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Republic of Paraguay

National Census of Population and Housing
August 26th, 1992

[Technical Planning Secretariat of the Republic President's Office
General Directorate of Statistics, Surveys, and Censuses]

Information is strictly confidential and is guaranteed by the article 14 of the Decree Law number 11.126 of December 2nd, 1942

Section I. Geographic location

1. ____ Department

2. ____ District

3. Area

[] 1 Urban
[] 6 Rural

4. ____ Neighborhood

____ Sector
____ Block
____ E.A.

5. ____ Street

____House number

6. ____ Colony [colonia]

____ Sector
____ E.A.


7. ____ Company [compañía]

8. ____ Other locality

9. ____ Indigenous community

____Specify ethnicity or partiality [parcialidad]

Section II. Dwelling information

For the first household or for the only household

1. Dwelling type

A. Private dwelling

[] 11 House
[] 12 Farm (rancho)
[] 13 Apartment or suite/floor in a building
[] 14 Rented room
[] 15 Improvised dwelling
[] 16 Other ____

B. Collective dwelling (group quarters)

[] 21 Hotel or boardinghouse
[] 22 Boarding school
[] 23 Military or police post
[] 24 Hospital
[] 25 Asylum (or old-age home?)
[] 26 Prison or reformatory
[] 27 Religious community
[] 28 Other ____

For responses 21 through 28, skip to question 24

2. Occupancy

Occupied

[] 1 With people present
[] 2 With people absent
Unoccupied

[] 3 Summer or weekend home
[] 4 Commercial or professional use
[] 5 For rent or sale
[] 6 Other reason ____

For responses 2 through 6, end the interview here.
[Questions 3 to 13 are asked of occupied households with present members]

3. What is the predominant material in the exterior walls?

[] 1 Brick
[] 2 Adobe
[] 3 Wattle [estaqueo]
[] 4 Wood
[] 5 Discarded materials: cardboard, rubber, packing crate wood, etc.
[] 6 Other ____

4. What is the predominant material in the floor?

[] 1 Earth
[] 2 Brick
[] 3 Common floor tile
[] 4 Mosaic, ceramic tile, granite
[] 5 Cement
[] 6 Wood
[] 7 Other ____

5. What is the predominant material in the roof?

[] 1 Tile
[] 2 Straw
[] 3 Palm
[] 4 Wood
[] 5 Metal sheet
[] 6 Fibrocement or similar
[] 7 Reinforced concrete or bovedilla
[] 8 Discarded materials: cardboard, rubber, packing crate wood, etc.
[] 0 Other ____

6. Where does the water used by the dwelling come from?

[] 1 Corposana or Senasa
[] 2 Private system
[] 3 Well with pump
[] 4 Well without pump
[] 5 Spring, river or stream
[] 6 Tank truck/vendor
[] Other ____

7. Is there water…

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

8. What type of lighting is there in the dwelling?

[] 1 Electricity from Ande or a private company
[] 2 Motor or generator
[] 3 Gas lamp
[] 4 Petromax or "Sol de Noche" lamp
[] 5 Kerosene lamp (Mbopi)
[] 6 Lampium, candle and/or oil lamp

9. How is garbage removed?

[] 1 By private or public collection
[] 2 Incineration or burial in pits
[] 3 Thrown in the yard
[] 4 Thrown in a stream or river
[] 5 Thrown in vacant lot, trench [zanja], street, etc.

10. The lot or land on which the dwelling is built is…

[] 1 Public or municipal
[] 2 Private property
[] 3 De facto occupied (squatted)

11. In what ownership status is the dwelling occupied?

[] 1 Owner
[] 2 Paying in installments
[] 3 Property-owner in a condominium
[] 4 Renter
[] 5 De facto occupant (without permission)
[] 6 Neither owns the property nor pays rent

12. Do the people who live in this dwelling eat from a common cook pot; that is, do they share the cost of food?

[] 1 Yes - Skip to question 15
[] 6 No

13. How many households or groups of people are there in this dwelling?

__ Number of families or groups of people = number of households

Comments [3 blank lines]

1992 Census

____ Form number

Section III. Household information

Fill in one form for each household

[Question 14 through 24 were asked of occupied households with present members]


14. Write the order number for this household

_ _ Order number of the household


15. How many rooms does this household have? (Don't include the kitchen or bathroom)

_ _ Number of rooms


16. How many rooms are used for sleeping?

_ _ Rooms used for sleeping


17. Is there a room for cooking?

[] 1 Yes, has
[] 6 No, doesn't have


18. What is usually used for cooking?

[] 1 Wood
[] 2 Charcoal
[] 3 Gas
[] 4 Electricity
[] 5 Kerosene, alcohol, etc.


19. Where is cooking done?

[] 1 On the floor
[] 2 Over a brazier or fireplace
[] 3 Over an economical stove [cocina económica]


20. Is there a separate room for bathing?

[] 1 Yes, has
[] 6 No, doesn't have


21. What type of bath or toilet facilities are there?

[] 1 Modern bath with septic tank [pozo ciego]
[] 2 Modern bath connected to public system
[] 3 Municipal-type latrine
[] 4 Common latrine
[] 5 None


22. Does this dwelling have a ….?
Radio

[] 1 Yes
[] 0 No

Sewing machine

[] 2 Yes
[] 0 No

Refrigerator

[] 3 Yes
[] 0 No

Television

[] 4 Yes
[] 0 No

Washing machine

[] 5 Yes
[] 0 No

Air conditioner

[] 6 Yes
[] 0 No

Electric water heater in showerhead

[] 7 Yes
[] 0 No

Hot water heater (tank)

[] 8 Yes
[] 0 No

Telephone

[] 9 Yes
[] 0 No

Automobile or light truck

[] 1 Yes
[] 0 No

Motorcycle or motor scooter

[] 2 Yes
[] 0 No

Bicycle

[] 3 Yes
[] 0 No

Horse

[] 4 Yes
[] 0 No

Carriage, wagon, or cart

[] 5 Yes
[] 0 No


23. What language do the people in this household speak among themselves?

Mark the one most used

[] 01 Only Guaraní
[] 02 Spanish and Guaraní
[] 03 Only Spanish

____ Indigenous language (specify)
____ Other language (specify)


24. Summary of all the people in the household

If using more than one form for this household, complete the summary only on the first form, including all the people in this household.

____ 1. How many males are there in this household?
____ 2. How many females are there in this household?
____ 3. How many people total are there in this household?

Fill in after completing the interview with every person in the household:

____ 4. People between the ages of 0 and 17 in this household
____ 5. People 18 years of age and older in this household

Census-taker or enumerator

____ Name and surname
____ Signature

Date:

_ _ Day
_ _ Month
_ _ Year

Supervisor

____ Name and surname
____ Signature

Date:

_ _ Day
_ _ Month
_ _ Year

Section IV. Population information

I am now going to write down the name and surname of each person who spent the night of the 25th to the 26th of August, 1992 in this household, beginning with the head and continuing with the rest of the individuals, in the following order: spouse or partner, adult and minor children, married children, sons-and daughters-in-law, grandchildren, other relatives, non-relatives, domestic personnel, and their families.

Enumerator: At the same time as you write the names and surnames you should mark the relationship to the head, and sex, of each member of the household. Then ask the rest of the questions of each of the persons. If there are more than nine people in the household use another form and repeat on it the same form number followed by the word "Cont." (continued) and copy the data from the geographic location section.

[Questions 1 through 21 in this section consist of a table, with the following headers and spaces for the data of two separate people. Except for the question on relationship to head of household, the questions and response options for both individuals are identical and only one set is printed here.]

[Headers:]
Questions

Number
First person 1
Second person 2

1. First names
____
Surnames
____

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

First person:

[] 0 Head
[] 1 Spouse, partner
[] 2 Son or daughter
[] 3 Son- or daughter-in-law
[] 4 Grandson or granddaughter
[] 5 Parents or parents-in-law
[] 6 Other relative
[] 7 Not related
[] 8 Domestic employee or his/her family member

Second person:

[] 1 Spouse, partner
[] 2 Son or daughter
[] 3 Son- or daughter-in-law
[] 4 Grandson or granddaughter
[] 5 Parents or parents-in-law
[] 6 Other relative
[] 7 Not related
[] 8 Domestic employee or his/her family member

3. Are you a man or a woman?

[] 1 Man
[] 6 Woman

4. How old are you in years completed?

(For those under one year write 00)

_ _ Years old

5. Do you have any physical or mental disability?

Mark more than one response if appropriate
(Blind = doesn't see)
(Deaf = doesn't hear)
(Mute = doesn't speak)
(Paralyzed = doesn't walk)

[] 1 Yes
[] 1 Blind
[] 2 Deaf
[] 3 Mute
[] 4 Paralyzed
____ Other
[] 6 No

6. Is your mother alive?

[] 1 Alive
[] 2 Dead
[] 3 Doesn't know

7. Where were you born?

(Place where the mother was living at the time of the enumerated person's birth)
Mark "here" if born in this place, if not, mark "other place" and write the name of the district and the department. If born abroad, write the name of the country and the year of arrival as a permanent resident in Paraguay. (If a tourist, write 98 in "year of arrival")

[] 1 Here
[] 6 Other place
____ District
____ Department or country
_ _ Year of arrival

8. Where do you currently live?

Mark "here" if living in this place, if no, mark "other place," write the name of the district and mark whether living in a "city/town" or "in the countryside." Write the name of the department. Write the name of the country, if living outside of Paraguay.

[] 1 Here
[] 6 Other place
____ District

[] 1 City/town
[] 6 Countryside

____ Department or country

For persons 5 years of age and older

9. Where did you live 5 years ago, that is, in August of 1987?

Mark "here" if in this place, if no, mark "other place," write the name of the district and mark whether in a "city/town" or "in the countryside." Write the name of the department. Write the name of the country, if outside of Paraguay.

[] 1 Here
[] 6 Other place
____ District

[] 1 City/town
[] 6 Countryside

____ Department or country

10. What is the last grade or course of study completed?

Mark the last grade or course completed in the highest corresponding level.
Secondary level: Includes basic, high school, social sciences, commercial, technical, normal and business school.
Superior level: teacher-training, military, and police training.

[] 0 None
[] 0
[] 1 Pre-school
[] 1
[] 2 Primary
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
[] 5
[] 6
[] 3 Secondary
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
[] 5
[] 6
[] 7

[] 4 Superior
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
[] 5 University
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
[] 5
[] 6

11. Do you currently study at an establishment of regular schooling?

Regular schooling: Pre-school, Primary, Secondary, Superior and University.

[] 1 Yes
No
[] 2 Because of work or lack of financial resources
[] 3 Because of problems related to the school
[] 4 For other reasons

For individuals 10 years of age and older.

12. What is your religion?

[] 1 None
[] 2 Catholic
Other ____

13. What is your current marital status?

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

14. Did you work the greater part of last week?

(From Sunday the 16th to Saturday the 22nd of August)

[] 01 Worked
[] 02 Did not work, but had a job
[] 03 Looked for work and had worked before

For responses 01 through 03, ask questions 15 through 17

[] 04 Looked for a first job
[] 05 Did household duties
[] 06 Is a student
[] 07 Lived from investment income
[] 08 Is retired or a pensioner
[] 09 Obligatory military service
[] 10 Other situation

[Questions 15 through 17 were asked persons 10 years and over who worked, did not work but were employed or looking for work]

For responses 04 through 10, skip to 18

15. What is (or was) your principal occupation in your job? ____

Examples: Dressmaker, secretary, driver, shoemaker, salesman, farmer, bricklayer, electrician, doctor, etc. (If more the one occupation, write the one that produced the greater income.)

16. In this job, are (or were) you a:

[] 1 (White-collar) employee
[] 2 Manual or day laborer
[] 3 Owner or employer
[] 4 Own-account or independent worker
[] 5 Unpaid family worker
[] 6 Domestic employee

17. What does the company, business or institution where you work (or worked) do or make? ____

Examples: Cotton growing, vegetable truck farm, building construction, primary education, dressmaking, business, ANTELCO (telephone utility), ANDE, sawmill, etc.

Only for women 14 years of age and older

18. Have you given birth to any children who were born alive?

[] 1 Yes
[] 6 No - Go on to the next person

[Questions 19 through 21 were asked to females 14 years and above who ever had any live birth]

19. How many living sons and daughters do you currently have?

____ Number of living children
[] 00 None

20. How many sons and daughters born alive have died?

____ Number of deceased children
[] 00 None

21. On what date did you have your last son (or daughter) born alive?

____ Day
____ Month
____ Year