Total number of households originally surveyed was 2,010 out of which 1,769 were valid. This represents approximately 10,000 people or 4% of the total population of Cite Soleil (approx. 300,000). The final analysis was based on surveys of 1,769 households, and 160 in‐depth interviews were conducted
This paper analyzes poverty in Haiti based on the first Living Conditions Survey of 7,186 households covering the whole country and representative at the regional level. Using a US$1 a day extreme poverty line, the analysis reveals that 49 percent of Haitian households live in absolute poverty.