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Republic of Paraguay
National Census of Population and Housing 2002

The information is strictly confidential and is guaranteed by Article 14 of Decree Law Number 11.126 of February 20th, 1942.

[General Directorate of Statistics, Surveys, and Censuses
Planning Technical Secretariat]

____ Dwelling order number
____ Household order number within the dwelling

Chapter A. Geographic location

1. Geographic identification (copy the information shown on the cover of your folder).

____ a. Department
____ b. District
____ c. Sector
____ d. EA
____ e. Block

2. Address of the dwelling

____ Street/avenue/route
____ House number
____ Floor
____ Apartment

Chapter B. Dwelling information

1. Dwelling type

a. Private dwelling

[] 11 House or farm (rancho)
[] 12 Rented room
[] 13 Apartment or suite (floor) in a building
[] 14 Other

b. Collective dwelling (group quarters)

[] 21 Military or police post
[] 22 Hotel or boarding house
[] 23 Religious community
[] 24 Hospital, health center or post
[] 25 Boarding school
[] 26 Retirement or nursing home
[] 27 Orphanage
[] 28 Prison or juvenile reformatory
[] 29 Other

c. [] 31 Homeless person

For responses 21 through 31, skip to chapter D

2. Occupancy of the dwelling

a. [] 1 Occupied, people present

b. Unoccupied
[] 2 People temporarily absent
[] 3 For rent or sale
[] 4 In commercial or professional use
[] 5 Weekend home
[] 6 Abandoned
[] 7 Under repair or construction
[] 8 Other reason

[Question 3 through 14 were asked of occupied private dwelling with members present]

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

[] 1 Brick
[] 2 Wood
[] 3 Wattle [estaqueo]
[] 4 Adobe
[] 5 Cement block
[] 6 Palm trunk
[] 7 Cardboard, rubber, pallet wood
[] 8 Doesn't have walls
[] 9 Other

4. What is the predominant material in the floor?

[] 1 Earth
[] 2 Brick
[] 3 Common floor tile
[] 4 Cement (lecherada)
[] 5 Mosaic, ceramic tile, granite, marble
[] 6 Wood board
[] 7 Parquet
[] 8 Carpet
[] 9 Other

5. What is the predominant material in the roof?

[] 1 Tile
[] 2 Straw
[] 3 Fibrocement or similar (eternit)
[] 4 Zinc sheet
[] 5 Wood plank
[] 6 Reinforced concrete or bovedilla
[] 7 Palm trunk
[] 8 Cardboard, rubber, pallet wood
[] 9 Other

6. How is garbage usually removed?

[] 1 Incineration
[] 2 Collected by a garbage truck or car
[] 3 Thrown in a pit
[] 4 Thrown in the yard, vacant land, zanja or street
[] 5 Thrown in the chacra
[] 6 Thrown in a stream, river, or lagoon
[] 7 Other

7. Is there electric lighting?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No

8. What is the principal source of the water used in the dwelling?

[] 1 Corposana/Senasa
[] 2 Unpumped well
[] 3 Pumped well
[] 4 Private system
[] 5 Dike [tajamar], spring, river, or stream
[] 6 Cistern
[] 7 Other source

9. Water arrives at the dwelling via...

[] 1 Piped outside the dwelling but within the lot?
[] 2 Piped inside the dwelling?
[] 3 Public tap?
[] 4 Neighbor?
[] 5 Vendor? [aguatero]
[] 6 Other means?

10. Where does the water used for drinking come from?

____ [ ]

11. This dwelling...

[] 1 Is owned?
[] 2 Is being paid for in installments?
[] 3 Is a property in a condominium?
[] 4 Is rented?
[] 5 Is lent, being cared for?
[] 6 Is de facto occupied?

For responses 4, 5 or 6, skip to question 13

12. The lot or property where this dwelling is built...

[] 1 Is owned?
[] 2 Is being paid for in installments?
[] 3 Is public or municipal?
[] 4 Is rented?
[] 5 Is ceded?
[] 6 Is de facto occupied?

13. Do all of the people who live in this dwelling share the cost of food?

[] 1 Yes - Skip to chapter C
[] 2 No

14. How many households are there in this dwelling?

____ Number of households

Chapter C. Household information

[Question 15 through 27 were asked of private or multi-households dwellings]

15. How many rooms are for the exclusive use of this household?

(Do not include kitchen, bath, or rooms used exclusively for business.)

____ Number of rooms

16. In this household, how many rooms are used for sleeping?

____ Number of rooms for sleeping

17. Does this household have a...

[] 1 Television?
[] 2 Refrigerator?
[] 3 Installed telephone line?
[] 4 Cellular telephone?
[] 5 Washing machine?
[] 6 Video/DVD?
[] 7 Hot water heater?
[] 8 Air conditioner
[] 9 Automobile or light truck?
[] 10 Motorcycle/motor scooter?
[] 11 Parabolic antenna?
[] 12 Cable TV?
[] 13 Microwave oven?
[] 14 Computer?
[] 15 Computer connected to the internet?
[] 16 Does not have any of these goods.

18. For cooking, does the household use mostly...

[] 1 Wood?
[] 2 Gas?
[] 3 Charcoal?
[] 4 Electricity?
[] 5 Kerosene, alcohol?
[] 6 Other?
[] 7 None, don't cook?

19. Is there a bathroom [toilet]?

[] 1 Yes
[] 2 No - Skip to question 22

20. How many bathrooms does it have?

____ Number of bathrooms

21. The toilet wastewater goes to...

[] 1 Hole or pit?
[] 2 Septic tank?
[] 3 Public system (sewer)?
[] 4 Surface of the earth, stream, river, etc.?

22. When speaking among themselves, the members of this household habitually use...

[] 1 Guaran?
[] 2 Spanish
[] 3 Portuguese
[] 4 German
[] Indigenous language (specify) ____ _ _
[] Other language (specify) ____ _ _

23. During 2001, did any person who lived with you die?

[] 1 Yes
[] 6 No - Skip to chapter D

24. In which month did that person die?

____ Month

25. What was this person's age at death?

____ Years old

26. The person who died was...

[] 1 Male - Skip to chapter D
[] 6 Female

27. The death occurred...

[] 1 While she was pregnant
[] 2 During labor
[] 3 Up to two months after giving birth
[] 4 During another time or for another reason

Chapter D. List of persons who spent the night in the household

28. What are the names and surnames of the people who spent "last night" in the household on the day of the census?

Write the order number of the person, the names and surnames, and the relationship to the head of the household, beginning with the head [explicitly male or female], followed by the spouse, sons and daughters from oldest to youngest, other relatives, etc. (See the order shown in question 2 of Chapter E.)

[10 lines follow, with space for the information under the following headings:]

____ Order number
____ Names and surnames
____ Relationship to head of household

If there are more than 10 people in the household, continue on another form, copying the order number of the dwelling and of the household, and the geographic location

29. Summary of the people who spent the night in the household.

If you used more than one form, complete the summary only on the first form, including all people who spent the night in this household.

____ 1. Number of males who spent the night in this household
____ 2. Number of females who spent the night in this household
____ 3. Total number of people who spent the night in this household
Fill in after completing the interview with each member of the household:
____ 4. Number of people under age 18 (0 to 17) who spent the night in this household
____ 5. Number of people 18 and older who spent the night in this household

Population Information

Chapter E. For all persons.

1. For each person, copy the order number, name and surname from the "list of persons who spent the night in the household." Chapter D question 28.

____ Order number
____ Name and surname

2. Mark the family relationship to the head of the household. Chapter D question 28.

[] 1 Head
[] 2 Spouse or partner
[] 3 Son or daughter
[] 4 Stepchild
[] 5 Grandchild
[] 6 Son- or daughter-in-law
[] 7 Father/mother
[] 8 Parent-in-law
[] 9 Other relative
[] 10 Non-relative
[] 11 Domestic employee or their family member

3. Are you a man or a woman?

[] 1 Male
[] 6 Female

4. What is your age in years completed?

____ Years old (if under 1 year, write 0)

5. Was your birth recorded in a civil registry or court; i.e., do you have a birth certificate?

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

6. Is your identity card...

[] 1 Paraguayan?
[] 2 Foreign?
[] 3 Paraguayan and foreign?
[] 4 Don't have

Enumerator: Keep in mind the following instructions for questions 7, 8 and 9:

a. Mark "in this place" if referring to the same district in which the person is being enumerated;

b. Mark "in another place" if referring to another district, and specify the name of the district, whether it is a city/town or company [compa??a]/colony [colonia]/indigenous community, and the name of the department.

c. If you marked "in another country," write the name of the country.

7. Where do you currently live?

[] 1 In this place - Go on to question 8
[] 2 In another part of the country
____ District
[] 1 City/town
[] 6 Company [compa??a]/colony [colonia]/indigenous community
____ Department
[] 3 In another country
____ Country

8. Where did your mother live when you were born?

(Write the place where the mother of the person who is being enumerated lived.)

[] 1 In this place - Go on to chapter F
[] 2 In another part of the country
____ District
[] 1 City/town
[] 6 Company [compa??a]/colony [colonia]/indigenous community
____ Department
[] 3 In another country
____ Country

Only for foreigners:

_ _ _ _ Year of arrival

If a tourist, write 8888

For office use only:

_ _ _ Disability
_ _ _ Disability
_ _ _ Disability

_ _ Ethnicity

Chapter F.

For those 5 years of age and older

9. Where did you live 5 years ago, that is, in August of 1997?

[] 1 In this place - Go on to question 10
[] 2 In another part of the country
____ District
[] 1 City/town
[] 6 Company [compa??a]/colony [colonia]/indigenous community
____ Department
[] 3 In another country
____ Country

10. Have you ever attended a school or institution of regular schooling?

[] 1 Yes
[] 6 No - Go on to question 16

11. Are you currently attending a school or institution of regular schooling?

[] 1 Yes
[] 6 No

12. What is the highest level and grade (cycle) or course you have completed?

0 Special education
[] 0
1 Adult basic education
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
0 None
[] 0
3 Preschool
[] 0

4 Primary or basic schooling
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
[] 5
[] 6
[] 7
[] 8
[] 9
[] 10
5 Secondary
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
[] 5

For all of the above answers, skip to question 16 [from special education to grade 5 of secondary]

[] 6
[] 7

For these two answers [grade 6 or 7], go on to question 13
6 Superior, non-university
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
7 University
[] 1
[] 2
[] 3
[] 4
[] 5
[] 6
For answers in categories 6 and 7 [superior non-university or university], skip to question 14

13. Are you studying did you study any higher education degree or major (university or non-university)?

[] 1 Yes - Skip to question 15
[] 6 No - Skip to question 16

14. Did you complete the higher education degree or major (university or non-university)?

[] 1 Yes
[] 6 No

15. What is the name of the higher education degree or major (university or non-university) that you studied or are studying? ____ _ _ _ _

(If pursued or pursuing more than one major or degree, write one of them.)

16. What languages or tongues do you speak?

[] 1 Guaran?
[] 2 Spanish
[] 3 Portuguese
[] 4 German
[] 5 English
[] 6 French
[] 98 Doesn't speak
[] Indigenous language (specify) ____ _ _
[] Other language (specify) ____ _ _

Chapter G.

For individuals 10 years of age and older

17. What is your religion?

[] 01 Catholic
[] Other (specify) ____ _ _
[] 02 Doesn't have one

18. What is your current marital or civil status?

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

19. During the last week, did you do any work, even if it was just for one hour?

[] 1 Yes - Skip to question 25
[] 6 No

20. During the last week, did you have a job but not work due to illness, leave of absence, vacation, or other reason?

[] 1 Yes - Skip to question 25
[] 6 No

21. During the last week, did you engage in any odd jobs or trade (changa), make any product for sale, whether inside or outside the dwelling, perform any services, or help anyone in his or her work, business, or farm (chacra)?

[] 1 Yes - Skip to question 25
[] 6 No

22. Have you looked for work during the last 4 weeks?

[] 1 Yes
[] 6 No - Skip to question 24

23. Have you worked before?

[] 1 Yes - Skip to question 25
[] 6 No - Skip to chapter H

24. Why did you not work during the last week? (Primary reason)

[] 1 Performed the household duties
[] 2 Student
[] 3 Retired
[] 4 Pensioner
[] 5 Rentier
[] 6 Doing obligatory military service
[] 7 Physical or mental disability
[] 8 Other situation

For all of the above answers, skip to Chapter H

25. What is (or was) your principal occupation in your work? Specify the duties. ____ _ _ _ _

Examples: Farmer, horticulturalist, agricultural laborer, food sales, dressmaker, bricklayer, auto mechanic, trailer truck driver, street vendor with a basket, supermarket cashier, construction electrician, primary school teacher, printing machinist.

26. What does the place where you work or worked primarily make or do? ____ _ _ _ _

Examples: Cotton growing, house construction, food sales [despensa], dressmaking, raising hens, selling plastic chairs, shoe repair, bakery, transporting livestock, school, hospital, supermarket, Finance Ministry, family house.

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

[] 1 Own-account worker?
[] 2 Unpaid family worker?
[] 3 Owner/boss?

For the above answers, skip to question 30

[] 4 Domestic employee? - Skip to chapter H
[] 5 Employee or laborer?

28. Do you work (or did you work) in the...

[] 1 Public sector?
[] 6 Private sector? - Skip to question 30

29. Are or were you a...

[] 1 Permanent functionary
[] 2 Contract functionary

Skip to chapter H

30. How many people work in the company or business?

[] 1 Alone
[] 2 2 to 5 people
[] 3 6 to 10 people
[] 4 11 to 50 people
[] 5 More than 50 people
[] 7 Doesn't know

Chapter H.

For women 12 years of age and older

31. Have you had a son (or daughter) born alive?

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

32. How many total sons and daughters born alive have you had?

____ Total children

33. How many sons and daughters are currently alive?

____ Total children alive

34. Of those sons and daughters born alive, how many have died?

____ Total children deceased

35. What was the date of the birth of your last son or daughter born alive?

____ Day
____ Month
____ Year

Enumerator if there are no more people to be enumerated in this household, ask the questions in Chapters I and J which appear at the end of this form.

Enumerator do not forget to ask the following questions before leaving the dwelling.

Chapter I. Disability information

36. Is there any person in this household who has a permanent physical or mental disability? ... Such as for example:

[] 1 Yes - Write on one line the name, surname, age, and disability (or disabilities) of the person, followed by the cause(s).
[] 6 No - Go on to Chapter J

Name and last name ____

Age _ _

Write down the impediment

List of possible impediments:

[] 1 Paralysis or diminished strength (kangy) of legs or arms
[] 2 Missing a part of the body
[] 3 Deaf (hears nothing)
[] 4 Does not hear well, needs or uses a hearing aid
[] 5 Mute (doesn't speak)
[] 6 Speaks with great difficulty
[] 7 Blind in both eyes (sees nothing)
[] 8 Blind in one eye
[] 9 Sees poorly, even with glasses
[] 10 Down syndrome (mongoloid)
[] 11 Mental retardation
[] 12 Crazy (dementia)

Write down the cause of the impediment

List of possible causes:

[] 1 Born this way
[] 2 Because of an illness
[] 3 Because of an accident
[] 4 Due to aging
[] 5 Specify if for another reason

Chapter J. Indigenous population information

37. Is there any person in this household who considers him or herself indigenous or belonging to an indigenous ethnicity?

[] 1 Yes - Write on one line the name, surname, age and ethnicity of each person identifying him or herself as indigenous.
[] 6 No - End of the interview

Name and last name ____

Age _ _

Write down the indigenous ethnicity that the person belongs to ____

List of indigenous ethnicities:

Ach?'?e'e, Angait?, Ava-guaran? ?e'e, Ayoreo, Enlhet norte, Enxet Sur, Guaran? occidental ?e'e, Mak?, Manjui, Maskoy, Mbya ?e'e, Nivaci?, Nandeva ?e'e, Pai ?e'e, Sanapan?, Toba, Toba-qom, Tom?r?ho, Ybytoso