For persons aged 12 years and over.
(Questions 28 to 33 refer to the person's job or business during the past week. If person had no job last week, answer for his/her last job. If person had more than one job last week, answer for the job at which he/she worked the most hours.)
29. Kind of business, industry or service _ _ _ _ _
[Columns 28 to 33 are for persons who have ever worked. Information is required on the person's work during the past week. If person had more than one job last week, answer for the job at which he/she worked the most hours. If person had no job last week, answer for his/her last job.]
Column 29 - Kind of business, industry or service
Give a complete description of the kind of business, industry or service which was being carried on at the place where the person worked.
Do not use vague terms such as agriculture, repairs, factory, school, shop, etc. Give a complete description: for example, sugarcane cultivation, tea cultivation, anthurium plantation, car repairing, bicycle repairing; sugar factory, pullover knitting factory, manufacture of knitted gloves, cutting and sewing underwear, primary school, secondary school, household furniture shop, household appliances shop, groceries retailer, victualler, etc. Do not hesitate to use creole terms if necessary.
If more than one activity were carried out at the place where the person worked, describe the business, industry or service in which the person's main occupation was performed.
For persons in Government Service, do not write 'Government Service', but describe the activity carried out by the office or department where the person worked. E.g., Administration, collection of statistics, police, livestock breeding, plant nursery, agricultural research station, manufacture of wooden furniture, printing, road construction, primary education, health services, sewage services, etc.
For a person who worked as employee in a private household (e.g. as cook, driver, watchman, gardener, laundress, maidservant, etc.), write 'Household service'.
Do not forget to describe the kind of business or service in the case of persons who were self-employed or who worked in their own homes; for example, dressmaking, tailoring, curing of fish, basket making, cattle keeping, preparation of foodstuffs for sale, sale of vegetables, taxi service, etc.