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. Type data of households enumerated with Questionnaire Core (VSEN98.K)
Types of data collected in the core Susenas 1998 is relatively different from the Susenas, 1997, unless additional information about household participation in the program and Kukesra Takesra and other assistance programs related to poverty alleviation. Data collected in Susenas 1998 includes:
a. General information the household member includes name, relationship to head of household, sex, age, marital status, crime experienced, and travel.
b. Characteristics of health and education of household members.
c. Description of the economic and socio-cultural activities, in particular access to the mass media, household members aged 10 years and over.
d. Fertility information for women who have ever married and methods of pregnancy prevention for household members a married status
e. Information concerning the quality of residential buildings, household facilities, and the environment.
f. information about the average household consumption and the main source of household income.
g. Information about household participation in the IDT program, Takesra, Kukesra, and other business assistance programs, and
h. Description of raising livestock/poultry.
2. Type data of households enumerated with Questionnaire Module (VSEN98.MKG & VSEN98.MPP)
The data module that will be collected in Susenas 1998 includes detailed data on education, housing, health, and nutrition.
Details of the data collected for each module are:
a. Characteristics of Education, includes the status of education, participation in courses, learning, and education costs.
b. Housing information, include the physical condition of buildings, residential buildings, utility / home supplies, and environmental conditions.
c. Health and nutrition information including population health, nutritional status of children, the costs incurred for the purposes of health, regular brushing and breakfast, diarrhea prevention knowledge and burns, as well as the household diet.
Education and housing data collected using 98.MPP VSEN list, while the health and nutrition of data collected through the list VSEN98.MKG
Victims of Crime
National coverage, representative to the district level
In 1998 Susenas conducted in all geographic regions of Indonesia with a sample size of 208,064 households spread across urban and rural areas. Household will be enumerated using the core questionnaire (VSEN98.K List).
Producers and sponsors
Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of Indonesia
The design of the sample used is a three-phased sample design. Sample selection for urban and rural areas is done separately.
1. In the first-phase, and sample frame of enumeration areas is selected a number of enumeration areas systematically.
2. In the second-phase, each selected enumeration areas selected from the group segment (segment group) in pps, the number of households in the size segment group. Especially for enumeration that has the first digit NKS codes 3, selected 2 segment group.
3. In the third-phase, from each selected segment group, selected a sample of 16 households in a systematic, the households selected from core enumeration area, is named core household, while households selected from enumeration areas core-module is named household core-module.
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 1998, ref. IDN_1998_SUSENAS_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.