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Start of fieldwork on the Survey on Living Conditions 2019

The collection of information for the Survey of Living Conditions 2019 has begun. The fieldwork will be performed between October 2019 and January 2020 and will collect data on the income and living conditions of Catalan households, with the purposes of obtaining indicators of poverty, social exclusion and inequality and comparing them with the European indicators.

The Survey on Living Conditions 2019 is an official statistics which forms part of the Annual Statistical Action Programme 2019 (action 05 01 01), in deployment of the Law on the 2017-2020 Statistical Plan for Catalonia. It is sent to a sample of households representing the entire Catalan territory.

The Statistical Institute of Catalonia (Idescat) is conducting this Survey in cooperation with the Government of Catalonia's Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Families, the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona, Barcelona City Council and the Institute of Regional and Metropolitan Studies of Barcelona and it receives the support of the National Statistical Institute..

Survey on Living Conditions (ECV) 2019