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ljssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text LE74 : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 211591.045.2
3 - 92132.837.5
10 - 24340.211.4
25 - 4949.12.6
50 - 9953.0.9
100 - 19964.01.1
200 - 49973.0.9
DK/under 25101.0.3
DK but 25+111.0.3
Inapplicable-81624597.9Missing
Valid cases352Missing cases16245
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSBOSS = 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


ljshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text LE75 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.2718.66199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated110716.5100.0
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Don't know-133.2Missing
Valid cases1071Missing cases15526
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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 LJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text LE76 : 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 hours14242.638.9
Work more hours276.57.0
Contin same hrs35913.654.2
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases1091Missing cases15506
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljstimeS/emp: times of day usually work
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text LE77 : Which of the categories on this card (E6) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only140.23.6
Afternoons only26.0.5
During the day36053.654.8
Evenings only428.22.5
At night514.11.3
Both lunch/eves66.0.5
Other times day72.0.2
Rotating shifts86.0.5
Varies/no pattern9135.812.2
Daytime and evenings102471.522.4
Other1115.11.4
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases1104Missing cases15493
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text LE78 : Please look at this card (E7) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own business/practis12391.421.7
Partner in business/21671.015.1
Working for self34933.044.7
Sub-contractor471.46.4
Freelance592.68.3
Other641.23.7
Not applicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases1103Missing cases15494
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text LE79 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-970.04Missing
inapplicable-81460487.99Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
refused-220.01Missing
Yes19225.5684.2
No21160.7010.59
Not yet but will be3570.345.21
Total16597100.00
Valid cases1095Missing cases15502
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljspartS/emp: Own account or partnership
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text LE80 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own account (sole ow17014.276.0
In partnership22211.324.0
Not applicable-81478689.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases922Missing cases15675
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 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 LJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE81BM,LE86BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January168.47.9
February232.23.7
March341.24.7
April44692.854.3
May541.24.7
June639.24.5
July730.23.5
August831.23.6
September942.34.9
October1026.23.0
November1127.23.1
December1218.12.1
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81477789.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-213.1Missing
Don't know-145.3Missing
Valid cases864Missing cases15733
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE81BY,LE86BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19912.0.2
19961.0.1
19982.0.2
19997.0.8
2000151.917.3
20016483.974.4
200259.46.8
20031.0.1
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81477789.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-213.1Missing
Don't know-138.2Missing
Valid cases871Missing cases15726
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE81EM,LE86EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January136.24.2
February232.23.7
March31711.020.0
April43582.241.9
May532.23.7
June635.24.1
July719.12.2
August834.24.0
September951.36.0
October1019.12.2
November1120.12.3
December1248.35.6
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81477789.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-213.1Missing
Don't know-154.3Missing
Valid cases855Missing cases15742
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE81EY,LE86EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19922.0.2
19991.0.1
200011.11.3
20011771.120.8
20026533.976.6
20039.11.1
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81477789.0Missing
Proxy-78895.4Missing
Refused-213.1Missing
Don't know-156.3Missing
Valid cases853Missing cases15744
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE82,LE87 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19453.9340896.160700000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss053.311.4
Amount stated14112.588.6
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Inapplicable-81477789.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-2147.9Missing
Don't know-13041.8Missing
Valid cases464Missing cases16133
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 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


ljsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE83,LE88 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Profit/earnings14002.497.3
Loss211.12.7
Missing-916.1Missing
Not applicable-81528192.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases411Missing cases16186
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 1 AND LJSPRF 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE84,LE89 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9210.13Missing
inapplicable-81529292.14Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes (before tax)12891.7473.16
No (after tax)21060.6426.84
Total16597100.00
Valid cases395Missing cases16202
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 1 AND LJSPRF GE 0 AND LJSPRLS = 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsprniSole accounts: whether before NI
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)(80)
Question Number and Text LE85,LE90 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9290.17Missing
inapplicable-81529292.14Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes (before NI)12391.4461.76
No (after NI)21480.8938.24
Total16597100.00
Valid cases387Missing cases16210
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS = 1 AND LJSPRF GE 0 AND LJSPRLS = 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljspayuAverage income from job/business
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text LE91 : On average, what was your WEEKLY or MONTHLY income from this job/business over the last 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1119.293625.55025000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9390.23Missing
inapplicable-81552693.55Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
refused-2200.12Missing
[Value >= 0]1230.74100.0
Total16597100.00
Valid cases123Missing cases16474
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljspaywJob/business income: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text LE92 : Was that weekly or monthly income?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.3911.16152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00118.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.0015.1Missing
Not applicable-8.001557593.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.008895.4Missing
Valid cases118Missing cases16479
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS GE 2 AND LJSPAYU 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljspytxJob/business income: whether before tax
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text LE93 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9210.13Missing
inapplicable-81557593.84Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes (before tax)1790.4870.54
No (after tax)2330.2029.46
Total16597100.00
Valid cases112Missing cases16485
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS GE 2 AND LJSPAYU 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljspyniJob/business income: whether before NI
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text LE94 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9200.12Missing
inapplicable-81557593.84Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes (before NI)1760.4667.26
No (after NI)2370.2232.74
Total16597100.00
Valid cases113Missing cases16484
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSACCS GE 2 AND LJSPAYU 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 LJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text LE95 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home11621.014.7
From own home22921.826.5
Sep business prems33151.928.6
From van or stall428.22.5
Client/custmrs prems52531.522.9
Some other place653.34.8
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases1103Missing cases15494
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text LE96 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2322.201240
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated15113.1100.0
Inapplicable-81505990.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Period uncodeable-3124.7Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases511Missing cases16086
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSPL = 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


ljsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text LE97 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train112.11.8
Underground/tube23.0.5
Bus or coach314.12.2
Moto cycle/moped41.0.2
Car or van55083.178.3
Car/van passenger631.24.8
Pedal cycle710.11.5
Walks all way858.38.9
Other912.11.8
Inapplicable-81505990.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases649Missing cases15948
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2 AND LJSPL = 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


ljssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE98A : 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-970.04Missing
inapplicable-81460487.99Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Doesn't apply0350.213.19
Not satisf at all1540.334.92
2550.335.01
31060.649.66
Not satis/dissatis4940.578.57
52021.2218.41
64242.5538.65
Completely satis71270.7711.58
Total16597100.00
Valid cases1097Missing cases15500
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE98B : 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 apply054.34.9
Not satis at all124.12.2
237.23.4
361.45.6
Not satis/dissatis4110.710.0
51601.014.6
64012.436.6
Completely satis72481.522.6
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases1095Missing cases15502
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE98D : 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. 3. The actual work itself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply08.0.7
Not satis at all19.1.8
219.11.7
343.33.9
Not satis/dissatis450.34.5
51641.014.9
65393.248.8
Completely satis72721.624.6
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases1104Missing cases15493
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE98E : 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. 4. The hours you work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply08.0.7
Not satis at all125.22.3
241.23.7
3118.710.7
Not satis/dissatis4120.710.9
52381.421.6
64182.537.9
Completely satis7136.812.3
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases1104Missing cases15493
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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


ljssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE99 : All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your present job overall using the same 1 - 7 scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satis at all113.11.2
227.22.5
350.34.5
Not satis/dissatis477.57.0
52311.421.0
65193.147.1
Completely satis71841.116.7
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases1101Missing cases15496
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsbgdS/emp: day started present job
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE100D : 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 cases426Missing cases16171
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. See note for LJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsbgmS/emp: month started present job
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE100M : 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 %
January176.58.9
February245.35.3
March358.36.8
April492.610.7
May562.47.2
June6113.713.2
July770.48.2
August882.59.6
September997.611.3
October1073.48.5
November1156.36.5
December1233.23.9
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12461.5Missing
Valid cases857Missing cases15740
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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
NoteSee note for LJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljsbgy4S/emp: year started present job
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text LE100Y : 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? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1991.1611.5619352003
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated110946.6100.0
Inapplicable-81460488.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases1094Missing cases15503
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 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
NoteSee note for LJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljblkchaWould like: Better job/same emp.
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE101A : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. For each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Get a better job with your current employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1312618.833.3
No2494629.852.7
Doesn't apply313057.913.9
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-191.5Missing
Valid cases9377Missing cases7220
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbxpchaExpect: Better job/same emp.
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE102A : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Get a better job with your current employer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes112937.814.2
No2657139.672.2
Doesn't apply312357.413.6
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-13692.2Missing
Valid cases9099Missing cases7498
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljblkchbWould like: Work related training
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE101B : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Take up any work related training?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1459827.749.6
No2467528.250.4
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11961.2Missing
Valid cases9273Missing cases7324
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbxpchbExpect: Work related training
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE102B : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Take up any work related training
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1362221.839.9
No2546432.960.1
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-13822.3Missing
Valid cases9086Missing cases7511
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljblkchcWould like: New job/new employer
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE101C : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Start a new job with a new employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1245614.826.8
No2670840.473.2
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-13051.8Missing
Valid cases9164Missing cases7433
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbxpchcExpect: New job/new employer
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE102C : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Start a new job with a new employer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes115059.116.9
No2739244.583.1
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-15713.4Missing
Valid cases8897Missing cases7700
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljblkchdWould like: Start own business
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE101D : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Start up your own business (a new business)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes111136.712.0
No2816949.288.0
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11871.1Missing
Valid cases9282Missing cases7315
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbxpchdExpect: Start own business
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE102D : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Start up your own business (a new business)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13121.93.4
No2889653.696.6
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12601.6Missing
Valid cases9208Missing cases7389
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljblkcheWould like: Give up paid work
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE101E : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Give up paid work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1251015.126.7
No2687841.473.3
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-181.5Missing
Valid cases9388Missing cases7209
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbxpcheExpect: Give up paid work
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text LE102E : (Even though would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Give up paid work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12271.42.4
No2906754.697.6
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-8623737.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11741.0Missing
Valid cases9294Missing cases7303
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


lrach12Responsible for dependent child under 12
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text LE104 : Interviewer check Is respondent the Responsible Adult for any child/children aged 12 or under? (Household Grid, Col 13)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes115269.215.7
No2818149.384.3
Inapplicable-8637538.4Missing
Proxy respondent-75153.1Missing
Valid cases9707Missing cases6890
Question RouteALL
Index TermsChild Care
Children
Gender Roles
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbchc1Childcare: 1st mention
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text LE105M1 : Which of the following (card E9) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 1st mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9320.19Missing
inapplicable-81455687.70Missing
proxy and/or phone-75153.10Missing
refused-210.01Missing
When chldrn at schl14102.4727.46
Look after themselves2450.273.01
I work from home3560.343.75
Spouse or partner42941.7719.69
Nanny/mother help5430.262.88
Workplace nursry6170.101.14
Day nursery71040.636.97
Child minder81040.636.97
A relative93241.9521.7
Friend/neighbour10390.232.61
Other11570.343.82
Total16597100.00
Valid cases1493Missing cases15104
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LRACH12 = 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 the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbchc2Childcare: 2nd mention
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text LE105M2 : Which of the following (card E9) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 2nd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned07494.550.0
When chldrn at schl128.21.9
Look after themselve227.21.8
I work from home319.11.3
Spouse or partner4128.88.6
Nanny/mothers help527.21.8
Workplace nursry63.0.2
Day nursery752.33.5
Child minder841.22.7
A relative93111.920.8
Friend/neighbour1057.33.8
Other1155.33.7
Missing or wild-929.2Missing
Inapplicable-81455687.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75153.1Missing
Valid cases1497Missing cases15100
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LRACH12 = 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 the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbchc3Childcare: 3rd mention
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text LE105M3 : Which of the following (card E9) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 3rd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned012827.785.6
When chldrn at schl110.1.7
Look after themselve29.1.6
I work from home37.0.5
Spouse or partner438.22.5
Nanny/mothers help54.0.3
Workplace nursery63.0.2
Day nursery78.0.5
Child minder88.0.5
A relative960.44.0
Friend/neighbour1049.33.3
Other1119.11.3
Missing or wild-929.2Missing
Inapplicable-81455687.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75153.1Missing
Valid cases1497Missing cases15100
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LRACH12 = 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 the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


lxpchcfChildcare: free or paid for
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (86)
Question Number and Text LE107 : Is this childcare free of charge or does some or all of it have to be paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9100.06Missing
inapplicable-81500690.41Missing
proxy and/or phone-75153.10Missing
Child care free16163.7157.79
Child care paid24502.7142.21
Total16597100.00
Valid cases1066Missing cases15531
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LRACH12 = 1 AND (LJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR LJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR LJBCHC3 = 5-11)) 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 responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner
Index TermsChild Care
Note"Paid for" includes nursery care paid for by employer outside the workplace.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


lxpchcChildcare: weekly cost
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (86)
Question Number and Text LE108 : About how much a week on average does the childcare cost?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
61.8468.722703
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9160.10Missing
inapplicable-81525891.93Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
refused-210.01Missing
[Value >= 0]4332.61100.0
Total16597100.00
Valid cases433Missing cases16164
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LRACH12 = 1 AND (LJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR LJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR LJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND LXPCHCF = 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 responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
NoteIncludes amount paid altogether by R or employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


lhuxpchWho pays for childcare
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (86)
Question Number and Text LE109 : Which of the statements on this card (E10) comes closest to how you pay for this childcare?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-81525891.93Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
All from R wages12391.4453.23
Most from R wages2230.145.12
Share costs w partnr31500.9033.41
Most by spouse/part4110.072.45
All by spouse/partnr5100.062.23
Other6160.103.56
Total16597100.00
Valid cases449Missing cases16148
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LRACH12 = 1 AND (LJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR LJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR LJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND LXPCHCF = 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 R is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


lhunursWho cares for ill children
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (86)
Question Number and Text LE110 : Who usually looks after your children when they are ill?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9330.20Missing
inapplicable-81455687.70Missing
proxy and/or phone-75153.10Missing
Respondent110426.2869.79
Spouse/partner21340.818.98
Mothers help/nanny3310.192.08
Relative42101.2714.07
Friend/neighbour560.040.4
Other6210.131.41
Varies7490.303.28
Total16597100.00
Valid cases1493Missing cases15104
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LRACH12 = 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 R is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulk1Looked for work in last 7 days
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE111 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work or government training scheme in the last week, that is the 7 days ending yesterday?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-8950157.25Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes13442.075.54
No2586235.3294.46
Total16597100.00
Valid cases6206Missing cases10391
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteIncludes registration at employment agency, approaching employers, checking ads, making inquiries.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulk4Looked for work in last 4 weeks
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE112 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work or government training scheme in the last four weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81041062.72Missing
Yes11250.752.02
No2606036.5197.98
Total16597100.00
Valid cases6185Missing cases10412
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND LJULK1 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last seven days
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee Note for LJULK1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulkaApplied directly to employer
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE113A : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Applied directly to an employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12601.658.6
No21841.141.4
Not applicable-81526492.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases444Missing cases16153
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2 AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulkbStudied/replied to adverts
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE113B : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Studied or replied to advertisement?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13201.972.1
No2124.727.9
Not applicable-81526492.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases444Missing cases16153
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2 AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulkcUsed job centre/employment agency
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE113C : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Contacted a private employment agency or Job Centre?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12771.762.4
No21671.037.6
Not applicable-81526492.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases444Missing cases16153
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2 AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulkdAsked friends or contacts
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE113D : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Asked friends or contacts?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13011.867.8
No2143.932.2
Not applicable-81526492.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Valid cases444Missing cases16153
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2 AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulkeTaken steps to start own business
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE113E : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Taken steps to start your own business?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-81526491.97Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes1340.207.67
No24092.4692.33
Total16597100.00
Valid cases443Missing cases16154
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2 AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljulkjbWould like a regular paid job
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE114 : Although you are not looking for paid work at the moment, would you like to have a regular paid job even if only for a few hours a week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-970.04Missing
inapplicable-8994559.92Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes17154.3112.42
No2504130.3787.58
Total16597100.00
Valid cases5756Missing cases10841
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteIncludes R who would like paid work, but unable to take up for health, disability, age or caring reasons.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljubgnAble to start work within 2 weeks
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE115 : If a job or place on a government training scheme had been available in the week ending last Sunday, would you have been able to start within two weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9130.08Missing
inapplicable-81454987.66Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Yes16493.9156.63
No24972.9943.37
Total16597100.00
Valid cases1146Missing cases15451
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2 AND LJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljuspecLooking for /would like a particular job
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (87)
Question Number and Text LE116 : Are you looking for (Would you like to have) a particular kind of job or any sort of job you could find?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9320.19Missing
inapplicable-81454987.66Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
Particular15743.4650.93
Any sort or both25533.3349.07
Total16597100.00
Valid cases1127Missing cases15470
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2 AND LJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljusocOccupation (SOC) of job sought
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text LE117 : What sort of job would that be? Could you give me if possible a job title and describe the sort of work you would be doing?
Valid cases470Missing cases16127
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteFor full coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljusoc00Occupation (SOC2000) of job sought
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text LE117 : What sort of job would that be? Could you give me if possible a job title and describe the sort of work you would be doing?
Valid cases104Missing cases16493
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljuhrsxExpected work hours: jobseeker
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text LE118 : About how many hours in a week do you think you would be able to work?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.0414.20072
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None075.56.8
Amount stated110346.293.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81454987.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Don't know-146.3Missing
Valid cases1109Missing cases15488
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2 AND LJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Time Use
NoteAfter Wave 1 the Question ordering for this and LJUPAYX were reversed. Caution should be exercised in comparing these variables from later waves with those at Wave 1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljupayxExpected weekly net pay: jobseeker
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text LE119 : What weekly take-home pay would you expect to get (for that)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
162.08141.30122000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated18895.4100.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81467088.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-1143.9Missing
Valid cases889Missing cases15708
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2 AND LJULKJB = 1 AND LJUHRSX GT 0)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated number of hours would be able to work per week
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee note for LJUHRSX.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljupaylLowest net pay considered: jobseeker
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text LE120 : What is the lowest weekly take- home pay you would consider accepting for a job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
131.66108.1101500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
04.0.4
Amount stated19685.899.6
Inapplicable-81454987.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Refused-26.0Missing
Don't know-11811.1Missing
Valid cases972Missing cases15625
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2 AND LJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljuhrslExpected hours for lowest pay jobseeker
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text LE121 : About how many hours in a week would you expect to have to work for that pay?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.4212.85072
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
04.0.4
Amount stated19495.799.6
Inapplicable-81473688.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Don't know-119.1Missing
Valid cases953Missing cases15644
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2 AND LJULKJB = 1 AND LJUPAYL GT 0 )) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated lowest weekly take home pay would consider accepting for a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


leproshChance starting work within 12 months
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text LE124 : How likely do you think it is that you will begin paid work in the next twelve months? Do you think it is....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely13622.232.4
Likely22851.725.5
Unlikely31921.217.2
Very unlikely42771.724.8
Not applicable-81454987.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78895.4Missing
Don't know-143.3Missing
Valid cases1116Missing cases15481
Question RouteIF ((LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 2) AND (LJULK1 = 1 OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 1)) OR (LJULK1 = 2 AND LJULK4 = 2 AND LJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


leaageWhether working age
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text LE129 : Interviewer check respondent is:
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male 16-641631738.138.1
Female 16-592671040.440.4
Others3357021.521.5
Valid cases16597Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteImportant Interviewer Check determining route of interview.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbubCurrently signed on at UB Office
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text LE130 : Some people, although they have a job, are entitled to sign on, while others who are looking for work may not sign on. May I just check, last week were you signed on at an Unemployment Benefit Office?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9470.28Missing
inapplicable-8357021.51Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Yes12891.742.23
No21269076.4697.77
Total16597100.00
Valid cases12979Missing cases3618
Question RouteIF (LEAAGE = 1-2) Asked if R is of working age
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Benefits Receipt
NoteIncludes seasonal workers, those on short time work or laid off through strikes.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ljbubyReason why signed on at UB Office
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text LE131 : Can I just check, was this to...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9390.23Missing
inapplicable-81627598.06Missing
Claim unemploym11751.0561.84
Claim income supp2750.4526.5
Obtain NI contrib3330.2011.66
Total16597100.00
Valid cases283Missing cases16314
Question RouteIF (LEAAGE = 1-2 AND LJBUB = 1) Asked if R is of working age and currently signed on at an UB office last week
Index TermsEmployment: Benefits Receipt
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


lj2hasHas a second paid job
Record TypeLINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text LE132 : Do you currently earn any money from (a second job) odd jobs or from work that you might do from time to time (apart from your main job)? INC BABY SITTING, MAIL ORDER AGENT, POOLS AGENT ETC
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9120.07Missing
proxy and/or phone-78895.36Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Yes19725.866.19
No21472388.7193.81
Total16597100.00
Valid cases15695Missing cases902
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Second Job
NoteIncludes baby-sitting, mail order agent, pools agent etc.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18