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Form C1: Confidential


Commonwealth Caribbean Population and Housing Census 1991

Jamaica questionnaire

Section 1: Identification
[For all persons]
Please give me the names of all the persons who usually live in this household. Please give me also the names of all other persons who spent the night of April 7, here. Please give me the name of the head of household first.

Surname ____
First name _____

Section 2: Housing[Head of household only]

Parish _ _
Constituency _ _
Special Area _ _
E.D. Number _ _ _
Housing unit number _ _ _
Dwelling number _ _
Household number _ _
Individual number _ _

1. Characteristics of housing unit

2.1. What type of housing unit is this?

[] Separate house, detached
[] Semi-detached
[] Apartment building
[] Townhouse
[] Improvised housing unit
[] Part of commercial building
[] Other
[] Not stated

2.2. What is the main type of material used in constructing the outer walls?

[] Concrete including blocks
[] Stone
[] Brick
[] Nog
[] Wattle/Adobe
[] Wood
[] Wood and concrete
[] Wood and brick
[] Other
[] Not stated

2.3. What is the main type of material used in constructing the roof?

[] Metal sheeting
[] Shingle, wood
[] Shingle, other
[] Tile
[] Concrete
[] Other
[] Not stated

2.4. In what year was this unit built?

[] 1990-1991
[] 1985-1989
[] 1980-1984
[] 1975-1979
[] 1970-1974
[] Before 1970
[] Not stated

2. Characteristics of household

2.5. Does this household, own, rent or lease this dwelling?

[] Owned
[] Leased
[] Private rented
[] Government rented
[] Rent free
[] Squatted
[] Other
[] Not stated

2.6. What about this land - is it owned or leased, etc.?

[] Owned
[] Leased
[] Rented
[] Rent free
[] Squatted
[] Other
[] Not stated

2.7. How many rooms does your household occupy? _ _

If not stated, record "99".

2.8. What is the main source of domestic water supply for the household?

[] Public, piped into dwelling
[] Public, piped into yard
[] Private, piped into dwelling
[] Private catchment, not piped
[] Public standpipe
[] Public catchment
[] Spring or river
[] Other
[] Not stated

2.9. (a) What type of toilet facilities does this household have?

[] Pit
[] WC linked to sewer
[] WC not linked to sewer
[] Other
[] None (go to Question 2.10)
[] Not stated

(b) Are these facilities shared?

[] Shared
[] Not shared
[] Not stated

2.10. What does this household use most for lighting?

[] Electricity
[] Kerosene
[] Other
[] Not stated

2.11. What type of fuel does the household use most for cooking?

[] Gas
[] Electric
[] Wood/charcoal
[] Kerosene
[] Other
[] None
[] Not stated

3. Miscellaneous

2.12. Did anyone from this household go to live abroad during 1990?

[] Yes
[] No (go to Question 2.15)
[] Not stated

2.13. How many persons? _ _

If not stated, record "99".

2.14. Could you give me the age and sex of each?

[] 1. Male
[] 2. Female

Age _ _
If not stated, record "99".

2.15. Did anyone abroad come to live in this household in 1990?

[] Yes
[] No (Go to Question 3.1)

2.16. How many persons? _ _

If not stated, record "99".

2.17. Could you give me the age and sex of each?

[] 1. Male
[] 2. Female

Age _ _
If not stated, record "99".

Section 3: Characteristics (for all persons)

Parish _ _
Constituency _ _
Special Area _ _
E.D. Number _ _ _
Housing unit number _ _ _
Dwelling number _ _
Household number _ _
Individual number _ _
Name of individual _______
Book number _ _ _ _ _ _

3.1. What is your / [the respondent's] relationship to the head of the household?

[] Head
[] Spouse/partner of head
[] Child of head/spouse
[] Spouse/partner of child
[] Grandchild of head/spouse
[] Parent of head/spouse
[] Other relative of head/spouse
[] Domestic employee
[] Other non-relative
[] Not stated

3.2 Is [the respondent] male or female?

[] Male
[] Female

3.3.a. What is your / [the respondent's] date of birth?

Month
[] Jan
[] Feb
[] Mar
[] Apr
[] May
[] Jun
[] Jul
[] Aug
[] Sep
[] Oct
[] Nov
[] Dec
Day _ _

Year _ _

b. Age at last birthday? _ _

For persons 100 years and over, record "99".

3.4. To which race or ethnic group would you say you / [the respondent] belong(s)?

[] Negro/black
[] East Indian
[] Chinese
[] White
[] Mixed
[] Other (specify) _____
[] Not stated

3.5. To which religious group do you / does [the respondent] belong?

[] Anglican
[] Baptist
[] Brethren
[] Church of God
[] Jehovah's Witness
[] Methodist
[] Moravian
[] Pentecostal
[] Rastafarian/Ethiopian Orthodox
[] Roman Catholic
[] Seventh Day Adventist
[] United Church
[] Disciples of Christ
[] None
[] Other (specify) _____
[] Not stated

Age:

[] Under 16 years (scored never married and go to Question 3.7)
[] 16 years of older

3.6. What is your / [the respondent's] legal marital status? For example are you/is he/she married, divorced, widowed or never married?

[] Never married
[] Married
[] Widowed
[] Divorced
[] Legally separated
[] Not stated

3.7. Do you / does [the respondent] suffer from any long standing illness, disability or infirmity?

[] Yes
[] No (Go to Question 4.1)
[] Not stated

3.8. Does this limit your / [the respondent's] activities compared with most people of the same age?

[] Yes
[] No (go to Question 4.1)
[] Not stated

3.9. What type of disability of impairment do you / does [the respondent] have?

[] Sight only
[] Hearing only
[] Speech only
[] Physical disability only
[] Multiple disability
[] Slowness at learning or understanding
[] Mental retardation
[] Mental illness
[] Other (specify) ______
[] Not stated

3.10. In which of the following are you handicapped?

[] Self-care
[] Mobility
[] Communication
[] Schooling
[] Employment
[] None
[] Not stated

Section 4: Birthplace and residence
[All persons]

4.1. Do you / does [the respondent] usually live in this household? By this I mean do you / does [the respondent] reside here all or most of the time?

[] Yes (go to Question 4.3)
[] No
[] Not stated

4.2. Where do you / does [the respondent] usually live?

a) Elsewhere in this country
[] Kingston
[] St. Andrew
[] St. Thomas
[] Portland
[] St. Mary
[] St. Ann
[] Trelawney
[] St. James
[] Hanover
[] Westmoreland
[] St. Elizabeth
[] Manchester
[] Clarendon
[] St. Catherine
[] Not stated
b) Abroad
[] U.S.A.
[] Canada
[] U.K.
[] Caribbean Commonwealth
[] Other Commonwealth
[] Other
[] Not stated

4.3. Where were you / was [the respondent] born? By that I mean the place in which your/his/her mother was residing at the time.

a) Elsewhere in this country
[] Kingston
[] St. Andrew
[] St. Thomas
[] Portland
[] St. Mary
[] St. Ann
[] Trelawney
[] St. James
[] Hanover
[] Westmoreland
[] St. Elizabeth
[] Manchester
[] Clarendon
[] St. Catherine
[] Not stated (go to Question 4.5)
b) Abroad
[] U.S.A.
[] Canada
[] U.K.
[] Caribbean Commonwealth
[] Other Commonwealth
[] Other
[] Not stated

4.4. In what year did you / did [the respondent] come to live in Jamaica? 19 _ _ (go to Question 5.1)

If not stated, record "99".
For years before 1900, score "00".

4.5. In what year did you / did [the respondent] come to live in this Parish? 19 _ _

If not stated, record "99".
For years before 1900, score "00".

4.6. In what parish did you / did [the respondent] last live?

[] Kingston
[] St. Andrew
[] St. Thomas
[] Portland
[] St. Mary
[] St. Ann
[] Trelawney
[] St. James
[] Hanover
[] Westmoreland
[] St. Elizabeth
[] Manchester
[] Clarendon
[] St. Catherine
[] Not stated

Section 5: Education[All persons]

Interviewer
(i) For children under 4 years, mark "No" at question 5.1 and go to question 8.1
(ii) For persons over 50 years, mark "No" at question 5.1 and proceed from question 5.2 in relation to the last institution attended.
(iii) For persons between ages 30 and 50 years, say: "It is known that some people try to further their education as they get older" before asking question 5.1.
(iv) For all other persons, i.e. 4-29 years old, proceed directly to question 5.1.

5.1. Are you / is [the respondent] currently attending an educational institution?

[] Yes
[] No
[] Not stated

5.2. What type of educational institution are you / is [the respondent] attending / did you / did [the respondent] last attend?

[] None (go to Question 6.1)
[] Nursery/infant (go to Question 5.5)
[] Primary/preparatory (go to Question 5.4)
[] All age/elementary (go to Question 5.4)
[] Junior secondary (go to Question 5.4)
[] New secondary (go to Question 5.4)
[] Secondary high (go to Question 5.4)
[] Vocational
[] Commercial/secretarial
[] University (go to Question 5.5)
[] Other tertiary (specify _____)
[] Special school (go to Question 5.4)
[] Other (go to Question 5.4)
[] Not stated (go to Question 5.4)

5.3. What was the last type of institution that you / that [the respondent] attended before that?

[] Primary/preparatory
[] All age/elementary
[] Junior secondary
[] New secondary
[] Secondary high
[] Not stated

5.4. What is/was the highest class, grade or form that you are / were in / that [the respondent] is / was in at that level?

[] A and B class, elementary
[] Standard 1-3, elementary
[] Standard 4-6, elementary
[] Grade 1-4, primary, all age, secondary
[] Grade 5-8, primary, all age, secondary
[] Grade 9-12, primary, all age, secondary
[] Form 1-3, secondary high
[] Form 4-5, secondary high
[] Form 6, secondary high
[] Grade 7-9, secondary high
[] Grade 10-12, secondary high
[] Not stated

5.5. How many years of schooling have you / has [the respondent] had? _ _

If not stated, record "99".

5.6 Are you / is [the respondent] attending school full-time or part-time?

Answer question 5.6 only if question 5.1 was "Yes"

[] Full-time
[] Part-time
[] Not stated

5.7. What is the highest examination that you have / that [the respondent] has passed?Mark "None" for all persons currently attending/last attended nursery/infant and primary/preparatory schools (See Question 5.2).

[] None
[] CXC Basic, JSC or JSCE, 3rd JLCL, SSC, JC
[] GCE '0' 1-3, CXC General 1-3, AEB 1-3
[] GCE '0' 4+, CXC General 4+, AEB 4+, SC
[] GCE 'A' 1+, HSC
[] College Certificates and Diplomas
[] Other Certificates and Diplomas
[] Degrees and professional qualifications
[] Other
[] Not stated

Section 6: Economic activity[Persons age 14 and older]

[Go to Question 8.1 for persons younger than 14 years]

6.1. What did you / did [the respondent] do most during the first week of April? For example did you / did [the respondent] work, look for work, keep house or what?

[] Worked
[] With job not working (go to Question 6.3)
[] Seeking first job (go to Question 6.7)
[] Other, seeking work (go to Question 6.4)
[] Did not seek work but wanted work and available (go to Question 6.4)
[] Student (go to Question 6.7)
[] Home duties (go to Question 6.7)
[] Retired (go to Question 6.7)
[] Disabled, unable to work (go to Question 6.7)
[] Other (go to Question 6.7)
[] Not stated

6.2. How many hours did you / did [the respondent] work during the first week of April? _ _

If not stated, record "99".

6.3. Do you / does [the respondent] work for a wage, carry on your/his/her own business or what?

[] Paid employee (government)
[] Paid employee (private enterprise)
[] Paid employee (private home)
[] Unpaid worker
[] Own business with paid employees
[] Own business without paid employees
[] Not stated

6.4. What kind of work do you do / does [the respondent] do / did you last do / did [the respondent] last do?

_____ _ _ _ _

6.5. What type of business is/was carried on at the work place?

_____ _ _ _ _

6.6. Would you consider your job / [the respondent's] job as being tourism-related?

[] Completely tourism-related
[] Partially tourism-related
[] Not tourism-related
[] Don't know
[] Not stated

6.7. What did you / did [the respondent] do most during the past 12 months? For example did you/did he/did she work, look for work, keep house or what?

[] Worked or had a job
[] Looked for work (go to Question 7.1)
[] Student (go to Question 7.1)
[] Home duties (go to Question 7.1)
[] Retired (go to Question 7.1)
[] Disabled, unable to work (go to Question 7.1)
[] Other (go to Question 7.1)
[] Not Stated

6.8. How many months did you / did [the respondent] work?

[] Fewer than 3 months
[] 3 to under 6 months
[] 6 to under 9 months
[] 9 to under 12 months
[] 12 months
[] Not stated

6.9. How much do you / does [the respondent] earn from your/his/her job?

Ask Question 6.9 only if the person had a job during the past week (see Question 6.1) and is not an unpaid worker (see Question 6.3)

[] Not stated
a) Weekly:
[] Less than $100
[] $100-199
[] $200-299
[] $300-399
[] $400-499
[] $500-749
[] $750-999
[] $1,000+
b) Monthly:
[] Less than $400
[] $400-799
[] $800-1,199
[] $1,200-1,599
[] $1,600-1,999
[] $2,000-2,999
[] $3,000-3,999
[] $4,000+
c) Annually:
[] Less than $5,000
[] $5,000-9,999
[] $10,000-19,999
[] $20,000-39,999
[] $40,000-59,999
[] $60,000-99,999
[] $100,000+

Section 7: Union status and fertility(Female age 14 and older who are not full-time students at a primary or secondary school)

7.1. Mark the appropriate answer (see Question 3.6)

[] Married (go to Question 7.2)
[] Never married (go to Question 7.3)
[] Widowed, divorced, separated (go to Question 7.4)
[] Not stated

7.2. Are you / is [the respondent] currently living with your/her husband?

[] Yes (go to Question 7.5)
[] No (go to Question 7.4)
[] Not stated

7.3. Have you / has [the respondent] ever lived with someone as a common-law partner?

[] Yes
[] Never had a husband or common-law partner (go to Question 7.6)
[] Not stated

7.4. Are you / is [the respondent] currently living with someone as a common-law partner?

[] Yes
[] No (go to Question 7.6)
[] Not stated

7.5. How long have you / has [the respondent] and your/her husband/common-law partner been married/living together? _ _

[] Not stated

7.6. Mark the appropriate answer.

[] Under 65 years old
[] 65 years old and over (go to Question 8.1)

7.7. How many live-born children have you / has [the respondent] ever had? _ _

[] Not stated
If "00", go to Question 8.1.

7.8. How old were you / was [the respondent] when you had your/she had her first live-born child? _ _

[] Not stated

7.9. How old were you / was [the respondent] when you had your/she had her last live-born child? _ _

[] Not stated

7.10. Did you / did [the respondent] have any live births in the past 12 months?

[] Yes
[] No (go to Question 8.1)
[] Not stated

7.11. How many live births were there?

[] One
[] Two separated births
[] Twins
[] Three or more
[] Note stated

7.12. Of what sex was the child/were the children?

[] Not stated

Male:

[] 1
[] 2
[] 3+

Female:

[] 1
[] 2
[] 3+

7.13. Is the baby / are the babies still alive?

[] Yes (go to Question 8.1)
[] No
[] Not stated

7.14. How many have died? _ _

[] Not stated
If not stated, record "99".

Section 8: Where individual spent Census night
[All persons]

8.1. Where did you / did [the respondent] spend Census night?

[] In this household
[] Another household in Jamaica (go to Question 8.2)
[] Abroad
[] Not stated

8.2. In which Parish was this?

[] Kingston
[] St. Andrew
[] St. Thomas
[] Portland
[] St. Mary
[] St. Ann
[] Trelawney
[] St. James
[] Hanover
[] Westmoreland
[] St. Elizabeth
[] Manchester
[] Clarendon
[] St. Catherine
[] Not stated