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pjshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text PE75 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
41.2517.59297
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated110346.7100.0
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73642.4Missing
Don't know-125.2Missing
Valid cases1034Missing cases14358
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteWhether job is full-time or part-time is given in derived variable PJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text PE76 : Thinking about the hours you work, assuming that you would earn the same amount per hour as at present would you prefer to.....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Work fewer hours13452.233.0
Work more hours268.46.5
Contin same hrs36324.160.5
Inapplicable-81335686.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases1045Missing cases14347
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjstimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text PE77 : Which of the categories on this card (E6) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only123.12.6
Afternoons only28.1.9
During the day35943.966.4
Evenings only416.11.8
At night511.11.2
Both lunch/eves68.1.9
Other times/day72.0.2
Daytime and evenings102191.424.5
Other1113.11.5
Inapplicable-81335686.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21611.0Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases894Missing cases14498
Question RouteIF (LJBHAS = 1 OR (LJBHAS = 2 AND LJBOFF = 1) AND LJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteNew category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text PE78 : Please look at this card (E6) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own business/practis12371.521.1
Partner in business/21681.115.0
Working for self35103.345.4
Sub-contractor480.57.1
Freelance580.57.1
Other648.34.3
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases1123Missing cases14269
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteThis variable replaces wJSTYPE (W1-W6) and gives more detail.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text PE79 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes18945.884.8
No298.69.3
Not yet but will be362.45.9
Inapplicable-81335686.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Valid cases1054Missing cases14338
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteFrom Wave 7 the question wording has been refined and answer categories extended. Forms part of a revised block of questions to measure more accurately self-employed earnings.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjspartS/emp: Own account or partnership
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text PE80 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own account (sole ow16954.577.7
In partnership21991.322.3
Inapplicable-81352187.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases894Missing cases14498
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE81BM,PE86BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January157.46.9
February223.12.8
March337.24.5
April45053.360.8
May543.35.2
June627.23.3
July728.23.4
August89.11.1
September932.23.9
October1033.24.0
November1120.12.4
December1216.11.9
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-81351687.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-221.1Missing
Don't know-141.3Missing
Valid cases830Missing cases14562
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE81BY,PE86BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19981.0.1
20039.11.1
20041671.119.9
20056114.072.9
200649.35.8
20071.0.1
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81351687.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-221.1Missing
Don't know-135.2Missing
Valid cases838Missing cases14554
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE81EM,PE86EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January122.12.7
February220.12.5
March31901.223.6
April43652.445.3
May529.23.6
June631.23.9
July722.12.7
August89.11.1
September939.34.8
October1021.12.6
November1117.12.1
December1240.35.0
Missing or wild-917.1Missing
Inapplicable-81351687.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-221.1Missing
Don't know-156.4Missing
Valid cases805Missing cases14587
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE81EY,PE86EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
200415.11.8
20051881.222.9
20066154.074.9
20073.0.4
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-81351687.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-221.1Missing
Don't know-150.3Missing
Valid cases821Missing cases14571
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE87 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
20826.0527765.270250000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss070.515.5
Amount stated13822.584.5
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81351687.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21611.0Missing
Don't know-12811.8Missing
Valid cases452Missing cases14940
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteIncludes amounts put back into business.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE88 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Profit/earnings13732.497.6
Loss29.12.4
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81402891.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases382Missing cases15010
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1 AND PJSPRF GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit or loss
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE89 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81403791.20Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Yes (before tax)12471.6066.4
No (after tax)21250.8133.6
Total15392100.00
Valid cases372Missing cases15020
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1 AND PJSPRF GE 0 AND PJSPRLS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsprniSole accounts: whether before NI
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)(74)
Question Number and Text PE90 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81403791.20Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
Yes (before NI)12221.4459.68
No (after NI)21500.9740.32
Total15392100.00
Valid cases372Missing cases15020
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS = 1 AND PJSPRF GE 0 AND PJSPRLS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjspayuAverage income from job/business
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text PE91 : On average, what was your WEEKLY or MONTHLY income from this job/business over the last 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1836.356543.56070000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9480.31Missing
inapplicable-81486396.56Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
refused-2280.18Missing
[Value >= 0]1530.99100.0
Total15392100.00
Valid cases153Missing cases15239
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS GE 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjspaywJob/business income: pay period (weeks)
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text PE92 : Was that weekly or monthly income?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.4910.07152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00144.9100.0
Missing or wild-9.0042.3Missing
Inapplicable-8.001490496.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.003001.9Missing
-3.002.0Missing
Valid cases144Missing cases15248
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS GE 2 AND PJSPAYU GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjspytxJob/business income: whether before tax
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text PE93 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9430.28Missing
inapplicable-81490496.83Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Yes (before tax)1940.6164.83
No (after tax)2510.3335.17
Total15392100.00
Valid cases145Missing cases15247
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS GE 2 AND PJSPAYU GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjspyniJob/business income: whether before NI
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text PE94 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before NI)192.663.0
No (after NI)254.437.0
Missing or wild-942.3Missing
Inapplicable-81490496.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases146Missing cases15246
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSACCS GE 2 AND PJSPAYU GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for PJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsplS/emp: work location
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text PE95 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home11521.013.6
From own home23062.027.3
Sep business prems32981.926.6
From van or stall426.22.3
Client/custmrs prems52781.824.8
Some other place661.45.4
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases1121Missing cases14271
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteWorking at home = does major part of work there. Working from home = uses home as base but travels out to do work.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text PE96 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.3321.181180
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated14933.2100.0
Inapplicable-81379089.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Period uncodeable-3116.8Missing
Don't know-116.1Missing
Valid cases493Missing cases14899
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (76)
Question Number and Text PE97 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train110.11.6
Underground/tube28.11.3
Bus or coach311.11.8
Moto cycle/moped43.0.5
Car or van54963.279.4
Car/van passenger623.13.7
Pedal cycle79.11.4
Walks all way848.37.7
Other917.12.7
Inapplicable-81379089.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases14767
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text PE98A : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E7) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 1. The total pay, including any overtime or bonuses
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81396990.75Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Doesn't apply0270.182.42
Not satisf at all1340.223.04
2340.223.04
3980.648.77
Not satis/dissatis4910.598.14
52461.6022.0
64432.8839.62
Completely satis71450.9412.97
Total15392100.00
Valid cases1118Missing cases14274
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text PE98B : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E7) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 2. Your job security
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply041.33.7
Not satis at all116.11.4
230.22.7
372.56.4
Not satis/dissatis4116.810.4
52091.418.7
63692.432.9
Completely satis72671.723.8
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases1120Missing cases14272
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text PE98D : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E7) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 3. The actual work itself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply08.1.7
Not satis at all12.0.2
28.1.7
326.22.3
Not satis/dissatis454.44.8
51881.216.7
65653.750.3
Completely satis72721.824.2
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases1123Missing cases14269
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text PE98E : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E7) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 4. The hours you work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply09.1.8
Not satis at all116.11.4
230.22.7
3111.79.9
Not satis/dissatis4106.79.4
52511.622.4
64192.737.3
Completely satis71811.216.1
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases1123Missing cases14269
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (77)
Question Number and Text PE99 : All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your present job overall using the same 1 - 7 scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satis at all19.1.8
212.11.1
340.33.6
Not satis/dissatis446.34.1
52391.621.3
65943.953.0
Completely satis71811.216.1
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1121Missing cases14271
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjsck1S/emp: same occupation
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text PE100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Same occupation18655.677.0
Not same occupation22201.419.6
Not int/empl'd previ338.23.4
Inapplicable-81396990.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases1123Missing cases14269
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjssameS/emp: same occupation
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text PE100A
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes18555.698.8
No210.11.2
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-81421492.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases865Missing cases14527
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSCK1 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is in same self-employed position as at last interview.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjsbgd1S/emp: day started present job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text PE100BD : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Day
Valid cases151Missing cases15241
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjsbgm1S/emp: month started present job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text PE100BM : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January115.16.3
February211.14.6
March315.16.3
April437.215.5
May520.18.4
June626.210.9
July718.17.6
August823.19.7
September929.212.2
October1019.18.0
November1117.17.1
December128.13.4
Missing or wild-951.3Missing
Inapplicable-81477396.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Don't know-130.2Missing
Valid cases238Missing cases15154
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSCK1 = 2 OR PJSSAME = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is not in same self-employed position as at last interview.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjsbgy41S/emp: year started present job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text PE100BY : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2002.107.9019452007
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated12671.7100.0
Missing or wild-951.3Missing
Inapplicable-81477396.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases267Missing cases15125
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSCK1 = 2 OR PJSSAME = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is not in same self-employed position as at last interview.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjsbgly1S/emp: before or after sept last year
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (78)
Question Number and Text PE110C : INTERVIEWER CHECK Is start date of current job at E100B before September 1st 2005?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before reference dat1112.741.8
On or after referenc21561.058.2
Missing or wild-951.3Missing
Inapplicable-81477396.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases268Missing cases15124
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PJBSEMP = 2 AND PJSCK1 = 2 OR PJSSAME = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is not in same self-employed position as at last interview.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


pjblkchaWould like: Better job/same emp.
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE101A : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. For each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Get a better job with your current employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1258616.833.8
No2472830.761.7
Doesn't apply33442.24.5
Missing or wild-99186.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-186.6Missing
Valid cases7658Missing cases7734
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbxpchaExpect: Better job/same emp.
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE102A : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Get a better job with your current employer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes110346.713.9
No2610039.682.0
Doesn't apply33052.04.1
Missing or wild-99186.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-13042.0Missing
Valid cases7439Missing cases7953
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjblkchbWould like: Work related training
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE101B : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Take up any work related training?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1416527.149.0
No2434228.251.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-11541.0Missing
Valid cases8507Missing cases6885
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbxpchbExpect: Work related training
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE102B : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Take up any work related training
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1334121.740.2
No2496032.259.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-13602.3Missing
Valid cases8301Missing cases7091
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjblkchcWould like: New job/new employer
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE101C : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Start a new job with a new employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1207013.424.7
No2629840.975.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12921.9Missing
Valid cases8368Missing cases7024
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbxpchcExpect: New job/new employer
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE102C : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Start a new job with a new employer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes112338.015.1
No2691544.984.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-15133.3Missing
Valid cases8148Missing cases7244
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjblkchdWould like: Start own business
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE101D : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Start up your own business (a new business)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes110186.612.0
No2744048.388.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12021.3Missing
Valid cases8458Missing cases6934
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbxpchdExpect: Start own business
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE102D : (Even though you would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Start up your own business (a new business)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12881.93.4
No2810152.696.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-12721.8Missing
Valid cases8389Missing cases7003
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjblkcheWould like: Give up paid work
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE101E : I am going to read out a list of things which you may or may not want to happen to your current employment situation. for each one can you please tell me whether you would like this to happen to you in the next twelve months. Would you like to... Give up paid work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1204713.323.9
No2652942.476.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-184.5Missing
Valid cases8576Missing cases6816
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbxpcheExpect: Give up paid work
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (79)
Question Number and Text PE102E : (Even though would not like this to happen) Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Give up paid work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11591.01.9
No2835954.398.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8575337.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-1143.9Missing
Valid cases8518Missing cases6874
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


prach12Responsible for dependent child under 12
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text PE104 : Interviewer check Is respondent the Responsible Adult for any child/children aged 12 or under? (Household Grid, Col 13)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes114349.315.1
No2807852.584.9
Inapplicable-8588038.2Missing
Valid cases9512Missing cases5880
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsChild Care
Children
Gender Roles
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbchc1Childcare: 1st mention
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text PE105M1 : Which of the following (card E8) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 1st mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9590.38Missing
inapplicable-81395790.68Missing
When chldrn at schl14082.6529.65
Look after themselves2490.323.56
I work from home3490.323.56
Spouse or partner42291.4916.64
Nanny/mother help5440.293.2
Workplace nursry690.060.65
Day nursery71220.798.87
Child minder8790.515.74
A relative92831.8420.57
Friend/neighbour10150.101.09
Other11380.252.76
After school club12510.333.71
Total15392100.00
Valid cases1376Missing cases14016
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbchc2Childcare: 2nd mention
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text PE105M2 : Which of the following (card E8) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 2nd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned07004.550.8
When chldrn at schl133.22.4
Look after themselve219.11.4
I work from home322.11.6
Spouse or partner4136.99.9
Nanny/mothers help526.21.9
Workplace nursry63.0.2
Day nursery754.43.9
Child minder835.22.5
A relative92421.617.6
Friend/neighbour1034.22.5
Other1116.11.2
After school club1258.44.2
Missing or wild-957.4Missing
Inapplicable-81395790.7Missing
Valid cases1378Missing cases14014
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbchc3Childcare: 3rd mention
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (80)
Question Number and Text PE105M3 : Which of the following (card E8) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 3rd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned011777.685.4
When chldrn at schl111.1.8
Look after themselve21.0.1
I work from home34.0.3
Spouse or partner441.33.0
Nanny/mothers help56.0.4
Workplace nursery61.0.1
Day nursery711.1.8
Child minder84.0.3
A relative967.44.9
Friend/neighbour1024.21.7
Other118.1.6
After school club1223.11.7
Missing or wild-957.4Missing
Inapplicable-81395790.7Missing
Valid cases1378Missing cases14014
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pxpchcfChildcare: free or paid for
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text PE107 : Is this childcare free of charge or does some or all of it have to be paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-81382889.84Missing
proxy and/or phone-76774.40Missing
Child care free14673.0352.71
Child care paid24192.7247.29
Total15392100.00
Valid cases886Missing cases14506
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PRACH12 = 1 AND (PJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR PJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR PJBCHC3 = 5-11)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner
Index TermsChild Care
Note"Paid for" includes nursery care paid for by employer outside the workplace.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pxpchcChildcare: weekly cost
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text PE108 : About how much a week on average does the childcare cost?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
67.4064.551600
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81399790.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
refused-230.02Missing
[Value >= 0]4102.66100.0
Total15392100.00
Valid cases410Missing cases14982
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PRACH12 = 1 AND (PJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR PJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR PJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND PXPCHCF = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
NoteIncludes amount paid altogether by R or employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


phuxpchWho pays for childcare
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text PE109 : Which of the statements on this card (E9) comes closest to how you pay for this childcare?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
All from R wages12251.553.8
Most from R wages213.13.1
Share costs w partnr3132.931.6
Most by spouse/part410.12.4
All by spouse/partnr516.13.8
Other622.15.3
Inapplicable-81399790.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases418Missing cases14974
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PRACH12 = 1 AND (PJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR PJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR PJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND PXPCHCF = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


phunursWho cares for ill children
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (81)
Question Number and Text PE110 : Who usually looks after your children when they are ill?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9310.20Missing
inapplicable-81337986.92Missing
proxy and/or phone-76774.40Missing
Respondent19215.9870.57
Spouse/partner21190.779.12
Mothers help/nanny3290.192.22
Relative41751.1413.41
Friend/neighbour520.010.15
Other6170.111.3
Varies7420.273.22
Total15392100.00
Valid cases1305Missing cases14087
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 1 OR (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 1) AND PRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulk1Looked for work in last 7 days
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE111 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work or government training scheme in the last week, that is the 7 days ending yesterday?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13292.15.5
No2561936.594.5
Inapplicable-8914459.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases5948Missing cases9444
Question RouteIF (PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteIncludes registration at employment agency, approaching employers, checking ads, making inquiries.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulk4Looked for work in last 4 weeks
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE112 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work or government training scheme in the last four weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes195.61.7
No2565136.798.3
Inapplicable-8964662.7Missing
Valid cases5746Missing cases9646
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND PJULK1 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last seven days
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee note for PJULK1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulkaApplied directly to employer
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE113A : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Applied directly to an employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12521.660.0
No21681.140.0
Inapplicable-81467295.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases420Missing cases14972
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2 AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulkbStudied/replied to adverts
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE113B : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Studied or replied to advertisement?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12591.761.7
No21611.038.3
Inapplicable-81467295.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases420Missing cases14972
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2 AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulkcUsed job centre/employment agency
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE113C : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Contacted a private employment agency or Job Centre?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12421.657.6
No21781.242.4
Inapplicable-81467295.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases420Missing cases14972
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2 AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulkdAsked friends or contacts
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE113D : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Asked friends or contacts?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12531.660.2
No21671.139.8
Inapplicable-81467295.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases420Missing cases14972
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2 AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulkeTaken steps to start own business
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE113E : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Taken steps to start your own business?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes129.26.9
No23912.593.1
Inapplicable-81467295.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Valid cases420Missing cases14972
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2 AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjulkjbWould like a regular paid job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE114 : Although you are not looking for paid work at the moment, would you like to have a regular paid job even if only for a few hours a week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-8956462.14Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Yes16063.9410.97
No2492031.9689.03
Total15392100.00
Valid cases5526Missing cases9866
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteIncludes R who would like paid work, but unable to take up for health, disability, age or caring reasons.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjubgnAble to start work within 2 weeks
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE115 : If a job or place on a government training scheme had been available in the week ending last Sunday, would you have been able to start within two weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910.01Missing
inapplicable-81406691.39Missing
proxy and/or phone-73001.95Missing
Yes16164.0060.1
No24092.6639.9
Total15392100.00
Valid cases1025Missing cases14367
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2 AND PJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjuspecLooking for /would like a particular job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (82)
Question Number and Text PE116 : Are you looking for (Would you like to have) a particular kind of job or any sort of job you could find?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81340587.09Missing
proxy and/or phone-79776.35Missing
refused-210.01Missing
Particular14442.8844.09
Any sort or both25633.6655.91
Total15392100.00
Valid cases1007Missing cases14385
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2 AND PJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjusocOccupation (SOC) of job sought
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text PE117 : What sort of job would that be? Could you give me if possible a job title and describe the sort of work you would be doing?
Valid cases347Missing cases15045
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteFor full coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjusoc00Occupation (SOC2000) of job sought
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text PE117 : What sort of job would that be? Could you give me if possible a job title and describe the sort of work you would be doing?
Valid cases399Missing cases14993
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjuhrsxExpected work hours: jobseeker
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text PE118 : About how many hours in a week do you think you would be able to work?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.4613.51072
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None049.35.1
Amount stated19085.994.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81340587.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-152.3Missing
Valid cases957Missing cases14435
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2 AND PJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Time Use
NoteAfter Wave 1 the Question ordering for this and PJUPAYX were reversed. Caution should be exercised in comparing these variables from later waves with those at Wave 1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjupayxExpected weekly net pay: jobseeker
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text PE119 : What weekly take-home pay would you expect to get (for that)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
169.44120.3410900
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated17564.9100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81350687.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-11521.0Missing
Valid cases756Missing cases14636
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2 AND PJULKJB = 1 AND PJUHRSX GT 0)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated number of hours would be able to work per week
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee note for PJUHRSX.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjupaylLowest net pay considered: jobseeker
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text PE120 : What is the lowest weekly take- home pay you would consider accepting for a job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
142.2298.435900
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated18105.3100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81340587.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Don't know-11941.3Missing
Valid cases810Missing cases14582
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2 AND PJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjuhrslExpected hours for lowest pay jobseeker
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (83)
Question Number and Text PE121 : About how many hours in a week would you expect to have to work for that pay?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.9312.59164
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated17985.2100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81360488.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Don't know-112.1Missing
Valid cases798Missing cases14594
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2 AND PJULKJB = 1 AND PJUPAYL GT 0 )) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated lowest weekly take home pay would consider accepting for a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


peproshChance starting work within 12 months
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text PE124 : How likely do you think it is that you will begin paid work in the next twelve months? Do you think it is....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely13582.337.0
Likely22931.930.3
Unlikely31571.016.2
Very unlikely41601.016.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81406691.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-73001.9Missing
Don't know-157.4Missing
Valid cases968Missing cases14424
Question RouteIF ((PJBHAS = 2 AND PJBOFF = 2) AND (PJULK1 = 1 OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 1)) OR (PJULK1 = 2 AND PJULK4 = 2 AND PJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


peaageWhether working age
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text PE129 : Interviewer check respondent is:
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male 16-641550835.837.4
Female 16-592580737.739.5
Others3340022.123.1
Proxy and or phone-76774.4Missing
Valid cases14715Missing cases677
Question RouteALL
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteImportant Interviewer Check determining route of interview.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbubCurrently signed on at UB Office
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text PE130 : Some people, although they have a job, are entitled to sign on, while others who are looking for work may not sign on. May I just check, last week were you signed on at an Unemployment Benefit Office?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12321.52.1
No21106471.997.9
Missing or wild-919.1Missing
Inapplicable-8340022.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-76774.4Missing
Valid cases11296Missing cases4096
Question RouteIF (PEAAGE = 1-2) Asked if R is of working age
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Benefits Receipt
NoteIncludes seasonal workers, those on short time work or laid off through strikes.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pjbubyReason why signed on at UB Office
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text PE131 : Can I just check, was this to...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Claim unemploym11471.063.4
Claim income supp257.424.6
Obtain NI contrib328.212.1
Missing or wild-919.1Missing
Inapplicable-81446494.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-76774.4Missing
Valid cases232Missing cases15160
Question RouteIF (PEAAGE = 1-2 AND PJBUB = 1) Asked if R is of working age and currently signed on at an UB office last week
Index TermsEmployment: Benefits Receipt
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pj2hasHas a second paid job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (84)
Question Number and Text PE132 : Do you currently earn any money from (a second job) odd jobs or from work that you might do from time to time (apart from your main job)? INC BABY SITTING, MAIL ORDER AGENT, POOLS AGENT ETC
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes18575.65.9
No21355688.194.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79776.3Missing
Valid cases14413Missing cases979
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Second Job
NoteIncludes baby-sitting, mail order agent, pools agent etc.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


pj2socOccupation (SOC), second job
Record TypePINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (85)
Question Number and Text PE133 : What is it that you do (and what does the firm or person you work for make or do)? Job Title.
Valid cases747Missing cases14645
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Second Job
Social Classification
NoteFor complete coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18