2020 HIES Regional sampling and planning Workshop

Fiji Islands, Fiji
Nadi, Fiji

To run a similar workshop to the 2019 HIES Regional Sampling and Planning workshop, with a widening of the scope to include:

  • sampling and planning for LFS in addition to HIES, and sampling for MICS
  • weighting and estimation for HIES, plus any variations of this needed for LFS and/or MICS weighting and estimation
  • recommendations from the RMI HIES experiment – including use of CAPI
  • material from Part 1 of the Pacific Sampling Guidelines.

The sampling workshop has the following objectives:

  • Provide sampling and planning support to PICT National Statistics Offices NSO), in preparation for household surveys scheduled in 2020 – 2021 with a focus on:
    • Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES)
    • LFS (Labor Force Survey)
    • UNICEF MICS (Multi Indicators Cluster Survey)
  • Build PICT NSO capability in the following methods and tools for household surveys:
    • sampling concepts and theory
    • computation of sample sizes
    • run the random selection
    • implementation of survey field plan and budget
    • documentation of sampling strategy
  • Promote PSMB (Pacific Statistics Method Board) recommendations and guidelines to PICT NSOs, and support them in implementing these - including:
    • recommendations from the Republic of the Marshall Islands HIES Experiment
    • the Pacific Sampling Guidelines – Part 1
Joint Event
Joint Partner
Stats NZ, World Bank, UNICEF, ABS