Socioeconomic and Demographic Data on El Salvador

The survey entitled 'Encuesta de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples 2012 ' (Multipurpose Household Survey) 2012 provides statistics on the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of households in the country.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

From a presentation by the EHPM:

The main results of the Multipurpose Household Survey (EHPMby its initials in Spanish) for the year 2012, have been presented by the Ministry of Economy.

Since 1975, this survey has been conducted in our country, making use of publicly available databases since 1990.

The EHPM is a statistical tool available to the country for diagnosis of its situation, in order to implement appropriate actions in favor of development and on the other hand, facilitate monitoring the effects of the policy measures that have been taken.

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