Public tap
 Deep well
 Shallow well
 Public fountain
 River, stream, spring
 Other type
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
This second part is devoted to housing, and aims at listing all housing units for the households at time of the census, at gathering information on building characteristics, and to obtain indicators on the conditions in which the population is housed.
7. Column H21: Main source of water
This question is to be asked to every household.
This type might be a public system of water supply (public tap, public well, tank, public fountain), or a private source, such as a well, or a natural source (small or large river, spring, etc...).
The source of water is determined by the coverage of the essential needs in water, for cooking, for laundry, and not only for bathing.
Circle the number corresponding to the case.
 1 Public tap
 2 Deep well
 3 Shallow well
 4 Public fountain
 5 Surface water
 6 Others
The question to be asked to the household head will be: "What is the main source of water for drinking?"
Example 1. The household gets its water from a public well, of the operation "Well with a pump". Then, one shall circle number (3): Shallow well
Example 2. The household gets its water from a public tap in the street. Then, shall circle number (1): Public tap
This variable indicates the main source of water for drinking for the household.