Transfer payment made by household -11a1 Information on cash and/or in-kind remittances is collected in this section. Transfers to the
household are considered as income whereas transfers from the household constitute expenditures. In the analysis however, net remittance is used.
The quality of house occupied by the household is paramount to the welfare of the members.
In this regard, the section seeks information on the type of dwelling, occupancy status, number
of rooms and room space, expenditures, utilities and amenities as well as the physical
characteristics of the dwelling.
The objective of this section is to measure the level of education or formal schooling of all
household members aged five (5) years or more. It is also intended to measure how much was
spent on education of household members during the past 12 months, time spent on primary
schooling, type of school (public or private) attended and the highest educational qualification
achieved, including short training course. Information on adult literacy levels and
apprenticeship of persons was also collected in this section.
This section gathers information on health status of all household members that will be used to
measure the cost of medical care and the use made of the different kinds of health services and
This section is designed to gather information on employment, time use and the different sources
of income for household members aged 7 years and over. This section is the special module of
the fourth round of the survey and is therefore expanded to include several labour details.
The purpose of this section is to gather limited data on the spatial mobility of household
members. The section is brief, focusing on the most recent migration to elicit information on
previous place of residence, type of work and reasons for moving.