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Republic of Paraguay
National Census of Population and Housing
1982

Ministry of Treasury
General Directorate of Statistics and Censuses

____ Form number

I. Geographic location

1. ____ Department ____ Code

2. ____ District ____ Code

[] Urban area

3. ____ City or town ____ Code

4. ____ Sector number

5. ____ Area of enumeration

6. ____ Block(s) number(s)

7. ____ Street or avenue

8. ____ House number

[] Rural area

9. ____ Colony [colonia] or Company [companía] ____ Code

10. ____ Sector number

11. ____ Area of enumeration

12. Other locality:
a) ____ Name
b) ____ Category


13. ____ House number

II. Information on the dwelling and household

1. Dwelling type

a) Private dwelling

[] 1 Independent house or rancho
[] 2 Apartment or flat
[] 3 Rented room(s)
[] 4 Improvised dwelling
[] 5 Other (specify) ____

b) Collective dwelling (group quarters)

[] 1 Hotel, inn, hostel, etc.
[] 2 Barracks, military, or police post
[] 3 Boarding school
[] 4 Hospital, sanatorium, old-age home, etc.
[] 5 Other (specify) ____

2. Occupancy status

The dwelling is:

[] 1 Occupied with inhabitants present
[] 2 Occupied with inhabitants absent
[] 3 Unoccupied

[Question 3 through 12 were asked of private households]

3. Predominant material

a) What is the predominant material in the exterior walls?

[] 1 Brick
[] 2 Adobe
[] 3 Wattle [estaqueo]
[] 4 Boards
[] 5 Sheets of fibrocement, zinc, etc.
[] 6 Stone
[] Other (specify) ____

b) What is the predominant material in the roof?

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

c) What is the predominant material in the floor?

[] 1 Brick
[] 2 Floor tile
[] 3 Ceramic tile
[] 4 Cement
[] 5 Wood
[] 6 Earth
[] Other (specify) ____

4. Rooms in the dwelling

a) How many rooms does this dwelling have? ____

b) Of these, how many are used for sleeping? ____

c) Is there a room designated for cooking?

[] 1 Exclusive use
[] 2 Shared with another
[] 3 Does not have

d) Is there a room designated for bathing?

[] 1 Exclusive use
[] 2 Shared with another
[] 3 Does not have

5. Water supply

a) What is the source of water for this dwelling?

[] 1 Well or spring
[] 2 Cistern (aljibe)
[] 3 River, stream
[] 4 Public system
Other (specify) ____

b) Where is the water source located?

[] 1 Inside the dwelling
[] 2 Outside the dwelling but within the yard
[] 3 Off of the property

6. Toilet facilities

a) What type of toilet facilities does the dwelling have?

[] 1 W.C. connected to a public system
[] 2 W.C. with another form of wastewater disposal (pit toilet)
[] 3 Municipal-type toilet
[] 4 Common latrine, etc.
[] 5 None

b) These facilities are used...

[] 1 Exclusively by this dwelling
[] 2 Shared with another dwelling

7. Lighting

a) Does the dwelling have electric lighting?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

b) Is there public lighting in the street?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

8. Garbage removal

What is the system of garbage removal?

[] 1 Public collection
[] 2 Incineration or burial in pits
[] 3 Other systems

9. Domestic appliances

In this dwelling, is there a...?

[] 1 Radio
[] 2 Television
[] 3 Sewing machine
[] 4 Refrigerator
[] 5 Gas cooking stove
[] 6 Washing machine

10. Ownership

This dwelling is…?

[] 1 Owned
[] 2 Rented
Other form (specify) ____

11.
a) Mr. (Mrs.): Do the people who live in this dwelling eat from a common cooking pot?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

If "no," ask:

b) How many households are there in this dwelling?

Households ____

Use one census form for each household

12. Language

What is the language most frequently spoken in this household?

[] 1 Only Guaraní
[] 2 Guaraní and Spanish
[] 3 Only Spanish
[] Other language (specify) ____

Comments: [3 blank lines]

Summary:

____ Males
____ Females
____ Total

____ Date
____ Enumerator's signature
____ Date
____ Sector supervisor's signature

For office use [blank box]

III. Population information

First write the name and surname of each person who slept in this dwelling the night of the 10th to 11th of July, and those of each person who was elsewhere, but who did not sleep in another dwelling. Then ask the other questions about each person.

[Questions 1 - 21 of this section consist of a table, with spaces for the data of up to three individuals. Unless otherwise noted, the questions and response options for all three individuals are identical.]

For all individuals - General characteristics

1. What is your name and surname? ____

2. What is your relationship to the head of the household?

First person
[] 0 Head
Second, third person
[] 1 Spouse or partner
[] 2 Son/daughter
[] 3 Son- or daughter-in-law
[] 4 Grandson/granddaughter
[] 5 Father or mother
[] 6 Other relative
[] 7 Other non-relative
[] 8 Domestic employee

3. Are you a man or a woman?

[] 1 Man
[] 2 Woman

4. How old are you in years completed?

For those under one year write 00

____ Years old

5. Is your mother alive?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No
[] 3 Doesn't know

6. Where were you born?

If born in Paraguay write the District
If born abroad, write the country

____ District
____ Country

7. Date of arrival (only for those born abroad)

In what year did you arrive in Paraguay to stay?

____ Year of arrival

8. Where did you live in July of 1977?

Only for those 5 years of age and older.
Write the district and whether an urban or rural area.

[] 1 Here

____ District
[] 1 Urban
[] 2 Rural


____ Country

9. What language do you commonly speak?

Only for those 5 years of age and older

[] 1 Only Guaraní
[] 2 Guaraní and Spanish
[] 3 Only Spanish
[] Other language (specify) ____

Only for women 14 years of age and older

10. Have you had any children born alive?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No
[] 3 Doesn't know

For those who answered "yes," ask the following questions:

How many children born alive have you had in total?

____ Total
____ Males
____ Females

How many currently live in Paraguay?

____ Total
____ Males
____ Females

How many currently live abroad?

____ Total
____ Males
____ Females

How many children have died?

____ Total
____ Males
____ Females

What was the date of the birth your last child?

____ Day
____ Month
____ Year

Is this child alive?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

11. What is your current marital status?

Only for those 12 years of age and older

[] 1 Married
[] 2 Consensual union
[] 3 Widowed
[] 4 Separated or divorced
[] 5 Single

II. Educational characteristics

For those 7 years of age and older

12. Are you able to read and write?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No
[] 3 Doesn't know

13. What is the highest grade or course of regular schooling you completed?

Write the grade or course on the appropriate line. Also indicate the degrees obtained (regular schooling).

[] 00 None
[] 99 Unknown
[] 1 ____ Primary
[] 2 ____ Basic
[] 3 ____ Humanities secondary
[] 4 ____ High school
[] 5 ____ Normal
[] 6 ____ Teacher-training
[] 7 ____ University

____ Degrees obtained (specify)

14. Do you currently attend an institution of regular schooling? (primary - secondary - university)

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

15. Only for those between the ages of 7 and 14 who are not currently attending.

What is the reason for not attending school?

[] 1 There are no higher grades
[] 2 The school is far away
[] 3 There are no places available in the class
[] 4 There is no school
[] 5 Finished primary school
[] 6 Without economic resources
[] 7 Works
[] 8 Other reasons

16. Do you or did you attend any vocational-technical or professional training class?

Only for those 12 years of age and older

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No
(Specify) ____

III. Economic characteristics

For those 12 years of age and older

17. What did you do during the greater part of last week?

Ask each of the questions in the order given, until receiving an affirmative response.

[] 1 Worked
[] 2 Did not work but had a job
[] 3 Looked for work having worked before
[] 4 Looked for your first job
[] 5 Lived off retirement or pension
[] 6 Lived off investment income
[] 7 Studied
[] 8 Did domestic chores in your own home
[] 9 Disabled

Other situation (specify) ____

Ask questions 18 through 20 only if you marked 1, 2 or 3 above.

18. What occupation, position, or profession did you hold during the last week (or in the last job you had)? ____

Examples: Driver, dressmaker, farmer, etc. If you had more than one occupation, write the one that provided the greatest income.

19. What does the establishment, business or institution primarily do? ____

(Examples: oil manufacture, clothing manufacture, agriculture, etc.)

20. What is the category or position you held in the performance of your work?

[] 1 Public sector employee
[] 2 Private sector employee
[] 3 Manual laborer, day laborer, or domestic employee
[] 4 Owner or boss
[] 5 Own-account worker
[] 6 Unpaid family worker

IV. For the head of household or principal informant

21. Is any member of the household blind, mute, deaf, or have any physical impediment, or other disability?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

If "yes," ask who the disabled persons are and mark an X in the box [under the column for that person] corresponding to each response.

[] 1 Blind
[] 2 Deaf
[] 3 Mute
[] 4 Paralyzed
[] Other (specify) ____