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LSMS-Supported High-Frequency Phone Surveys on COVID-19

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Overview

As part of a global effort by the World Bank, LSMS is supporting high-frequency phone surveys in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19

In view of the social distancing measures that have severely limited the use of face-to-face interviews, the LSMS, with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development and in collaboration with the World Bank Poverty and Equity Global Practice (GP), is providing financial and technical assistance to high-frequency phone surveys in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania to track responses to and socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. 


 

Phone Survey Status Update as of May 18th, 2022:

Preparations for Phase 2, Round 1 are ongoing for Burkina Faso and Ethiopia. In Malawi, Round 2 is ongoing. In Nigeria, the Round 4 of Phase 2 is ongoing. The Round 1 of Phase 2 preparations are ongoing in Uganda. Phase 2 preparation is also ongoing in Tanzania. Please check back for more updates!


DATA AND FINDINGS FROM HIGH-FREQUENCY PHONE SURVEYS BY COUNTRY

The resources and available data and results are presented by country below. Results of subsequent rounds will be added as soon as they become available.



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Data and Findings from High-frequency Phone Surveys By Country


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Survey of National Statistical Offices (NSOs) during COVID-19