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apaylyUsual pay at 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (32)
Question Number and Text AE27 : Thinking back to September 1st last year, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1566.384129.94045000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
05.0.2
Amount Stated1252424.699.8
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Inapplicable-8625761.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Same as now-36025.9Missing
Refused-22632.6Missing
Don't know-12452.4Missing
Valid cases2529Missing cases7735
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=1 Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


apaylywUsual pay at 1.9.90: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text AE28 : And what period did that (pay) cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.207.1.3
1.009899.639.6
2.0029.31.2
3.001.0.0
4.001531.56.1
4.33114211.145.8
5.001.0.0
10.001.0.0
12.001.0.0
13.001.0.0
52.001701.76.8
Missing or wild-9.0045.4Missing
Inapplicable-8.00736771.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Period uncodeable-3.005.0Missing
Valid cases2495Missing cases7769
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=1 AND APAYLY NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before and has indicated usual pay then if different to now
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


apaylygUsual pay at 1.9.90:gross/net deductions
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text AE29 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions at all made from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions1155015.162.3
After deductions27927.731.8
No deductions31471.45.9
Missing or wild-950.5Missing
Inapplicable-8736771.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases2489Missing cases7775
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=1 AND APAYLY NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before and has indicated usual pay then if different to now
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbhrlyUsual total hours per week at 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text AE30 : How many hours did you usually work a week at that time, excluding meal breaks but including any overtime you might do?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.0913.11097
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
015.1.6
Amount Stated1245823.999.4
Missing or wild-948.5Missing
Inapplicable-8736771.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-123.2Missing
Valid cases2473Missing cases7791
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=1 AND APAYLY NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before and has indicated usual pay then if different to now
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Variable OccurrenceW1


ajbotlyUsual hours of paid overtime at 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text AE31 : How much of that time was usually paid overtime?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.654.97097
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No paid overtime0199719.581.2
Amount Stated14624.518.8
Missing or wild-969.7Missing
Inapplicable-8736771.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-117.2Missing
Valid cases2459Missing cases7805
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=1 AND APAYLY NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before and has indicated usual pay then if different to now
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Variable OccurrenceW1


apaysStarting pay, job start after 1.9.90
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (33)
Question Number and Text AE32 : How much were you usually paid when you started working in your present position?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2100.985324.58055000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02.0.3
Amount Stated15825.799.7
Missing or wild-926.3Missing
Inapplicable-8839981.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Same as now-37627.4Missing
Refused-279.8Missing
Don't know-162.6Missing
Valid cases584Missing cases9680
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


apayswStarting pay period (weeks): current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text AE33 : And what period did that (pay) cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Period Stated1.005785.6100.0
Missing or wild-9.0030.3Missing
Inapplicable-8.00930290.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003523.4Missing
Period uncodeable-3.002.0Missing
Valid cases578Missing cases9686
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 ANB AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=2 AND APAYS NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before, and has indicated starting pay
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


apaysgStarting pay gross or net: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text AE34 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions made at all from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions13643.563.0
After deductions21241.221.5
No deductions390.915.6
Missing or wild-932.3Missing
Inapplicable-8930290.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases578Missing cases9686
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 ANB AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=2 AND APAYS NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job September 1st 1990 or before, and has indicated starting pay
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajbhrbgStarting hours per week: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text AE35A : How many hours did you usually work a week for that pay excluding meal breaks but including any overtime you might do?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
33.5713.31084
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
03.0.5
Amount Stated15665.599.5
Missing or wild-933.3Missing
Inapplicable-8930290.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases569Missing cases9695
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 ANB AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=2 AND APAYS NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job after September 1st 1990, and has indicated starting pay
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Variable OccurrenceW1


ajbotbgStarting hours paid o/time: current job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text AE35B : How much of that time was usually paid overtime?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.114.13050
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No paid overtime04924.887.2
Amount Stated172.712.8
Missing or wild-941.4Missing
Inapplicable-8930290.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases564Missing cases9700
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 ANB AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND AJBBGLY=2 AND APAYS NE -3,-2,-1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and started current job after September 1st 1990, and has indicated starting pay
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Variable OccurrenceW1


apaygyrTotal gross earnings in last 12 months
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text AE36 : In all, before tax and other deductions, how much have you earned in the past 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11113.7011265.810347000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
07.1.2
Amount Stated1395138.599.8
Missing or wild-93173.1Missing
Inapplicable-8482747.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-226.3Missing
Don't know-17847.6Missing
Valid cases3958Missing cases6306
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND APAYLY NE -2 AND APAYS NE -2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and has indicated starting or usual pay
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW Includes all earned income. Excludes interest and capital gains, etc.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2


apaygyaAccuracy of Total gross earnings
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (34)
Question Number and Text AE36DK : Office Code : Accuracy of total gross earnings
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Gross income1319031.182.2
Est gross income26826.617.6
Net income38.1.2
Est net income41.0.0
Inapplicable-8603158.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases3881Missing cases6383
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=1 AND APAYLY NE -2 AND APAYS NE -2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is an employee, and has indicated starting or usual pay
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2


ajsbossS/emp: hires employees
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text AE37A : Do you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, has employees12642.632.4
No, no employees25515.467.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8944792.0Missing
Valid cases815Missing cases9449
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSelf-employed covers people who do not receive wage or salary from employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text AE37B : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 211161.143.9
3 - 9295.936.0
10 - 24335.313.3
25 - 4949.13.4
50 - 9953.01.1
100 - 19963.01.1
200 - 49972.0.8
1000 or more91.0.4
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8999897.4Missing
Valid cases264Missing cases10000
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSBOSS=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed with employees
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteCovers anyone directly employed by R, to whom R pays wages and is responsible for NI and tax. Excludes consultants, partners. Excludes R as employee.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text AE38 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
45.6520.06297
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount Stated17737.5100.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8944992.1Missing
Don't know-138.4Missing
Valid cases773Missing cases9491
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (35)
Question Number and Text AE39A : Thinking about the hours you work, assuming that you would earn the same amount per hour as at present would you prefer to...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Work fewer hours12632.635.2
Work more hours281.810.8
Contin same hrs34043.954.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-122.2Missing
Valid cases748Missing cases9516
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajstimeS/emp: times of day usually work
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text AE39B : Which of the categories on this card (E4) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only133.34.1
Afternoons only26.1.7
During the day34784.758.8
Evenings only411.11.4
At night57.1.9
Both lunch/eves612.11.5
Other times day77.1.9
Rotating shifts813.11.6
Varies/no pattern91661.620.4
Other1080.89.8
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8944992.1Missing
Valid cases813Missing cases9451
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteNew category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajstypeS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text AE40A : You said you are self-employed. Does this mean that you run your own business or professional practice or do you usually work for other people or organisations but on a self-employed basis?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own busin/pract14614.559.9
Work for others22572.533.4
Both344.45.7
Other47.1.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases769Missing cases9495
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text AE40B : Do you draw up profit or loss accounts?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes15415.370.3
No22292.229.7
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases770Missing cases9494
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (36)
Question Number and Text AE40C : How much net profit did you make, in the most recent 12 months, or the most recent period for which you have figures, from your share of the business or practice?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13295.8617336.99099997
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss051.515.5
Amount Stated12792.784.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8937091.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-272.7Missing
Don't know-11391.4Missing
Valid cases330Missing cases9934
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and draws up profit and loss accounts
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteIncludes amounts put back into business.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40DBM : What are the dates of the period to which these (profit) figures relate? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January122.28.0
February29.13.3
March38.12.9
April496.935.0
May517.26.2
June613.14.7
July714.15.1
August825.29.1
September927.39.9
October1018.26.6
November1113.14.7
December1212.14.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8963293.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases274Missing cases9990
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=1 AND AJSPRF NE 0,-1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed draws up profit and loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajsprbyS/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40DBY : What are the dates of the period to which these (profit) figures relate? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1987872.0.7
1988885.01.8
19898973.726.4
1990901921.969.3
1991915.01.8
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8963293.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases277Missing cases9987
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=1 AND AJSPRF NE 0,-1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed draws up profit and loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40DEM : What are the dates of the period to which these (profit) figures relate? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January116.25.9
February27.12.6
March323.28.4
April488.932.2
May517.26.2
June612.14.4
July78.12.9
August827.39.9
September927.39.9
October1023.28.4
November1111.14.0
December1214.15.1
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8963293.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases273Missing cases9991
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=1 AND AJSPRF NE 0,-1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed draws up profit and loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajspreyS/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40DEY : What are the dates of the period to which these (profit) figures relate? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1988882.0.7
1989896.12.2
19909075.727.2
1991911931.969.9
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8963293.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases276Missing cases9988
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=1 AND 2) AJSPRF NE 0,-1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed draws up profit and loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajspaylS/emp: last gross earnings
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40E : How much did you earn (before tax) in the last 12 months or the most recent period for which you have figures?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9583.5310726.15066000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
05.03.1
Amount Stated11581.596.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8968294.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Refused-222.2Missing
Don't know-143.4Missing
Valid cases163Missing cases10101
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit and loss accounts
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajspybmS/emp: month gross pay accounts began
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40FBM : What are the dates of the period to which these (earnings) figures relate? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January19.15.8
February22.01.3
March35.03.2
April444.428.4
May57.14.5
June61.0.6
July73.01.9
August813.18.4
September936.423.2
October1021.213.5
November1110.16.5
December124.02.6
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8974795.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases155Missing cases10109
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=2 AND AJSPAYL NE -1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit and loss accounts and has indicated last gross earnings
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajspybyS/emp: year gross pay accounts began
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40FBY : What are the dates of the period to which these (earnings) figures relate? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1989896.13.9
1990901321.385.7
19919116.210.4
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8974795.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases154Missing cases10110
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=2 AND AJSPAYL NE -1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit and loss accounts and has indicated last gross earnings
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajspyemS/emp: month gross pay accounts ended
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40FEM : What are the dates of the period to which these (earnings) figures relate? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January14.02.6
February21.0.7
March39.15.9
April437.424.2
May54.02.6
July78.15.2
August812.17.8
September939.425.5
October1024.215.7
November1110.16.5
December125.03.3
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8974795.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases153Missing cases10111
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=2 AND AJSPAYL NE -1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit and loss accounts and has indicated last gross earnings
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajspyeyS/emp: Year gross pay accounts ended
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE40FEY : What are the dates of the period to which these (earnings) figures relate? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19909010.16.5
1991911451.493.5
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8974795.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases155Missing cases10109
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSACCS=2 AND AJSPAYL NE -1,-2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit and loss accounts and has indicated last gross earnings
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for APAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


ajsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text AE41A : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home11491.518.4
From own home21781.721.9
Sep business prems32222.227.4
From van or stall421.22.6
Client/custmrs prems51761.721.7
Some other place665.68.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8944992.1Missing
Valid cases811Missing cases9453
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Workplace and Size of Firm
NoteWorking at home = does major part of work there. Working from home = uses home as base but travels out to do work.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text AE41B : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door? (one way journey only)
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.0324.450180
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
04.01.0
Amount Stated14164.199.0
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8944992.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-137.4Missing
Valid cases420Missing cases9844
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSPL GE 3) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Transport
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text AE41C : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train110.12.0
Underground/tube26.11.2
Bus or coach312.12.4
Moto cycle/moped41.0.2
Car or van53753.776.1
Car/van passenger624.24.9
Pedal cycle77.11.4
Walks all way844.48.9
Other914.12.8
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8976695.1Missing
Valid cases493Missing cases9771
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2 AND AJSPL GE 3) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Transport
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE42A1 : I'd like you to tell me from this card (E5) which best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 1. The total pay, including any overtime or bonuses
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply048.56.3
Not satisf at all197.912.6
223.23.0
344.45.7
Not satis/dissatis41581.520.6
596.912.5
688.911.5
Completely satis72132.127.8
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases767Missing cases9497
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE42A2 : I'd like you to tell me from this card (E5) which best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 2. Your job security
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply037.44.8
Not satis at all11121.114.6
237.44.8
343.45.6
Not satis/dissatis41221.215.9
577.810.0
660.67.8
Completely satis72792.736.4
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases767Missing cases9497
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajssat3S/emp: job satisfaction: initiative
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE42A3 : I'd like you to tell me from this card (E5) which best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 3. Being able to use your own initiative
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply07.1.9
Not satis at all14.0.5
23.0.4
32.0.3
Not satis/dissatis434.34.4
542.45.5
61011.013.1
Completely satis75765.674.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases769Missing cases9495
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


ajssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE42A4 : I'd like you to tell me from this card (E5) which best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 4. The actual work itself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply02.0.3
Not satis at all112.11.6
210.11.3
312.11.6
Not satis/dissatis470.79.1
588.911.4
61271.216.5
Completely satis74484.458.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Valid cases769Missing cases9495
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE42A5 : I'd like you to tell me from this card (E5) which best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 5. The hours you work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply04.0.5
Not satis at all158.67.6
230.33.9
358.67.6
Not satis/dissatis41381.318.0
51001.013.0
689.911.6
Completely satis72912.837.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases768Missing cases9496
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE42B : All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your present job overall using the same 1 7 scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply01.0.1
Not satis at all126.33.4
219.22.5
321.22.7
Not satis/dissatis487.811.4
51221.215.9
61661.621.7
Completely satis73233.142.2
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases765Missing cases9499
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajsbgdS/emp: day started present job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE43D : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Day
Valid cases317Missing cases9947
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteRefers to self-employment as sole or main job; excludes working self-employed on the side while in other main job.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ajsbgmS/emp: month started present job
Record TypeAINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text AE43M : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January151.57.9
February236.45.6
March354.58.3
April474.711.4
May549.57.6
June659.69.1
July747.57.3
August867.710.4
September987.813.4
October1051.57.9
November1149.57.6
December1223.23.6
Inapplicable-8914189.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73523.4Missing
Don't know-11241.2Missing
Valid cases647Missing cases9617
Question RouteIF (AJBHAS=1 OR (AJBHAS=2 AND AJBOFF=1) AND AJBSEMP=2) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18