This document describes the design and implementation and provides a preview of some key results of the Indonesia Family Life Survey East 2012. It describes the sampling design of both the Household and the Community and Facility Surveys, the response rates, as well as the burden to the respondents. The document also discusses the data structure, identifiers, and how the sample weights were constructed.
The Indonesia Family Life Survey East 2012 is a large scale multi-topic household and community survey of living conditions that was conducted to cover the eastern provinces in Indonesia. It is based on the Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS), fielded by the RAND Corporation in collaboration with Survey METER. It collects data on individuals, their households, the communities in which they live as well as the health and education facilities in those communities. The survey was administered in 2012 to around 10,000 individuals in around 2,500 households living in 99 communities (enumeration areas) that are spread in seven provinces in eastern part of Indonesia: Nusa Tenggara Timur, Kalimantan Timur, Sulawesi Tenggara, Maluku, Maluku Utara, Papua Barat and Papua.