Basic demographic information on the household. The module was used to list all the members of the household, their relationship to the head of household and other household members, their age, sex, and marital status. Information was also collected about individuals absent from the household.
Information on the housing in which the household lives as well as utilities used. The module has four sections:
A. Description of Primary Residence: Type and condition of dwelling, number of rooms, living area, and presence of utilities such as electricity, water, sewerage, and telephone.
B. Legal status of ownership of dwelling unit: Legal status as well as expenditures on housing and related services, Ownership and Purpose of Secondary Residence
C. Durable goods: Ownership, date of purchase and present value of such goods
Data on levels of schooling, attendance and characteristics of schooling, including:
A. Child Care and Kindergarten: Attendance and monthly expenditures for child care or pre-school. The section was administered for children from 0 through 6 years of age.
B. General Education: Literacy status, educational qualifications and specialization, type of schools attended, formal and informal education expenditures, source of financial assistance during the academic year 2000-2001, distance of the school from home etc. The section was administered to all persons 7 years and older and for children less than 7 years who attended school.
Data on health status and use of health services including:
A. Utilization of Health Care Services: Use of different levels/types of health services , self medication and all health expenditures. Questions were also included on the prevalence of chronic ailments and the availability of health insurance. The section was administered for all household members, regardless of age.
B. Health Status: This section elicited information on individual’s selfreported health status as well as the screening questions for clinical depression. The section was only administered to adults 17 years and older.
This module elicited information on labor market activity status during the reference week preceding the survey. For employed persons, information on their occupation, sector of employment, type of employment, place of work, previous employment, number of hours worked in the week and monthly earnings were asked. For unemployed persons, questions were asked on the duration of unemployment, previous employment (sector, occupation), method of seeking work, and whether or not they were registered as unemployed with the Employment Bureau. For inactive persons, questions on present status, previous employment as well as registration at the Employment Bureau were asked. The entire module was administered to persons 15 years and older.
Information was gathered on the number of times the person had borrowed from different sources, amount borrowed during the last 12 months, and the amount presently owed, as well as the month and year of the last borrowing, reasons for borrowing and refusals of loans. The entire module was administered to persons 15 years and older.
Privatization Vouchers and Certificates
This module included questions on a person’s eligibility for a voucher or certificate, the value of the vouchers or certificates received, transactions made with them, sale value of vouchers or certificates sold, and the nominal value of the vouchers or certificates in their possession. The module was administered for all household members even though the certificates in the Federation were not given to children. But the RS vouchers were and, given that people with rights in one entity can live in another, information was needed for all household members.
Information collected on the person’s (i) current residence, (ii) municipality of birth, (iii) residence prior to the war (April 1992), (iv) reason for migration and (v) current residential status (categories based on migration history not simply present place of residence). The module was administered to persons 15 years and older.
This module included questions on (i) the individual’s eligibility for old age pension, disability pensions, survivors pensions, and/or war veteran’s pension, (ii) monthly pension received, and (iii) the allowances and services received during the preceding 12 months.
End of First Visit
This module is intended to identify households to be covered by Module 12 (non-agricultural activities ) and Module 13 (agricultural activities). It also includes questions on efforts to start a household business (whether this effort was or was not successful) and key problems faced.
Each of the following sections elicited information on the quantity and value of purchased items, own production and the value of items received as gifts.
A. Daily Expenses: Purchases in the last 7 days of frequently purchased items such as tobacco, cigarettes and meals/snacks eaten outside the home.
B. Food Consumption: Average monthly expenditures on items of food consumption such as bread and cereals, meat, fish, edible oil and fat, sugar, and confectionary, other commonly consumed items like salt, vinegar etc, soft drinks, and alcoholic drinks, and, seasonal products such as fruits and vegetables.
C. Non-Food: Monthly Expenditures on such non-food products as transport, cosmetics, fuel , and cleaning products. Annual Expenditures on such non-food products such as clothing and footwear, furniture and fixtures, personal transport, recreation equipments and services, personal care services, financial services, other miscellaneous expenses such as gifts, losses from lottery, thefts etc and expenditures on weddings and other ceremonies
Nonagricultural Household Businesses
This module elicited information from households engaged in nonagricultural business activities:
A. Identification of enterprises or household businesses: nature of the activity pursued, persons engaged in such activities and the number of such activities.
B. General Information on enterprise or household business: Length of time the enterprise has been in operation, location, ownership, number of days in a week operated, number of persons engaged.
C. Labor in Enterprise or Household Business: The number of persons engaged in the business, both household member and non-member, the number receiving wages in cash or in kind.
D. Revenues and Inputs: The number of months the business operated, gross earnings in an average month, expenses on inputs in an average month
E. Capital Assets: The value of fixed capital such as land, buildings, equipment and machines, furniture, small and large tools, big vehicles, small vehicles, other fixed assets, value additions to total assets during the past 12 months and main problems faced by the establishment
This module collected information on farming operations with special focus on farm management, inputs and earnings.
A1. Land Used: Area of land used by type of use, irrigation, present value of the land, ownership, lease value during 2000-01.
A2. Unused Land Owned by Household: The type of land, how obtained, present value, time since last used, type of use contract, lease amount received during 2000-01 etc.
B1. Use of Forest Land: Age of forest, whether the forest was harvested, value of products sold, value of products used by household
B2. Crop Production and Use: Area of land used by crop, amount harvested, sold, lost to pests, used as wages, used as animal feed, processed, consumed by the household and given away as gifts.
C1. Inputs and Investments: The quantity of seeds or seedlings used, amount purchased, cost, used from own production, whether obtained as gift and from whom.
C2. Inputs and Investments—Fertilizers: Quantity used, purchased, cost, obtained as gift and from whom.
C3. Inputs and Investments--Fuel and Energy: Amount used, purchased, cost, obtained as gift and from whom.
C4. Inputs and Investments—Labor: Then number of paid workers by job type (soil preparation, sowing and planting, input preparation, weeding, spraying, watering, harvesting, mowing and other), number of paid work days, average daily wage, whether payment was made in-kind.
C5. Inputs and Investments—Machinery: Whether machinery was hired for ploughing, harrowing, other cultivation, sowing and planting, harvesting, mowing, transport or other activities. The source of hire, number of machine hours hired, amount paid per hour and whether payments were made in-kind.
D1. Livestock: Quantity of livestock and their value. Number sold, consumed, lost, given away, or bought during the past 12 months. Number of new born, number received as gifts, whether any livestock product was sold and its value.
D2. Animal Feed: Quantity of animal feed used during past 12 months, quantity and value of purchases, own-produced and received as gifts, and source.
E. Farm Capital Assets: Type of capital assets, their market value, age of the assets, whether the asset is rented out, earnings during 2000-01 from renting out the capital assets.