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Colombia DANE publishing microdata for the first time (september 2011)

The National Statistical Office of Colombia (DANE) decided for the first time to release microdata as public files on its Website. The microdata is related to household surveys used for poverty estimations. Also, the microdata on poverty estimation methodology will be published to allow users to replicate the poverty indicators estimation. This release will be launched in the DANE Webpage using the Cd Rom Builder component of the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit.

In early December 2011, the NADA Catalog will be also published with more than 50 datasets fully documented and quality controlled.