SESRIC


Training Course on 'Income and Consumption' in Qatar
 
Date : 19-20 December 2012 Venue : Doha Qatar

The Centre organised training course on “Income and Consumption” at the Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA), on 19-20 December 2012. The course was provided by Ms. Fidaa Abtli, an expert from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) and was attended by relevant staff members of the Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA).

The training course on “Income and Consumption” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Goals and objectives of the household consumption and expenditure survey (HCES)
  • Basic concepts and terminology used in the HCES, including poverty
  • Methodologies used in the household consumption and expenditure survey e.g. survey and field work design
  • Editing and analysing household consumption and expenditure survey data
  • Methodology for calculating key indicators derived from e.g. consumption, spending, income, standard of living and systematic poverty
  • Country experience; Palestinian case