Household Budget Survey
Hungarian Central Statistical Office
The objective of the survey
The survey is detecting the monetary and non monetary incomes and expenditures of the population.
The reference population
Hungarian citizens living in private households in Hungary.
The population of Hungary living in private households, surveyed by questionnaires.
7.5-10 thousand households, 20-26 thousand individuals
Main topics of data
The expenditures and revenues of the households
Economic activity and housing conditions
Durable consumer goods
Main characteristics of the survey
The sample is drawn using multi-stage stratified sample design, and it is independent of the size of settlement.
A households is in the sample for 3 years, third of the whole sample is replaced annually.
The weighting method is generalized iterative scaling.