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Republic of Honduras
National Population and Housing Census
1988

Planning, Coordination, and Budget Secretariat
General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses

[pg. 1]

If this is a continuation form, mark an "X" here _
Individual information is strictly confidential. Article 23 Decree Law 299, August 1960.

Chapter I Geographic Location

1. Department ____ _ _

2. Municipality ____ _ _

3. Village ____ _ _

4. City or hamlet ____ _ _ _

5. Zone ____ _ _

6. Neighborhood or precinct ____ _ _ _

7. Group area number ____

8. Segment number ____ _ _ _

9. Dwelling order number within the segment ____ _ _ _

10. Block number ____ _ _ _

11. Address of the house: Street, number or reference ________

Chapter II Dwelling Information

1. Dwelling type

a) Private
[] 1 Independent house
[] 2 Room in a tenement or tenement house
[] 3 Apartment
[] 4 Improvised dwelling
[] 5 Place not intended for use as a dwelling
b) Collective
[] 6 Hotel, boarding house, guesthouse
[] 7 Hospital, sanatorium, asylums
[] 8 School or orphanage dormitory
[] 9 Other type

2. Predominant material in the exterior walls of the dwelling

[] 1 Clay brick (rafán)
[] 2 Stone or quarry stone
[] 3 Cement block or cement
[] 4 Adobe
[] 5 Wood
[] 6 Cane with earth (bahareque)
[] 7 Sticks or cane
[] 8 Discarded materials
[] 9 Other

3. Predominant material in the roof of the dwelling

[] 1 Clay tile
[] 2 Asbestos-cement sheet
[] 3 Zinc sheet
[] 4 Concrete
[] 5 Straw, palm leaves or similar
[] 6 Discarded materials
[] 7 Other

4. Occupancy

a) Dwelling occupied
[] 1 with people present (go to question 5)
[] 2 with people absent (come back)
b) Dwelling unoccupied
[] 3 For rent or sale
[] 4 Seasonal use
[] 5 Under repair
[] 6 Other

For responses 3-6, finish the form here

5. Predominant material in the floor of the dwelling

[] 1 Clay brick
[] 2 Cement brick
[] 3 Cement plates
[] 4 Wood
[] 5 Earth
[] 6 Floor tile or granite
[] 7 Other

6. Rooms in the dwelling

a) How many total rooms does this dwelling have?
____ (not counting the bathroom)
b) How many [rooms] are used as bedrooms?
____
c) Is there a separate room for the kitchen?
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

7. What is the form of tenure of the dwelling?

[] 1 Owned (skip to question 9)
[] 2 Owned paying in installments
[] 3 Rented
[] 4 Borrowed (skip to question 10)
[] 5 Other (skip to question 10)

8. If [the dwelling] is owned paying in installments, or rented, how much is the monthly payment?

____ .00 Lps. [Honduran Lempiras]

9. In what year was construction of the dwelling completed?

[] 1 Before 1974
[] 2 Between 1974-1980
[] 3 Between 1981-1982
[] 4 Between 1983-1984
[] 5 Between 1985-1986
[] 6 Between 1987-1988

10. What is the source of drinking water for the dwelling?

[] 1 Piped from public system
[] 2 Piped from private system

By other means:
[] 3 From a well with a mechanical pump (malacate)
[] 4 From a well with a manual pump
[] 5 From a well with an electrical pump
[] 6 From a river
[] 7 Watershed
[] 8 Street vendors
[] 9 Other

11. Is there a piped system for water installed?

[] 1 Inside the dwelling
[] 2 Outside the dwelling but within the property
[] 3 Off of the property within 100 meters
[] 4 Off of the property farther than 100 meters
[] 5 None

12. What type of toilet service does the dwelling have?

[] 1 Toilet connected to the sewer system
[] 2 Toilet connected to a septic tank
[] 3 Hydraulic latrine
[] 4 Simple pit latrine
[] 5 None (skip to question 14)

13. The toilet service is for . . .

[] 1 The exclusive use of the family
[] 2 Shared use by various families

14. What type of lighting is used in the dwelling?

[] 1 Electricity from the public system
[] 2 Electricity from a private system
[] 3 Gas
[] 4 Pine wood (ocote)
[] 5 Candle
[] 6 Other

15. What is the principal fuel used for cooking?

[] 1 Wood
[] 2 Liquid gas (kerosene)
[] 3 Volatile gas (propane)
[] 4 Electricity
[] 5 Other
[] 6 No cooking

16. Which of the following appliances or vehicles are in the dwelling?

Radio
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Sewing machine
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Refrigerator
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Television
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Stove
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Bicycle
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Automobile
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Motorcycle
[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Summary of the resident population
(This summary includes those residents present plus those absent)

____ Total
____ Males
____ Females

[pg. 2]

Chapter III Composition of the family/families that lives/live in the dwelling

1. Who habitually lives in this dwelling?
Write the name and surnames of each of the people. Do not forget to include children, newborns, and elderly.

[The following lines represent a table summarizing information of the household members]

Column 1: Person number [1-9]

Column 2:

Write the habitual residents, following this order strictly:

- Head of the family (put on the first line)
- Spouse or partner of the head
- Single children (put in order of age)
- Married children
- Spouse or partner of the children
- Grandchildren
[for the above three lines,] put the married children in order, along with his or her wife and children
- Parents and parents-in-law
- Other relatives (brother, brother-in-law, uncle, etcetera)
- Domestic servants
- Other non-relatives

Column 3: Write the relationship or connection to the head of the family

Column 4: Sex

[] Male
[] Female

Reminder: Include newborn babies, elderly and members of the family who habitually live in this dwelling but who are absent due to vacations, work, business or illness.

Chapter IV Mortality

1. Has any person who lived in this dwelling between January of 1987 and the date of the census died?
(Do not forget to ask about children and older people)

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No
[] 3 Doesn’t know

[The following lines represent a table summarizing information of the deceased household members]

[Person] number _ _
Name and surname _______

Date of death
____ Day
____ Month
Sex
[] 1 Male
[] 2 Female
Age at death ____

[Note]: For those under one year write 00.

General comments: ________

[pg. 3]

Chapter V Population Characteristics

Person number ____
Name and surnames ________

For all individuals
[Questions 1-6 were asked of all persons]

A. General characteristics

1. What is the relationship or connection to the head of the family?

[] 0 Head

(Do not use with a person in a collective dwelling)

2. How old are you in years completed?

(For those over 99 years write 99)
____

3. What is your date of birth?

Year ____
Month _ _
Day _ _

4. Sex

[] 1 Male
[] 2 Female

5. Is your mother alive?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No
[] 3 Doesn’t know

6. In what municipality and department were you born?

[] 1 Here (Municipality and department of the interview)

In another part of the country
a. Municipality ____ _ _
b. Department ____ _ _

(If born abroad, write the name of the country)

Abroad
c. Country ____ _ _
d. Year of arrival 19_ _

For those 5 years of age and older
[Questions 8-14 were asked of persons aged 5 years or older]

7. In what municipality and department did you live in 1983 (5 years ago)?

[] 1 1 Here (Municipality and department of the interview)

In another part of the country
a. Municipality____ _ _
b. Department ____ _ _

(If living abroad, write just the name of the country)

Abroad
c. Country ____ _ _

8. Do you speak any of the following languages?

[] 1 Garifuna
[] 2 Xicaque
[] 3 Paya
[] 4 Misquito
[] 5 Lenca
[] 6 Sumo
[] 7 None

B. Educational characteristics

9. Are you able to read and write?

(If only able to read mark the circle No)

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

10. Do you currently attend an educational establishment or literacy center?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

11. What is the highest level of studies that you have studied or completed?

[] 1 None
[] 2 Literacy center
[] 3 Pre-primary
(For responses 1-3, skip to question 15)
[] 4 Primary
[] 5 Secondary
[] 6 Post-secondary non-university
[] 7 Post-secondary university

12. What is the highest grade you completed?

____

13. Did you complete this level?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

14. To what educational level did the last year completed belong?

(Write the most important one)

____ _ _ _

For those 10 years of age and older
[Questions 15-25 were asked of persons aged 10 years or older]

15. Did you learn or are you learning an occupation?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No (skip to question 18)

16. What type of occupation did you learn or are you learning?

(Write the most important one)

____ _ _ _

17. Where did you study or are you learning the occupation?

[] 1 INFOP
[] 2 Other

18. What is your current marital status?

[] 1 Consensual union
[] 2 Married
[] 3 Separated
[] 4 Divorced
[] 5 Widowed
[] 6 Single

C. Economic characteristics

19. During the last week, did you:

[] 1 Work in an occupation for which you were paid
[] 2 Work in an occupation without payment
[] 3 Have a job but did not work (due to illness, vacation, leave, etcetera)
[] 4 Look for work (had worked before)
(For the above answers, skip to question 21)
[] 5 Look for work for the first time (never had worked before)
[] 6 Perform household duties
[] 7 Study exclusively
[] 8 Retired or pensioned (and live only from pension income)
[] 9 Permanently disabled for purposes of work
[] 0 Other
(For answers 5-0, go on to question 20)

Ask this question of those who answered 5-0 in the previous question
[Question 20 was asked of person who answered options 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, or 0 in question 19]

20. Did the person carry out, during the last week, in or outside of the house, any activity that provided monetary or in-kind income?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No (if female, skip to question 26. If male, go on to the next person)

21. What is the occupation, job, or position that you hold or held?

________ _ _ _ _

22. What was your last income received for the occupation declared in the previous question?

____ .00 Lps. [Honduran Lempiras per]:

[] 1 Day
[] 2 Week
[] 3 Fifteen days
[] 4 Month

23. In this job, are or were you a:

[] 1 Public sector employee or worker
[] 2 Private sector employee or worker
[] 3 Employer
[] 4 Unpaid family worker
[] 5 Own-account worker
[] 6 Domestic servant
[] 7 Worker in a production cooperative

24. What does the establishment (company, business, or farm) or institution, where you work or last worked, produce or do?

________ _ _ _ _

25. How many total hours did you work during last week?

____ Number of hours

For women 12 years of age and older
[Questions 26-30 were asked of female aged 12 years or older]

D. Fertility characteristics

26. Have you had any children born alive?

(Whether now alive or dead)

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No (end of interview)
[] 3 Doesn’t know (end of interview)

27. What was the date of birth of your last child?

(whether currently alive or having passed away)

Day _ _
Month _ _
Year 19_ _

28. Is your last child alive?

[] Yes
[] No
[] Doesn't know

29. How many children born alive have you had?

____ Total
____ Male
____ Female

30. Out of those born alive

a) How many have passed away?
____ Total
____ Male
____ Female
b) How many are currently alive?
____ Total
____ Male
____ Female