Consumer Pyramids dx delivers record-level data of a large household survey conducted in India.
The sample size was 158,624 households during 2015-16. This is a panel of households with an objective of building longitudinal data series based on regular surveys.
The survey captures data on household demographics which includes member-wise characteristics, household amenities such as access to water and electricity, household income and expenses and household assets and borrowing by households.
The survey is conducted by visiting the panel of households and interviewing members of the household. Data are captured on a mobile phone on a specially developed software application. Data are validated and uploaded for use by end-of-day, every day.
One wave of the survey is completed in four months. About 39,500 households are surveyed every month. The execution is planned such that every week nearly 10,000 households are interviewed. Implicitly, about 1,400 households are surveyed every day. And, the data of these households become available for use by end-of-day.
Consumer Pyramids data is delivered in the form of population estimations and analytical tools using such estimations. Consumer Pyramids dx is a delivery of the underlying record-level data.
Consumer Pyramids dx is available in 18 offerings. These are based on the type of data and the frequency of information as presented in the tabulation below:
|People of India|
|Composition of Incomes|
|Household Income and Expenses|
|Household Expense Details|
|Household Amenities, Assets and Liabilities|
The People of India database contains identity information about the members such as age, gender, religion, occupation, literacy, education level, financial inclusion, status of health, etc.
The Composition of Income database contains detailed information about the monthly incomes of earning members residing in households and the monthly income of household as a whole from various sources.
The Employment database contains information on the status of employment, unemployment and the industry in which the member is employed, of all the members (>= 15 years or age) in the Consumer Pyramids sample.
The Consumer Sentiments database contains information regarding perceptions of the household of their current well-being or expectations of future well-being, their propensity to spend, and their perceptions about the economy as a whole.
The Household Income and Expenses database contains information about the income of the household from all sources of earnings. It contains information on spends of the household on major categories of expenses.
The Household Expense Details database contains detailed information about the household spending across 82 food and non-food expense items.
The Household Amenities, Assets & Liabilities database contains information about the availability of basic amenities to households, ownership of assets, pattern of investments and sources & purpose of borrowings.