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Palestine - Expenditure and Consumption Survey, PECS 1998 (For documentation only)

Total expenditures (TOTEXP)
File: Pal_1998_HH
Overview
Type: Continuous
Format: numeric
Width: 9
Decimals: 0
Valid cases: 2851 (2836)
Invalid: 0 (0)
Minimum: 1426.5
Maximum: 459897.8
Mean: 40991.1 (41160.7)
Standard deviation: 30895.1 (30914.2)
Definition
Individual consumption expenditure of household. Ideally, corresponds to Codes 01 to 12 of the COICOP classification
Universe
All households
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Expenditure aggregates.pdf indicates items aggregated under each expenditure type
Imputation and Derivation
Derivation
Aggregate computed by ERF (Ref: Data Dictionary.pdf/Expenditure Aggregates.pdf)
Others
Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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In cases where the original survey provides expenditures according to the COICOP classification, this variable is the sum over the expenditure variables above. Otherwise, it is either derived from the "total expenditures" variable in the original survey (if available) or is left blank.
=FOODEXP+ALCOEXP+APPEXP+HOUSEXP+EQUIPEXP+MEDEXP+
TRANEXP+COMMEXP+CULTEXP+EDUCEXP+RESTOEXP+MISCEXP


COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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