Inter-secretariat Working Group on Household Surveys COVID-19 impact surveys
The Inter-secretariat Working Group on Household Surveys (ISWGHS) is created to foster improvement in the scope and quality of social and economic statistics as delivered through national, regional and international household survey programmes, including through increased coordination and cooperation across at all levels.
- Support the coordination of the COVID-19 impact surveys in countries
- Provide guidance to countries both on maintaining the continuity of regular survey programmes and various methodological aspects of COVID-19 related surveys
- Establish a collective vision on the implications of COVID-19 for reshaping the national household survey programmes.
Explore the household surveys
Visualize which countries have planned or carried out at least one COVID-19 impact survey with the support of ISWGHS members. The dashboard is updated with regular contributions from ISWGHS members.
Find out more on the ISWGHS website
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