This survey (Bureau of Market Research 1980) is one of a series of suveys conducted by the Bureau of Market Research to gather information on the income and expenditure of "African", "Asian" and "Coloured" South Africans living in urban areas.
Kind of data
Sample survey data [ssd]
v1: Edited, anonymised dataset for licensed distribution
This version of the data from a series of surveys conducted by the Bureau of Market Research at the University of South Africa (UNISA) between 1975 and 1987 was obtained by DataFirst in 2012 from researchers at the World Bank.
income, property and investment/saving [1.5]
Unit of analysis
The units of analysis for the BMR survey are households.
The survey covered all household members
Producers and sponsors
Bureau of Market Research
University of South Africa (UNISA)
Dates of collection
Mode of data collection
University of Cape Town
Licensed dataset, accessible under conditions
Bureau of Market Research. Bureau of Market Research Survey 1980 [dataset]. Version 1. Pretoria: Bureau of Market Research [producer], 1980. Cape Town: DataFirst [distributor], 2012.
Disclaimer and copyrights
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.