Household Income and Expenditure (HIES) Dataset Request


The following micro datasets of Maldives Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES) is available for data users.

The dataset will be made available to users after submitting the form below. Once the application has been processed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) and the user. The users must be acting on behalf of an organization, or as an individual who will be the intended user of the dataset.

The following conditions apply when accessing and using the dataset(s).

  • Dataset provided by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shall be used solely by the user, and shall not be redistributed or sold to other individuals, institutions or organizations.
  • The data shall only be used for the stated statistical and scientific research purposes such as for generating, reporting, aggregating information and adhere to the confidentiality requirements of the “Statistical Regulation of Maldives, 2012 (regulation no. R-4/ 2013)”. It shall not be used for investigations into specific individuals or organizations.
  • Any books, articles, conference papers, thesis, dissertations, reports or other publications produced using this HIES data set obtained from the NBS should cite the source ‘ Household Income and Expenditure Survey’. A softcopy of any such document produced should also be made available to NBS.

In case of breach of confidentiality, the penalties in the “Statistical Regulation of Maldives, 2012 (regulation no. R-4/ 2013)” will apply.

HIES Questionnaires
To review the variables in the Dataset




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