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anjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0348934.035.4
1534052.054.1
29018.89.1
31151.11.2
415.1.2
52.0.0
61.0.0
71.0.0
Missing or wild-948.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9864Missing cases400
Question RouteUses AJLYID AJBHAS AJBOFF AJBSTAT ACJSWK9 on Record AINDRESP.Uses AJSPNO AJHSTAT AJHSPW on Record AJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.90 - 1.9.91). Different jobs held with the same employer are each counted.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0904288.191.7
17387.27.5
276.7.8
37.1.1
41.0.0
Missing or wild-948.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9864Missing cases400
Question RouteUses AJLYID AJBHAS AJBOFF AJBSTAT ACJSWK9 on Record AINDRESP. Uses AJSPNO AJHSTAT AJHSPW on Record AJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.90 - 1.9.91).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0594057.960.2
1381737.238.7
2991.01.0
38.1.1
Missing or wild-948.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9864Missing cases400
Question RouteUses AJLYID AJBHAS AJBOFF AJBSTAT ACJSWK9 on Record AINDRESP. Uses AJSPNO AJHSTAT AJHSPW on Record AJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate economically inactive (i.e. not in employment or unemployed) spells in reference year (1.9.90 - 1.9.91).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17407.27.5
In paid employ2504049.151.2
Unemployed33763.73.8
Retired4167916.417.0
Family care5115811.311.8
FT student64874.74.9
Long term sick/disab72542.52.6
On matern leave819.2.2
Govt trng scheme931.3.3
Something else1064.6.6
Missing or wild-964.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9848Missing cases416
Question RouteUses AJLYID AJBHAS AJBOFF AJBSTAT on Record AINDRESP. Uses AJSPNO AJHSTAT AJHSEMP on Record AJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to AJBSTAT, for 1.9.90. If AJLYID = 0, AJBSTATL is AJBSTAT, if AJLYID is greater than 0, then AJBSTAT is based on AJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17607.47.7
In paid employ2495048.250.0
Unemployed35325.25.4
Retired4175817.117.8
Family care5116911.411.8
FT student63763.73.8
Long term sick/disab72672.62.7
On matern leave815.1.2
Govt trng scheme933.3.3
Something else1039.4.4
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9899Missing cases365
Question RouteUses AJTYID AJBHAS AJBOFF AJBSTAT on Record AINDRESP. Uses AJSPNO AJHSTAT AJHSEMP on Record AJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to AJBSTAT, for 1.9.91. If AJTYID = 0, AJBSTATT is AJBSTAT, if AJTYID is greater than 0, then AJBSTAT is based on AJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on Sept 1, 1990
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5845Missing cases4419
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteSee Appendix to Vol. A for coding frame.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Managers,large21301.34.5
Employers,small35.0.2
Managers,small495.93.3
Professional Self-em51.0.0
Professional employe644.41.5
Int. non-manual,work72432.48.5
Int. non-man,foreman81331.34.6
Junior non-manual96716.523.4
Personal service wrk102112.17.4
Foreman manual111511.55.3
Skilled manual wkrs123423.311.9
Semi-skilled manual134294.215.0
Unskilled manual wkr143063.010.7
Own account wkrs1559.62.1
Farmers - employers,1612.1.4
Agricultural workers1825.2.9
Members of armed for198.1.3
Missing-962.6Missing
Not Applicable-8698568.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Question RouteUses AJBHAD AJLSEMP AJLMNGR AJLSIZE AJLBOSS AJLSOC on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteDone by CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher11721.76.0
Service class,lower24244.114.8
Routine non-manual e34594.516.0
Personal service wor43093.010.8
Sml props w employee54.0.1
Sml props w/o employ657.62.0
Farmers,Smallholders714.1.5
Foreman,Technicians82282.28.0
Skilled manual worke92842.89.9
Semi,unskilled manua108898.731.0
Agricultural workers1125.2.9
Missing-962.6Missing
Not Applicable-8698568.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Question RouteUses AJBHAD AJLSEMP AJLMNGR AJLSIZE AJLBOSS AJLSOC on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteDone by CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ146.41.6
technic25245.118.3
Skilled non-manual38007.827.9
Skilled manual45985.820.9
Partly skilled occ55825.720.3
Unskilled occ63073.010.7
Armed forces78.1.3
Missing or wild-962.6Missing
Inapplicable-8698568.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Question RouteUses AJBHAD AJLSEMP AJLMNGR AJLSIZE AJLBOSS AJLSOC on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteDone by CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajliscoInternational SOC: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. Computed using CASOC. See the Section on Data collection and Fieldwork, and coding frame for ISCO in Appendix to Vol. A. International Labour Office (1990) `International Standard Classification of Occupations: ISCO 88. Geneva: International Labour Office.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlcssmCambridge Scale males: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
28.9316.320.6785.04
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount Stated1.00286527.9100.0
Missing or wild-9.0062.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00698568.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteComputed using the CAMCON utility in CASOC. See the Section on Data collection and Fieldwork, Vol. A. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlcssfCambridge Scale females: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
29.3417.220.6697.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount Stated1.00286527.9100.0
Missing or wild-9.0062.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00698568.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteSee note for AJLCSSM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.7814.53082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.009.1.3
Amount Stated1.00285627.899.7
Missing or wild-9.0062.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00698568.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1974) The Social Grading of Occupations: A New Approach and Scale, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org1011.1.4
Higher managerial2046.41.6
Higher prof tradn'l3135.31.2
Higher prof new emp327.1.2
High prof trad s.emp337.1.2
High prof new s.emp341.0.0
Lower Prof trad emps412442.48.5
Lower Prof new emps4211.1.4
Lwr Prof trad s.emp432.0.1
Lower Prof new s.emp443.0.1
Lower manag occupns5097.93.4
Hgher supervis occup601061.03.7
admin713293.211.5
serv7274.72.6
aux7345.41.6
Intermed engineering746.1.2
Emp,small (non-prof)8155.51.9
Emp,small (agricult)829.1.3
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)9191.93.2
Own acct wkrs(agric)927.1.2
Lwr supervis occups1002252.27.9
Lwr technical craft11166.62.3
Lwr tech process op11255.51.9
Semi-routine sales1212082.07.3
Semi-routine service1221861.86.5
Semi-routine tech12385.83.0
Semi-routine op12495.93.3
Semi-routine agric12511.1.4
Semi-routine cleri12643.41.5
Semi-rtne childcare12710.1.3
serv13186.83.0
Routine production1321521.55.3
Routine technical1331531.55.3
Routine operative1342952.910.3
Routine agricultrl1359.1.3
Missing-962.6Missing
Inapplicable-8698568.1Missing
-73523.4Missing
Valid cases2865Missing cases7399
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


avotePolitical party supported
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1355134.639.3
Labour2324431.635.9
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP3104610.211.6
Scot Nat41461.41.6
Plaid Cymru514.1.2
Green Party61641.61.8
Other Party740.4.4
Other answer81221.21.4
None105755.66.4
Can't vote111341.31.5
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21821.8Missing
Don't know-16826.6Missing
Valid cases9036Missing cases1228
Question RouteUses AVOTE1 AVOTE2 AVOTE3 AVOTE4 on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteCombines information given in variables AVOTE3 and AVOTE4.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anorgmNumber of organisations member of
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0434042.343.8
1313630.631.7
2158315.416.0
35955.86.0
41741.71.8
551.5.5
617.2.2
73.0.0
81.0.0
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9900Missing cases364
Question RouteUses AORGM AORGMA AORGMB AORGMC AORGMD AORGME AORGMF AORGMG AORGMH AORGMI AORGMJ AORGMK AORGML AORGMM on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteMeasures membership in thirteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned at question AV16.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


anorgaNumber of organisations active in
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0529551.653.5
1305829.830.9
2107710.510.9
33343.33.4
41021.01.0
524.2.2
66.1.1
75.0.1
81.0.0
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9902Missing cases362
Question RouteUses AORGA AORGAA AORGAB AORGAC AORGAD AORGAE AORGAF AORGAG AORGAH AORGAI AORGAJ AORGAK AORGAL AORGAM on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteMeasures activity in thirteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned at question AV18.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


afimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
32.88135.0203700
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00856183.486.4
Amount Stated1.00135113.213.6
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 on Record AINDRESP. Uses AFICODE AFRVAL AFRW AFRNOW AFRJT on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIMNPI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
97.93146.2202360.03
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00515850.352.0
Amount Stated1.00475446.348.0
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 on Record AINDRESP. Uses AFICODE AFRVAL AFRW AFRNOW AFRJT on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIMNBI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
29.0566.2801807.98
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00427741.743.1
Amount Stated1.00563554.956.9
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 AFIYRDI on Record AINDRESP. Uses AFICODE AFRVAL AFRW AFRNOW AFRJT on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIMNII takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7.8554.7301636
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00950992.695.9
Amount Stated1.004033.94.1
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 on Record AINDRESP. Uses AFICODE AFRVAL AFRW AFRNOW AFRJT on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIMNTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
167.70235.0904125.44
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00187018.218.9
Amount Stated1.00804278.481.1
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses AFIMNP AFIMNB AFIMNT AFIMNI on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIMNNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
569.55780.13011247
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy-73523.43Missing
[Value >= 0]991296.57100.0
Total10264100.00
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses AJ2PAY APAYGU AJBSEMP AJSACCS AJSPROF AJSPAYG APRFITB AIVFIO from Record AINDRESP
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIMNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
737.25738.41011297
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy-73523.43Missing
[Value >= 0]991296.57100.0
Total10264100.00
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses AFIMNL APAYGU AJBSEMP AJSACCS AJSPROF AJSPAYG AJ2PAY APRFITB on Record AINDRESP
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIMNTHI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.90-1.9.91)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6459.828785.240151316.39
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00358534.936.2
Amount Stated1.00632761.663.8
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses AJBHAS AJBOFF ACJSBLY ACJSWK9 AJTYID AJLYID ANJBWKS APAYGU APAYGTY APAYGLY APAYS APAYSW APAYSG on Record AINDRESP. Uses AJHSTAT AJHGPAY AJHSPW on Record AJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIYRLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afiyrnlAnnual non-labour income (1.9.90-1.9.91)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1848.312665.01049317.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00178117.418.0
Amount Stated1.00813179.282.0
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses AFIYRP AFIYRB AFIYRT AFIYRI on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIYRNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.90-1.9.91)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
379.201581.19044400
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00855083.386.3
Amount Stated1.00136213.313.7
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIYRPI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.90-1.9.91)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1055.011584.84028005.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00495348.350.0
Amount Stated1.00495948.350.0
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIYRBI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afiyrtAnnual transfer income (1.9.90-1.9.91)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
73.74491.40016500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00941691.795.0
Amount Stated1.004964.85.0
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIYRTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afiyriAnnual investment income (1.9.90-1.9.91)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
340.37767.67021695.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00428141.743.2
Amount Stated1.00563154.956.8
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses ANF1 AFIYRDI on Record AINDRESP. Uses AFICODE AFIM09L AFIM10L AFIM11L AFIM12L AFIM01T AFIM02T AFIM03T AFIM04T AFIM05T AFIM06T AFIM07T AFIM08T on Record AINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIYRII takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afiyrAnnual income (1.9.90-1.9.91)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
8308.148361.380151376.39
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.002132.12.1
Amount Stated1.00969994.597.9
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Valid cases9912Missing cases352
Question RouteUses AFIYRL AFIYRNL on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable AFIYEARI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1683.471210.85012703.20
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.008.1.1
Amount Stated1.001025699.999.9
Valid cases10264Missing cases0
Question RouteUses AIVFHO on Record AHHSAMP. Uses AFIMN AIVFIO on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes: Household Income
NoteIncludes imputed data. The imputation flag variable AFIHHMNI takes a value 0 if there was no imputation, 1 if some component of an individual h/hold members income was imputed, and 2 if the whole income of one or more h/hold members was imputed. See Section on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.774.91036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
011.1.1
Amount Stated1960293.699.9
Missing or wild-92992.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9613Missing cases651
Question RouteUses AGHQA AGHQB AGHQC AGHQD AGHQE AGHQF AGHQG AGHQH AGHQI AGHQJ AGHQK AGHQL on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions AGHQA to AGHQL to a single 36 point scale. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Appendix 4 in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0493348.151.3
1142313.914.8
28738.59.1
36005.86.2
44474.44.6
53413.33.5
62602.52.7
72102.02.2
81621.61.7
91031.01.1
101121.11.2
1194.91.0
1255.5.6
Missing or wild-92992.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases9613Missing cases651
Question RouteUses AGHQA AGHQB AGHQC AGHQD AGHQE AGHQF AGHQG AGHQH AGHQI AGHQJ AGHQK AGHQL on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions AGHQA to AGHQL to a single scale 12 point scale. See note on variable AHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aspjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0228422.334.3
Yes1437142.665.7
No spouse/partner-8360935.2Missing
Valid cases6655Missing cases3609
Question RouteUses AHGSPN AHGEST AIVFIO on Record AINDALL. Uses AJBHAS AJBOFF on Record AINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aspsocSpouse/partner's Occupation
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases4185Missing cases6079
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee Appendix to Vol. A for coding frame.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aspjbhrSpouse/partner's weekly work hours
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.8614.56097
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
024.2.6
Amount Stated1407039.799.4
Missing or wild-92772.7Missing
Inapplicable-8589357.4Missing
Valid cases4094Missing cases6170
Question RouteUses AJBSEMP AJBHRS AJSHRS on Record AINDRESP. Uses AHGSPN AIVFIO on Record AINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Time Use
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's usual weekly hours of work excluding overtime. Taken from AJBHRS if employee and AJSHRS if self-employed.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aspjbotSpouse/partner's weekly overtime
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.996.68076
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0190118.556.1
Amount Stated1149014.543.9
Missing or wild-93813.7Missing
Inapplicable-8649263.3Missing
Valid cases3391Missing cases6873
Question RouteUses AJBOT on Record AINDRESP. Uses AHGSPN AIVFIO on Record AINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Time Use
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's weekly overtime hours. Applicable only where spouse is employee.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


asppaygSpouse/partner's monthly gross pay
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1013.36844.6408666.67
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0074.71.8
Amount Stated1.00398038.898.2
Missing or wild-9.003173.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00589357.4Missing
Valid cases4054Missing cases6210
Question RouteUses AJBSEMP APAYGU AJSACCS AJSPAYG AJSPROF on Record AINDRESP. Uses AHGSPN AIVFIO on Record AINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's usual monthly gross pay. Taken from APAYGU, AJSPAYG or AJSPROF, depending on employment status. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable ASPPAYGI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aspjbyrWhether spse/partner employed last year
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0184017.929.8
Yes1433742.370.2
Missing or wild-94784.7Missing
No spouse/partner-8360935.2Missing
Valid cases6177Missing cases4087
Question RouteUses ANJBSP on Record AINDRESP. Uses AHGSPN AIVFIO on Record AINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Time Use
NoteMeasures whether spouse/partner had a job between 1.9.90 and 1.9.91. Taken from value of ANJBSP.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18