The Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) is the World Bank's flagship household survey program focused on strengthening household survey systems in client countries and on improving the quality of microdata to better inform development policies. The LSMS is housed in the Data Production and Methods Unit of the World Bank’s Development Data Group.
Every single data point has a human story. With support from the LSMS+ Program, countries as Cambodia are implementing a new generation of household surveys with improved methods to capture key dimensions of men’s and ...
LSMS is supporting high-frequency phone surveys in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 and economic shocks.
The LSMS-ISA is a unique system of longitudinal surveys designed to improved the understanding of livelihoods, welfare and smallholder agriculture in Africa. ...
The LSMS+ survey data reveals economic roles and choices of men and women in four countries: Cambodia, Ethiopia, Malawi and Tanzania. Our experts particularly look at gender differences in owning land, asset and rights, ...
The data tracks Tanzania’s progress towards its national and international development agenda, which helps understanding poverty dynamics.