Remittance Recipients in Honduras: A Socioeconomic Profile

Sep 2016
This analytic brief presents the results of a quantitative analysis of the socioeconomic characteristics of the beneficiaries of international remittances in Honduras. The analysis is based on household survey data from the 2014 Encuesta Permanente de Hogares de Propósitos Múltiples (EPHPM, for its Spanish acronym), which was carried out by the National Institute of Statistics of the Republic of Honduras. The survey has a sample size of 5,593 households (24,023 individuals) and is representative at the country level as well as for urban and rural areas. The survey covers all departments of Honduras except for Gracias a Dios y Islas de la Bahía.