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LDHS Purpose

 

 

This Liberia Demographic and Health Survey (LDHS) was implemented by the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) from March 10 to July 19, 2013. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare authorized the survey. Funding for the survey was provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Global Fund, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF),the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), and the Government of Liberia. ICF International supported the project through the MEASURE DHS project, a USAID-funded program providing support, technical assistance, and funding for population and health surveys in countries worldwide.

Additional information about the survey may be obtained from the Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services, Statistics House, Capitol Hill, P.O. Box 629, Monrovia, Liberia.

You can head to Publications to view documents on LDHS.

 
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)

Please download PDF below to gain further insight into the LFS Indicators

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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

Please download PDF below to gain further insight into the LDHS Indicators

 

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