the purpose of consumption.

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- Labor Force Survey Published on Dec 21st, 2013
The Objective of the Labor Force Survey is to


  • Determine the size and composition of the labor force, classified by key variables such as sex, age. County, education, skill levels, institutional sector, industry, occupation and employment status

  • Provide details on the various components of the labor force (the employed, unemployed, with special information on those who are underemployed)

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- LDHS Published on Dec 21st, 2013
The Objective of the LDHS is to

  • Provide data on education, fertility, family planning, child and maternal mortality, sexual behavior, maternal health, nutrition, child health, malaria prevention, HIV/AIDS knowledge and behavior
  • Measure MDGs other indicators
  • Obtain a population-based estimate of HIV prevalence among adults age 15-49

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