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qjbwkhrcWork arrangement: term time only
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text QE50A : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E4). Term time working
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0698647.094.4
Yes14142.85.6
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases7400Missing cases7473
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbwkhrdWork arrangement: job share
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text QE50A : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E4). Job sharing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0733049.399.1
Yes170.5.9
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases7400Missing cases7473
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbwkhreWork arrangement: nine day fortnight
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text QE50A : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E4). A nine-day fortnight
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0737349.699.6
Yes127.2.4
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases7400Missing cases7473
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbwkhrfWork arrangement: 4 1/2 day week
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text QE50A : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E4). A four-and-a-half day week
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0732649.399.0
Yes174.51.0
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases7400Missing cases7473
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbwkhrgWork arrangement: zero hours contract
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text QE50A : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E4). Zero hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0738149.699.7
Yes119.1.3
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases7400Missing cases7473
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbwkhrhWork arrangement: none of these
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text QE50A : Some people have special working hours arrangements that vary daily or weekly. In your (main) job is your agreed working arrangement any of those listed on the card (E4). None of these
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0232415.631.4
Yes1507634.168.6
Missing or wild-925.2Missing
Inapplicable-8650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases7400Missing cases7473
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpayck1Check: interview and job status
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text QE54 : Check: interview and job status
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Same job promotion i14342.95.6
Int prev year, no pr2694046.788.9
Int 2 yrs, same job,32.0.0
Int 2 yrs, not same441.3.5
Other int 2 yrs517.1.2
Not int 2 yrs63592.44.6
Others710.1.1
Inapplicable-8650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-75703.8Missing
Valid cases7803Missing cases7070
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


qpaysStarting pay: job start after 1.9.2006
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text QE54 : How much were you usually paid when you started working in your present position?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
8814.3613694.70175000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12221.5100.0
Inapplicable-81348990.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Same as now-31671.1Missing
Refused-28.1Missing
Don't know-139.3Missing
Valid cases222Missing cases14651
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1 AND QPAYCK1 = 2 OR 3) 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 an employee and has been promoted in past year. Includes fed forward information.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for QPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpayswStarting pay period (weeks): current job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text QE55 : How long a period did that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.5422.70152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.002111.4100.0
Inapplicable-8.001370392.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
One off payment-4.0011.1Missing
Valid cases211Missing cases14662
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1 AND QPAYCK1 = 2 OR 3 AND QPAYS GT 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 an employee and has been promoted and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for QPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpaysgStarting pay gross or net: current job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text QE56 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions made at all from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions1129.958.4
After deductions288.639.8
No deductions34.01.8
Inapplicable-81370392.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases221Missing cases14652
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1 AND QPAYCK1 = 2 OR 3 AND QPAYS GT 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 an employee and has been promoted and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for QPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbbgd1Day started current job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text QE57D : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Day
Valid cases236Missing cases14637
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


qjbbgm1Month started current job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text QE57M : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January120.15.4
February226.27.0
March323.26.2
April425.26.8
May524.26.5
June638.310.3
July742.311.4
August837.210.0
September957.415.4
October1041.311.1
November1124.26.5
December1213.13.5
Missing or wild-918.1Missing
Inapplicable-81420495.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Don't know-116.1Missing
Valid cases370Missing cases14503
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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 an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


qjbbgy41Year started current job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text QE57Y : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2005.233.7119702008
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated13802.6100.0
Missing or wild-918.1Missing
Inapplicable-81420495.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases380Missing cases14493
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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 an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


qjbbgly1Started job after 1.9.2006
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text QE58 : Interviewer check: Is date at E57 September 1st 2006 or before?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.09.2006 or before11691.142.4
After 01.09.200622301.557.6
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81420495.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases399Missing cases14474
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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 an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


qpaylyUsual pay at 1.9.2006
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text QE59 : Thinking back to September 1st 2006, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6210.5712994.704052000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated121.1100.0
Missing or wild-91441.0Missing
Inapplicable-81374892.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Same as now-310.1Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases21Missing cases14852
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1 AND QIVLYR = 2 AND QJBBGLY = 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.2006
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for QPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpaylywUsual pay at 1.9.2006: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text QE60 : And what period did that cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1.006.028.6
4.001.04.8
4.338.138.1
52.006.028.6
Missing or wild-9.001441.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001376092.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases21Missing cases14852
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1 AND QIVLYR = 2 AND QJBBGLY = 1 AND QPAYLY 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.2006 and usual pay at 1.9.2006 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for QPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpaylygUsual pay at 1.9.2006: gross/net deduction
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text QE61 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions at all made from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions18.138.1
After deductions211.152.4
No deductions32.09.5
Missing or wild-91441.0Missing
Inapplicable-81376092.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases21Missing cases14852
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 1 AND QIVLYR = 2 AND QJBBGLY = 1 AND QPAYLY 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.2006 and usual pay at 1.9.2006 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsbossS/emp: hires employees
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text QE73 : First of all, do you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, has employees12901.925.6
No, no employees28415.774.4
Inapplicable-81374292.4Missing
Valid cases1131Missing cases13742
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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
NoteSelf-employed covers people who do not receive wage or salary from employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text QE74 : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 21127.943.9
3 - 92103.735.6
10 - 24333.211.4
25 - 49414.14.8
50 - 9954.01.4
100 - 19964.01.4
200 - 49972.0.7
1000 or more92.0.7
Missing or wild-949.3Missing
Inapplicable-81453597.7Missing
Valid cases289Missing cases14584
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSBOSS = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and has employees
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteCovers anyone directly employed by R, to whom R pays wages and is responsible for NI and tax. Excludes consultants, partners. Excludes R as employee.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text QE75 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.7217.45199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated19896.6100.0
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-73382.3Missing
Don't know-126.2Missing
Valid cases989Missing cases13884
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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 QJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text QE76 : 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 hours13472.334.5
Work more hours274.57.4
Contin same hrs35853.958.2
Inapplicable-81291086.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases1006Missing cases13867
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjstimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text QE77 : Which of the categories on this card (E6) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only116.11.8
Afternoons only25.0.6
During the day35924.067.6
Evenings only421.12.4
At night510.11.1
Both lunch/eves69.11.0
Other times/day73.0.3
Daytime and evenings102061.423.5
Other1114.11.6
Inapplicable-81291086.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-2134.9Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases876Missing cases13997
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text QE78 : Please look at this card (E6) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own business/practis12561.723.5
Partner in business/21561.014.3
Working for self34773.243.8
Sub-contractor486.67.9
Freelance565.46.0
Other648.34.4
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases1088Missing cases13785
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text QE79 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes18565.884.3
No294.69.3
Not yet but will be365.46.4
Inapplicable-81291086.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases1015Missing cases13858
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjspartS/emp: Own account or partnership
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text QE80 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own account (sole ow16594.477.1
In partnership21961.322.9
Inapplicable-81306987.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases855Missing cases14018
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 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 QJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE81BM,QE86BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January152.36.5
February215.11.9
March339.34.9
April45023.462.9
May533.24.1
June628.23.5
July728.23.5
August818.12.3
September929.23.6
October1024.23.0
November1119.12.4
December1211.11.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81306987.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-139.3Missing
Valid cases798Missing cases14075
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE81BY,QE86BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
20003.0.4
20011.0.1
20021.0.1
200411.11.4
20051641.120.4
20065884.073.3
200734.24.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81306987.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-135.2Missing
Valid cases802Missing cases14071
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE81EM,QE86EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January128.23.6
February210.11.3
March31921.324.6
April43682.547.1
May522.12.8
June629.23.7
July725.23.2
August818.12.3
September923.22.9
October1021.12.7
November1111.11.4
December1235.24.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81306987.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-155.4Missing
Valid cases782Missing cases14091
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE81EY,QE86EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
20021.0.1
20041.0.1
200518.12.3
20061921.324.5
20075703.872.6
20083.0.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81306987.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-152.3Missing
Valid cases785Missing cases14088
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE87 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22926.9130236.590300000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss046.310.4
Amount stated13972.789.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81306987.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-21561.0Missing
Don't know-12561.7Missing
Valid cases443Missing cases14430
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 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


qjsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE88 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Profit/earnings13842.696.7
Loss213.13.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81352791.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases397Missing cases14476
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 1 AND QJSPRF 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE89 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before tax)12741.871.4
No (after tax)2110.728.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81354091.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases384Missing cases14489
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 1 AND QJSPRF GE 0 AND QJSPRLS = 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsprniSole accounts: whether before NI
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)(68)
Question Number and Text QE90 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before NI)12341.660.9
No (after NI)21501.039.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81354091.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases384Missing cases14489
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS = 1 AND QJSPRF GE 0 AND QJSPRLS = 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjspayuAverage income from job/business
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text QE91 : On average, what was your WEEKLY or MONTHLY income from this job/business over the last 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1622.354667.30035000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9420.28Missing
inapplicable-81437696.66Missing
proxy and/or phone-72651.78Missing
refused-2300.20Missing
[Value >= 0]1601.08100.0
Total14873100.00
Valid cases160Missing cases14713
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjspaywJob/business income: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text QE92 : Was that weekly or monthly income?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
5.4612.10052
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001.0.7
Amount stated1.001481.099.3
Missing or wild-9.0041.3Missing
Inapplicable-8.001441896.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases149Missing cases14724
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS GE 2 AND QJSPAYU 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjspytxJob/business income: whether before tax
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text QE93 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before tax)192.661.7
No (after tax)257.438.3
Missing or wild-941.3Missing
Inapplicable-81441896.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases149Missing cases14724
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS GE 2 AND QJSPAYU 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjspyniJob/business income: whether before NI
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (69)
Question Number and Text QE94 : And is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before NI)193.662.4
No (after NI)256.437.6
Missing or wild-941.3Missing
Inapplicable-81441896.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases149Missing cases14724
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSACCS GE 2 AND QJSPAYU 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 QJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text QE95 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home11681.115.4
From own home22591.723.8
Sep business prems32992.027.5
From van or stall430.22.8
Client/custmrs prems52671.824.5
Some other place665.46.0
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases1088Missing cases13785
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text QE96 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.0626.721300
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated14983.3100.0
Inapplicable-81330689.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Period uncodeable-3108.7Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases498Missing cases14375
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSPL = 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


qjsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text QE97 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train115.12.4
Underground/tube24.0.6
Bus or coach320.13.2
Moto cycle/moped44.0.6
Car or van54703.275.9
Car/van passenger632.25.2
Pedal cycle72.0.3
Walks all way854.48.7
Other918.12.9
Inapplicable-81330689.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases619Missing cases14254
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSPL = 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


qjssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text QE98A : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and after each one I'd like you to tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job on a scale from 1 to 7 where 1 = completely dissatisfied, 7 = completely satisfied and 4 = neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. 1. The total pay, including any overtime or bonuses
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81352090.90Missing
proxy and/or phone-72651.78Missing
Doesn't apply0260.172.4
Not satisf at all1320.222.95
2360.243.32
3950.648.77
Not satis/dissatis41030.699.51
52351.5821.7
63972.6736.66
Completely satis71591.0714.68
Total14873100.00
Valid cases1083Missing cases13790
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text QE98B : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and after each one I'd like you to tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job on a scale from 1 to 7 where 1 = completely dissatisfied, 7 = completely satisfied and 4 = neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. 2. Your job security
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply044.34.1
Not satis at all125.22.3
225.22.3
354.45.0
Not satis/dissatis4115.810.6
51851.217.1
63562.432.8
Completely satis72811.925.9
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases1085Missing cases13788
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text QE98D : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and after each one I'd like you to tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job on a scale from 1 to 7 where 1 = completely dissatisfied, 7 = completely satisfied and 4 = neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. 3. The actual work itself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply06.0.6
Not satis at all15.0.5
213.11.2
330.22.8
Not satis/dissatis445.34.1
51681.115.5
65393.649.6
Completely satis72811.925.9
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1087Missing cases13786
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text QE98E : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and after each one I'd like you to tell me how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job on a scale from 1 to 7 where 1 = completely dissatisfied, 7 = completely satisfied and 4 = neither satisfied nor dissatisfied. 4. The hours you work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply06.0.6
Not satis at all111.11.0
228.22.6
3115.810.6
Not satis/dissatis4102.79.4
52431.622.3
64202.838.6
Completely satis71631.115.0
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases1088Missing cases13785
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text QE99 : 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
218.11.7
332.22.9
Not satis/dissatis455.45.1
52031.418.7
65984.055.1
Completely satis71711.115.7
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1086Missing cases13787
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjsck1S/emp: same occupation
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text QE100 : Check: Self-employed and same occupation
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Same occupation18465.777.8
Not same occupation22201.520.2
Not int/empl'd previ322.12.0
Inapplicable-81352090.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases1088Missing cases13785
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 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


qjssameS/emp: same occupation
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text QE100A : You said earlier that you are in the same self-employed job as when we last interviewed you on . Have you been working in this same job on a self-employed basis continuously since ?You said earlier that you are in the same self-employed job as when we last interviewed you on . Have you been working in this same job on a self-employed basis continuously since ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes18405.699.3
No26.0.7
Missing or wild-916.1Missing
Inapplicable-81374692.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases846Missing cases14027
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSCK1 = 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


qjsbgd1S/emp: day started present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text QE100BD : 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 cases154Missing cases14719
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


qjsbgm1S/emp: month started present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text QE100BM : 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 %
January116.17.0
February212.15.3
March322.19.7
April413.15.7
May518.17.9
June624.210.6
July723.210.1
August822.19.7
September934.215.0
October1022.19.7
November1114.16.2
December127.03.1
Missing or wild-957.4Missing
Inapplicable-81430396.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Don't know-121.1Missing
Valid cases227Missing cases14646
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSCK1 = 2 OR QJSSAME = 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


qjsbgy41S/emp: year started present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text QE100BY : 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
2004.396.3919602007
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated12431.6100.0
Missing or wild-957.4Missing
Inapplicable-81430396.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Don't know-15.0Missing
Valid cases243Missing cases14630
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSCK1 = 2 OR QJSSAME = 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


qjsbgly1S/emp: before or after sept last year
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)
Question Number and Text QE110C : INTERVIEWER CHECK Is start date of current job at E100B before September 1st 2006?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before reference dat176.530.8
On or after referenc21711.169.2
Missing or wild-958.4Missing
Inapplicable-81430396.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases247Missing cases14626
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QJBSEMP = 2 AND QJSCK1 = 2 OR QJSSAME = 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


qjblkchaWould like: Better job/same emp.
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE101A : 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 %
Yes1254517.130.6
No2494833.359.4
Doesn't apply38365.610.0
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-1110.7Missing
Valid cases8329Missing cases6544
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjbxpchaExpect: Better job/same emp.
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE102A : (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 %
Yes110266.912.6
No2626842.177.1
Doesn't apply38365.610.3
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-13102.1Missing
Valid cases8130Missing cases6743
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjblkchbWould like: Work related training
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE101B : 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 %
Yes1398326.847.6
No2438329.552.4
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-174.5Missing
Valid cases8366Missing cases6507
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjbxpchbExpect: Work related training
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE102B : (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 %
Yes1316121.338.7
No2499933.661.3
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-12801.9Missing
Valid cases8160Missing cases6713
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjblkchcWould like: New job/new employer
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE101C : 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 %
Yes1189712.823.1
No2630142.476.9
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-12421.6Missing
Valid cases8198Missing cases6675
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjbxpchcExpect: New job/new employer
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE102C : (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 %
Yes110957.413.7
No2690146.486.3
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-14443.0Missing
Valid cases7996Missing cases6877
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjblkchdWould like: Start own business
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE101D : 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 %
Yes19846.611.8
No2736849.588.2
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-188.6Missing
Valid cases8352Missing cases6521
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjbxpchdExpect: Start own business
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE102D : (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 %
Yes12681.83.2
No2800153.896.8
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-11711.1Missing
Valid cases8269Missing cases6604
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjblkcheWould like: Give up paid work
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE101E : 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 %
Yes1207814.024.8
No2631742.575.2
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-145.3Missing
Valid cases8395Missing cases6478
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjbxpcheExpect: Give up paid work
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (73)
Question Number and Text QE102E : (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 %
Yes11781.22.1
No2816754.997.9
Inapplicable-8548536.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Don't know-195.6Missing
Valid cases8345Missing cases6528
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qrach12Responsible for dependent child under 12
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text QE104 : Interviewer check Is respondent the Responsible Adult for any child/children aged 12 or under? (Household Grid, Col 13)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes113959.415.0
No2789253.185.0
Inapplicable-8558637.6Missing
Valid cases9287Missing cases5586
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 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


qjbchc1Childcare: 1st mention
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text QE105M1 : Which of the following (card E41) 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-9580.39Missing
inapplicable-81347890.62Missing
When chldrn at schl13862.6028.87
Look after themselves2400.272.99
I work from home3460.313.44
Spouse or partner42191.4716.38
Nanny/mother help5380.262.84
Workplace nursry6110.070.82
Day nursery71400.9410.47
Child minder8770.525.76
A relative92721.8320.34
Friend/neighbour10160.111.2
Other11450.303.37
After school club12470.323.52
Total14873100.00
Valid cases1337Missing cases13536
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QRACH12 = 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


qjbchc2Childcare: 2nd mention
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text QE105M2 : Which of the following (card E41) 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 mentioned06504.448.5
When chldrn at schl130.22.2
Look after themselve221.11.6
I work from home329.22.2
Spouse or partner4137.910.2
Nanny/mothers help530.22.2
Workplace nursry67.0.5
Day nursery730.22.2
Child minder833.22.5
A relative92521.718.8
Friend/neighbour1038.32.8
Other1114.11.0
After school club1268.55.1
Missing or wild-956.4Missing
Inapplicable-81347890.6Missing
Valid cases1339Missing cases13534
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QRACH12 = 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


qjbchc3Childcare: 3rd mention
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (74)
Question Number and Text QE105M3 : Which of the following (card E41) 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 mentioned011227.583.8
When chldrn at schl110.1.7
Look after themselve24.0.3
I work from home36.0.4
Spouse or partner437.22.8
Nanny/mothers help54.0.3
Workplace nursery61.0.1
Day nursery79.1.7
Child minder87.0.5
A relative971.55.3
Friend/neighbour1030.22.2
Other119.1.7
After school club1229.22.2
Missing or wild-956.4Missing
Inapplicable-81347890.6Missing
Valid cases1339Missing cases13534
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QRACH12 = 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


qxpchcfChildcare: free or paid for
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text QE107 : Is this childcare free of charge or does some or all of it have to be paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Child care free14713.253.8
Child care paid24042.746.2
Inapplicable-81331589.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-76834.6Missing
Valid cases875Missing cases13998
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QRACH12 = 1 AND (QJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR QJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR QJBCHC3 = 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


qxpchcChildcare: weekly cost
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text QE108 : About how much a week on average does the childcare cost?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
76.8074.981800
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9160.11Missing
inapplicable-81352190.91Missing
proxy and/or phone-79486.37Missing
[Value >= 0]3882.61100.0
Total14873100.00
Valid cases388Missing cases14485
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QRACH12 = 1 AND (QJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR QJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR QJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND QXPCHCF = 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


qhuxpchWho pays for childcare
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (75)
Question Number and Text QE109 : Which of the statements on this card (E42) comes closest to how you pay for this childcare?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
All from R wages12011.449.8
Most from R wages221.15.2
Share costs w partnr3130.932.2
Most by spouse/part412.13.0
All by spouse/partnr516.14.0
Other624.25.9
Inapplicable-81352190.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases404Missing cases14469
Question RouteIF (QJBHAS = 1 OR (QJBHAS = 2 AND QJBOFF = 1) AND QRACH12 = 1 AND (QJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR QJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR QJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND QXPCHCF = 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