Section "D": Housing
9. Type of toilet facility
 Private flush toilet, internal
 Private flush toilet, external
 Flush toilet, communal
 Pit latrine, private
 Pit latrine, communal
 Other type
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.
9. Column H23: Type of toilet facility
This Column helps to indicate whether the household has a toilet facility or not. For the institutional household (see concepts), indicate the number of toilets.
Definition: A "toilet facility", also called Water Closet (WC), is a specific installation made to evacuate waste or human feces. It can be a flushing toilet or a latrine:
a. flushing toilet: a flushing toilet, or a modern water closet (WC), is an installation connected to a water source through a pipe, and through which the human feces are evacuated.
b. latrine: this is the most common type of toilet facility. It presents itself as a hole, the walls of which being cemented or not, and located in a small separate building in a corner of the compound. It may also be used, in addition, for the bathing of household members.
The 1998 census has selected the following items for the type of toilet facility:
 1 Private flushing toilet, located inside
 2 Private flushing toilet, located outside
 3 Flushing toilet, common to several households
 4 Private latrine
 5 Latrine, common to several households
 6 Others
Refer to the above definitions to ask the household head [C.M.] the following question: "Does the household have a toilet facility?" Depending on the answer, circle the corresponding number.
Example 1: The household uses, as toilet facility, a pit latrine located in a corner of the compound. It is a simple cemented hole, fenced with a wall. In this example, circle the number (5): Latrine, common to several households