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For all those age 15 and older
10. How did you spend the majority of your time in the past week?
1. You worked at your job where you were paid
2. You worked for a family member without pay in the form of money
3. You had a job, but did not work (because of sickness, vacation, leave, etc.)
4. Unemployed (having worked before)
If you selected one of these alternatives (1-4), continue on to question 11 and those questions following it.
5. Looking for work for the first time
6. Working in the home (When it is not considered domestic service)
8. As a renter or living only on your pension
9. Permanently incapacitated and unable to work.
10. Another situation
If you selected one of these alternatives (5-10) and are a woman, pass on to question 14, if you are a man, pass on to question 18.
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10. What did you do the majority of the time last week?
These questions should refer to the activity done during the period of time between Monday and Sunday of the week prior to the day of the census.
When asking the question, read the alternatives in order just as they appear on the questionnaire until you get an affirmative response.
Ask questions 11, 12 and 13 only if you get a response to one of the alternatives in group A.
Worked in an occupation that gave them money: if the person performed a paid job that gave them any earnings
Worked for a relative without receiving monetary payment for the work; for example, the wife who usually helps out her husband; the son who works with his father without receiving monetary payment, etc.
Had a job but did not work; a person who, having a job or employment, did not perform it last week because of: vacation, sickness, permission, temporary suspension of activities, etc.
Was unemployed: a person who didn't have a job or employment last week, but who had worked before. For example: because of a closing or reduction in personnel at factories, businesses, mines, or other [places]; dismissals or another cause.
If you get a response to one of the alternatives in group B or C, continue on to question 14, if the person being interviewed is a woman, and to question 18, if the person being interviewed is a man.
Looked for work for the first time: a person who never before had a job and who was actively seeking employment last week.
Household duties: a person who was totally dedicated to the care of the household. It does not include domestic service, which should be considered under the alternative worked in an occupation that gave them money.
Student: a person who, the majority of the time last week, attended classes in a regular teaching establishment and didn't dedicate themselves to any other activity.
Since the question refers to Economic Activity, if the person works the majority of the time and also studies, you should register the information under the alternative worked in an occupation that gave them money or worked for a relative without receiving monetary payment for the work, as appropriate.
Retired or pensioner: a person who lives only off of their retirement funds, pension, or dependent's pension and doesn't perform any other activity.
Permanently unable to work: a person permanently impeded from working. For example: disabled people, the mentally ill, etc.
Other situation: this alternative includes those people who can't be classified under any of the previous alternatives. Example: a temporarily ill person who doesn't work and doesn't have a job; a prisoner who doesn't work, etc.
[The above directions refer to a picture of question 10 in this section of the enumeration form.]