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Collection of Household Amenities - Tanzania

The Collection of Household Amenities – Tanzania measure includes 7 items from the 2006 Tanzania Integrated Labour Force Survey (ILFS). The items are designed to ask household heads about time spent collecting water and biomass fuel sources. The Tanzania ILFS is a national survey conducted every four years to collect data on economic activities including informal employment, unemployment, child labor, and time use.

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Geographies Tested: Tanzania

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

1. How far is the firewooddung from the household?

Response Options:
Home delivery service - 1
Less than ½ Km - 2
½ Km – Less than 1 Km - 3
1 Km – Less than 2 km - 4
2 Km or more - 5

2. How long does it take you in pickingcollecting firewooddung after reaching the place of finding firewood?

Response Options:
Home delivery service - 1
Less than ½ hour - 2
½ hour – Less than 1 hour - 3
1 hour – Less than 2 hours - 4
2 hours or more - 5

3. Who are the persons who usually collect firewooddung?

Response Options:
Mostly boys - 1
Mostly girls - 2
Equally (boys and girls) - 3
Mostly men - 4
Mostly women - 5
Equally (men and women) - 6
Home delivery services - 7

4. How often per week do you collect firewooddung?

Response Options:
Once a week - 1
Twice a week - 2
More than twice a week - 3

5. How far is the water source from the household?

Response Options:
Less than ½ km - 1
½ Km – Less than 1 Km - 2
1 Km – Less than 2 km - 3
2 km or more - 4

6. How long does it take you in fetching water? (excluding time for walking)

Response Options:
Less than ½ hour - 1
½ hour – Less than 1 hour - 2
1 hour – Less than 2 hours - 3
2 hours or more - 4

7. Who are the persons usually collect [sic] water?

Response Options:
Mostly boys - 1
Mostly girls - 2
Equally (boys and girls) - 3
Mostly men - 4
Mostly women - 5
Equally (men and women) - 6

Scoring Procedures

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Original Citation

Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics (2006). Tanzania Integrated Labour Force Survey (ILFS 2006). Retrieved from http://www.ilo.org/surveydata/index.php/catalog/485/study-description

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