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Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) expert Kuwait, Kuwait

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Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) expert Kuwait
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Name of project: 
Statistical Consultancy Services for the State of Kuwait
Task description: 

Develop best practices in register-based census in Kuwait, including

  • Assess the HIES survey conducted by the CSB in 2013.
  • Prepare a work plan and timetable for the HIES.
  • Revise the sampling methodology of the HIES to be more efficient and representative, including identifying whether it might be possible to have a smaller sample without affecting the accuracy and representation.
  • Provide recommendations on the weighting methodology.
  • Provide HIES questionnaire.
  • Revise the data collection plan.
  • Provide recommendations on the way forward for the HIES to achieve best needed results.

Capacity building and development of the statistical work conducted in the census directorate in the Central Statistical Bureau, including

  • Train sampling personnel on new methodology and identifying best methods suitable for HIES.
  • Respond to CSB personnel inquiries regarding questionnaire and sampling.
  • Education: Master degree or equivalent in Statistics
  • Experience: at least 15 years’ relevant experience in national and international level in providing advisory services.
  • Language requirements: Fluent in Arabic and English


  • Household survey expertise
  • Experience in designing and revising HIES Surveys.
  • Knowledge of SPSS and/or Stata systems or other related software.
  • Knowledge of and experience with demographic profiles and management of household level survey data;
  • Knowledge of Kuwait economic and social situation and Kuwait statistics is an advantage
Mission start date: 
April 2018
Mission end date: 
March 2019
Project start date: 
April 2018
Project end date: 
March 2019
12 months, may be extended
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