A new dataset from the Central Bureau of Statistics
467. Household Expenditure Survey 2005
Source: Israel Central Bureau of Statistics
The Household Expenditure Survey is conducted annually by Israel Central Bureau of Statistics.
The survey aims to obtain data on the components of household budgets, as well as
additional data that characterizes various aspects of living standard such as
consumption patterns, level and composition of nutrition, level and composition
of income, leisure activities and entertainment and housing conditions. One of the
most important uses of the survey is to determine weights for the consumption "basket"
of the Consumer Price Index. Following major improvements in the CBS procedures, since
2003 the datasets have been extended to include nearly all expenditure items.
consists of 3 file types - file 1 contains general household information, including household
demographic composition, dwelling, living conditions, ownership of durable goods
(including cars), and the socio-economic score of the locality of residence; data on
tax payments and consumption. In some consumption areas such as food, single products
are specified while other consumption areas are summarized. File 2 contains detailed
data regarding household incomes and expenditures on all products. The individual file
(file 3) contains, in addition to demographic details, individual labor force characteristics
and various income variables. Economic Branch and Occupation are classified by two
digit codes.The survey population includes all households in Israel excluding Kibbutzim,
communal Moshavim, institutions and Bedouins who live out of localities.
The dataset is released by ISDC with SAS, SPSS and STATA control statements. N=6,272
households and 21,046 individuals.
New datasets on Fast Analysis
The datasets of 2004 Household Expenditure Survey and the 2004 Income Survey are now available on