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. Households enumerated data types with core questionnaire (VSEN95.K)
Type of data to be collected in the core Susenas 1995 is no different with Susenas 1993 and 1994, 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 economic activity and socio-cultural behavior of 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 regarding the characteristics of residential buildings, residential facilities, and the environment.
f. Description of average household consumption and the main source of household income.
2. Households enumerated data types with the questionnaire module (VSEN95.M)
Type of data to be collected in 1995 was Susenas module:
a. Health information on the following health state of the population, the nutritional status of children under five, the costs incurred for the purposes of health, herbal drinking habits, brushing teeth, smoking, and eating.
b. Characteristics of Education, includes the status of education, participation in courses, learning, and education costs.
c. Housing information on the following state-ment be residence, residential location, facilities and equipment housing, neighborhoods, and interest residents to own a home.
3. Data types enumerated households with iodized salt consumption questionnaire (VSEN95.GI)
Data to be collected in the Household Surveys iodized salt in 1995 include:
a. Knowledge of population about iodized salt.
b. The test results iodine contained in salt used by households.
Victims of Crime
National coverage, representative to the district level
In 1995 Susenas conducted in all geographic regions of Indonesia with a sample size of 206,240 households spread across urban and rural areas. Number of households to be enumerated with the core questionnaire only is 140 576 and the enumerated with core-module questionnaires 65,664.
Producers and sponsors
Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) of Indonesia
Design of 1995 Susenas sampling is a two-phase sampling design. Sampling for urban area and rural area is to be conducted separately. Procedure of 1995 Susenas sampling for a district/city is as follows:
• Phase 1, from master sampling frame (MSF) of normal census block of 1995 Economic Census result (SE06) are to be selected census block nh (h = 1, for urban; h = 2, for rural) in a probability proportional to size (pps) method whereas size is the number of households from P4B census result (April 1995). For census block that has contents of more than 150 households, selection of one census sub-block in PPS-systematic is required with the size of household number of P4B census result. Household listing is conducted to all selected census blocks/sub-blocks.
• Phase 2, from every selected census blocks/sub-blocks, then, to be selected m = 16 households from the listing result systematically.
All 1995 Susenas selected households will be enumerated with core questionnaire (VSEN1995.K List) and questionnaire of socio-cultural and educational module (VSEN1995.MSBP List) in February 1995.
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 1995, ref. IDN_1995_SUSENAS_v01_M. Data downloaded from www.microdatalib.worldbank.org in December 20, 2012
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