In each study country, Young Lives is following 2000 children who were
born in 2001-2 and 1000 children who were born in 1994-5. The younger
children are being tracked from infancy to their mid-teens and the older
children to adulthood, when some will become parents themselves.
The Round 2 Survey Report presents initial findings from the second
round of data collection which was carried out in Ethiopia in late 2006
to early 2007. It gives a broad outline of some of the key indicators of
childhood poverty and changes that have taken place in the children's
lives between the first round of data collection in 2002 and this second
This summary comments on the following:
Levels of absolute and relative poverty
Access to services and infrastructure
Tassew Woldehanna; Tekie Alemu; Mekonnen, A. Young Lives Country Report. Young Lives: Ethiopia Round 2 Survey. Summary. (2008) 2 pp.