Since 1992, BPS through Susenas collecting core data and the module data every year. Susenas modules is divided into three major groups, that is module socio-cultural and educational, modules housing and health, module household consumption and household expenditure, implementation of each module is every three years.
Susenas is a survey designed to collect socio-demographic data in large area. The data collected were related to the fields of education, health / nutrition, housing / environmental, socio-cultural activities, consumption and household income, trips, and public opinion about the welfare of household. In 1992, Susenas data collection system has been updated, the information used to develop indicators of welfare (Welfare) contained in the module (information collected once every three years) drawn into the core (group information is collected each year).
The questions are included in the core is intended to obtain the information and to monitor the things that may change each year. It is also useful for short-term planning, as well as questions that can be associated with a question module, such as expenditures. Questions in the modules required to analyze problems that do not need to be monitored every year or analyze issues like government intervention, such as poverty and malnutrition.
Core module combined data can generate analysis to answer questions such as, whether the poor can get benefit from the appropriate educational program launched by the government (e.g., 9-year compulsory education program), who are able to take advantage of government subsidies in education, is there any kind -certain types of birth control that is more widely used by poor people than others, whether there is a link between working hours and fertility, then whether there is a link between sanitation and health status.
Since 1993 the core Susenas sample size is enlarged to generate simple statistics for the district / city level. This new development gives a new dimension to the Susenas data analyst and in that time, several counties have started to develop the indicators / statistics on the welfare of each.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
Unit of Analysis
Household Members (Individual) and Household
v01: basic raw data. Obtained from BPS
1. Data Collected by corer questionnaire (VSEN2004.K) include:
a. General Information of household members (art) i.e. name, relationship to head of household, sex, age, marital status;
b. Information about mother deaths during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.
c. Information races household heads (krt).
d. Information about the state of health includes the health of the population, the costs incurred for the purposes of health household.
e. Information household member education 5 years and above.
f. Information of economic activity and employment household member 10 years and above.
g. Fertility information for women never married and how to prevent pregnancy for married women.
h. Housing information include the mastery of residence, the physical condition of residential buildings, residential buildings and facilities.
i. Information of the average households consumption and the main source of household income.
j. Household socio-economic information.
k. Information rice field business.
2. Data Collected by Consumption Module Questionnaire (VSEN2004.M) includes:
Information on consumption and household spending includes detailed data on household consumption expenditure divided into consumption food and non-food regardless of goods origin.
Victims of Crime
National coverage, representative to the district level
Implementation of the 2004 Susenas includes 249.376 sample households spread across all geographic regions of Indonesia, with details of 67.072 sample household core-module and 182.304 households sample core (without module). Data from the sample core can presented at the national, provincial, and district / city. Data from sample core-module, can be presented at national and provincial levels. While the sample Consumption Module (Panel) of 10,200 households in the sample that is repetition Susenas 2003.
Producers and sponsors
Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of Indonesia
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Sub Directorate Services and Promotion Statistics
Central Board of Statistics (BPS) of Indonesia
Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include:
- the Identification of the Primary Investigator
- the title of the survey (including country, acronym and year of implementation)
- the survey reference number
- the source and date of download
Statistic Indonesia (BPS), National Socio-Economic Survey 2004, ref. IDN_2004_SUSENAS-FEB_v01_M. Data downloaded from www.microdatalib.worldbank.org in December 20, 2012
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The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.