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kpaydf1Last pay unusual: included back pay
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30A : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included back pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010175.494.7
Incl back pay157.35.3
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf2Last pay unusual: included holiday pay
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30B : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included advance holiday pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010525.698.0
Incl adv holiday pay122.12.0
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf3Last pay unusual: included tax refund
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30C : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included a tax refund
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010545.698.1
Incl tax refund120.11.9
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf4Last pay unusual: included sick pay
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30D : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included statutory sick pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010635.699.0
Incl stat sick pay111.11.0
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf5Last pay unusual: sick without pay
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30E : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Absent due to sickness, no statutory sick pay included
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010365.596.5
Abs/no sick pay incl138.23.5
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf6Last pay unusual: included maternity pay
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30F : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included statutory maternity pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned010625.698.9
Incl maternity pay112.11.1
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf7Last pay unusual through overtime
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30G : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Unusual amount of overtime
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06533.560.8
Unusual amt overtime14212.239.2
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf8Last pay unusual for other reason
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30I : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06633.561.7
Other14112.238.3
Inapplicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaydf9Last pay unusual: Bonus/tips/commission
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE30H : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included a bonus payment, tips or commission
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned09475.088.2
Inc. Bonus/tip/comm1127.711.8
Not applicable-81699290.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1074Missing cases17793
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYGL GE 0 AND KPAYNL GE 0 AND KPAYUSL = 2 AND KPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaytypSalaried or hourly paid
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE31 : How is your pay calculated, in particular are you salaried or paid by the hour?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-8864345.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
refused-270.04Missing
Salaried1481925.5451.19
Basic salary + comm.21570.831.67
Hourly pay3423622.4545.0
Other42021.072.15
Total18867100.00
Valid cases9414Missing cases9453
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kovtpayAdditional pay for extra hours
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE32 : If you were to work more hours than usual during some week, would you receive additional pay for these extra hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes118249.735.6
No2322617.162.9
Other378.41.5
Not applicable-81287968.3Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-26.0Missing
Don't know-153.3Missing
Valid cases5128Missing cases13739
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is not paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kextrateExtra pay hourly rate
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE33 : About how much would you be paid per hour for those extra hours?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.3715.620.38475
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0010715.7100.0
Missing-9.001.0Missing
Not applicable-8.001624286.1Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.008014.2Missing
No set amount-3.001821.0Missing
Refused-2.0054.3Missing
Don't know-1.005162.7Missing
Valid cases1071Missing cases17796
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4 AND KOVTPAY =1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is not paid hourly and would receive additional pay if worked extra hours
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kextrestEstimated amount for extra hours worked
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text KE33 : About how much would you be paid per hour for those extra hours?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given13952.137.0
Estimated amount giv26723.663.0
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81699490.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1067Missing cases17800
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4 AND KOVTPAY =1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is not paid hourly and would receive additional pay if worked extra hours
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kbasrateBasic pay hourly rate
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text KE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
5.726.240.62360
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00376520.0100.0
Missing-9.001.0Missing
Not applicable-8.001383073.3Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.008014.2Missing
No set amount-3.0047.2Missing
Refused-2.00121.6Missing
Don't know-1.003021.6Missing
Valid cases3765Missing cases15102
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYTYP = 3) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kbasrestEstimated amount - hourly basic pay rate
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text KE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given1283015.075.4
Estimated amount giv29244.924.6
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-81430075.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases3754Missing cases15113
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYTYP = 3) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kovtrateOvertime pay: hourly rated
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text KE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7.488.282360
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00217211.5100.0
Missing-9.001.0Missing
Not applicable-8.001395173.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-7.008014.2Missing
No set amount-4.0013026.9Missing
No paid overtime-3.002351.2Missing
Refused-2.002.0Missing
Don't know-1.004032.1Missing
Valid cases2172Missing cases16695
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYTYP = 3 AND KBASRATE GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kovtrestEstimated amount - hourly overtime rate
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text KE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given113987.464.5
Estimated amount giv27694.135.5
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81589384.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2167Missing cases16700
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KPAYTYP = 3 AND KBASRATE GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbperfpPay includes performance related pay
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text KE39 : Does your pay include performance related pay?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9170.09Missing
inapplicable-8864345.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
refused-250.03Missing
Yes112906.8413.72
No2811142.9986.28
Total18867100.00
Valid cases9401Missing cases9466
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbonusPay includes bonuses or profit share
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text KE40 : In the last 12 months have you received any bonuses such as a Christmas or quarterly bonus, profit-related pay or profit sharing bonus, or an occasional commission?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9250.13Missing
inapplicable-8864345.81Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
refused-280.04Missing
Yes1256413.5927.31
No2682636.1872.69
Total18867100.00
Valid cases9390Missing cases9477
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes any extra payments, incl. performance bonuses and sales commissions, but not overtime. From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. Excludes shares and payments in kind.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbonamAmount of bonus
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text KE41 : What was the total amount of bonus you received over the last twelve months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1410.093912.38199999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1228612.1100.0
Not applicable-81550282.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-2106.6Missing
Don't know-1172.9Missing
Valid cases2286Missing cases16581
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KJBONUS = 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 has received a bonus in past twelve months.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for KJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbongBonus payment: Gross or Nett
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text KE42 : Was this/these amount(s) before tax or after tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before tax115408.268.5
After tax27073.731.5
Not applicable-81578083.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-138.2Missing
Valid cases2247Missing cases16620
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KJBONUS = 1 AND KJBONAM GT 0) 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 received a bonus in past twelve months and has Given total amount.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for KJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbrisePay includes annual increments
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text KE43 : Some people can normally expect their pay to rise every year by moving to the next point on the scale, as well as receiving negotiated pay rises. Are you paid on this type of incremental scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1418322.245.8
No2495526.354.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Don't know-12791.5Missing
Valid cases9138Missing cases9729
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ktujbplUnion or staff association at workplace
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text KE44 : Is there a trade union, or a similar body such as a staff association, recognised by your management for negotiating pay or conditions for the people doing your sort of job in your workplace?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1452424.050.0
No2452324.050.0
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-13752.0Missing
Valid cases9047Missing cases9820
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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.
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteIncludes "in-house" staff associations, but excludes employers' organisations (e.g. National Farmers' Union). From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ktuin1Member of workplace union
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text KE45 : Are you a member of this trade union/association?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.04Missing
inapplicable-81354271.78Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
Yes1285015.1163.11
No216668.8336.89
Total18867100.00
Valid cases4516Missing cases14351
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KTUJBPL = 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 there is a trade union or equivalent in workplace
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjboppsPromotion opportunities in current job
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text KE46 : In your current job do you have opportunities for promotion?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1461024.449.4
No2471925.050.6
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-193.5Missing
Valid cases9329Missing cases9538
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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.
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbtimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE47 : Which of the categories on this card (E4) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only14632.54.9
Afternoons only2165.91.8
During the day3602331.963.9
Evenings only42931.63.1
At night52251.22.4
Both lunch/eves683.4.9
Other times/day743.2.5
Rotating shifts88824.79.4
Varies/no pattern93802.04.0
Daytime and evenings107604.08.1
Other11105.61.1
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases9422Missing cases9445
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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.
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. New 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 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhraWork arrangement: flexitime
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Flexitime (flexible working hours)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned014377.639.9
Yes1216611.560.1
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81441776.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases3603Missing cases15264
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhrbWork arrangement: annualised hours
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Annualised hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0280714.977.9
Yes27964.222.1
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81441776.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases3603Missing cases15264
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhrcWork arrangement: term time only
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Term time working
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0320817.089.0
Yes33952.111.0
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81441776.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases3603Missing cases15264
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhrdWork arrangement: job share
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Job sharing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0343918.295.4
Yes4164.94.6
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81441776.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases3603Missing cases15264
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhreWork arrangement: nine day fortnight
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). A nine-day fortnight
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0356618.999.0
Yes537.21.0
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81441776.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases3603Missing cases15264
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhrfWork arrangement: 4 1/2 day week
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). A four-and-a-half day week
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0351518.697.6
Yes688.52.4
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81441776.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases3603Missing cases15264
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhrgWork arrangement: zero hours contract
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). Zero hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0356218.998.9
Yes741.21.1
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81441776.4Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases3603Missing cases15264
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbwkhrhWork arrangement: none of these
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE48 : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E5). None of these
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes8577430.6100.0
Missing-946.2Missing
Not applicable-81224664.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases5774Missing cases13093
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbpenPension: employer runs a pension scheme
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE49 : Does your present employer run a pension scheme or superannuation scheme for which you are eligible?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1667735.472.7
No2250513.327.3
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12401.3Missing
Valid cases9182Missing cases9685
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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.
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbpenmPension: member of employers scheme
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text KE50 : Do you belong to your employer's pension scheme?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1474825.271.2
No2191810.228.8
Inapplicable-81138960.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Don't know-111.1Missing
Valid cases6666Missing cases12201
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KJBPEN = 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 employer runs a pension or superannuation scheme for which R is eligible
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbbgdDay started current job
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)(72)
Question Number and Text KE52D,KE57D : What was the date you started working in your present position ? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Day
Valid cases5138Missing cases13729
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteThis refers to job recorded in KJBSOC. Length of job spell is found in derived variables KCJSTEN and KCJSWK9.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbbgmMonth started current job
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)(72)
Question Number and Text KE52M,KE57M : What was the date you started working in your present position ? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January17774.18.9
February25482.96.3
March35803.16.7
April47223.88.3
May55863.16.7
June67784.18.9
July76903.77.9
August88744.610.0
September913227.015.2
October108844.710.1
November116143.37.0
December123411.83.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-17043.7Missing
Valid cases8716Missing cases10151
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for KJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbbgy4Year started current job
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)(72)
Question Number and Text KE52Y,KE57Y : What was the date you started working in your present position ? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1996.516.2319472002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1939749.8100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-123.1Missing
Valid cases9397Missing cases9470
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for KJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjbbglyStarted job after 1.9.2000
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)(72)
Question Number and Text KE53,KE58 : Interviewer check: Is date at E52 September 1st 2000 or before?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.09.2000 or before1620832.965.9
After 01.09.20002321417.034.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8864345.8Missing
Proxy-78014.2Missing
Valid cases9422Missing cases9445
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for KJBBGD. This is a key routing variable which between Wave 2 and 4 filtered those whose job has not changed away from most of this section. Wave 5 and after used to determine who is asked starting pay in present job.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaysStarting pay: job start after 1.9.2000
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)(73)
Question Number and Text KE54,KE62 : How much were you usually paid when you started working in your present position?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3951.248886.99280000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated19795.2100.0
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Inapplicable-81485178.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Same as now-3204210.8Missing
Refused-275.4Missing
Don't know-1104.6Missing
Valid cases979Missing cases17888
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KJBBGLY = 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 R started present position after 1.9.2000
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpayswStarting pay period (weeks): current job
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(74)
Question Number and Text KE55OC,KE63OC : How long a period did that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.9819.300.2052
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.009074.8100.0
Missing or wild-9.0017.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001707290.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.008014.2Missing
Per hour-4.0070.4Missing
Valid cases907Missing cases17960
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KJBBGLY = 2 AND KPAYS GT 0) 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 R started present position after 1.9.2000 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaysgStarting pay gross or net: current job
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(74)
Question Number and Text KE56,KE64 : 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 deductions15492.956.2
After deductions23071.631.4
No deductions3121.612.4
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Inapplicable-81707290.5Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases977Missing cases17890
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KJBBGLY = 2 AND KPAYS GT 0) 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 R started present position after 1.9.2000 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaylyUsual pay at 1.9.2000
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text KE59 : Thinking back to September 1st 2000, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3129.567466.76360000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated19294.9100.0
Missing or wild-936.2Missing
Inapplicable-81669088.5Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Same as now-32321.2Missing
Refused-279.4Missing
Don't know-1100.5Missing
Valid cases929Missing cases17938
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KIVLYR = 2 AND KJBBGLY = 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 was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.2000
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for KPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kpaylywUsual pay at 1.9.2000: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text KE60OC : And what period did that cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.202.0.2
.402.0.2
Week1.003531.938.3
Fortnight2.0018.12.0
4.0047.25.1
4.333742.040.6
7.7011.11.2
9.901.0.1
52.00114.612.4
Missing or wild-9.0036.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.001710190.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.008014.2Missing
Per hour-4.007.0Missing
Valid cases922Missing cases17945
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KIVLYR = 2 AND KJBBGLY = 1 AND KPAYLY GE 0) 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 was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.2000 and usual pay at 1.9.2000 is recorded
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


kpaylygUsual pay at 1.9.2000: gross/net deduction
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text KE61 : 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 deductions14042.143.5
After deductions24542.448.9
No deductions371.47.6
Missing or wild-936.2Missing
Inapplicable-81710190.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases929Missing cases17938
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 1 AND KIVLYR = 2 AND KJBBGLY = 1 AND KPAYLY GE 0) 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 was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.2000 and usual pay at 1.9.2000 is recorded
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


kjsbossS/emp: hires employees
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text KE73 : First of all, do you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-930.02Missing
inapplicable-81753992.96Missing
Yes, has employees13822.0228.83
No, no employees29435.0071.17
Total18867100.00
Valid cases1325Missing cases17542
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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


kjssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text KE74 : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 211801.047.1
3 - 92134.735.1
10 - 24344.211.5
25 - 49411.12.9
50 - 9956.01.6
100 - 19963.0.8
500 - 99981.0.3
DK/under 25101.0.3
DK but 25+112.0.5
Inapplicable-81848598.0Missing
Valid cases382Missing cases18485
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSBOSS = 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 has 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


kjshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text KE75 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.2719.22199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated111856.3100.0
Inapplicable-81684089.3Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Don't know-141.2Missing
Valid cases1185Missing cases17682
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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
NoteWhether job is full-time or part-time is given in derived variable KJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text KE76 : 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 hours14612.438.4
Work more hours274.46.2
Contin same hrs36673.555.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81684089.3Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Don't know-123.1Missing
Valid cases1202Missing cases17665
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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


kjstimeS/emp: times of day usually work
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text KE77 : Which of the categories on this card (E6) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only134.22.8
Afternoons only211.1.9
During the day36783.655.3
Evenings only423.11.9
At night56.0.5
Both lunch/eves67.0.6
Other times day78.0.7
Rotating shifts88.0.7
Varies/no pattern9149.812.2
Daytime and evenings102851.523.2
Other1117.11.4
Inapplicable-81684089.3Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1226Missing cases17641
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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


kjstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text KE78 : Please look at this card (E7) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own business/practis12471.320.1
Partner in business/21811.014.8
Working for self35633.045.9
Sub-contractor4100.58.2
Freelance582.46.7
Other653.34.3
Not applicable-81684089.3Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases1226Missing cases17641
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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
NoteThis variable replaces wJSTYPE (W1-W6) and gives more detail.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text KE79 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9160.08Missing
inapplicable-81684089.26Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes19845.2281.46
No21430.7611.84
Not yet but will be3810.436.71
Total18867100.00
Valid cases1208Missing cases17659
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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
NoteFrom Wave 7 the question wording has been refined and answer categories extended. Forms part of a revised block of questions to measure more accurately self-employed earnings.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjspartS/emp: Own account or partnership
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text KE80 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-930.02Missing
inapplicable-81708290.54Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
Own account (sole owner)17403.9275.43
In partnership22411.2824.57
Total18867100.00
Valid cases981Missing cases17886
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE81BM,KE86BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January171.47.8
February235.23.8
March354.35.9
April44582.450.2
May561.36.7
June635.23.8
July740.24.4
August837.24.1
September943.24.7
October1027.13.0
November1133.23.6
December1219.12.1
Missing or wild-921.1Missing
Inapplicable-81706490.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-210.1Missing
Don't know-158.3Missing
Valid cases913Missing cases17954
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE81BY,KE86BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19911.0.1
19972.0.2
19988.0.9
1999167.918.2
20006743.673.3
200168.47.4
Missing or wild-921.1Missing
Inapplicable-81706490.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-211.1Missing
Don't know-150.3Missing
Valid cases920Missing cases17947
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE81EM,KE86EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January136.24.0
February226.12.9
March31981.021.9
April43311.836.6
May561.36.7
June634.23.8
July732.23.5
August833.23.7
September945.25.0
October1034.23.8
November1116.11.8
December1258.36.4
Missing or wild-921.1Missing
Inapplicable-81706490.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-210.1Missing
Don't know-167.4Missing
Valid cases904Missing cases17963
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE81EY,KE86EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19981.0.1
19997.0.8
20002111.123.2
20016763.674.2
200216.11.8
Missing or wild-921.1Missing
Inapplicable-81706490.4Missing
Proxy-78014.2Missing
Refused-211.1Missing
Don't know-159.3Missing
Valid cases911Missing cases17956
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE82,KE87 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
17136.1821359.750250000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss057.311.3
Amount stated14492.488.7
Missing or wild-921.1Missing
Inapplicable-81706490.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Refused-2166.9Missing
Don't know-13091.6Missing
Valid cases506Missing cases18361
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
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


kjsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE83,KE88 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9220.12Missing
inapplicable-81759693.26Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
Profit/earnings14302.2895.98
Loss2180.104.02
Total18867100.00
Valid cases448Missing cases18419
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 1 AND KJSPRF GE 0) 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit or loss
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE84,KE89 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before tax)13251.775.6
No (after tax)2105.624.4
Missing-921.1Missing
Not applicable-81761593.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases430Missing cases18437
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 1 AND KJSPRF GE 0 AND KJSPRLS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsprniSole accounts: whether before NI
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)(78)
Question Number and Text KE85,KE90 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9250.13Missing
inapplicable-81761593.36Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
Yes (before NI)12761.4664.79
No (after NI)21500.8035.21
Total18867100.00
Valid cases426Missing cases18441
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS = 1 AND KJSPRF GE 0 AND KJSPRLS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjspayuAverage income from job/business
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text KE91 : On average, what was your WEEKLY or MONTHLY income from this job/business over the last 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
667.541781.48015000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9490.26Missing
inapplicable-81782494.47Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
refused-2240.13Missing
[Value >= 0]1690.90100.0
Total18867100.00
Valid cases169Missing cases18698
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS GE 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 annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjspaywJob/business income: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text KE92 : Was that weekly or monthly income?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.059.71152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00157.8100.0
Missing or wild-9.0030.2Missing
Not applicable-8.001787994.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.008014.2Missing
Valid cases157Missing cases18710
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS GE 2 AND KJSPAYU GE 0) 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 annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjspytxJob/business income: whether before tax
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text KE93 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9360.19Missing
inapplicable-81787994.76Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
Yes (before tax)11050.5669.54
No (after tax)2460.2430.46
Total18867100.00
Valid cases151Missing cases18716
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS GE 2 AND KJSPAYU GE 0) 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 annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjspyniJob/business income: whether before NI
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text KE94 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9400.21Missing
inapplicable-81787994.76Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
Yes (before NI)11060.5672.11
No (after NI)2410.2227.89
Total18867100.00
Valid cases147Missing cases18720
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSACCS GE 2 AND KJSPAYU GE 0) 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 annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for KJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text KE95 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-81684089.26Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
At home11981.0516.16
From own home23181.6925.96
Sep business prems33341.7727.27
From van or stall4300.162.45
Client/custmrs prems52841.5123.18
Some other place6610.324.98
Total18867100.00
Valid cases1225Missing cases17642
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
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


kjsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text KE96 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.0123.111180
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated15753.0100.0
Inapplicable-81735792.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Period uncodeable-3120.6Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases575Missing cases18292
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSPL = 3-6) 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 TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text KE97 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train112.11.7
Underground/tube23.0.4
Bus or coach39.01.3
Moto cycle/moped45.0.7
Car or van55733.080.8
Car/van passenger632.24.5
Pedal cycle76.0.8
Walks all way860.38.5
Other99.01.3
Inapplicable-81735792.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Valid cases709Missing cases18158
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 2 AND KJSPL = 3-6) 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 TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


kjssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text KE98A : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number 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 %
missing or wild-940.02Missing
inapplicable-81684089.26Missing
proxy and/or phone-78014.25Missing
Doesn't apply0340.182.78
Not satisf at all1670.365.48
2680.365.56
31090.588.92
Not satis/dissatis41060.568.67
52421.2819.8
64412.3436.09
Completely satis71550.8212.68
Total18867100.00
Valid cases1222Missing cases17645
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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


kjssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeKINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text KE98B : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number 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 apply057.34.7
Not satis at all141.23.4
240.23.3
371.45.8
Not satis/dissatis4127.710.4
52321.219.0
63802.031.2
Completely satis72711.422.2
Inapplicable-81684089.3Missing
Proxy respondent-78014.2Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases1219Missing cases17648
Question RouteIF (KJBHAS = 1 OR (KJBHAS = 2 AND KJBOFF = 1) AND KJBSEMP = 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