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VI. Economic activity of persons age 10 or older
[Questions 601 to 615]

[Questions 604-608 were asked of persons age 10 or older who are employed, worked at least one hour or held a job but were temporarily absent during the previous week, as per questions 601, 602 and 603.]

607. Type of industry in primary activity during the previous week


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6.6. Block VI. Activities of household members age 10 or older
This block is used to collect characteristics on the economic activities of every household member who is 10 or older, such as field of business, type and work status and number of working days/hours during the past week.

The work force of the community age 10 or older is categorized into two groups: work force and non-work force. The work force are those who have jobs during the past week, those who are working or temporarily not working due to a certain cause such as waiting for harvest, on leave, etc. Also included in this group are those who do not have a job but are seeking one/hopefully obtaining a job. The non-working force are those who during the week only attended school, took care of a household, and others who do not do any activities that could be categorized as working, temporarily not working, or seeking a job.

There are several questions that are specifically asked to people who are either working or seeking a job, and also some for the non-working force who attends school, takes care of a household, elderly people, or other non-economic activities. Then there are some that confirm the number of people who are categorized as working force and non-working force.

This block consists of 16 questions: P601 to P615, beginning with the most frequent activity conducted during the week through the field of business during the previous year.

Question 607: Industry of main work during the past week


Please write down the field of the main work [done] during the past week. The coding will be conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics/Type A Statistic Office.

Field of work is undertaking activities of an occupation/establishment/an institution where a person works.

Field of work in the agriculture sector covers food crop agriculture, field, forestry, livestock, fishery and hunting, including agriculture services.

1. Food crop agriculture is an undertaking of the preparation/planting, cultivation of seedlings, seedbed, maintenance and harvesting food crop that covers:

  • Cereal: rice, corn, wheat, and other cereals
  • Tuber: cassava, sweet potato, potato and other tuber
  • Legumes: peanut, soybean, mung bean, and other legumes
  • Vegetables: spinach, swamp cabbage, cabbage, pumpkin, carrot, spring onion, celery, cucumber, eggplant, etc.
  • Fruits: banana, papaya, mango, rambutan, oranges, avocado, durian, snake fruit, mangosteen, apple, pineapple, etc.

2. Other agriculture products is the undertaking of the preparation/planting, cultivation of seedlings, seedbed, maintenance and harvesting food crops. Other agriculture products are categorized into plantation crops and other plants besides plantation crops.

  • Plantation crops are those such as: tobacco, tea, eucalyptus, coffee, cocoa, coconut, pepper, nutmeg, vanilla, kapok, quinine, clove, sugar cane, agave and rubber.
  • Other plants are those such as: orchid, jasmine, rose, bougainvillea and other garden plants

3. Husbandry is the undertaking of raising large livestock, small livestock, poultry, bees, silk worms, including the breeding of livestock.

  • Large livestock such as: cows, milking cows, buffalo and horses.
  • Small livestock such as: goats, lamb, pigs and rabbits.
  • Poultry such as: chicken, broiler chicken, duck, manila duck (entok), swan, quail, doves and turkey.

4. Farming and husbandry services is undertaking the development of soil, fertilizing, seed planting, harvesting, pruning, sorting and gradation of farming products. Also included are skinning, grinding, packaging, irrigation, farming machine rental with operators, health services for husbandry, fur/wool shearing, services on grass for feed, and the development of husbandry which is conducted based on fringe benefits or contracts.

5. Forestry and timber industry is undertaking the plantation of forest wood, collecting forest products, forest wood, including those activities to fulfill forestry needs based on fringe benefits or contracts.

  • Plantation of forest wood covers the activities which include replanting and relocating various plants such as teak, pine, mahogany, sonokeling, jeunjing, sandalwood, etc.
  • Collecting forest products are activities which include seeking damar, forest rubber, rattan, bark, leaves, flowers, roots, honey, seagull nests and charcoal production in the forest.
  • Timber industry covers activities which include wood chopping that produce logs or rough wood such as meranti, meramin, pulai, keruing, iron wood, and black wood including bamboo.

6. Hunting/catching wild animal hunting with traps and propagating animals is an activity that includes hunting/catching wild animals with traps and breeding animals such as snakes, crocodiles, etc.

7. Sea fishery is an effort on cultivation, catching and taking sea products such as fish, shrimp, crab, shell fish, pearl, seaweed, reefs, jelly fish, etc., including the services of sea fisheries conducted based on fringe benefits or contracts, such as sorting, gradation and preparation of fish auctions.

8. Freshwater fishery is an effort on the cultivation, seedling fish/shrimp, fishing in salt water or fresh water, including the effort on services of freshwater fishery based on fringe benefits or contracts such as sorting, grading the freshwater fishery products, the maintenance and reparation of fish ponds, pest control, fertilizing, and the implementation of the watering system for fishponds.


Mining and quarrying is undertaking the field of mining and quarrying such as coal mining, oil and natural gas, iron ore, stone mining, clay, sand, mining and quarrying of salt, mineral mining, chemical materials and fertilizer materials, the mining of gypsum, asphalt and limestone.

Handicraft industry (including industrial services) is undertaking the conversion of basic materials into ready-made commodities or converting commodities if lesser value into commodities with a higher value.

Electricity, gas and water
1. Electricity is an activity of electric generation and distribution, to be sold to households, industries and other commercial use.
2. Gas is an activity on the production and distribution of natural gas, to be sold to households, industries and other commercial use.
3. Water purification, provision and water distribution is an activity pertaining to the reservoir, purification and distribution of water to household industries and other commercial use.

Construction is an undertaking of construction, repairs, building demolition, roads and bridges, roads and train bridges, building tunnels, airplane runway, dock building, parking lot, sport field, electric power plants, transmission and distribution networks, network communication building, installation of water pumps, digging water wells/WC, rental of machinery/construction equipment including the operator, etc.

Trading is undertaking activities of selling/purchasing goods or services, including restaurants, diners/bars, caterers, restaurants on trains, cafeterias, stalls, and accommodation (hotels, motels, hostels and inns).

The sector of transportation, storage and communication
a. Transportation is undertaking the transportation of commodities or people by land, sea, river, lake, canal, and by air transport. Also included are expedition guides and travel bureau/agents.
b. Storage is the undertaking of storage of commodities in a warehouse, cold storage, or other certain areas.
c. Communication is the undertaking of communication services for the public through postal, telephone, telegram/telex or a pager device.

The sector of finance, insurance, including undertaking the rental of buildings, land and establishment services.
a. Financial institution is the undertaking of the banking business organized by the government/private institutions such as commercial banks, savings banks, credit banks, banks that offer services transferring reserve funds with stock, bonds (deposits, checks, giro, etc.). Also included are the business of mortgage, stock exchange, other financial services such as money changing, and lending.
b. Insurance is the undertaking of insurance such as life insurance services, accidents, health, and commodities including insurance services, insurance agencies, insurance consulting, and pension funds.
c. Lease/sell and purchase land, building, and establishment services are undertaking the lease/sale and purchase of immovable property, such as real estate agent, broker and manager who organizes the rent, transportation rental business on land/water/air without the operator, purchase, sale and property/building valuation based on fringe benefits or contracts. Also included are legal services, accounting services, book keeping, architectural services and techniques, advertising services, data processing services and tabulation, building services, marketing research and machinery rental services. The rental of machinery/agricultural instruments and construction that include the operator is categorized in the agriculture and building sector.


Community, social and individual services are the undertaking of legislative institutions, state institutions, defense and security, international corporations and other extra territorial corporations including education services, health, sanitary, entertainment and culture, social welfare organized by the government or private institutions. Also included are individual services such as private tutors, native healers, launderers, barbers, repairmen, doctors who have private practices, midwives, welders, beauticians, photo studio workers, masseurs, helpers, etc.

Other is undertaking of an individual, institution not included in one of the sectors mentioned above, or not clearly defined, such as scavengers and creditors.

Please write clearly and complete the field of work/establishment/office of the main work to ease the coding by the Central Bureau of Statistics/Type A Provincial Statistic Office. Do not use the local language such as mracang, warung sampah; use Indonesian language to define the field of work.