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opaynNet rate of pay per month: last payment
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1174.01761.332.1714010.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00738447.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.004142.7Missing
Inapplicable-8.00683743.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases7384Missing cases8233
Question RouteUses OIVFIO OPAYGW OPAYGL OPAYNW OSEX OMLSTAT OJBPENM OSPJB OAGE OJBPEN PID OIVLYR on Record OINDRESP. 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 (OPAYNL) 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


opayguUsual gross pay per month: current job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1556.681146.0621.6716678.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00779849.9100.0
Inapplicable-8.00683743.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases7798Missing cases7819
Question RouteUses OIVFIO OHGSPN OJBPENM OPAYUSL OPAYG OPAYUG OPAYU OPAYUW OPAYN OMLSTAT OSEX OSPJB OJBSEMP OAGE OJBPEN PID OIVLYR on Record OINDRESP. 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 OPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OPAYGUI 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


opaynuUsual net pay per month: current job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1154.72723.0921.6710007.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00779849.9100.0
Inapplicable-8.00683743.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases7798Missing cases7819
Question RouteUses OIVFIO OHGSPN OJBPENM OPAYUSL OPAYN OPAYG OPAYUG OPAYU OPAYUW OMLSTAT OSEX OSPJB OJBSEMP OAGE OJBPEN PID OIVLYR on Record OINDRESP. 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 OPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OPAYNUI 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


opaygtyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1543.351244.68016678.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0077.5.9
Amount stated1.00870455.799.1
Missing or wild-9.003.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00585137.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases8781Missing cases6836
Question RouteUses OIVFIO OJBSTAT OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJBPROF OJSPAYG OJBPENM OMLSTAT OSEX OPAYGU OJTYID on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJHSTAT OJHGPAY on Record OJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2005. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees OPAYGU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit. if current job spell started after 1.9.2005, then this variable is equal to value of OJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OPAYGTI 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


opayglyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1525.721734.83084002
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0075.5.9
Amount stated1.00851354.599.1
Inapplicable-8.00604738.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases8588Missing cases7029
Question RouteUses OHGSPN OJBSTAT OJBPENM OMLSTAT OSEX OAGE OJBOFF OJBHAS OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJSPROF OJSPAYG OJSPRBM OJSPRBY4 OJSPREM OJSPAYL OPAYLY OPAYLYW OPAYLYG OCJSBLY OSPJB OJLYID OPAYGU PID OIVLYR OIVFIO OCJSBLY on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJHSTAT OJHGPAY on Record OJOBHIST. 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 1.9.2004. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees OPAYLY 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 1.9.2004, then this variable is equal to the value of OJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OPAYGLI 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


opayntyUsual monthly net pay: Sept this year
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1148.91802.67010400.90
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0077.5.9
Amount stated1.00872255.899.1
Missing or wild-9.006.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00583037.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases8799Missing cases6818
Question RouteUses OIVFIO OJBSTAT OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJBPROF OJSPAYG OJBPENM OMLSTAT OSEX OSPJB OPAYNU OJTYID on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJHSTAT OJHGPAY on Record OJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2005. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees OPAYNU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. if the current job spell started after 1.9.2005, then this variable is equal to the value of OJHNPAY for the job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OPAYNTYI 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


opaynlyUsual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1130.06965.22049977
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0076.5.9
Amount stated1.00850854.599.1
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00604738.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases8584Missing cases7033
Question RouteUses PID OIVLYR OIVFIO OCJSBLY OHGSPN OJBSTAT OJBPENM OMLSTAT OSEX OJBOFF OJBHAS OJBSEMP OJACCS OJSPROF OJSPAYG OJSPRBM OJSPRBY4 OJSPREM OJSPAYL OPAYLY OPAYLYW OPAYLYG OSPJB OJLYID OPAYNU OAGE on record OINDRESP. Uses OJHSTAT OJHNPAY ON Record OJOBHIST. 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 1.9.2004. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees answer to OPAYLY 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 1.9.2004, then this variable is equal to the value of OJHNPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OPAYNLI 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


ojsprofMonthly self employed profit
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1426.631905.20016666.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81375888.10Missing
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
[Value >= 0]8775.62100.0
Total15617100.00
Valid cases877Missing cases14740
Question RouteUses OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJSPRF OJSPRBM OJSPRBY4 OJSPREM OJSPREY4 on Record OINDRESP.
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. OJSPAYG). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here OJSPROFI) 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 OJSPRLS indicates that the amount is a loss, then OJSPROF takes the value 0, and the compute amount is given at OJSLOSS. 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


ojslossAmount: self-employment losses
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
5.8251.740833.33
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.004222.797.5
Amount stated1.0011.12.5
Missing or wild-9.006564.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.001354686.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases433Missing cases15184
Question RouteUses OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJSPRF OJSPRBM OJSPRBY4 OJSPREM OJSPREY4 OJSPROF OJSPRLS on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for OJSPROF.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ojspaygMonthly self employed gross pay
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1035.5796347.636000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81443892.45Missing
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
[Value >= 0]1971.26100.0
Total15617100.00
Valid cases197Missing cases15420
Question RouteUses OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJSPAYU OJSPAYW OJSPYTX OJSPYNI OJSHRS OIVFIO on Record OINDRESP.
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. OJSPROF). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here OJSPAYG) 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


ocjstenLength (days) current labour market sp.
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2886.193445.03027910
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0016.1.1
Amount stated1.001445792.699.9
Missing or wild-9.001621.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases14473Missing cases1144
Question RouteUses OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBBGD OJBBGM OJBBGY4 OJBSEMP OJSBGD OJSBGM OJSBGY4 OCJSBGD OCJSBGM OCJSBGY4 ODOID ODOIM on Record OINDRESP
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 2004, 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


ocjswk9Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.2005
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
44.5516.29052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.007935.15.4
Amount stated1.001383888.694.6
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases14631Missing cases986
Question RouteUses OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSEMP OJBSTAT OJBBGD OJBBGM OJBBGY OJSBGD OJSBGM OJSBGY4 OCJSBGD OCJSBGM OCJSBGY4 OCJSBLY OJLYID OJTYID on Record OINDRESP.
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.) . 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


ojlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0949760.864.8
Job spell 115143.33.5
Job spell 2236.2.2
Job spell 335.0.0
Job spell 551.0.0
Last job - L361255.4.4
See AJLID138245.35.6
See BJLID1492.6.6
See CJLID1595.6.6
See DJLID1698.6.7
See EJLID1781.5.6
See FJLID1889.6.6
See GJLID1981.5.6
See HJLID20100.6.7
See IJLID219806.36.7
See JJLID222471.61.7
See KJLID238585.55.9
See LJLID242801.81.9
See MJLID253072.02.1
See NJLID264182.72.9
Missing or wild-92811.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-71601.0Missing
Never had a job-35183.3Missing
Valid cases14658Missing cases959
Question RouteUses OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSTAT OCJSBLY ONJBS OJBHAD on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT on Record OJOBHIST. 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


ojlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2004
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01135972.777.6
Job spell 11250516.017.1
Job spell 225673.63.9
Job spell 331501.01.0
Job spell 4440.3.3
Job spell 558.1.1
Job spell 664.0.0
Job spell 881.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14634Missing cases983
Question RouteUses OJBSTAT OCJSBLY OCJSBGD OCJSBGM OCJSBGY4 OIVFIO on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 2004. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.2004, and the relevant OJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ojtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2005
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01395489.495.4
Job spell 116524.24.5
Job spell 2215.1.1
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14621Missing cases996
Question RouteUses OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSEMP OJBSTAT OJBBGD OJBBGM OJBBGY OJSBGD OJSBGM OJSBGY4 OCJSBGD OCJSBGM OCJSBGY4 OCJSBLY on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHBGD OJHBGM OJHBGY4 OJHSTAT on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 2005. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.2005, and relevant OJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ojbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large112.1.1
Managers,large28145.28.8
Employers,small31961.32.1
Managers,small45753.76.2
Professional Self-em5109.71.2
Professional employe64132.64.5
Int. non-manual,work714159.115.3
Int. non-man,foreman82631.72.8
Junior non-manual9186912.020.2
Personal service wrk106714.37.3
Foreman manual113182.03.4
Skilled manual wkrs128285.39.0
Semi-skilled manual137424.88.0
Unskilled manual wkr143031.93.3
Own account wkrs155583.66.0
Farmers - employers,1621.1.2
Farmers - own accoun1771.5.8
Agricultural workers1851.3.6
Members of armed for1919.1.2
Missing or wild-92491.6Missing
Inapplicable-8612039.2Missing
Valid cases9248Missing cases6369
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


ojbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher112367.915.8
Service class,lower2174911.222.4
Routine non-manual e310836.913.9
Personal service wor47985.110.2
Sml props w employee5145.91.9
Sml props w/o employ64222.75.4
Farmers,Smallholders778.51.0
Foreman,Technicians84933.26.3
Skilled manual worke95263.46.7
Semi,unskilled manua1012438.015.9
Agricultural workers1136.2.5
Missing or wild-92491.6Missing
Inapplicable-8755948.4Missing
Valid cases7809Missing cases7808
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


ojbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ15233.35.7
technic2307419.733.2
Skilled non-manual3219014.023.7
Skilled manual4176711.319.1
Partly skilled occ513258.514.3
Unskilled occ63502.23.8
Armed forces719.1.2
Missing or wild-92491.6Missing
Inapplicable-8612039.2Missing
Valid cases9248Missing cases6369
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


ojbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases7809Missing cases7808
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


ojbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.5418.061.3090.32
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00780950.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.002491.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00755948.4Missing
Valid cases7809Missing cases7808
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


ojbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
37.2419.181.3498.85
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00780950.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.002491.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00755948.4Missing
Valid cases7809Missing cases7808
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


ojbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
47.0916.42082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0017.1.2
Amount stated1.00779249.999.8
Missing or wild-9.002491.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00755948.4Missing
Valid cases7809Missing cases7808
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


ojbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org1014.1.2
Higher managerial202991.93.2
Higher prof tradn'l313652.33.9
Higher prof new emp321891.22.0
High prof trad s.emp3396.61.0
High prof new s.emp3419.1.2
Lower Prof trad emps4112227.813.2
Lower Prof new emps4273.5.8
Lwr Prof trad s.emp43119.81.3
Lower Prof new s.emp4413.1.1
Lower manag occupns506824.47.4
Hgher supervis occup602121.42.3
admin716884.47.4
serv724983.25.4
aux731591.01.7
Intermed engineering7448.3.5
Emp,small (non-prof)812001.32.2
Emp,small (agricult)8219.1.2
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)915983.86.5
Own acct wkrs(agric)9291.61.0
Lwr supervis occups1004703.05.1
Lwr technical craft1112921.93.2
Lwr tech process op11248.3.5
Semi-routine sales1215803.76.3
Semi-routine service1225493.55.9
Semi-routine tech12399.61.1
Semi-routine op1241641.11.8
Semi-routine agric12522.1.2
Semi-routine cleri126144.91.6
Semi-rtne childcare1271521.01.6
serv1312481.62.7
Routine production13287.6.9
Routine technical1334162.74.5
Routine operative1343602.33.9
Routine agricultrl13512.1.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8636940.8Missing
Valid cases9247Missing cases6370
Question RouteUses OJBSOC OJBSEMP OJBBOSS OJBMNGR OJBSIZE on Record OINDRESP.
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


onjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.9424.87052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00533634.236.5
Amount stated1.00929159.563.5
Missing or wild-9.008.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases14627Missing cases990
Question RouteUses OJBHAS OJBOFF OCJSBLY OCJSWK9 OJLYID OJBSTAT on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.2004 - 31.8.2005). 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


onjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.216.74052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001392189.195.2
Amount stated1.007084.54.8
Missing or wild-9.006.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases14629Missing cases988
Question RouteUses OJBHAS OJBOFF OCJSBLY OCJSWK9 OJLYID OJBSTAT on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.2004 - 31.8.2005). 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


onjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.9324.77052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00859155.058.8
Amount stated1.00603138.641.2
Missing or wild-9.0013.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases14622Missing cases995
Question RouteUses OJBHAS OJBOFF OCJSBLY OCJSWK9 OJLYID OJBSTAT on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.2004 - 31.8.2005). 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


onjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0537734.436.7
1818952.456.0
29486.16.5
3103.7.7
417.1.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14634Missing cases983
Question RouteUses OJLYID OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSTAT OCJSWK9 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self- employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.2004 - 1.9.2005).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


onjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0534234.236.5
1764949.052.3
214749.410.1
3147.91.0
421.1.1
51.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14634Missing cases983
Question RouteUses OJLYID OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSTAT OCJSWK9 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.2004 - 1.9.2005). 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


onjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None01389789.095.0
16694.34.6
265.4.4
33.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14634Missing cases983
Question RouteUses OJLYID OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSTAT OCJSWK9 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.2004 - 1.9.2005).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


onjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0872855.959.6
1569636.538.9
21911.21.3
316.1.1
42.0.0
51.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14634Missing cases983
Question RouteUses OJLYID OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSTAT OCJSWK9 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.2004 - 1.9.2005).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ojbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-990.06Missing
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
Self employed111707.498.0
In paid employ2716645.8948.99
Unemployed33842.462.63
Retired4293418.7920.06
Maternity leave5880.560.6
Family care69716.226.64
FT studt, school710786.907.37
LT sick, disabld86604.234.51
Govt trng scheme9270.170.18
Something else101480.951.01
Total15617100.00
Valid cases14626Missing cases991
Question RouteUses OJLYID OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSTAT on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT OJHSEMP on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to OJBSTAT, for 1.9.2004. if OJLYID = 0, OJBSTATL is OJBSTAT, if OJLYID is greater than 0, then OJBSTAT is based on OJHSTAT 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


ojbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9170.11Missing
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
Self employed110306.607.05
In paid employ2731846.8650.06
Unemployed34863.113.32
Retired4307419.6821.03
Maternity leave5940.600.64
Family care69536.106.52
FT studt, school78775.626.0
LT sick, disabld86564.204.49
Govt trng scheme9240.150.16
Something else101060.680.73
Total15617100.00
Valid cases14618Missing cases999
Question RouteUses OJTYID OJBHAS OJBOFF OJBSTAT on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJSPNO OJHSTAT on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to OJBSTAT, for 1.9.2005. if OJTYID = 0, OJBSTATT is OJBSTAT, if OJTYID is greater than 0, then OJBSTAT is based on OJHSTAT 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


ojbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on 1.9.2004
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases7290Missing cases8327
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


ojlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional employe61.01.8
Int. non-manual,work73.05.5
Int. non-man,foreman83.05.5
Junior non-manual914.125.5
Personal service wrk108.114.5
Foreman manual111.01.8
Skilled manual wkrs124.07.3
Semi-skilled manual139.116.4
Unskilled manual wkr148.114.5
Own account wkrs153.05.5
Farmers - own accoun171.01.8
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81456693.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases55Missing cases15562
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for OJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ojlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher12.04.4
Service class,lower24.08.9
Routine non-manual e34.08.9
Personal service wor410.122.2
Farmers,Smallholders71.02.2
Foreman,Technicians81.02.2
Skilled manual worke93.06.7
Semi,unskilled manua1020.144.4
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81457693.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases15572
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for OJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ojlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ11.01.8
technic24.07.3
Skilled non-manual315.127.3
Skilled manual48.114.5
Partly skilled occ519.134.5
Unskilled occ68.114.5
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81456693.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases55Missing cases15562
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for OJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ojliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases45Missing cases15572
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for OJBISCO, 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


ojlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.7113.094.6064.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0045.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.0014.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001457693.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases15572
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for OJBCSSM. 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


ojlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.8413.845.4366.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0045.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.0014.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001457693.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases15572
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for OJBCSSM. 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


ojlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.7412.9018.3670.92
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0045.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.0014.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001457693.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases15572
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for OJBHGS. 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


ojlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher prof tradn'l311.01.8
Lower Prof trad emps413.05.5
Hgher supervis occup602.03.6
admin711.01.8
serv722.03.6
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)913.05.5
Own acct wkrs(agric)921.01.8
Lwr supervis occups1002.03.6
Lwr technical craft1113.05.5
Semi-routine sales1219.116.4
Semi-routine service1228.114.5
Semi-routine cleri1262.03.6
serv1317.012.7
Routine production1324.07.3
Routine technical1332.03.6
Routine operative1345.09.1
Inapplicable-81458093.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases55Missing cases15562
Question RouteUses OJLSOC OJLSEMP OJLBOSS OJLMNGR OJLSIZE on Record OINDRESP.
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


onorgmNumber of organisations member of
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0687544.047.0
1480930.832.9
2179511.512.3
37684.95.2
42511.61.7
579.5.5
642.3.3
712.1.1
83.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14634Missing cases983
Question RouteUses IORGM IORGMA IORGMB IORGMC IORGMD IORGME IORGMF IORGMG IORGMH IORGMI IORGMJ IORGMK IORGML IORGMM on Record IINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteMeasures membership in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


onorgaNumber of organisations active in
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0799951.254.7
1460129.531.4
213508.69.2
34833.13.3
4139.9.9
550.3.3
68.1.1
73.0.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14633Missing cases984
Question RouteUses IORGA IORGAA IORGAB IORGAC IORGAD IORGAE IORGAF IORGAG IORGAH IORGAI IORGAJ IORGAK IORGAL IORGAM on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteMeasures activity in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


ovotePolitical party supported
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1237215.217.9
Labour2396425.429.9
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP3160610.312.1
Scot Nat43962.53.0
Plaid Cymru52061.31.6
Green Party61791.11.4
Other Party7142.91.1
Other answer854.3.4
None10221314.216.7
Can't vote112871.82.2
Ulster Unionist124803.13.6
SDLP134572.93.4
Alliance Party14119.8.9
Democratice Unionist155043.23.8
Sinn Fein162331.51.8
Other Party1742.3.3
Missing or wild-913818.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases13254Missing cases2363
Question RouteUses OVOTE1 OVOTE2 OVOTE3 OVOTE4 on record OINDRESP.
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


ofiyrdicAmount interest/dividends - computed
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
344.901833.16075000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0932959.763.7
Amount stated1530634.036.3
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteUses OIVFIO OFIYRDIA OFIYRDB1 OFIYRDB2 OFIYRDB3 OFIYRDB4 OFIYRDB5 OFIYRDB6 on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Savings and Bank Accounts
Incomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ofimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
79.61282.1207000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001279581.983.6
Amount stated1.00251216.116.4
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFRVAL OFRW OFRNOW OFRJT on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIMNPI 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


ofimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
208.41318.3507000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00762948.949.8
Amount stated1.00767849.250.2
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFRVAL OFRW OFRNOW OFRJT on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIMNBI 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


ofimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.47221.71012250
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00985563.164.4
Amount stated1.00545234.935.6
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 OFIYRDI on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFRVAL OFRW OFRNOW OFRJT on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIMNII 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


ofimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.9591.0905196
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001475194.596.4
Amount stated1.005563.63.6
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFRVAL OFRW OFRNOW OFRJT on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIMNTI 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


ofimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
945.471236.71016678.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
[Value >= 0]1463593.71100.0
Total15617100.00
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteUses OJ2PAY OPAYGU OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJSPROF OJSPAYG OPRFITB OIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIMNLI 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


ofimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
345.72516.55012250
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
[Value >= 0]1463593.71100.0
Total15617100.00
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteUses OFIMNP OFIMNB OFIMNT OFIMNI on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIMNNLI 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


ofimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1291.191195.22024259.20
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-79826.29Missing
[Value >= 0]1463593.71100.0
Total15617100.00
Valid cases14635Missing cases982
Question RouteUses OFIMNL OPAYGU OJBSEMP OJSACCS OJSPROF OJSPAYG OJ2PAY OPRFITB on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIMNTHI 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


ofiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.2004-1.9.2005)
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10951.6417048.3001006047.69
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00541534.737.0
Amount stated1.00921459.063.0
Missing or wild-9.006.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases14629Missing cases988
Question RouteUses OIVFIO OJBHAS OJBOFF OCJSBLY OCJSWK9 OJTYID OJLYID ONJBWKS OPAYGU OPAYGTY OPAYGLY OPAYS OPAYSW OPAYSG OSEX OMLSTAT OSPJB OJBPENM OAGE on Record OINDRESP. Uses OJHSTAT OJHGPAY OJHSPW on Record OJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIYRLI 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


ofiyrnlAnnual non-lab income(1.9.2004-1.9.2005)
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3860.096043.400147000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00474330.431.0
Amount stated1.001056467.669.0
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses OFIYRP OFIYRB OFIYRT OFIYRI on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIYRNLI 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


ofiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.2004-1.9.2005)
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
903.263220.62074043
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001285082.383.9
Amount stated1.00245715.716.1
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFIM09L OFIM10L OFIM11L OFIM12L OFIM01T OFIM02T OFIM03T OFIM04T OFIM05T OFIM06T OFIM07T OFIM08T on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIYRPI 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


ofiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.2004-1.9.2005)
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2336.463645.35068238.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00773949.650.6
Amount stated1.00756848.549.4
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFIM09L OFIM10L OFIM11L OFIM12L OFIM01T OFIM02T OFIM03T OFIM04T OFIM05T OFIM06T OFIM07T OFIM08T on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIYRBI 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


ofiyrtAnnual transfer inc. (1.9.2004-1.9.2005)
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
118.171056.70062352
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001469294.196.0
Amount stated1.006153.94.0
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFIM09L OFIM10L OFIM11L OFIM12L OFIM01T OFIM02T OFIM03T OFIM04T OFIM05T OFIM06T OFIM07T OFIM08T on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIYRTI 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


ofiyriAnnual invest income (1.9.2004-1.9.2005)
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
502.202647.220147000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00984363.064.3
Amount stated1.00546435.035.7
Proxy and or phone-7.003102.0Missing
Valid cases15307Missing cases310
Question RouteUses ONF1 OFIYRDI on Record OINDRESP. Uses OFICODE OFIM09L OFIM10L OFIM11L OFIM12L OFIM01T OFIM02T OFIM03T OFIM04T OFIM05T OFIM06T OFIM07T OFIM08T on Record OINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIYRII 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


ofiyrAnnual income (1.9.2004-1.9.2005)
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14989.6216735.2001009983.88
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.005513.53.8
Amount stated1.001407890.196.2
Missing or wild-9.006.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009826.3Missing
Valid cases14629Missing cases988
Question RouteUses OFIYRL OFIYRNL on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable OFIYEARI 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


ofihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2863.942014.39024424.90
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0038.2.3
Amount stated1.001491195.599.7
Missing or wild-9.006684.3Missing
Valid cases14949Missing cases668
Question RouteUses OIVFHO on Record OHHSAMP. Uses OFIMN OIVFIO on Record OINDRESP.
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 OFIHHMNI 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


ohlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.295.50036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
056.4.4
Amount stated11399489.699.6
Missing or wild-95773.7Missing
Inapplicable-88.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14050Missing cases1567
Question RouteUses OGHQA OGHQB OGHQC OGHQD OGHQE OGHQF OGHQG OGHQH OGHQI OGHQJ OGHQK OGHQL on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions OGHQA to OGHQL 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


ohlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0747547.953.2
1186912.013.3
210396.77.4
37895.15.6
45583.64.0
54793.13.4
63652.32.6
73222.12.3
82761.82.0
92191.41.6
102151.41.5
111981.31.4
122461.61.8
Missing or wild-95773.7Missing
Inapplicable-88.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79826.3Missing
Valid cases14050Missing cases1567
Question RouteUses OGHQA OGHQB OGHQC OGHQD OGHQE OGHQF OGHQG OGHQH OGHQI OGHQJ OGHQK OGHQL on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions OGHQA to OGHQL 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


ospjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0328421.033.2
Yes1660642.366.8
Inapplicable-8572736.7Missing
Valid cases9890Missing cases5727
Question RouteUses OHGSPN OHGEST OIVFIO on Record OINDALL. Uses OJBHAS OJBOFF on Record OINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Relationship between Household Members
NoteUses OHGSPN OHGEMP OIVFIO on Record OINDALL. Uses OJBHAS OJBOFF on Record OINDRESP
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ospsocSpouse/partner's Occupation
Record TypeOINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5161Missing cases10456
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for OJBSOC and, Appendix in Vol. A for coding frame.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18