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VII Census of Population and VI Census of Dwellings
[Ecuador, 2010]

The Law of Statistics guarantees the confidentiality of the information and establishes the obligation to provide it, as is indicated in its articles 20 and 21, respectively.

If there are more than ten persons in the household, copy the first seven digits of the first questionnaire _ _ _ _ _ _ _

I. Geographic location of the dwelling
(Copy the information from the census folder)

Political administrative division
1.1 Province _ _
1.2 Canton _ _
1.3 Canton seat or rural parish _ _
1.4 Zone _ _ _
1.5 Sector_ _ _

Blocked areas
1.6 Block _ _
1.7 Enumeration area _ _

Disperse areas
1.8 Name of the locality, community, population center, site, annex, commune ____ _ _

Identification of the dwelling and household (complete according to your route)
1.9 Number of the dwelling according to the order of the visits _ _ _
1.10 Number of census household in the dwelling _
1.11 Number of census questionnaire per household _ _ _ of _ _ _
1.12 Address of the domicile (road, highway, path, etc.) ____

II. Information about the enumerator

Name of enumerator ____
School/private school/university ____
Date of enumeration:

Day _ _
Month _ _
Year _ _

Name of the section leader (male or female) ____
Date that form is submitted:

Day _ _
Month _ _
Year _ _

[Suggested greeting for the enumerator to use when entering the household is not presented here.]

III. Type of dwelling
(Register this through observation)

Private dwelling:

[] 1 House/villa
[] 2 Apartment in a house or building
[] 3 Room in a boarding house
[] 4 Shack
[] 5 Small farmhouse
[] 6 Hovel
[] 7 Hut
[] 8 Other private dwelling

Continue to IV (main access to the dwelling)
Collective dwelling
[] 9 Hotel, pension, residence or hostel
[] 10 Military, police, or firemen's barracks
[] 11 Center for social rehabilitation / jail
[] 12 Shelter for housing and protecting boys and girls, women, and indigent persons.
[] 13 Hospital, clinic, etc.
[] 14 Convent or religious institution
[] 15 Elder home or orphanage
[] 16 Other collective dwelling

Continue to section 4 (Information about the population)
Without a dwelling
[] 17 Without a dwelling

Continue to section 4 (Information about the population)

IV. Principal access to the dwelling
[Question IV was asked for private dwellings.]

[] 1 Street or highway that is set with concrete blocks, paved, or concrete
[] 2 Stone street or highway
[] 3 Gravel or dirt street or highway
[] 4 Path, footpath, mule track
[] 5 River/sea/lake

Continue with V (Occupancy condition of the dwelling)

V. Occupancy condition of the dwelling
[Question V was asked for private dwellings.]
(Do not forget to register the corresponding condition)

[] 1 Occupied with people present (continue with section 1, information about the dwelling)
[] 2 Occupied with people absent (end of the interview)
[] 3 Unoccupied (end of the interview)
[] 4 Under construction (end of the interview)

Remember to complete a census questionnaire for each dwelling, whatever its condition of occupancy.

Section 1: Information about the dwelling
[Questions 1-16 were asked for private dwellings.]

1. The predominant material of the roof of the dwelling is:

[] 1 Reinforced concrete (concrete block or concrete)
[] 2 Asbestos (eternit, eurolit [brands of asbestos sheeting])
[] 3 Zinc
[] 4 Clay tile
[] 5 Palm, straw or leaves
[] 6 Other materials

2. The condition of the roof of the dwelling is:

[] 1 Good?
[] 2 Fair?
[] 3 Poor?

3. The predominant material of the exterior walls of the dwelling is:

[] 1 Reinforced concrete?
[] 2 Brick or concrete block?
[] 3 Adobe or mud wall?
[] 4 Wood?
[] 5 Coated cane or mud-and-branches?
[] 6 Uncoated cane?
[] 7 Other materials?

4. The condition of the exterior wall of the dwelling is:

[] 1 Good?
[] 2 Fair?
[] 3 Poor?

5. The predominant material of the floor of the dwelling is?

[] 1 Fitted-groove wood, parquet, boards, or finished wood?
[] 2 Unfinished boards?
[] 3 Ceramic, tile, vinyl or marble?
[] 4 Brick or cement?
[] 5 Cane?
[] 6 Dirt?
[] 7 Other materials?

6. The condition of the floor of the dwelling is:

[] 1 Good?
[] 2 Fair?
[] 3 Poor?

7. What is the primary source of water that is received in the dwelling?

[] 1 Public network?
[] 2 Well?
[] 3 From a river, creek, spring, or channel?
[] 4 Delivery truck?
[] 5 Other (rain water)

8. The water that is received in the dwelling is?

[] 1 Through pipes inside the dwelling?
[] 2 Through pipes outside the dwelling but within the building, lot, or land?
[] 3 Through pipes outside the building, lot or land?
[] 4 Does not receive water through pipes, but by another means

9. The sanitary service or toilet of the dwelling is:

[] 1 Connected to the public sewage network?
[] 2 Connected to a septic tank?
[] 3 Connected to a blind drain?
[] 4 With direct discharge to the sea, river, lake, or ditch?
[] 5 Latrine
[] 6 Does not have

10. The electrical light service (electricity) of the dwelling is provided primarily from:

[] 1 Network of the public service electrical company?
[] 2 Solar panel? (continue with question 12)
[] 3 Electrical generator (electrical plant)? (continue with question 12)
[] 4 Other? (continue with question 12)
[] 5 Does not have (continue with question 13)

11. Does the dwelling have an electrical meter?

[] 1 For exclusive use of the dwelling?
[] 2 For shared use by several dwellings?
[] 3 Does not have an electrical meter

12. How many light bulbs are there in your dwelling?

Number of energy saving light bulbs (florescent) _ _
Number of conventional light bulbs (incandescent) _ _

13. What is the primary method of eliminating trash from the dwelling?

[] 1 Collection truck?
[] 2 It is thrown on to an empty lot or into a ditch?
[] 3 It is burned?
[] 4 It is buried?
[] 5 It is thrown into a river, creek, or channel?
[] 6 Another method?

14. Without counting the kitchen, the bathrooms, and rooms used for a business, how many rooms are there in the dwelling, including the living room and dining room?

Number of rooms _ _

15. Do all of the people who sleep in this dwelling cook their food in a shared manner and share the same budget for food? (common pot)

[] 1 Yes (continue with section 2 (Information about the household))
[] 2 No

16. How many groups of persons (households) sleep in your dwelling and prepare their food separately (include your household)?

Number of households _

If there is more than one household in this dwelling, use a questionnaire for each household, for which you will repeat: geographic location of the dwelling and complete the questionnaire starting with section 2.

Section 2: Information about the household.
[Questions 1-15 were asked for private dwellings.]

[Household number]

[] 1 Household 1
[] 2 Household 2
[] 3 Household 3
[] 4 Household 4
[] 5 Household 5
[] 6 Household 6 or more

1. Of the total number of rooms in this household, how many are exclusively for sleeping?

Number of bedrooms _ _
[] 0 None

2. Does this household have a room or space that is exclusively for cooking?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

3. The sanitary service or toilet that is available to this household is:

[] 1 For the exclusive use of the household?
[] 2 Shared with various households?
[] 3 Does not have

4. Does this household have a space with installations for showering or bathing:

[] 1 For the exclusive use of the household?
[] 2 Shared with various households?
[] 3 Does not have

5. What is the principal fuel or energy used by this household for cooking?

[] 1 Gas (tank or cylinder)?
[] 2 Centralized gas?
[] 3 Electricity?
[] 4 Firewood, charcoal?
[] 5 Vegetable and/or animal residues?
[] 6 Other (for example: gasoline, kerosene, or diesel, etc.)?
[] 7 Does not cook

6. Primarily, the water that is consumed by the members of the household:

[] 1 They drink it as it is supplied to the household?
[] 2 They boil it?
[] 3 They add bleach?
[] 4 They filter it?
[] 5 They buy purified water?

7. Does this household have conventional telephone service available?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

8. Does any member of this household have cellular phone service available?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

9. Does this household have internet service available?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

10. Does this household have a computer available?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

11. Does this household have cable television service available?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

12. How much did this household pay the last time for electrical light service?

Amount: _ _ _ _ , 00
[] 1 Included in the rent
[] 2 Does not pay

13. Does any member of this household go outside of this city or rural parish for work?

[] 1 Yes
How many? _ _
[] 2 No

14. Does any member of this household go outside of this city or rural parish for school?

[] 1 Yes
How many? _ _
[] 2 No

15. The dwelling occupied by this household is:

[] 1 Owned and totally paid for?
[] 2 Owned and being paid for?
[] 3 Owned (gifted, donated, inherited, or though possession)
[] 4 Loaned or ceded (do not pay)?
[] 5 For services?
[] 6 Rented?
[] 7 Antichresis?

Section 3: Money transfers and emigration
[Questions 1-3 were asked for private dwellings.]

1. During the year 2010, did any person of this household receive money sent by relatives or friends who live in another country?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

2. Since the last population and dwelling census (November 2001), have one or more people who lived in this household traveled to another country without returning to live here permanently?

[] 1 Yes
How many? ___ [continue with 3.1]
[] 2 No [continue with section 4 (Information about the population)]

3. For the persons who left:

3.1 What is their sex?
[] 1 Man
[] 2 Woman

3.2 What was their age when they left the country?
Age _ _

3.3 What was the year of their departure?
Year of departure _ _ _ _

3.4 What is their current country of residency?
Actual country of residency ____

3.5 What was the principal motive for the trip?
[] 1 Work?
[] 2 Study?
[] 3 Join a relative?
[] 4 Other

Section 4: Information about the population

A: Identification of the persons

1. How many people spent the night in your household on the night from November 27th to November 28th of 2010?

1.1 Total number of persons _ _ _ _
1.2 Total number of men _ _ _ _
1.3 Total number of women _ _ _ _

Important: Remember to register the newborns, the elderly, and persons for reasons of work did not spend the previous night (doctors, nurses, guards, etc.).

2. What are their names and last names?

To the enumerator: Register the names and last names of each person, beginning with the head of household (male or female) and continue with the rest of the members of the household according to the box.
  • Head of household (male or female)—first
  • Spouse or partner
  • Son or daughter (single, married, from eldest to youngest)
  • Son-in-law or daughter-in-law
  • Grandson or granddaughter
  • Parents or parents-in-law
  • Other relative
  • Other non-relative
  • Household employee (male or female)
  • Member of the collective household

Person number_ _
Names and last names _____

3. Does [the respondent] eat and sleep in this household?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Do not forget: The interview should be answered by each person directly.

To the enumerator: If the number of persons is greater than 10, use another questionnaire and follow the following instructions:

A) On the cover, repeat number I (Geographic location of the dwelling) from the previous questionnaire, from 1.1 to 1.10.
B) In number 1.11 (Census questionnaire by household) from the same cover, you should register the questionnaire corresponding number.
C) Continue registering the members of the household starting with Section 4 (Information about the population / A: Identification of the persons, question 2).

Remember: Before you begin with the following questions, for each of the members of the household, transcribe the names and last names from the list of identification of the persons to the initial box of section 4, Information about the population / B. General characteristics (names and last names).

Observations: ________

For all persons
[Questions 1-18 were asked of all persons.]

B. General characteristics

1. What is the sex of [the respondent]:

[] 1 Man
[] 2 Woman

2. What relationship or affiliation does [the respondent] have to the head of household (male or female)?

[] 1 Head of household (male or female)
[] 2 Spouse or partner
[] 3 Son or daughter
[] 4 Son-in-law or daughter-in-law
[] 5 Grandson or granddaughter
[] 6 Parents or parents-in-law
[] 7 Other relative
[] 8 Other non-relative
[] 9 Household employee (male or female)
[] 10 Member of the collective household
[] 11 Without a dwelling

3. How old is [the respondent] in completed years?

Years completed ___

For boys/girls less than one year old, register 0.

4. What is the month and year of birth for [the respondent]?

Month _ _
Year _ _ _ _

5. Does [the respondent] hold an Ecuadoran citizenship document?

[] 1 Yes (skip to question 7)
[] 2 No

6. Is [the respondent] registered in the civil registry?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

7. Does [the respondent] have private health insurance?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

8. Does [the respondent] have a permanent disability that has lasted for more than one year?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No (skip to question 11)
[] 9 No response (skip to question 11)

9. The disability of [the respondent] is:

More than one answer is allowed.

[Question 9 was asked of all persons who reported having a permanent disability that has lasted for more than one year.]

[] 1 Intellectual? (mental retardation)
[] 2 Physical/motor? (paralysis and amputations)
[] 3 Visual? (blindness)
[] 4 Auditory? (deafness)
[] 5 Mental? (psychiatric illnesses, craziness)

10. Does [the respondent] currently attend an establishment for special education for persons with disabilities?

[Question 10 was asked of all persons who reported having a permanent disability that has lasted for more than one year.]

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

11. Where was [the respondent] born:

[] 1 In this city or rural parish? (skip to question 12)
[] 2 In another part of the country? (skip to question 12)
____ Province
____ Canton
____ City or rural parish
[] 3 In another country?
3.1 In what country was this person born? ____
3.2 In what year did this person arrive in Ecuador? _ _ _ _
For use of INEC
_ _Province/country
_ _Canton
_ _Parish

12. Where does [the respondent] habitually live?

[] 1 In this city or rural parish?
[] 2 In another part of the country?
____ Province
____ Canton
____ City or rural parish
[] 3 In another country?
What is the name of the country? ____
For use of INEC
_ _ Province/Country
_ _ Canton
_ _ Parish

13. Five years ago (November 2005), where did [the respondent] habitually live?

[] 1 In this city or rural parish?
[] 2 In another part of the country?
____ Province
____ Canton
____ City or rural parish
[] 3 In another country?
What is the name of the country? ____
[] 4 This person had not been born.
For use of INEC
_ _ Province/Country
_ _ Canton
_ _ Parish

14. What language(s) do (did) the father and mother of [the respondent] habitually speak?
More than on answer allowed.

Father
[] 1 Indigenous?
[] 2 Castilian / Spanish?
[] 3 Foreign?
[] 4 Does not speak?
Mother
[] 1 Indigenous?
[] 2 Castilian / Spanish?
[] 3 Foreign?
[] 4 Does not speak?

15. What language(s) does [the respondent] habitually speak?
More than on answer allowed.

[] 1 Indigenous?
15.1 Which is the indigenous language or dialect that [the respondent] speaks? [Indigenous language/dialect] ____
For the use of INEC _ _

Languages: Achuer, Andoa, Awapít, A'ingae, Cha'palaa, Zia pedee, Kichwa, Paicoca, Shuar, Tsa'fiqui, Shiwiar, Waotededo, Zapara.
[] 2 Castilian/Spanish?
[] 3 Foreign?
[] 4 Does not speak?

16. How does [the respondent] self-identify according to his/her culture and customs?

[] 1 Indigenous? (continue to question 17)
[] 2 Afro-Ecuadorian/ of African descent?
[] 3 Black?
[] 4 Mulatto?
[] 5 Montubio (coastal peasant)?
[] 6 Mestizo?
[] 7 White?
[] 8 Other?

For answers 2 through 8:

  • Persons five years old and older, continue with question 19.
  • Persons under five years old, continue with question 18.

17. To which indigenous nationality or group/tribe does [the respondent] belong?

[Question 17 was asked of persons who reported identifying as indigenous according to their culture and customs, per question 16.]

Nationalities: Achuar, Awa, Cofan, Chachi, Epera, Waorani, Kichwa, Secoya, Shuar, Siona, Tsáchila, Shiwiar, Zápara, Andoa.

Groups/tribes: Pastos, Natabuela, Otavalo, Karanki, Kayambi, Kitukara, Panzaleo, Chibuleo, Salasaka, Kisapincha, Tomabela, Waranka, Puruhá, Kañari, Saraguro, Paltas, Manta, Huancavilca

[Nationality/group/tribe] ____
For use of INEC _ _

Persons five years old and older, continue to question 19.

Boys/girls under five years old
[Question 18 was asked of persons under five years of age.]

18. Does the boy/girl participate in any of the following programs:

More than one answer allowed.

[] 1 Program of INFA (CNH, CDI,Wawa kamayuk Wasi)?
[] 2 Program of the Ministry of Education (CEI or EIFC)?
[] 3 Private childhood center (daycare, kindergarten, infant care center)?
[] 4 Public childhood center of the local municipality or government?
[] 5 Other program?
[] 6 Is cared for by the mother, the father, relatives or persons known to the family without charge?
[] 7 Family members or persons known to the family are paid for his/her care?

For persons five years old or more.
[Questions 19 to 26 were asked of all people five years and older.]

C. Educational characteristics.

19. Does [the respondent] know how to read and write?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

If the person only reads or only writes, mark box 2, "no."

20. In the past six months, has [the respondent] used:

A cellular telephone?
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Internet?
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

A computer?
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

21. Does [the respondent] currently attend an establishment for regular education?
(Literacy center, pre-school, public school, private school, university)

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No (skip to question 23)

22. The establishment for regular education that [the respondent] attends is:

[Question 22 was asked of people 5 years or older who currently attend an establishment for regular education.]

[] 1 Fiscal (state)?
[] 2 Individual (private)?
[] 3 Commissioned?
[] 4 Municipal?

23. What is the highest educational level that [the respondent] attended or attends?

[] 1 None (skip to question 27)
[] 2 Centers of alphabetization / (EBA)
[] 3 Pre-school
[] 4 Primary
[] 5 Secondary
[] 6 Basic education
[] 7 Baccalaureate - Middle education
[] 8 Post-baccalaureate cycle
[] 9 Superior
[] 10 Postgraduate

24. What is the highest grade, course, or year that [the respondent] attends or attended?

Grade, course, year _ _

If answered 2 through 7 in question 23, skip to question 27.
If answered 8 through 10 in question 23, continue to question 25.

25. Does [the respondent] have any diploma for post-baccalaureate cycle, superior, or postgraduate:

[Question 25 was asked of people who reported having education at the post-baccalaureate, superior, or post-graduate level, per question 23.]

[] 1 That is recognized by CONESUP?
[] 2 That is not recognized by CONESUP?
[] 3 Does not have any (skip to question 27)
[] 9 Does not know (skip to question 27)

26. What diploma does [the respondent] have?

[Diploma] ____
For the use of INEC _ _ _

For persons five years old and older
[Questions 27 to 33 were asked of all people five years and older.]

D. Economic characteristics

27. What did [the respondent] do last week:

[] 1 Worked at least one hour?
[] 2 Did not work, but has a job?
[] 3 Made some product or provided some service for at least one hour?
[] 4 Helped in some way in a business or work of a relative for at least one hour?
[] 5 Did at least one hour of agricultural labor or took care of animals?
[] 6 Is unemployed: If he/she looked for work having worked before and it is available to work?
[] 7 Did not work?

For answers 1-6, skip to question 29.

28. If [the respondent] has not worked:

[Question 27 was asked of people 5 years and older who did not work in the last week.]

[] 1 Looked for work for the first time and is available to work?
[] 2 He/she collects rents?
[] 3 He/she is retired or a pensioner?
[] 4 He/she is a student?
[] 5 Does household chores?
[] 6 Prevented from working by a disability?
[] 7 Other?

Skip to question 34.

In the last week or the last week that he/she worked:
[Questions 29-33 were asked of people who reported some kind of work or looking for work in the last week.]

29. To what is the business or company where [the respondent] works or worked dedicated or what does it do?

[Branch of activity] ____
For the use of INEC: Branch of activity _ _ _ _

30. What does [the respondent] do or what is [the respondent] where he/she works or worked?

[Principal occupation] ____
For the use of INEC: Principal occupation _ _ _ _

31. In the place indicated, [the respondent] works or worked as:

[] 1 Employee or worker of the State, government, municipality, provincial council, parish boards?
[] 2 Private employee or worker?
[] 3 Day laborer or laborer?
[] 4 Patron/employer?
[] 5 Partner?
[] 6 Self-employed?
[] 7 Non-remunerated worker?
[] 8 Domestic employee?

32. How many hours did [the respondent] work last week or the last week that he/she worked?

Total hours _ _ _

33. Was the work that [the respondent] does or did:

[] 1 Inside the household
[] 2 Outside the household

Persons twelve years old and older
[Questions 34-35 were asked of people 12 years and older.]

E. Marital status and social security

34. [The respondent] is currently:

[] 1 Married?
[] 2 In a consensual relationship?
[] 3 Separated?
[] 4 Divorced?
[] 5 Widowed?
[] 6 Single?

35. [The respondent] contributes to or is affiliated with:

[] 1 Insurance ISSFA
[] 2 Insurance ISSPOL
[] 3 General IESS Insurance
[] 4 Voluntary IESS Insurance
[] 5 Agricultural IESS Insurance
[] 6 Is a retiree of IESS/lSSFA/ISPOL
[] 7 Does not contribute

Women twelve years old and older
[Questions 36-40 were asked of women 12 years and older.]

F. Fertility and mortality

36. How many sons and daughters born alive has [the respondent] had during her entire lifetime?

_ _ Total children
_ _ Total males
_ _ Total females
[] 99 Does not know.
[] 0 None (continue with the next person)

37. How many are currently alive?

[Questions 37 was asked of females 12 years and older who had had at least one child born alive.]

Total children alive _ _
[] 99 Does not know

38. At what age did [the respondent] give birth to the first son or daughter who was born alive?

[Questions 38 was asked of females 12 years and older who had had at least one child born alive.]

Age _ _
[] 99 Does not know

39. In what year and month was the last child who was born alive born?

[Questions 39 was asked of females 12 years and older who had had at least one child born alive.]

Year _ _ _ _
Month _ _
[] 99 Does not know

40. It the last child who was born alive still alive?

[Questions 40 was asked of females 12 years and older who had had at least one child born alive.]

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No
[] 9 Does not know