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nqfedhiHighest educational qualification
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher Degree14292.73.0
First Degree215719.910.9
Teaching QF33622.32.5
Other Higher QF4337621.423.3
Nursing QF51751.11.2
GCE A Levels6177411.212.3
GCE O Levels or Equi7251916.017.4
Commercial QF, No O83482.22.4
CSE Grade 2-5,Scot G94292.73.0
Apprenticeship102731.71.9
Other QF1199.6.7
No QF12297418.820.6
Still At School No Q13132.8.9
Missing or wild-93162.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14461Missing cases1330
Question RouteUses NSCNOW NFENOW NSCHOOL NSCEND NQFHAS NQFA NQFB NQFC NQFD NQFE NQFF NQFG NQFH NQFI NQFJ NQFK NQFL NQFM NQFN NQFED NQFEDA NQFEDB NQFEDC NQFEDD NQFEDE NQFEDF NQFEDG NQFEDH NQFEDI NQFEDJ NQFEDK NQFEDL NQFEDM NQFEDN NQFEDO NQFEDP NQFEDQ NQFEDR NQFEDS NQFX NQFXC NQFXD NQFXE NQFXF NQFXG NQFXH NQFXI NQFXJ NQFXK NQFXL NQFXM NQFXN NQFEDX NQFEDXA NQFEDXB NQFEDXC NQFEDXD NQFEDXE NQFEDXF NQFEDXG NQFEDXH NQFEDXI NQFEDXJ PID NIVLYR NIVIEVR on Record NINDRESP. Uses wQFEDHI on all previous wINDRESP Records. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the previous iterations of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nqfvocHas vocational qualifications
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0935159.264.3
Yes1518132.835.7
Missing or wild-92451.6Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14532Missing cases1259
Question RouteUses NQFEDHI NQFB NQFC NQFD NQFE NQFF NQFG NQFH NQFI NQFXC NQFXD NQFXE NQFXF NQFXG NQFXH NQFXI on Record NINDRESP. Uses wQFVOC on all previous wINDRESP Records. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on XWAVEID.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the previous iterations of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nqfachiHighest academic qualification
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher Degree14292.72.9
1st Degree2157610.010.8
HND,HNC,Teaching310376.67.1
A Level4278517.619.1
O Level5369823.425.4
CSE66834.34.7
None of These7435127.629.9
Missing or wild-92131.3Missing
Proxy respondent-710196.5Missing
Valid cases14559Missing cases1232
Question RouteUses NQFA NQFB NQFC NQFD NQFE NQFF NQFG NQFH NQFI NQFJ NQFK NQFL NQFM NQFN NQFED NQFEDA NQFEDB NQFEDC NQFEDD NQFEDE NQFEDF NQFEDG NQFEDH NQFEDI NQFEDJ NQFEDK NQFEDL NQFEDM NQFEDN NQFEDO NQFEDP NQFEDQ NQFEDR NQFEDS NQFEDHI NQFXC NQFXD NQFXE NQFXF NQFXG NQFXH NQFXI NQFXJ NQFXK NQFXL NQFXM NQFXN NQFEDX NQFEDXA NQFEDXB NQFEDXC NQFEDXD NQFEDXE NQFEDXF NQFEDXG NQFEDXH NQFEDXI NQFEDXJ on Record NINDRESP. Uses wQFACHI on all previous wINDRESP Records. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the previous iterations of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbftEmployed full time
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full time: 30 hrs +1722745.876.7
Part time: lt 30 hrs2219513.923.3
Missing or wild-93112.0Missing
Inapplicable-8605838.4Missing
Valid cases9422Missing cases6369
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSEMP NJBHRS NJBOT NJSHRS on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteThis measure is based on total hours, i.e. including both normal and overtime hours. it is computed for both employees and the self employed.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npaygGross rate of pay per month:last payment
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1536.341606.75472055.40
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00751147.6100.0
Missing or wild-9.004793.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00678743.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases7511Missing cases8280
Question RouteUses NPAYGW NPAYGL NPAYNW NPAYNL NSPJB NMLSTAT NSEX NJBPENM NJBPEN NIVLYR on Record NINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteConverts employees' last wage or salary payment before tax and other deductions in current main job (NPAYGL) to monthly amount. if gross pay was missing, but net pay was present, then gross pay is estimated from net pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npaynNet rate of pay per month: last payment
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1129.18852.283.8139030
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00751147.6100.0
Missing or wild-9.004793.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00678743.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases7511Missing cases8280
Question RouteUses NIVFIO NPAYGW NPAYGL NPAYNW NSEX NMLSTAT NJBPENM NSPJB NAGE NJBPEN PID NIVLYR on Record NINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteConverts employees' last wage or salary payment after tax and other deductions in current main job (NPAYNL) to a monthly amount. if net pay was missing, but gross pay was present, then net pay is estimated from gross pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npayguUsual gross pay per month: current job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1507.831390.8921.6772055.40
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00799050.6100.0
Inapplicable-8.00678743.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases7990Missing cases7801
Question RouteUses NIVFIO NHGSPN NJBPENM NPAYUSL NPAYG NPAYUG NPAYU NPAYUW NPAYN NMLSTAT NSEX NSPJB NJBSEMP NAGE NJBPEN PID NIVLYR on Record NINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures usual monthly wage or salary payment before tax and other deductions in current main job for employees. if last gross payment was the "usual", this is used. if last gross pay was missing, but net pay was present, and this was given as "usual", the gross pay was estimated from net pay, in the light of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership. if last payment was not the "usual", "usual payment" was given gross, this was used. if "usual payment" was net, this was converted as above at NPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NPAYGUI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npaynuUsual net pay per month: current job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1110.46712.6810.7815368.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00799050.6100.0
Inapplicable-8.00678743.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases7990Missing cases7801
Question RouteUses NIVFIO NHGSPN NJBPENM NPAYUSL NPAYN NPAYG NPAYUG NPAYU NPAYUW NMLSTAT NSEX NSPJB NJBSEMP NAGE NJBPEN PID NIVLYR on Record NINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures usual monthly wage or salary payment after tax and other deductions in current main job for employees. if the last net payment was the usual, then this is used. if last net pay was missing, but gross pay was present, and this was usual, then net pay is estimated from gross pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership. if last payment was not the usual, then if usual payment is given net, this is used. Otherwise, if usual payment is given gross, then this is converted as above at NPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NPAYNUI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or - 8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npaygtyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1496.661430.06072055.40
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0059.4.7
Amount stated1.00889556.399.3
Missing or wild-9.009.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00581436.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases8954Missing cases6837
Question RouteUses NIVFIO NJBSTAT NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJBPROF NJSPAYG NJBPENM NMLSTAT NSEX NPAYGU NJTYID on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJHSTAT NJHGPAY on Record NJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2004. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees NPAYGU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit. if current job spell started after 1.9.2004, then this variable is equal to value of NJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NPAYGTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npayglyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1449.111256.61033333.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0045.3.5
Amount stated1.00861654.699.5
Inapplicable-8.00611638.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases8661Missing cases7130
Question RouteUses NHGSPN NJBSTAT NJBPENM NMLSTAT NSEX NAGE NJBOFF NJBHAS NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJSPROF NJSPAYG NJSPRBM NJSPRBY4 NJSPREM NJSPAYL NPAYLY NPAYLYW NPAYLYG NCJSBLY NSPJB NJLYID NPAYGU PID NIVLYR NIVFIO NCJSBLY on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJHSTAT NJHGPAY on Record NJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYGTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2003. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees NPAYLY is used, converted from net to gross where necessary, and for the self employed the current pay or profit. if current job spell started after 1.9.2003, then this variable is equal to the value of NJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NPAYGLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npayntyUsual monthly net pay: Sept this year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1104.96774.53015368.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0059.4.7
Amount stated1.00894356.699.3
Missing or wild-9.009.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00576636.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases9002Missing cases6789
Question RouteUses NIVFIO NJBSTAT NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJBPROF NJSPAYG NJBPENM NMLSTAT NSEX NSPJB NPAYNU NJTYID on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJHSTAT NJHGPAY on Record NJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2004. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees NPAYNU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. if the current job spell started after 1.9.2004, then this variable is equal to the value of NJHNPAY for the job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NPAYNTYI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


npaynlyUsual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1084.88813.37020235.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0045.3.5
Amount stated1.00861654.699.5
Inapplicable-8.00611638.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases8661Missing cases7130
Question RouteUses PID NIVLYR NIVFIO NCJSBLY NHGSPN NJBSTAT NJBPENM NMLSTAT NSEX NJBOFF NJBHAS NJBSEMP NJACCS NJSPROF NJSPAYG NJSPRBM NJSPRBY4 NJSPREM NJSPAYL NPAYLY NPAYLYW NPAYLYG NSPJB NJLYID NPAYNU NAGE on record NINDRESP. Uses NJHSTAT NJHNPAY ON Record NJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYNTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2003. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees answer to NPAYLY is used, converted from gross to net where necessary, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. if current job spell started after 1.9.2003, then this variable is equal to the value of NJHNPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NPAYNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njsprofMonthly self employed profit
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1337.641704.79017583.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81390688.06Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
[Value >= 0]8715.52100.0
Total15791100.00
Valid cases871Missing cases14920
Question RouteUses NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJSPRF NJSPRBM NJSPRBY4 NJSPREM NJSPREY4 on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed profit variable for self- employed respondents who draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self-employed, and the self employed who do not draw up accounts. (cf. NJSPAYG). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here NJSPROFI) takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A. This variable only shows positive profits. Where the variable NJSPRLS indicates that the amount is a loss, then NJSPROF takes the value 0, and the compute amount is given at NJSLOSS. Change of source variables from Wave 7 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njslossAmount: self-employment losses
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.91154.8502500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.004112.697.4
Amount stated1.0011.12.6
Missing or wild-9.006594.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.001369686.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases422Missing cases15369
Question RouteUses NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJSPRF NJSPRBM NJSPRBY4 NJSPREM NJSPREY4 NJSPROF NJSPRLS on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for NJSPROF.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njspaygMonthly self employed gross pay
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1153.391484.7121.6510000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81457092.27Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
[Value >= 0]2071.31100.0
Total15791100.00
Valid cases207Missing cases15584
Question RouteUses NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJSPAYU NJSPAYW NJSPYTX NJSPYNI NJSHRS NIVFIO on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed gross pay variable if a self-employed respondent does not draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self employed, and the self employed who draw up accounts. (cf. NJSPROF). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here NJSPAYG) takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A. Change of source variables from Wave 7 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ncjstenLength (days) current labour market sp.
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2924.883510.76029359
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0010.1.1
Amount stated1.001456592.299.9
Missing or wild-9.002021.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14575Missing cases1216
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBBGD NJBBGM NJBBGY4 NJBSEMP NJSBGD NJSBGM NJSBGY4 NCJSBGD NCJSBGM NCJSBGY4 NDOID NDOIM on Record NINDRESP
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures the length of time in the current labour market spell, whether, employee, self employed or not employed in number of days. Where day is missing, this is assumed to be one. For years before 2003, where month is missing, this is assumed to be July.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ncjswk9Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.2004
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
44.5216.41052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.008425.35.7
Amount stated1.001392088.294.3
Missing or wild-9.0015.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14762Missing cases1029
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSEMP NJBSTAT NJBBGD NJBBGM NJBBGY NJSBGD NJSBGM NJSBGY4 NCJSBGD NCJSBGM NCJSBGY4 NCJSBLY NJLYID NJTYID on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures number of weeks in current labour market spell which fell into reference year, that is the twelve months prior to the start of the interview period (1st Sept.) . Neasure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0973361.666.1
Job spell 114602.93.1
Job spell 2225.2.2
Job spell 331.0.0
Job spell 442.0.0
Last job - L361211.1.1
See AJLID138645.55.9
See BJLID1496.6.7
See CJLID1594.6.6
See DJLID1699.6.7
See EJLID1789.6.6
See FJLID1892.6.6
See GJLID1987.6.6
See HJLID20107.7.7
See IJLID2110116.46.9
See JJLID222531.61.7
See KJLID239315.96.3
See LJLID243322.12.3
See MJLID254312.72.9
Missing or wild-94052.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73492.2Missing
Never had a job-33192.0Missing
Valid cases14718Missing cases1073
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSTAT NCJSBLY NNJBS NJBHAD on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT on Record NJOBHIST. Uses wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJLID on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteProvides a means of identifying the latest job (i.e. the current job or the most recent if not currently employed).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2003
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01149872.877.8
Job spell 11247315.716.7
Job spell 226033.84.1
Job spell 33129.8.9
Job spell 4447.3.3
Job spell 5516.1.1
Job spell 667.0.0
Job spell 772.0.0
Job spell 881.0.0
Job spell 991.0.0
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NJBSTAT NCJSBLY NCJSBGD NCJSBGM NCJSBGY4 NIVFIO on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 2003. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.2003, and the relevant NJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2004
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01403288.995.1
Job spell 117014.44.7
Job spell 2223.1.2
Job spell 333.0.0
Missing or wild-918.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14759Missing cases1032
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSEMP NJBSTAT NJBBGD NJBBGM NJBBGY NJSBGD NJSBGM NJSBGY4 NCJSBGD NCJSBGM NCJSBGY4 NCJSBLY on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHBGD NJHBGM NJHBGY4 NJHSTAT on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 2004. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.2004, and relevant NJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large16.0.1
Managers,large212998.213.5
Employers,small31971.22.0
Managers,small41751.11.8
Professional Self-em5118.71.2
Professional employe64002.54.2
Int. non-manual,work714409.115.0
Int. non-man,foreman83021.93.1
Junior non-manual9194412.320.2
Personal service wrk106924.47.2
Foreman manual113682.33.8
Skilled manual wkrs128485.48.8
Semi-skilled manual138135.18.4
Unskilled manual wkr143071.93.2
Own account wkrs155483.55.7
Farmers - employers,1624.2.2
Farmers - own accoun1762.4.6
Agricultural workers1856.4.6
Members of armed for1924.2.2
Missing or wild-998.6Missing
Inapplicable-8607038.4Missing
Valid cases9623Missing cases6168
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteCASOC computes the Socio-Economic Group for jobs, based on the 3 digit Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher1159810.119.5
Service class,lower214889.418.2
Routine non-manual e311837.514.5
Personal service wor47654.89.3
Sml props w employee51511.01.8
Sml props w/o employ64302.75.3
Farmers,Smallholders777.5.9
Foreman,Technicians85573.56.8
Skilled manual worke95783.77.1
Semi,unskilled manua1013248.416.2
Agricultural workers1134.2.4
Missing or wild-992.6Missing
Inapplicable-8751447.6Missing
Valid cases8185Missing cases7606
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteCASOC computes the Goldthorpe social class classification for jobs, based on the 3 digit Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ15203.35.4
technic2317820.133.0
Skilled non-manual3229414.523.8
Skilled manual4183411.619.1
Partly skilled occ514118.914.7
Unskilled occ63622.33.8
Armed forces724.2.2
Missing or wild-998.6Missing
Inapplicable-8607038.4Missing
Valid cases9623Missing cases6168
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteCASOC computes Registrar General's Social Class for jobs based on the 3 digit Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases8185Missing cases7606
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. Computed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and coding frame for ISCO in Appendix to Vol. A. International Labour Office (1990) `International Standard Classification of Occupations: ISCO 88. Geneva: International Labour Office.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.2818.100.5690.32
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00818551.8100.0
Missing or wild-9.0092.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00751447.6Missing
Valid cases8185Missing cases7606
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.9619.190.5599.99
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00818551.8100.0
Missing or wild-9.0092.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00751447.6Missing
Valid cases8185Missing cases7606
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
47.6716.61082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.006.0.1
Amount stated1.00817951.899.9
Missing or wild-9.0092.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00751447.6Missing
Valid cases8185Missing cases7606
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1984) The Social Grading of Occupations: A New Approach and Scale, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org106.0.1
Higher managerial203132.03.3
Higher prof tradn'l313532.23.7
Higher prof new emp321991.32.1
High prof trad s.emp33109.71.1
High prof new s.emp3414.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps4112557.913.0
Lower Prof new emps4286.5.9
Lwr Prof trad s.emp43119.81.2
Lower Prof new s.emp4416.1.2
Lower manag occupns507304.67.6
Hgher supervis occup602411.52.5
admin717504.77.8
serv725393.45.6
aux731581.01.6
Intermed engineering7445.3.5
Emp,small (non-prof)812021.32.1
Emp,small (agricult)8221.1.2
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)915933.86.2
Own acct wkrs(agric)9281.5.8
Lwr supervis occups1005343.45.5
Lwr technical craft1113232.03.4
Lwr tech process op11262.4.6
Semi-routine sales1215993.86.2
Semi-routine service1225523.55.7
Semi-routine tech12391.6.9
Semi-routine op1241731.11.8
Semi-routine agric12525.2.3
Semi-routine cleri126122.81.3
Semi-rtne childcare127146.91.5
serv1312601.62.7
Routine production132107.71.1
Routine technical1333952.54.1
Routine operative1343862.44.0
Routine agricultrl13517.1.2
Missing or wild-919.1Missing
Inapplicable-8615038.9Missing
Valid cases9622Missing cases6169
Question RouteUses NJBSOC NJBSEMP NJBBOSS NJBMNGR NJBSIZE on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee full Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.9524.90052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00540534.236.6
Amount stated1.00934759.263.4
Missing or wild-9.0025.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14752Missing cases1039
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NCJSBLY NCJSWK9 NJLYID NJBSTAT on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.2003 - 31.8.2004). The measure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.186.81052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001413089.595.7
Amount stated1.006344.04.3
Missing or wild-9.0013.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14764Missing cases1027
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NCJSBLY NCJSWK9 NJLYID NJBSTAT on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.2003 - 31.8.2004). Measure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.9724.78052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00866054.858.7
Amount stated1.00609538.641.3
Missing or wild-9.0022.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14755Missing cases1036
Question RouteUses NJBHAS NJBOFF NCJSBLY NCJSWK9 NJLYID NJBSTAT on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of economically inactive (i.e. not in employment or unemployed) in reference year (1.9.2003 - 31.8.2004). Neasure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0541834.336.7
1823452.155.7
29826.26.6
3118.7.8
423.1.2
52.0.0
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NJLYID NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSTAT NCJSWK9 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self- employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.2003 - 1.9.2004).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0538834.136.5
1770348.852.1
214809.410.0
31741.11.2
428.2.2
53.0.0
61.0.0
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NJLYID NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSTAT NCJSWK9 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.2003 - 1.9.2004). Different jobs held with the same employer are each counted.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None01408289.295.3
16324.04.3
257.4.4
36.0.0
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NJLYID NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSTAT NCJSWK9 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.2003 - 1.9.2004).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0887256.260.0
1571736.238.7
21771.11.2
310.1.1
51.0.0
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NJLYID NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSTAT NCJSWK9 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate economically inactive (i.e. not in employment or unemployed) spells in reference year (1.9.2003 - 1.9.2004).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
Self employed111747.437.95
In paid employ2723545.8248.97
Unemployed34012.542.71
Retired4299318.9520.26
Maternity leave5880.560.6
Family care69926.286.71
FT studt, school79996.336.76
LT sick, disabld87034.454.76
Govt trng scheme9240.150.16
Something else101641.041.11
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14773Missing cases1018
Question RouteUses NJLYID NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSTAT on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT NJHSEMP on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to NJBSTAT, for 1.9.2003. if NJLYID = 0, NJBSTATL is NJBSTAT, if NJLYID is greater than 0, then NJBSTAT is based on NJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed110726.87.3
In paid employ2743947.150.4
Unemployed34322.72.9
Retired4310319.721.0
Maternity leave591.6.6
Family care69916.36.7
FT studt, school78115.15.5
LT sick, disabld86904.44.7
Govt trng scheme931.2.2
Something else1099.6.7
Missing or wild-918.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14759Missing cases1032
Question RouteUses NJTYID NJBHAS NJBOFF NJBSTAT on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJSPNO NJHSTAT on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to NJBSTAT, for 1.9.2004. if NJTYID = 0, NJBSTATT is NJBSTAT, if NJTYID is greater than 0, then NJBSTAT is based on NJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on 1.9.2003
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases7391Missing cases8400
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteSee Appendix to Vol. A for coding frame.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,small31.09.1
Professional employe61.09.1
Int. non-manual,work73.027.3
Junior non-manual91.09.1
Skilled manual wkrs121.09.1
Semi-skilled manual131.09.1
Unskilled manual wkr142.018.2
Own account wkrs151.09.1
Missing or wild-973.5Missing
Inapplicable-81469393.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases11Missing cases15780
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for NJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-973.5Missing
Inapplicable-81470493.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases15791
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for NJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ11.09.1
technic24.036.4
Skilled non-manual32.018.2
Skilled manual41.09.1
Partly skilled occ51.09.1
Unskilled occ62.018.2
Missing or wild-973.5Missing
Inapplicable-81469393.0Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases11Missing cases15780
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for NJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases0Missing cases15791
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for NJBISCO, and Notes on Derived Variables in Appendix and coding frame for ISCO in Appendix to Vol. A. International Labour Office (1990) `International Standard Classification of Occupations: ISCO 88. Geneva: International Labour Office.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-9.0073.5Missing
Inapplicable-8.001470493.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases15791
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for NJBCSSM. See Vol. A for details. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-9.0073.5Missing
Inapplicable-8.001470493.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases15791
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for NJBCSSM. See Vol. A for details. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-9.0073.5Missing
Inapplicable-8.001470493.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases15791
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for NJBHGS. See Vol. A for details. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1984) The Social Grading of Occupations: A New Approach and Scale, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


njlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher prof tradn'l311.09.1
Lower Prof trad emps413.027.3
Emp,small (non-prof)811.09.1
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)911.09.1
Semi-routine sales1211.09.1
Semi-routine service1221.09.1
Routine technical1331.09.1
Routine operative1342.018.2
Inapplicable-81476693.5Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases11Missing cases15780
Question RouteUses NJLSOC NJLSEMP NJLBOSS NJLMNGR NJLSIZE on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee full Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nvotePolitical party supported
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1224814.217.2
Labour2363923.027.8
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP315519.811.9
Scot Nat44232.73.2
Plaid Cymru52121.31.6
Green Party62071.31.6
Other Party72851.82.2
Other answer843.3.3
None10228414.517.5
Can't vote112901.82.2
Ulster Unionist125683.64.3
SDLP134693.03.6
Alliance Party14109.7.8
Democratice Unionist154002.53.1
Sinn Fein162301.51.8
Other Party17116.7.9
Missing or wild-9170310.8Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases13074Missing cases2717
Question RouteUses NVOTE1 NVOTE2 NVOTE3 NVOTE4 on record NINDRESP.
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteNot available at Wave 2 as a retrospective rather than prospective voting question was asked.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyrdicAmount interest/dividends - computed
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
311.162090.86090000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0988962.666.9
Amount stated1488831.033.1
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NIVFIO NFIYRDIA NFIYRDB1 NFIYRDB2 NFIYRDB3 NFIYRDB4 NFIYRDB5 NFIYRDB6 on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Savings and Bank Accounts
Incomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
78.04271.8906000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001233678.183.5
Amount stated1.00244115.516.5
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFRVAL NFRW NFRNOW NFRJT on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIMNPI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
205.04319.9508568.07
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00725245.949.1
Amount stated1.00752547.750.9
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFRVAL NFRW NFRNOW NFRJT on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIMNBI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
41.03248.01012666.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00973961.765.9
Amount stated1.00503831.934.1
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 NFIYRDI on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFRVAL NFRW NFRNOW NFRJT on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIMNII takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.7398.7104000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001425190.296.4
Amount stated1.005263.33.6
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFRVAL NFRW NFRNOW NFRJT on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIMNTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
927.751347.69072055.40
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
[Value >= 0]1477793.58100.0
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NJ2PAY NPAYGU NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJSPROF NJSPAYG NPRFITB NIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIMNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
335.84525.16012666.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00435327.629.5
Amount stated1.001042466.070.5
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NFIMNP NFIMNB NFIMNT NFIMNI on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIMNNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1263.591322.34072176.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-710146.42Missing
[Value >= 0]1477793.58100.0
Total15791100.00
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NFIMNL NPAYGU NJBSEMP NJSACCS NJSPROF NJSPAYG NJ2PAY NPRFITB on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIMNTHI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.2003-1.9.2004)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10497.8814453.580465357.97
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00547134.637.0
Amount stated1.00930658.963.0
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NIVFIO NJBHAS NJBOFF NCJSBLY NCJSWK9 NJTYID NJLYID NNJBWKS NPAYGU NPAYGTY NPAYGLY NPAYS NPAYSW NPAYSG NSEX NMLSTAT NSPJB NJBPENM NAGE on Record NINDRESP. Uses NJHSTAT NJHGPAY NJHSPW on Record NJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIYRLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyrnlAnnual non-lab income(1.9.2003-1.9.2004)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3910.286172.380152000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00422726.828.6
Amount stated1.001055066.871.4
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NFIYRP NFIYRB NFIYRT NFIYRI on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIYRNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.2003-1.9.2004)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
920.543229.56070935.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001231478.083.3
Amount stated1.00246315.616.7
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFIM09L NFIM10L NFIM11L NFIM12L NFIM01T NFIM02T NFIM03T NFIM04T NFIM05T NFIM06T NFIM07T NFIM08T on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIYRPI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.2003-1.9.2004)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2378.643717.590101900.35
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00709644.948.0
Amount stated1.00768148.652.0
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFIM09L NFIM10L NFIM11L NFIM12L NFIM01T NFIM02T NFIM03T NFIM04T NFIM05T NFIM06T NFIM07T NFIM08T on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIYRBI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyrtAnnual transfer inc. (1.9.2003-1.9.2004)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
130.951128.24048000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001416489.795.9
Amount stated1.006133.94.1
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFIM09L NFIM10L NFIM11L NFIM12L NFIM01T NFIM02T NFIM03T NFIM04T NFIM05T NFIM06T NFIM07T NFIM08T on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIYRTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyriAnnual invest income (1.9.2003-1.9.2004)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
480.152901.870152000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00973261.665.9
Amount stated1.00504531.934.1
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NNF1 NFIYRDI on Record NINDRESP. Uses NFICODE NFIM09L NFIM10L NFIM11L NFIM12L NFIM01T NFIM02T NFIM03T NFIM04T NFIM05T NFIM06T NFIM07T NFIM08T on Record NINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIYRII takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfiyrAnnual income (1.9.2003-1.9.2004)
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14408.1514225.320466797.22
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.005463.53.7
Amount stated1.001423190.196.3
Proxy respondent-7.0010146.4Missing
Valid cases14777Missing cases1014
Question RouteUses NFIYRL NFIYRNL on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable NFIYEARI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nfihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2788.922094.62072176.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0048.3.3
Amount stated1.001506795.499.7
Missing or wild-9.006764.3Missing
Valid cases15115Missing cases676
Question RouteUses NIVFHO on Record NHHSAMP. Uses NFIMN NIVFIO on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes: Household Income
NoteSums the values of total income in the month before interview for individuals in the h/hold. Includes imputed data. The imputation flag variable NFIHHMNI takes a value 0 if there was no imputation, 1 if some component of an individual h/hold members income was imputed, and 2 if the whole income of one or more h/hold members was imputed. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.165.49036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
035.2.2
Amount stated11406789.199.8
Missing or wild-96634.2Missing
Inapplicable-812.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14102Missing cases1689
Question RouteUses NGHQA NGHQB NGHQC NGHQD NGHQE NGHQF NGHQG NGHQH NGHQI NGHQJ NGHQK NGHQL on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions NGHQA to NGHQL to a single 36 point scale. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nhlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0772948.954.8
1186011.813.2
210036.47.1
37294.65.2
45413.43.8
54482.83.2
63542.22.5
73011.92.1
82531.61.8
92201.41.6
102151.41.5
111851.21.3
122641.71.9
Missing or wild-96634.2Missing
Inapplicable-812.1Missing
Proxy respondent-710146.4Missing
Valid cases14102Missing cases1689
Question RouteUses NGHQA NGHQB NGHQC NGHQD NGHQE NGHQF NGHQG NGHQH NGHQI NGHQJ NGHQK NGHQL on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions NGHQA to NGHQL to a single scale 12 point scale. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


nspjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeNINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0336321.333.2
Yes1677842.966.8
Inapplicable-8565035.8Missing
Valid cases10141Missing cases5650
Question RouteUses NHGSPN NHGEST NIVFIO on Record NINDALL. Uses NJBHAS NJBOFF on Record NINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Relationship between Household Members
NoteUses NHGSPN NHGEMP NIVFIO on Record NINDALL. Uses NJBHAS NJBOFF on Record NINDRESP
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18