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Living Standards Measurement Survey - Tanzania: Subjective Welfare and Crime

The Living Standards Measurement Survey – Tanzania: Subjective Welfare and Crime uses 8 items from the 2014-2015 Tanzania National Panel Survey, which is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across Tanzania to monitor poverty dynamics and study welfare transitions. This measure captures information on self-reported satisfaction with various components of life, including crime and safety. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

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Geographies Tested: Tanzania

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

Now we’d like to ask a few questions about your level of satisfaction with various components of your life. How satisfied or dissatisfied would you say you are with…?

  1. Your health?
  2. Your financial situation?
  3. Your housing?
  4. Your job?
  5. The health care available to you?
  6. The education available for your household?
  7. Your protection against crimeyour safety?
  8. Your life as a whole?

Response Options:
Very satisfied - 1
Satisfied - 2
Somewhat satisfied - 3
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied - 4
Somewhat dissatisfied - 5
Dissatisfied - 6
Very dissatisfied - 7
Not applicable - 8

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Not Applicable

Original Citation

Tanzania National Panel Survey 2014-2015. (2015). Household and Individual Questionnaire. https://microdata.worldbank.org/index.php/catalog/2862/related-materials

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