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mjbxpchcExpect: New job/new employer
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text ME102C : (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 %
Yes113748.515.7
No2735345.384.3
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-8604837.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-15653.5Missing
Valid cases8727Missing cases7511
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 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


mjblkchdWould like: Start own business
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text ME101D : 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 %
Yes110976.812.1
No2796749.187.9
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-8604837.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-12281.4Missing
Valid cases9064Missing cases7174
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 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


mjbxpchdExpect: Start own business
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text ME102D : (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 %
Yes12961.83.3
No2870253.696.7
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-8604837.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-12941.8Missing
Valid cases8998Missing cases7240
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 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


mjblkcheWould like: Give up paid work
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text ME101E : 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 %
Yes1241514.926.3
No2676541.773.7
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-8604837.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-1112.7Missing
Valid cases9180Missing cases7058
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 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


mjbxpcheExpect: Give up paid work
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text ME102E : (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 %
Yes12051.32.2
No2893155.097.8
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-8604837.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-11561.0Missing
Valid cases9136Missing cases7102
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 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


mrach12Responsible for dependent child under 12
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text ME104 : Interviewer check Is respondent the Responsible Adult for any child/children aged 12 or under? (Household Grid, Col 13)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes114839.115.6
No2804049.584.4
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8620338.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases9523Missing cases6715
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


mjbchc1Childcare: 1st mention
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text ME105M1 : Which of the following (card E8) 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-9520.32Missing
inapplicable-81424387.71Missing
proxy and/or phone-75083.13Missing
When chldrn at schl13942.4327.46
Look after themselves2430.263.0
I work from home3500.313.48
Spouse or partner42731.6819.02
Nanny/mother help5300.182.09
Workplace nursry6150.091.05
Day nursery71110.687.74
Child minder8940.586.55
A relative93322.0423.14
Friend/neighbour10210.131.46
Other11720.445.02
Total16238100.00
Valid cases1435Missing cases14803
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 1) AND MRACH12 = 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


mjbchc2Childcare: 2nd mention
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text ME105M2 : Which of the following (card E8) 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 mentioned07114.449.5
When chldrn at schl127.21.9
Look after themselve225.21.7
I work from home318.11.3
Spouse or partner4152.910.6
Nanny/mothers help519.11.3
Workplace nursry66.0.4
Day nursery754.33.8
Child minder842.32.9
A relative92611.618.2
Friend/neighbour1066.44.6
Other1156.33.9
Missing or wild-950.3Missing
Inapplicable-81424387.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases1437Missing cases14801
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 1) AND MRACH12 = 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


mjbchc3Childcare: 3rd mention
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text ME105M3 : Which of the following (card E8) 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 mentioned012247.585.2
When chldrn at schl110.1.7
Look after themselve27.0.5
I work from home35.0.3
Spouse or partner431.22.2
Nanny/mothers help53.0.2
Workplace nursery63.0.2
Day nursery714.11.0
Child minder86.0.4
A relative979.55.5
Friend/neighbour1034.22.4
Other1121.11.5
Missing or wild-950.3Missing
Inapplicable-81424387.7Missing
Proxy respondent-75083.1Missing
Valid cases1437Missing cases14801
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 1) AND MRACH12 = 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


mxpchcfChildcare: free or paid for
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text ME107 : Is this childcare free of charge or does some or all of it have to be paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9160.10Missing
inapplicable-81468590.44Missing
proxy and/or phone-75083.13Missing
Child care free15973.6858.02
Child care paid24322.6641.98
Total16238100.00
Valid cases1029Missing cases15209
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 1) AND MRACH12 = 1 AND (MJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR MJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR MJBCHC3 = 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


mxpchcChildcare: weekly cost
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text ME108 : About how much a week on average does the childcare cost?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
61.8556.470500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9110.07Missing
inapplicable-81491191.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
[Value >= 0]4252.62100.0
Total16238100.00
Valid cases425Missing cases15813
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 1) AND MRACH12 = 1 AND (MJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR MJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR MJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND MXPCHCF = 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


mhuxpchWho pays for childcare
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text ME109 : Which of the statements on this card (E9) comes closest to how you pay for this childcare?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81491191.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
All from R wages12321.4353.83
Most from R wages2190.124.41
Share costs w partnr31450.8933.64
Most by spouse/part430.020.7
All by spouse/partnr5130.083.02
Other6190.124.41
Total16238100.00
Valid cases431Missing cases15807
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 1) AND MRACH12 = 1 AND (MJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR MJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR MJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND MXPCHCF = 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


mhunursWho cares for ill children
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text ME110 : Who usually looks after your children when they are ill?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9540.33Missing
inapplicable-81424387.71Missing
proxy and/or phone-75083.13Missing
Respondent110156.2570.83
Spouse/partner21170.728.16
Mothers help/nanny3230.141.61
Relative41951.2013.61
Friend/neighbour550.030.35
Other6270.171.88
Varies7510.313.56
Total16238100.00
Valid cases1433Missing cases14805
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 1 OR (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 1) AND MRACH12 = 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


mjulk1Looked for work in last 7 days
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME111 : 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 %
Yes13192.05.3
No2569535.194.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8932957.5Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases6014Missing cases10224
Question RouteIF (MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 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


mjulk4Looked for work in last 4 weeks
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME112 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work or government training scheme in the last four weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.05Missing
inapplicable-81021562.91Missing
Yes11370.842.28
No2587836.2097.72
Total16238100.00
Valid cases6015Missing cases10223
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND MJULK1 = 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 MJULK1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjulkaApplied directly to employer
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME113A : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Applied directly to an employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12471.558.0
No21791.142.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81491791.9Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases426Missing cases15812
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2 AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 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


mjulkbStudied/replied to adverts
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME113B : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Studied or replied to advertisement?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12811.766.0
No2145.934.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81491791.9Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases426Missing cases15812
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2 AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 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


mjulkcUsed job centre/employment agency
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME113C : 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 %
Yes12441.557.3
No21821.142.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81491791.9Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases426Missing cases15812
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2 AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 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


mjulkdAsked friends or contacts
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME113D : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Asked friends or contacts?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12741.764.3
No2152.935.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81491791.9Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases426Missing cases15812
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2 AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 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


mjulkeTaken steps to start own business
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME113E : 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 %
Yes131.27.3
No23952.492.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81491791.9Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases426Missing cases15812
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2 AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 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


mjulkjbWould like a regular paid job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME114 : 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-9180.11Missing
inapplicable-8975560.08Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
Yes16864.2212.31
No2488830.1087.69
Total16238100.00
Valid cases5574Missing cases10664
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 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


mjubgnAble to start work within 2 weeks
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME115 : 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-9110.07Missing
inapplicable-81423187.64Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
Yes16233.8456.38
No24822.9743.62
Total16238100.00
Valid cases1105Missing cases15133
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 1)) OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 2 AND MJULKJB = 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


mjuspecLooking for /would like a particular job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text ME116 : 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-9280.17Missing
inapplicable-81423187.64Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Particular15363.3049.31
Any sort or both25513.3950.69
Total16238100.00
Valid cases1087Missing cases15151
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 1)) OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 2 AND MJULKJB = 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


mjusocOccupation (SOC) of job sought
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text ME117 : 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 cases464Missing cases15774
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


mjusoc00Occupation (SOC2000) of job sought
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text ME117 : 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 cases72Missing cases16166
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


mjuhrsxExpected work hours: jobseeker
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text ME118 : About how many hours in a week do you think you would be able to work?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.3614.26084
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None060.45.7
Amount stated19956.194.3
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81423187.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-157.4Missing
Valid cases1055Missing cases15183
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 1)) OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 2 AND MJULKJB = 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 MJUPAYX 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


mjupayxExpected weekly net pay: jobseeker
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text ME119 : What weekly take-home pay would you expect to get (for that)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
176.16325.1018000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated18405.2100.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81434888.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-11551.0Missing
Valid cases840Missing cases15398
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 1)) OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 2 AND MJULKJB = 1 AND MJUHRSX 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 MJUHRSX.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjupaylLowest net pay considered: jobseeker
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text ME120 : What is the lowest weekly take- home pay you would consider accepting for a job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
146.87287.4408000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02.0.2
Amount stated19145.699.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81423187.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11951.2Missing
Valid cases916Missing cases15322
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 1)) OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 2 AND MJULKJB = 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


mjuhrslExpected hours for lowest pay jobseeker
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text ME121 : About how many hours in a week would you expect to have to work for that pay?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.9812.81060
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02.0.2
Amount stated19015.599.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81442788.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases903Missing cases15335
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 1)) OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 2 AND MJULKJB = 1 AND MJUPAYL 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


meproshChance starting work within 12 months
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text ME124 : 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 likely13422.132.3
Likely23131.929.6
Unlikely31651.015.6
Very unlikely42381.522.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81423187.6Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-154.3Missing
Valid cases1058Missing cases15180
Question RouteIF ((MJBHAS = 2 AND MJBOFF = 2) AND (MJULK1 = 1 OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 1)) OR (MJULK1 = 2 AND MJULK4 = 2 AND MJULKJB = 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


meaageWhether working age
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text ME129 : Interviewer check respondent is:
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male 16-641620538.238.2
Female 16-592648739.939.9
Others3354621.821.8
Valid cases16238Missing 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


mjbubCurrently signed on at UB Office
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text ME130 : 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-9310.19Missing
inapplicable-8354621.84Missing
refused-230.02Missing
Yes12601.602.05
No21239876.3597.95
Total16238100.00
Valid cases12658Missing cases3580
Question RouteIF (MEAAGE = 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


mjbubyReason why signed on at UB Office
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text ME131 : Can I just check, was this to...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9230.14Missing
inapplicable-81595798.27Missing
Claim unemploym11651.0263.95
Claim income supp2680.4226.36
Obtain NI contrib3250.159.69
Total16238100.00
Valid cases258Missing cases15980
Question RouteIF (MEAAGE = 1-2 AND MJBUB = 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


mj2hasHas a second paid job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text ME132 : 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-9140.09Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
refused-230.02Missing
Yes19826.056.41
No21434888.3693.59
Total16238100.00
Valid cases15330Missing cases908
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


mj2socOccupation (SOC), second job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME133 : What is it that you do (and what does the firm or person you work for make or do)? Job Title.
Valid cases826Missing cases15412
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Second Job
Social Classification
NoteFor complete 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


mj2soc00Occupation (SOC2000), second job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME133 : What is it that you do (and what does the firm or person you work for make or do)? Job Description.
Valid cases156Missing cases16082
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Second Job
Social Classification
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mj2sempEmployee or self employed, second job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME134 : Are you an employee or self employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9260.16Missing
inapplicable-81436188.44Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
Employee15713.5259.48
Self employed23892.4040.52
Total16238100.00
Valid cases960Missing cases15278
Question RouteIF (MJ2HAS = 1) Asked if R currently earns money from a second/odd/occasional jobs
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mj2hrsNo. of hours worked per month, 2nd job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME135 : How many hours do you usually work a month in your second/odd job(s), excluding meal breaks but including any overtime you might do?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
26.6524.680200
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
018.12.0
Amount stated18925.598.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81436188.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-172.4Missing
Valid cases910Missing cases15328
Question RouteIF (MJ2HAS = 1) Asked if R currently earns money from a second/odd/occasional jobs
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Second Job
Time Use
NoteSee Note for MJ2PAY.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mj2payGross earnings from 2nd jobs last month
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME136 : Before tax and other deductions how much did you earn from your second and all other occasional jobs in the last calendar month?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
279.47509.4707500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0116.711.8
Amount stated18705.488.2
Inapplicable-81436188.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases986Missing cases15252
Question RouteIF (MJ2HAS = 1) Asked if R currently earns money from a second/odd/occasional jobs
Index TermsEmployment: Second Job
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteVariables associated with payments or receipts include two for each, the amount of the receipt or payment (here MJ2PAY), and the period in weeks which it covered (here MJ2HRS). These variables should not be used without first converting to a common time metric (e.g. dividing by the number of weeks). You should be aware that for a small number of cases the period of receipt is less than one week; in these cases, you may wish to take special action. Includes imputed data. As this is a variable directly associated with a question, the imputation flag (here MJ2PAYI) takes the missing value code of the original variable (e.g. Don't know, refuse, etc.) if imputed, and 0 if not imputed, or -8 if the variable was inapplicable. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A. Included in summary derived variables on gross pay, net pay, and total income.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


miveaEmployment section: respondent alone
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME137A : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0481329.631.4
Respondent alone11052864.868.6
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15341Missing cases897
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivebEmployment section: partner present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME137B : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01217275.079.3
Partner present1316919.520.7
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15341Missing cases897
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivecEmployment section: other adult present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME137C : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01423687.792.8
Other adults pres111056.87.2
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15341Missing cases897
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivedEmployment section: child present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME137D : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01423887.792.8
Children present111036.87.2
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15341Missing cases897
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


miveeEmployment section: supervisor present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text ME137E : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01516693.498.9
Supervisor present11751.11.1
Missing or wild-96.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15341Missing cases897
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mnemstCurrent labour force status
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text MJ6 : Please look at this card (J1) and tell me which best describes your current situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Unemployed34542.87.1
Retired4312719.348.7
Maternity leave58.0.1
Family care611036.817.2
FT studt, school78645.313.5
LT sick, disabld87574.711.8
Gvt trng scheme919.1.3
Other1088.51.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8892455.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases6420Missing cases9818
Question RouteIF (MJBSEMP NE 1 OR 2) Asked if R is neither employed or self employed
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15


mcjsbgdDay current labour force status began
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)(81)
Question Number and Text MJ5D,MJ7D : On what date did your present spell of being (code at J6) begin? Day
Valid cases7121Missing cases9117
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteDate on which R began employment status exclusively, rather than when they first began status (e.g. looking after home). See Vol. A for more information on Employment Status variables within the survey. Length of spells are summarised in derived variables MCJSTEN and MCJSWK9 on Record MINDRESP.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mcjsbgmMonth current labour force status began
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)(81)
Question Number and Text MJ5M,MJ7M : On what date did your present spell of being (code at J6) begin? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January110356.48.1
February27634.76.0
March38955.57.0
April410776.68.4
May58355.16.5
June611086.88.7
July710176.38.0
August812267.69.6
September9234314.418.3
October1011286.98.8
November117494.65.9
December126013.74.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-1256515.8Missing
Valid cases12777Missing cases3461
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteSee note for MCJSBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mcjsbgy4Year current labour force status began
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)(81)
Question Number and Text MJ5Y,MJ7Y : On what date did your present spell of being (code at J6) begin? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1995.309.5719232004
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11517393.4100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-24.0Missing
Don't know-11691.0Missing
Valid cases15173Missing cases1065
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteSee note for MCJSBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mcjsblyIC: Current lf spell began aft 1.9.2002
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text MJ8 : Interviewer check: Is date at J5 or J7 September 1st 2002 or before? Ask respondent if unclear
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.09.2002 or before11175972.476.6
After 01.09.20022358822.123.4
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15347Missing cases891
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteSee note for MCJSBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mnjbsNumber of periods of paid employment
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text MJ12 : Interviewer Check: Write in number of periods of paid employment (01 or 02) recorded at J9 above
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
09485.826.4
1226013.963.0
23182.08.9
350.31.4
410.1.3
52.0.1
Inapplicable-81175972.4Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases3588Missing cases12650
Question RouteIF (MCJSBLY = 2) Asked if R's present position/status started after 1.9.2002
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteLength of spells are summarised in derived variable MJHSPW on Record MJOBHIST.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15


mjbhadEver had paid employment
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text MJ31 : Have you ever had a paid job at all, apart from any casual or holiday work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-930.02Missing
inapplicable-81523793.84Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
Yes1600.3756.07
No2470.2943.93
Total16238100.00
Valid cases107Missing cases16131
Question RouteIF (MNEMST = 3-10 AND MNJBS = 0 AND MIVSTAT2 = 3) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.2002 and has never been interviewed
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlend4Year left last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text MJ32 : When did you leave your last paid job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1996.146.6219702003
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated158.4100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81528594.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases58Missing cases16180
Question RouteIF (MNEMST = 3-10 AND MNJBS = 0 AND MIVSTAT2 = 3 AND MJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.2002 and has never been interviewed and has ever had a paid job
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlsocOccupation (SOC) of last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text MJ33 : What was your last job? Please tell me the exact job title and describe the work you did.
Valid cases34Missing cases16204
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee Appendix to Vol. A for coding frame. Used to construct derived occupational class variables MJLSEG, MJLGOLD etc. found later in this Record Type. Coded using CASOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlsoc00Occupation (SOC2000) of last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text MJ33 : What was your last job? Please tell me the exact job title and describe the work you did.
Valid cases59Missing cases16179
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlsic92Industry (SIC92) of last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (88)
Question Number and Text MJ34 : What did the firm/organisation you worked for actually make or do (at the place where you worked)?
Valid cases60Missing cases16178
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlsempEmployee or self employed, last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ35 : Were you working as an employee or were you self-employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employee156.393.3
Self-employed24.06.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81528594.1Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases60Missing cases16178
Question RouteIF (MNEMST = 3-10 AND MNJBS = 0 AND MIVSTAT2 = 3 AND MJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.2002 and has never been interviewed and has ever had a paid job
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlbossHired employees, last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ36 : Did you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No24.0100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81534194.5Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases4Missing cases16234
Question RouteIF (MNEMST = 3-10 AND MNJBS = 0 AND MIVSTAT2 = 3 AND MJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.2002 and has never been interviewed and has ever had a paid job and was self- employed
Index TermsEmployment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlmngrManagerial duties, last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ37 : Did you have any managerial duties or were you supervising any other employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Manager12.03.6
Foreman/supervisor26.010.7
Not mngr/supervisor348.385.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81528994.2Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases56Missing cases16182
Question RouteIF (MNEMST = 3-10 AND MNJBS = 0 AND MIVSTAT2 = 3 AND MJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.2002 and has never been interviewed and has ever had a paid job and was an employee
Index TermsEmployment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mjlsizeNumber employed at workplace, last job
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ38 : How many people were employed/did you employ at the place where you worked?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-930.02Missing
inapplicable-81528994.16Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
1 - 2110.011.82
3 - 9260.0410.91
10 - 24370.0412.73
25 - 49480.0514.55
50 - 99580.0514.55
100 - 1996100.0618.18
200 - 499740.027.27
500 - 999840.027.27
1000 or more940.027.27
DK but Under 251020.013.64
DK but 25+1110.011.82
Total16238100.00
Valid cases55Missing cases16183
Question RouteIF (MNEMST = 3-10 AND MNJBS = 0 AND MIVSTAT2 = 3 AND MJBHAD=1) Asked if R is not currently employed and has no periods of paid employment since 1.9.2002 and has never been interviewed and has ever had a paid job
Index TermsEmployment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivjaJob hist section: respondent alone
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ39A : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Respondent alone
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0475429.331.0
Respondent alone11058865.269.0
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15342Missing cases896
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivjbJob hist section: partner present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ39B : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Partner present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01221975.279.6
Partner present1312319.220.4
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15342Missing cases896
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivjcJob hist section: other adults present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ39C : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Other adult(s) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01425487.892.9
Other adults pres110886.77.1
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15342Missing cases896
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivjdJob hist section: child/ren present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ39D : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Child(ren) present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01426787.993.0
Children present110756.67.0
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15342Missing cases896
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mivjeJob hist section: supervisor present
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (89)
Question Number and Text MJ39E : Interviewer check: Who was present during this section? Supervisor present
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned01516793.498.9
Supervisor present11751.11.1
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Valid cases15342Missing cases896
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


moppolaGovernment reflects will of the people
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (90)
Question Number and Text MV1A : People have different views about the way governments work. I'm going to read out some things people have said about governments in Britain and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. On the whole, what governments do in Britain/UK reflects the wishes of the people
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree191.6.6
Agree2233814.415.6
Neither agree/disagr3432126.628.8
Disagree4650840.143.4
Strongly disagree5175310.811.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-27.0Missing
Don't know-13262.0Missing
Valid cases15011Missing cases1227
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W11 W13 W16


moppolbOrdinary people can't influence gov't
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (90)
Question Number and Text MV1B : People have different views about the way governments work. I'm going to read out some things people have said about governments in Britain and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. Ordinary people don't really have a chance to influence what governments do
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree1201212.413.3
Agree2810849.953.5
Neither agree/disagr3215913.314.3
Disagree4260616.017.2
Strongly disagree52631.61.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-27.0Missing
Don't know-11891.2Missing
Valid cases15148Missing cases1090
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W11 W13 W16


moppolcGovernment ought impose earnings ceiling
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (90)
Question Number and Text MV1C : People have different views about the way governments work. I'm going to read out some things people have said about governments in Britain and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. The government should place an upper limit on the amount of money that any one person can make
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree16984.34.6
Agree2261616.117.3
Neither agree/disagr3255815.816.9
Disagree4679841.945.0
Strongly disagree5242514.916.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-27.0Missing
Don't know-12421.5Missing
Valid cases15095Missing cases1143
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W11 W13 W16


moppoldGovernment puts nation before party
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (90)
Question Number and Text MV1D : People have different views about the way governments work. I'm going to read out some things people have said about governments in Britain and I'd like you to tell me which answer off the card (V1) comes closest to how you feel about each statement. Governments can be trusted to place the needs of the nation above the interests of their own party
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Strongly agree11631.01.1
Agree215579.610.3
Neither agree/disagr3287217.719.1
Disagree4732145.148.6
Strongly disagree5314919.420.9
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-27.0Missing
Don't know-12751.7Missing
Valid cases15062Missing cases1176
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsValues, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW2 W4 W6 W8 W11 W13 W16


mvote1Supports a particular political party
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (90)
Question Number and Text MV2 : Generally speaking do you think of yourself as a supporter of any one political party?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9440.27Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
refused-2150.09Missing
Yes1528932.5734.6
No2999961.5865.4
Total16238100.00
Valid cases15288Missing cases950
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteUsed in derivation of summary voting variable MVOTE.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mvote2Closer to one political party than other
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (90)
Question Number and Text MV3 : Do you think of yourself as a little closer to one political party than to the others?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9590.36Missing
inapplicable-8528932.57Missing
proxy and/or phone-78915.49Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Yes1326520.1132.66
No2673341.4667.34
Total16238100.00
Valid cases9998Missing cases6240
Question RouteIF (MVOTE1=2) Asked if R does not support a particular political party
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for MVOTE1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mvote3Party which would vote for tomorrow
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (91)
Question Number and Text MV4 : If there were to be a General Election tomorrow, which political party do you think you would be most likely to support?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative13272.06.4
Labour25283.310.3
Lib Dem, SDP36474.012.6
Scot Nat4119.72.3
Plaid Cymru554.31.0
Green Party687.51.7
Other party778.51.5
Other answer841.3.8
None10245615.147.7
Can't vote112961.85.8
Ulster Unionist12107.72.1
SDLP13153.93.0
Alliance Party1463.41.2
Democratic Unionist1566.41.3
Sinn Fein1661.41.2
Other NI party1762.41.2
Missing or wild-928.2Missing
Inapplicable-8855452.7Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-261.4Missing
Don't know-115599.6Missing
Valid cases5145Missing cases11093
Question RouteIF (MVOTE1 = 2 AND MVOTE2 = 2) Asked if R does not support or feel closer to one political party rather than another
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for MVOTE1. Coding frame expanded from Wave 7 due to addition of ECHP sample
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


mvote4Which political party closest to
Record TypeMINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (91)
Question Number and Text MV5 : Which one? (Party do you regard yourself as being closer to than the others)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1199112.323.5
Labour2321519.838.0
Lib Dem /Lib/SDP310356.412.2
Scot Nat43232.03.8
Plaid Cymru51641.01.9
Green Party678.5.9
Other Party783.51.0
Other answer82.0.0
None1070.4.8
Ulster Unionist125433.36.4
SDLP133652.24.3
Alliance Party1486.51.0
Democratic Unionist152741.73.2
Sinn Fein161771.12.1
Other NI party1756.3.7
Inapplicable-8679341.8Missing
Proxy respondent-78915.5Missing
Refused-269.4Missing
Don't know-123.1Missing
Valid cases8462Missing cases7776
Question RouteIF (MVOTE1=1 OR (MVOTE1=2 AND MVOTE2=1)) Asked if R supports or is a little closer to one political party than another
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteSee note for MVOTE1. Coding frame expanded from Wave 7 due to addition of ECHP sample
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18