The Consumer Pyramids Household Survey is a longitudinal survey. Each Wave of this survey commences as soon as an earlier Wave is completed. This survey is therefore conducted everyday. It is a continuous survey of households in India.
The Consumer Pyramids Household survey is executed by a door-to-door canvassing of the questionnaire as per a fixed plan. The plan consists of the following steps:
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The People of India database contains identity information about the members such as age, gender, religion, occupation, literacy, education level, financial inclusion, status of health, etc.
The Composition of Income database contains detailed information about the monthly incomes of earning members residing in households and the monthly income of household as a whole from various sources.
The Employment database contains information on the status of employment, unemployment and the industry in which the member is employed, of all the members (>= 15 years or age) in the Consumer Pyramids sample.
The Consumer Sentiments database contains information regarding perceptions of the household of their current well-being or expectations of future well-being, their propensity to spend, and their perceptions about the economy as a whole.
The Household Income and Expenses database contains information about the income of the household from all sources of earnings. It contains information on spends of the household on major categories of expenses.
The Household Expense Details database contains detailed information about the household spending across 82 food and non-food expense items.
The Household Amenities, Assets & Liabilities database contains information about the availability of basic amenities to households, ownership of assets, pattern of investments and sources & purpose of borrowings.