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[Paraguay 1962 Census Enumeration Form]

Republic of Paraguay
Ministry of Treasury
General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses

Population and Housing Census
October 14th, 1962

____ Form number
____ Control number

A. Geographic location

____ I. Department

____ II. District

____ III. Colonia

____ IV. Company [compañía]

____ V. Locality

Category:

[] 1 City [Urban]
[] 2 Town [Urban]

[Repetition of "1" and "2" in the original.]

[] 1 Hamlet [caserio]
[] 2 Small village or settlement [paraje]
[] 3 Estate [estancia]
[] 4 Post
[] 5 Indian settlement [toldería]
[] 6 Others (specify) ____

____ VI. Section number

____ VII. Sector number

____ VIII. Block number

IX.

[] 1 Private dwelling
[] 2 Group quarters

____ X. Address

Urban:
____ Street
____ Number
____ [blank line]
____ Floor number
____ Apartment number


Rural:
____ [blank line]

For office use:
[A grid appears here with nine boxes, marked with the letters A through I]

B. Dwelling

I. Occupancy

[] 1 Occupied
[] 2 Unoccupied

II. Dwelling type

A. Places intended for use as a dwelling

Private dwellings
[] 1 Independent house
[] 2 Apartment or suite of rooms/floor in a building
[] 3 Rented room(s)
[] 4 Rancho (poor dwelling)
[] 5 Improvised house (shack)
[] 6 Boats, barges [chatas], etc.
[] 7 Others
Group quarters
[] 1 Hotel, inn, hostel, etc.
[] 2 Barracks, military or police post
[] 3 Boarding school
[] 4 Hospital, sanatorium, hospice, retirement home, asylum

B. Other places used as a dwelling

____ (Garage, warehouse, etc.)

III. Predominant materials

A. Exterior walls

[] 1 Brick
[] 2 Adobe
[] 3 Wattle [estaqueo]
[] 4 Wooden boards
[] 5 Sheet (fibrocement, zinc, etc.)
[] 6 Stone
[] 7 Other

B. Roof

[] 1 Straw
[] 2 Tiles
[] 3 Wood
[] 4 Fibrocement or similar sheet
[] 5 Metal sheet (zinc, aluminum)
[] 6 Concrete ceilings (horizontal roofs)
[] 7 Other

C. Floor

[] 1 Bricks
[] 2 Floor tiles or flags
[] 3 Wood
[] 4 Earth
[] 5 Other

IV. Rooms

____ Number of rooms used for sleeping
____ Number of other rooms
____ Total rooms

V. Water supply

Source

Well or uncovered cistern (aljibe)
[] 1 Permanent
[] 2 Non-permanent
[] 3 River, stream, spring
[] 4 Faucet (grifo), well, cistern or sanitary spring
[] 5 Public system
[] 6 Tank vendor

Location

[] 1 Inside the dwelling
[] 2 Outside of the dwelling

VI. Bath facilities

Separate room for bath

[] 1 Has
[] 2 Doesn’t have

VII. Toilet facilities/sewerage

Type

[] 1 W.C. connected to sewer system
[] 2 W.C. connected to septic tank
[] 3 Municipal type latrine
[] 4 Common latrine

Use

[] 1 Private
[] 2 Shared

VIII. Kitchen facilities

Separate room for cooking

[] 1 Has
[] 2 Doesn’t have

IX. Lighting

Electric
[] 1 Public
[] 2 Private
[] 3 Kerosene, gasoline, carbide
[] 4 Other (candles, oil lamp)

X. Waste disposal

[] 1 Public collection
[] 2 Incineration, burial in a pit with lid
[] 3 No system

XI. Ownership

[] 1 Owner
[] 2 Renter
[] 3 De facto occupant
[] 4 Other (specify) ____

XII. Domestic goods

Radio

[] 1 Has
[] 2 Doesn’t have

Sewing machine

[] 1 Has
[] 2 Doesn’t have

Comments:

Housing [4 blank lines] ________
Population [5 blank lines] ________

Deceased during the month of September

Unit of age measurement

[] 1 Under one day (hours)
[] 2 Under one month (days)
[] 3 Under one year (months)
[] 4 One year or more (years)

Actual age

Males
____ First case
____ Second case

Females
____ First case
____ Second case

Supervisor:

____ Name
____ Signature

Enumerator:

____ Name
____ Signature

Summary

____ Males
____ Females
____ Total

C. Population

[The following page consists of a table, with the following headers, and spaces for the data of up to three individuals. Unless otherwise noted, the questions and response options for all three individuals are identical.]

[Headers:]
Question number
Matters about which information should be given
1st person (information on the head)
2nd person
3rd person

General characteristics

For individuals of all ages

1. Name and surname: ____

Write the name of all individuals who spent the night in this dwelling the night of the 13th to the 14th of October, 1962

2. Relationship to the head of household:

Write as appropriate: wife, child, nephew, guest, boarder, servant, etc.

[] 1 Head

____ [blank line for data of other individuals]

3. Sex:

Mark the appropriate box.

[] 1 Male
[] 2 Female

4. Age in years completed.

For those under one year of age, write the number of months completed. For those under one month, write 0 (zero) months.

____ [] 1 Years completed
____ [] 2 Months completed

5. Marital status:

Mark the appropriate box.

[] 1 Single
Married:
[] 2 Civil and religious ceremony
[] 3 Civil ceremony only
[] 4 Consensual union
[] 5 Widowed
[] 6 Divorced

6. Place of birth:

If born in Paraguay, write the name of the district of birth. If born abroad write the name of the country.

____ District or country

7. Migration:

Write the year in which the person came to reside in the place of enumeration. In other cases, whether the person has "always" lived in the place or is "in transit," mark the appropriate box.

____ Year

[] 1 Always
[] 2 In transit

8. Place of origin of migration:

Write the name of the district or country (foreigners) of origin and mark the box corresponding to the type of locality.

____ District or country
[] 1 City, town
[] 2 Other

9. Language:

Mark the box corresponding to the language habitually spoken in the household. For those who habitually speak Guaraní ([] 1) or a foreign language ([] 4), note as well whether the person is able to speak Spanish.

[] 1 Only Guaraní
[] 2 Only Spanish
[] 3 Spanish and Guaraní
[] 4 Foreign language ____

Speaks Spanish?
[For persons in households where Spanish is not the habitual language]

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

10. Religion.

Mark the appropriate box.

[] 1 Catholic
[] 2 Christian (non-Catholic)
[] 3 Other religion
[] 4 None

Educational characteristics

For persons 7 years of age and older

11. Currently attending school:

Note whether the person is currently attending an institution of regular schooling, whether public or private.

[] 1 Attending
[] 2 Not attending

12. Reasons for not attending school:

Mark the appropriate box (only for those between the ages of 7 and 14 years.)

[] 1 There is no school
[] 2 There are no higher grades
[] 3 Works
[] 4 Without economic resources
[] 5 Chronic illness
[] 6 Other reasons

13. Educational level:

Note by number the last year completed by the person, on the dotted line corresponding to the level of instruction received (primary, basic, etc.) For those without any schooling, write 0 (zero).

____ [] 0 No schooling
____ [] 1 Primary
____ [] 2 Basic
____ [] 3 High school
____ [] 4 Teacher training
____ [] 5 Commercial
____ [] 6 University
____ [] 7 Other

14. Literacy:

Mark the appropriate box according to whether the person is able to read and write.

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

Occupational (economic) characteristics

For persons 12 years of age and older

15. Type of activity:

Mark only one of the boxes as appropriate. Employed: one who on the "Census Day" has a job. Unemployed: one who, having worked before, is without a job and looking for one. Looking for work for the first time: one who has never worked before and is looking for a job. Domestic duties and student: those who spend their time exclusively on care of the household or studies. Retired and pensioners: those who receive a monthly sum from the state, for retirement or pension. Rentier: one who, without working, lives off assets. Other: those not included in any of the above groups.

[] 1 Employed
[] 2 Unemployed
[] 3 Looking for work for the first time
[] 4 Domestic duties
[] 5 Student
[] 6 Retired or pensioner
[] 7 Rentier
[] 8 Other

16. Occupation: ____

Only for those who are employed, unemployed or looking for work for the first time. If an employed person has more than one occupation, write the one which produces the most income. For the unemployed, write the most recent occupation. For one looking for work for the first time, write the profession or position if there is one, or else write "none." Examples of occupation: lawyer, carpenter, bricklayer, paymaster, tractor driver, etc.

17. Industry (branch of economic activity): ____

Only for those employed or unemployed. Specify the type of establishment where the person performs the declared occupation, or if unemployed, the type of establishment where last employed. Examples: textile factory, shoe store, public school, law office, estate, ranch, etc.

18. Employment status (occupational category): ____

Only for those employed and unemployed. Mark only one box as appropriate.

Employer: one who operates his own company and pays one or more employees or workers. Own-account worker: one who operates his own company without paid employees or workers. Employee (white-collar): a salaried employee of a boss whose work is primarily intellectual. Worker (manual laborer): one employed by the day or by salary, works for a boss, and whose job consists predominantly of physical activity. Family worker: one who, paid or unpaid, works at least two days out of the week for a family member.

[] 1 Employer
[] 2 Own-account worker
[] 3 Employee
[] 4 Worker [manual laborer]
[] 5 Paid family worker
[] 6 Unpaid family worker

Other characteristics

For those of the age indicated.

19. Fertility:

For women 12 years of age and older.

Write the number of children born alive to each woman and the age at which she had her first child.

____ Number of children
____ Years. Age at birth of first child

20. Permanent physical disabilities:

(For those affected, of any age.) Mark the box as appropriate.

[] 1 Blind
[] 2 Deaf
[] 3 Deaf-mute