Quarterly assessment of the socio-economic situation of refugees, Q1-Q4 2022
The quarterly assessment of the socio-economic situation of refugees monitors changes in refugee vulnerability in Jordan over time. Using the results of the 2022 Vulnerability Assessment Framework (VAF) study as a baseline, this series collect information repeatedly from the same refugee families on a quarterly basis to examine variations at the household level for the following sectors: economic vulnerability (including livelihoods), food security, shelter, WASH and health. Since Q3 2022, the assessment has been expanded to include refugees from the two main Syrian refugee camps: Azraq and Zaatari.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
Unit of Analysis
Household and individual
v2.1: Edited, cleaned and anonymised data.
The scope includes:
- household and member demographics
- food security
Livelihood and Social cohesion
Producers and sponsors
A random sampling approach was used to analyze the situation facing refugees who are registered with UNHCR across Jordan. The sample size was drawn from the UNHCR proGres registration database. For host communities, to determine the sample size, three strata were used according to cash eligibility status: households receiving UNHCR basic needs cash assistance, households phased out of it, and other households (neither receiving nor phased out).
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Computer Assisted Telephone Interview [cati]
The questionnaire contained the following sections: household compositions, WASH, shelter, health, financial situation, livelihoods.
UNHCR (2022). Jordan: Quarterly assessment of the socio-economic situation of refugees, Q1-Q4 2022. Accessed from: https://microdata.unhcr.org