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Living Standards Measurement Survey - Tanzania: Labour-Employment

The Living Standards Measurement Survey – Tanzania: Labour-Employment uses 10 items from the 2014-2015 Tanzania National Panel Survey, which is a nationally representative, multi-dimensional survey conducted across Tanzania to monitor poverty dynamics and study welfare transitions. This measure captures information on respondent's type of employment. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

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Geographies Tested: Tanzania

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adolescents, Adults

Items:

  1. In the last 12 months, did [NAME] work as an unpaid apprentice OR employee for a wage, salary, commission or any payment in kind; including doing paid apprenticeship, domestic work or paid farm work even if for one hour

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  2. In the last 12 months, did [NAME] run a non-farm business of any size for themselves or the household or help in any kind of non-farm business run by this household, even if for one hour?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  3. In the last 12 months, did [NAME] work on household agricultural activities (including farming, raising livestock or fishing, whether for sale or for household food) even if just for one hour?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  4. In what type of economic activity did [NAME] spend most of [NAME]’s time in the last 12 months:

    Response Options:
    A paid employee - 1
    Self-employed (non-agriculture):
    With employees - 2
    Without employees - 3
    Unpaid family helper (Non-agriculture) - 4
    Unpaid family helper (Agriculture) - 5
    On your own farm or shamba - 6
    Unpaid apprenticeship - 7

  5. In the last 7 days, did [NAME] work as an unpaid apprenticeship OR as an employee for a wage, salary, commission or any payment in kind; including doing paid apprenticeship, domestic work or paid farm work even if for one hour?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  6. In the last 7 days, did [NAME] run a non-farm business of any size for themselves or the household OR help in any kind of non-farm business run by this household, even if for one hour?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  7. In the last 7 days, did [NAME] work on household agricultural activities (including farming, raising livestock or fishing, whether for sale or for household food) even if just for one hour?

    Response Options:
    Yes - 1
    No - 2

  8. In what type of economic activity did [NAME] spend most of [NAME]’s time in the last 7 days:

    Response Options:
    A paid employee - 1
    Self-employed (non-agriculture):
    With employees - 2
    Without employees - 3
    Unpaid family helper (Non-agriculture) - 4
    Unpaid family helper (Agriculture) - 5
    On your own farm or shamba - 6
    Unpaid apprenticeship - 7

  9. What kind of work does [NAME] usually do in this economic activity? Describe the occupation and main tasks or duties in at least 2 words.
    __

  10. What kind of trade or business is it connected with?
    __

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Original Citation

Tanzania National Panel Survey 2014-2015. (2015). Household and Individual Questionnaire.

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