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Guinea General Census of Population and Housing, 1983

(1st to 15th February, 1983)
[Original printed text says 1981, and is corrected by hand for 1983]

Household and housing questionnaire


Section A: Geographic characteristics

1. ____ General Federal Commissionership (GFC or Province) [Commissariat Général de la Révolution (CGR)]

2. ____ Administrative Region (AR or Prefecture) [Région administrative (RA)]

3. ____ District (D or Sub-prefecture) [Arrondissement]

4. ____ Local Federal Authority (LFA or Quarter) [Pouvoir Révolutionnaire Local (PRL)]

5. ____ Sector /Village (S/V)

6. ____ Counting zone (CZ) [Zone de dénombrement (ZD)]

7. Building number [Bâtiment (Bât)]. _ _ _

8. Household number [Ménage (Men)] _ _ _

Section B: Housing questionnaire

I. Type of building
(Circle the number corresponding to the type of housing occupied by the household.)

[] 1 Compound
[] 2 Modern hut
[] 3 Single building
[] 4 House (villa)
[] 5 Traditional hut
[] 6 Apartment building
[] 9 Other type of building (specify) ___

II. Characteristics of the dwelling unit

(a) Type of external walls

[] 1 Brick, stone
[] 2 Concrete
[] 3 Adobe
[] 4 Bamboo
[] 5 Straw
[] 9 Other

(b) Type of roof

[] 1 Tiles
[] 2 Iron sheets
[] 3 Concrete
[] 4 Cement-Asbestos composite (Evérite)
[] 5 Thatch
[] 9 Other

(c) Type of floor

[] 1 Cement
[] 2 Tiles
[] 3 Wood plank
[] 4 Earth
[] 9 Other

(d) Type of lighting

[] 1 Electricity
[] 2 Petrol lamp
[] 3 Oil lamp
[] 4 Wood fire
[] 9 Other

(e) Source of water

[] 1 Tap water at home
[] 2 Public tap
[] 3 Well
[] 5 Spring, river, stream
[] 9 Other

(f) Type of occupancy

[] 1 Landlord
[] 2 Tenant
[] 3 Free lodging
[] 9 Other

(g) Type of toilet facility

[] 1 Flush toilet
[] 2 Latrine
[] 9 Other

Spaces reserved for coding

Confidentiality of statistical data
The statistical information written on the questionnaires are strictly confidential. They cannot be used in any way for repressive purposes, according to Article 11 of Decree 635/PRG of 23 February 1961.

Section C: Type of household

Check to appropriate box

[] Private household
[] Institution

In case of an institution, specify the name and the type of the institution ____

Section D: Fertility questions for resident women aged 15 years and above

[Questions in Section D were asked of resident women aged 15 years and above.]

____ Birth order to the woman

Children ever born

___ Male
___ Female
___ Total

Children surviving

___ Male
___ Female
___ Total

Section E. Demographic characteristics of the whole population (individual characteristics)
[No label "E" on the questionnaire]

1. Person number ____

2. Last name and first name ____

First, write down the list of the household residents, in the following order:

Head of household (CM)
First wife of the head of household (CM), followed by her never married children, then by her married children, their spouses and their children
If applicable, second wife, followed by her never married children, then by her married children, their spouses and their children
Children of the head of household whose mother is no longer living in the household
Other relatives
Other persons
Then write down the visitors

3. Relationship to the head of household (Write according to codes)

[] 1 Head of household
[] 2 Spouse
[] 3 Child (son or daughter)
[] 4 Child in law (son in law, daughter in law)
[] 5 Grand children
[] 6 Parents (father or mother)
[] 7 Other relatives
[] 8 Servants
[] 9 Other persons, not related by blood

4. Sex of the person

[] 1 Males
[] 2 Females

5. Residence status

[]1 Resident and present
[] 2 Resident and absent for less than 6 months
[] 3 Persons who are visiting

6. Date of birth (For instance 10/53 for October 1953)

Month _ _
Year of birth _ _ _ _

7. Age ____
(write the age in integer number of years, for persons whose age was estimated)

8. Place of birth

____ The province [Région administrative] for all the persons who were born in the Revolutionnary People's Republic of Guinea [République Populaire Révolutionnaire de Guinée]
____ The country of birth for the persons born in other countries

9. Marital status

[] 0 Single (never married)
[] 1 Woman married, or man married, 1 wife
[] 2 Married, 2 wives
[] 3 Married, 3 wives
[] 4 Married, 4 wives
[] 5 Married, 5 wives or more
[] 6 Widowed
[] 7 Divorced

10. Nationality (Country of citizenship) ____
Write in clear the current nationality, for instance: Guinean, Malian, Senegalese, Soviet, French, Chinese, etc.

11. Religion

[] 1 Muslim
[] 2 Catholic
[] 3 Protestant
[] 4 Anglican
[] 5 Animist
[] 6 Without religion
[] 9 Other religions

For the population aged 6 years and above: Characteristics of education
[Questions 12-14 were asked of persons aged 6 years and above.]

12. Literacy

[] 1 Illiterate
[] 2 Literate in national language
[] 3 Literate in Arabic
[] 4 Literate in French
[] 9 Literate in other languages

13. Highest grade completed ____
[The French text says "School attendance".]
Write the last grade attended, and the corresponding cycle (Cy), for instance: 1st cycle, 4th, grade, University, 2nd year. Write (-) if the person had never been to school

14. Highest diploma received ____
[The French text says "Diploma".]
Write the last diploma that the person has received, for instance: BESC (4 year of secondary school), BAC (end of secondary school), Doctorate in Medicine, Doctorate in law, etc.

For the population aged 10 years and above: Economic characteristics
[Questions 15-18 were asked of persons aged 10 years and above.]

15. Activity status
[The French text says "Type of activity"]

[] 1 Employed
[] 2 Unemployed, jobless
[] 3 Domestic/housewife
[] 4 Student
[] 5 Retired, pensioned
[] 6 Disabled, handicapped
[] 9 Other

16. Occupation ____
Write with the greatest precision the usual occupation that the person has, for instance: Farmer/Planter of, Wood carver/Cabinet maker, Shoemaker/Shoe repairs, Carpenter, Secretary/Typist, etc.

17. Economic activity branch ___
Write the economic activity branch in which the person currently is occupied, or was previously occupied, for instance: Food crops farming, Retail shop, Shoe factory, Administration, etc.

18. Employment status

[] 1 Employer
[] 2 Self-employed
[] 3 Employee
[] 4 Family assistant
[] 5 Apprentice
[] 9 Other

Footnote:
For more than 12 persons, tick this box, and continue on another form "Household and Dwelling Unit", while taking care of filling in again the information of section A (geographic characteristics) on the first page. Do not forget to number the additional sheets filled in.

_ Supplementary sheet No.

Section F: Events that occurred in the household in the past 12 months

[labeled section E on the questionnaire]

Births in the past 12 months

____ Line number of the mother

____ Sex of the child

____ Age of mother
Deaths in the past 12 months
____ Sex of the deceased person

____ Age of the deceased person

Preliminary Manual Count

Sex

____ Male
____ Female
____ Total
Residents

Present (RP)
___ Male
___ Female
Absent (RA)
___ Male
___ Female

Total
___ Male
___ Female

___ Visitors (VIS)

___ Total of residents: present and visitors