The household survey on peace and security issues in Bangladesh was undertaken to ascertain the citizens’ perceptions of security situations in Bangladesh. The specific purposes of the survey were to assess: General Perceptions of Security, General Perceptions of Security Sector, Perceptions about Specific Security Institutions and perceptions Informal sources of justice and security. The main Purpose of the survey is given bellow:
The survey was carried out with a nationally representative sample of households defined as the basic sampling units. The sample was drawn employing a stratified cluster sampling design, setting the size of the sample at 3000 households. Data from a sampled household were collected interviewing an adult member of the household, who was found able to provide the information sought in the survey. Half of the sample households were chosen for interviews conducted with female respondents and the other half for interviews conducted with male respondents.
The tasks of the assignment were carried out through undertaking the following specific activities:
The contract was awarded by Safer world and funded by DFID/UK.