Individual Study / IFLS

Indonesia Family Life Survey

Indonesia Family Life Survey

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The Indonesian Family Life Survey (IFLS) is an on-going longitudinal survey in Indonesia. The sample is representative of about 83% of the Indonesian population- The Indonesia Family Life Survey is designed to provide data for studying behaviors and outcomes. The survey contains a wealth of information collected at the individual and household levels, including multiple indicators of economic and non-economic well-being: consumption, income, assets, education, migration, labor market outcomes, marriage, fertility, contraceptive use, health status, use of health care and health insurance, relationships among co-resident and non- resident family members, processes underlying household decision-making, transfers among family members and participation in community activities.
Start Year
1993
Funding
National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, USAID, the Ford Foundation, and the World Health Organization.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Paul Gertler
    University of California

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The follow up survey has been conducted in 1997-98(IFLS2), 2000(IFLS3), 2007-08(IFLS4) and 2014-15(IFLS5).

Marker Paper

Strauss J., Witoelar F. (2019) Indonesia Family Life Survey. In: Gu D., Dupre M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69892-2_339-1

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
30,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Individuals living in 13 of the 27 provinces in the country.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other