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qpaynuUsual net pay per month: current job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1243.50840.812.6815416.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00742549.9100.0
Inapplicable-8.00650043.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases7425Missing cases7448
Question RouteUses QIVFIO QHGSPN QJBPENM QPAYUSL QPAYN QPAYG QPAYUG QPAYU QPAYUW QMLSTAT QSEX QSPJB QJBSEMP QAGE QJBPEN PID QIVLYR on Record QINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures usual monthly wage or salary payment after tax and other deductions in current main job for employees. if the last net payment was the usual, then this is used. if last net pay was missing, but gross pay was present, and this was usual, then net pay is estimated from gross pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership. if last payment was not the usual, then if usual payment is given net, this is used. Otherwise, if usual payment is given gross, then this is converted as above at QPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QPAYNUI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or - 8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpaygtyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1676.811464.65025000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0059.4.7
Amount stated1.00835856.299.3
Inapplicable-8.00550837.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases8417Missing cases6456
Question RouteUses QIVFIO QJBSTAT QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJBPROF QJSPAYG QJBPENM QMLSTAT QSEX QPAYGU QJTYID on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJHSTAT QJHGPAY on Record QJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2007. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees QPAYGU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit. if current job spell started after 1.9.2007, then this variable is equal to value of QJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QPAYGTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpayglyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1665.801354.15024018.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0082.61.1
Amount stated1.00770251.898.9
Inapplicable-8.00614141.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases7784Missing cases7089
Question RouteUses QHGSPN QJBSTAT QJBPENM QMLSTAT QSEX QAGE QJBOFF QJBHAS QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJSPROF QJSPAYG QJSPRBM QJSPRBY4 QJSPREM QJSPAYL QPAYLY QPAYLYW QPAYLYG QCJSBLY QSPJB QJLYID QPAYGU PID QIVLYR QIVFIO QCJSBLY on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJHSTAT QJHGPAY on Record QJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYGTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2006. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees QPAYLY is used, converted from net to gross where necessary, and for the self employed the current pay or profit. if current job spell started after 1.9.2006, then this variable is equal to the value of QJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QPAYGLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpayntyUsual monthly net pay: Sept this year
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1244.65955.32015416.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0059.4.7
Amount stated1.00835856.299.3
Inapplicable-8.00550837.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases8417Missing cases6456
Question RouteUses QIVFIO QJBSTAT QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJBPROF QJSPAYG QJBPENM QMLSTAT QSEX QSPJB QPAYNU QJTYID on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJHSTAT QJHGPAY on Record QJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2007. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees QPAYNU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. if the current job spell started after 1.9.2007, then this variable is equal to the value of QJHNPAY for the job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QPAYNTYI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qpaynlyUsual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1235.60886.45015011.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0082.61.1
Amount stated1.00770151.898.9
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00614041.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases7783Missing cases7090
Question RouteUses PID QIVLYR QIVFIO QCJSBLY QHGSPN QJBSTAT QJBPENM QMLSTAT QSEX QJBOFF QJBHAS QJBSEMP QJACCS QJSPROF QJSPAYG QJSPRBM QJSPRBY4 QJSPREM QJSPAYL QPAYLY QPAYLYW QPAYLYG QSPJB QJLYID QPAYNU QAGE on record QINDRESP. Uses QJHSTAT QJHNPAY QN Record QJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYNTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.2006. if current job spell started before this date, then for employees answer to QPAYLY is used, converted from gross to net where necessary, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. if current job spell started after 1.9.2006, then this variable is equal to the value of QJHNPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QPAYNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjsprofMonthly self employed profit
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1731.822507.29025000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81306987.87Missing
proxy and/or phone-79486.37Missing
[Value >= 0]8565.76100.0
Total14873100.00
Valid cases856Missing cases14017
Question RouteUses QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJSPRF QJSPRBM QJSPRBY4 QJSPREM QJSPREY4 on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed profit variable for self- employed respondents who draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self-employed, and the self employed who do not draw up accounts. (cf. QJSPAYG). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here QJSPROFI) takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A. This variable only shows positive profits. Where the variable QJSPRLS indicates that the amount is a loss, then QJSPROF takes the value 0, and the compute amount is given at QJSLOSS. Change of source variables from Wave 7 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjslossAmount: self-employment losses
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
18.16223.8404444.44
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.004152.897.0
Amount stated1.0013.13.0
Missing or wild-9.005873.9Missing
Inapplicable-8.001291086.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases428Missing cases14445
Question RouteUses QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJSPRF QJSPRBM QJSPRBY4 QJSPREM QJSPREY4 QJSPROF QJSPRLS on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for QJSPROF.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjspaygMonthly self employed gross pay
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1210.451226.60306495
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.001591.1100.0
Inapplicable-8.001376692.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases159Missing cases14714
Question RouteUses QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJSPAYU QJSPAYW QJSPYTX QJSPYNI QJSHRS QIVFIO on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed gross pay variable if a self-employed respondent does not draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self employed, and the self employed who draw up accounts. (cf. QJSPROF). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here QJSPAYG) takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A. Change of source variables from Wave 7 onwards.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qcjstenLength (days) current labour market sp.
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3010.983454.02030775
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.008.1.1
Amount stated1.001342990.399.9
Missing or wild-9.004883.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases13437Missing cases1436
Question RouteUses QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBBGD QJBBGM QJBBGY4 QJBSEMP QJSBGD QJSBGM QJSBGY4 QCJSBGD QCJSBGM QCJSBGY4 QDOID QDOIM on Record QINDRESP
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures the length of time in the current labour market spell, whether, employee, self employed or not employed in number of days. Where day is missing, this is assumed to be one. For years before 2006, where month is missing, this is assumed to be July.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qcjswk9Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.2006
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
45.5215.27052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.005924.04.3
Amount stated1.001309088.095.7
Missing or wild-9.002431.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases13682Missing cases1191
Question RouteUses QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSEMP QJBSTAT QJBBGD QJBBGM QJBBGY QJSBGD QJSBGM QJSBGY4 QCJSBGD QCJSBGM QCJSBGY4 QCJSBLY QJLYID QJTYID on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures number of weeks in current labour market spell which fell into reference year, that is the twelve months prior to the start of the interview period (1st Sept.) . Measure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0905560.965.8
Job spell 113582.42.6
Job spell 2223.2.2
Job spell 332.0.0
Job spell 442.0.0
Last job - L361256.4.4
See AJLID136614.44.8
See BJLID1482.6.6
See CJLID1582.6.6
See DJLID1693.6.7
See EJLID1771.5.5
See FJLID1872.5.5
See GJLID1973.5.5
See HJLID2084.6.6
See IJLID217925.35.8
See JJLID221911.31.4
See KJLID236684.54.9
See LJLID242221.51.6
See MJLID252191.51.6
See NJLID262241.51.6
See OJLID273452.32.5
See PJLID283902.62.8
Missing or wild-94252.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-7102.7Missing
Never had a job-35813.9Missing
Valid cases13765Missing cases1108
Question RouteUses QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSTAT QCJSBLY QNJBS QJBHAD on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT on Record QJOBHIST. Uses wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJLID on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteProvides a means of identifying the latest job (i.e. the current job or the most recent if not currently employed).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2006
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01108374.582.5
Job spell 11179212.013.3
Job spell 224132.83.1
Job spell 33100.7.7
Job spell 4427.2.2
Job spell 559.1.1
Job spell 663.0.0
Job spell 771.0.0
Missing or wild-94973.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13428Missing cases1445
Question RouteUses QJBSTAT QCJSBLY QCJSBGD QCJSBGM QCJSBGY4 QIVFIO on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 2006. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.2006, and the relevant QJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2007
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01314588.497.2
Job spell 113732.52.8
Job spell 2210.1.1
Job spell 332.0.0
Missing or wild-93952.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13530Missing cases1343
Question RouteUses QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSEMP QJBSTAT QJBBGD QJBBGM QJBBGY QJSBGD QJSBGM QJSBGY4 QCJSBGD QCJSBGM QCJSBGY4 QCJSBLY on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHBGD QJHBGM QJHBGY4 QJHSTAT on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 2007. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.2007, and relevant QJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large113.1.1
Managers,large25904.06.5
Employers,small32011.42.2
Managers,small44603.15.1
Professional Self-em5101.71.1
Professional employe63532.43.9
Int. non-manual,work7184112.420.4
Int. non-man,foreman82431.62.7
Junior non-manual9182112.220.2
Personal service wrk107094.87.9
Foreman manual112701.83.0
Skilled manual wkrs128075.48.9
Semi-skilled manual137254.98.0
Unskilled manual wkr142341.62.6
Own account wkrs155163.55.7
Farmers - employers,1616.1.2
Farmers - own accoun1756.4.6
Agricultural workers1864.4.7
Members of armed for1910.1.1
Missing or wild-924.2Missing
Inapplicable-8581839.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases9030Missing cases5843
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteCASOC computes the Socio-Economic Group for jobs, based on the 3 digit Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher112818.616.6
Service class,lower2194113.125.1
Routine non-manual e39776.612.6
Personal service wor47435.09.6
Sml props w employee5119.81.5
Sml props w/o employ64112.85.3
Farmers,Smallholders767.5.9
Foreman,Technicians84843.36.3
Skilled manual worke95213.56.7
Semi,unskilled manua1011537.814.9
Agricultural workers1138.3.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8713648.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases7735Missing cases7138
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteCASOC computes the Goldthorpe social class classification for jobs, based on the 3 digit Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ14563.15.0
technic2319521.535.4
Skilled non-manual3208214.023.1
Skilled manual4164111.018.2
Partly skilled occ513549.115.0
Unskilled occ62922.03.2
Armed forces710.1.1
Missing or wild-924.2Missing
Inapplicable-8581839.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases9030Missing cases5843
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteCASOC computes Registrar General's Social Class for jobs based on the 3 digit Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases14873Missing cases0
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. Computed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and coding frame for ISCO in Appendix to Vol. A. International Labour Office (1990) `International Standard Classification of Occupations: ISCO 88. Geneva: International Labour Office.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
37.6918.210.9287.63
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00773652.0100.0
Inapplicable-8.00713648.0Missing
Don't know-1.001.0Missing
Valid cases7736Missing cases7137
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
38.2319.211.2299.99
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00773652.0100.0
Inapplicable-8.00713648.0Missing
Don't know-1.001.0Missing
Valid cases7736Missing cases7137
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
49.7414.861875
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00772952.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.007.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00713648.0Missing
Don't know-1.001.0Missing
Valid cases7729Missing cases7144
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1984) The Social Grading of Occupations: A New Approach and Scale, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org1013.1.1
Higher managerial203522.43.9
Higher prof tradn'l313342.23.7
Higher prof new emp321481.01.6
High prof trad s.emp33105.71.2
High prof new s.emp3418.1.2
Lower Prof trad emps4113038.814.4
Lower Prof new emps4286.61.0
Lwr Prof trad s.emp43123.81.4
Lower Prof new s.emp4413.1.1
Lower manag occupns507174.87.9
Hgher supervis occup601791.22.0
admin716554.47.3
serv724733.25.2
aux73131.91.5
Intermed engineering7437.2.4
Emp,small (non-prof)811911.32.1
Emp,small (agricult)8218.1.2
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)915703.86.3
Own acct wkrs(agric)9273.5.8
Lwr supervis occups1004262.94.7
Lwr technical craft1113132.13.5
Lwr tech process op11247.3.5
Semi-routine sales1215503.76.1
Semi-routine service1225703.86.3
Semi-routine tech12392.61.0
Semi-routine op124138.91.5
Semi-routine agric12522.1.2
Semi-routine cleri126135.91.5
Semi-rtne childcare1271521.01.7
serv1312551.72.8
Routine production13270.5.8
Routine technical1333792.54.2
Routine operative1343282.23.6
Routine agricultrl13514.1.2
Missing or wild-924.2Missing
Inapplicable-8581839.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases9030Missing cases5843
Question RouteUses QJBSOC QJBSEMP QJBBOSS QJBMNGR QJBSIZE on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee full Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.9224.97052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00499233.637.2
Amount stated1.00841456.662.8
Missing or wild-9.005193.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases13406Missing cases1467
Question RouteUses QJBHAS QJBOFF QCJSBLY QCJSWK9 QJLYID QJBSTAT on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.2006 - 31.8.2007). The measure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.317.18052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001276285.895.1
Amount stated1.006564.44.9
Missing or wild-9.005073.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases13418Missing cases1455
Question RouteUses QJBHAS QJBOFF QCJSBLY QCJSWK9 QJLYID QJBSTAT on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.2006 - 31.8.2007). Measure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.0324.64052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-910036.74Missing
[Value >= 0]1387093.26100.0
Total14873100.00
Valid cases13870Missing cases1003
Question RouteUses QJBHAS QJBOFF QCJSBLY QCJSWK9 QJLYID QJBSTAT on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of economically inactive (i.e. not in employment or unemployed) in reference year (1.9.2006 - 31.8.2007). Measure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0501933.737.4
1727648.954.2
210367.07.7
383.6.6
413.1.1
51.0.0
Missing or wild-94973.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13428Missing cases1445
Question RouteUses QJLYID QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSTAT QCJSWK9 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self- employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.2006 - 1.9.2007).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0500133.637.2
1723448.653.9
210767.28.0
3100.7.7
416.1.1
51.0.0
Missing or wild-94973.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13428Missing cases1445
Question RouteUses QJLYID QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSTAT QCJSWK9 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.2006 - 1.9.2007). Different jobs held with the same employer are each counted.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None01277485.995.1
16024.04.5
246.3.3
36.0.0
Missing or wild-94973.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13428Missing cases1445
Question RouteUses QJLYID QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSTAT QCJSWK9 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.2006 - 1.9.2007).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0805154.160.0
1527635.539.3
293.6.7
36.0.0
42.0.0
Missing or wild-94973.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13428Missing cases1445
Question RouteUses QJLYID QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSTAT QCJSWK9 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate economically inactive (i.e. not in employment or unemployed) spells in reference year (1.9.2006 - 1.9.2007).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed110867.38.1
In paid employ2657644.249.0
Unemployed33712.52.8
Retired4290619.521.6
Maternity leave590.6.7
Family care68595.86.4
FT studt, school78455.76.3
LT sick, disabld86004.04.5
Govt trng scheme915.1.1
Something else1080.5.6
Missing or wild-94973.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13428Missing cases1445
Question RouteUses QJLYID QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSTAT on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT QJHSEMP on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to QJBSTAT, for 1.9.2006. if QJLYID = 0, QJBSTATL is QJBSTAT, if QJLYID is greater than 0, then QJBSTAT is based on QJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed19576.47.1
In paid employ2683946.050.5
Unemployed33892.62.9
Retired4301720.322.3
Maternity leave578.5.6
Family care68535.76.3
FT studt, school76774.65.0
LT sick, disabld86114.14.5
Govt trng scheme915.1.1
Something else1094.6.7
Missing or wild-93952.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13530Missing cases1343
Question RouteUses QJTYID QJBHAS QJBOFF QJBSTAT on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJSPNO QJHSTAT on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to QJBSTAT, for 1.9.2007. if QJTYID = 0, QJBSTATT is QJBSTAT, if QJTYID is greater than 0, then QJBSTAT is based on QJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on 1.9.2006
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases6643Missing cases8230
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteSee Appendix to Vol. A for coding frame.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Managers,small41.01.8
Professional Self-em51.01.8
Professional employe62.03.6
Int. non-manual,work73.05.4
Int. non-man,foreman82.03.6
Junior non-manual911.119.6
Personal service wrk1014.125.0
Foreman manual111.01.8
Skilled manual wkrs126.010.7
Semi-skilled manual138.114.3
Unskilled manual wkr145.08.9
Own account wkrs151.01.8
Agricultural workers181.01.8
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81454497.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases56Missing cases14817
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for QJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher12.03.8
Service class,lower26.011.3
Routine non-manual e32.03.8
Personal service wor414.126.4
Sml props w/o employ61.01.9
Foreman,Technicians81.01.9
Skilled manual worke94.07.5
Semi,unskilled manua1022.141.5
Agricultural workers111.01.9
Missing or wild-97.0Missing
Inapplicable-81454897.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases53Missing cases14820
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for QJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ13.05.4
technic24.07.1
Skilled non-manual313.123.2
Skilled manual413.123.2
Partly skilled occ518.132.1
Unskilled occ65.08.9
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81454497.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases56Missing cases14817
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for QJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases14873Missing cases0
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for QJBISCO, and Notes on Derived Variables in Appendix and coding frame for ISCO in Appendix to Vol. A. International Labour Office (1990) `International Standard Classification of Occupations: ISCO 88. Geneva: International Labour Office.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.8217.017.3184.75
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0053.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.007.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001454897.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases53Missing cases14820
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for QJBCSSM. See Vol. A for details. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.9618.107.3595.52
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0053.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.007.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001454897.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases53Missing cases14820
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for QJBCSSM. See Vol. A for details. See also Prandy K (1990) `The Revised Cambridge Scale of Occupations', Sociology 24, pp 629-655.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
38.60151871
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0053.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.007.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001454897.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases53Missing cases14820
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for QJBHGS. See Vol. A for details. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1984) The Social Grading of Occupations: A New Approach and Scale, Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qjlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher managerial201.01.8
Higher prof tradn'l312.03.6
High prof trad s.emp331.01.8
Lower Prof trad emps411.01.8
serv724.07.1
aux733.05.4
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)911.01.8
Lwr supervis occups1003.05.4
Lwr technical craft1112.03.6
Lwr tech process op1122.03.6
Semi-routine sales1219.116.1
Semi-routine service12210.117.9
Semi-routine tech1231.01.8
Semi-routine op1242.03.6
Semi-rtne childcare1271.01.8
serv1313.05.4
Routine production1322.03.6
Routine technical1333.05.4
Routine operative1344.07.1
Routine agricultrl1351.01.8
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81454497.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-72651.8Missing
Valid cases56Missing cases14817
Question RouteUses QJLSOC QJLSEMP QJLBOSS QJLMNGR QJLSIZE on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee full Coding frame in Appendix to Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qnorgmNumber organisations member of
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0679745.748.8
1444429.931.9
2163211.011.7
36914.65.0
42371.61.7
591.6.7
619.1.1
714.1.1
-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13925Missing cases948
Question RouteUses QORGM QORGMA QORGMB QORGMC QORGMD QORGME QORGMF QORGMG QORGMH QORGMI QORGMJ QORGMK QORGML QORGMM on Record QINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteMeasures membership in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


qnorgaNumber organisations active in
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0800453.857.5
1418128.130.0
211217.58.1
34332.93.1
4132.9.9
538.3.3
611.1.1
73.0.0
-92.0Missing
-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13923Missing cases950
Question RouteUses QORGA QORGAA QORGAB QORGAC QORGAD QORGAE QORGAF QORGAG QORGAH QORGAI QORGAJ QORGAK QORGAL QORGAM on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteMeasures activity in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


qvotePolitical party supported
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1233615.719.0
2347723.428.2
310347.08.4
44923.34.0
52341.61.9
61911.31.6
71831.21.5
842.3.3
10224515.118.2
113442.32.8
124653.13.8
133972.73.2
14136.91.1
154403.03.6
162501.72.0
1752.3.4
-9160710.8Missing
-79486.4Missing
Valid cases12318Missing cases2555
Question RouteUses QVOTE1 QVOTE2 QVOTE3 QVOTE4 on record QINDRESP.
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteNot available at Wave 2 as a retrospective rather than prospective voting question was asked.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyrdicAmount interest/dividends - computed
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
379.412025.17099000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0902060.664.8
Amount stated1490533.035.2
-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13925Missing cases948
Question RouteUses QIVFIO QFIYRDIA QFIYRDB1 QFIYRDB2 QFIYRDB3 QFIYRDB4 QFIYRDB5 QFIYRDB6 on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Savings and Bank Accounts
Incomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
93.84312.7306000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001198880.682.1
Amount stated1.00262017.617.9
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFRVAL QFRW QFRNOW QFRJT on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIMNPI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
230.32337.8705043
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00710647.848.6
Amount stated1.00750250.451.4
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFRVAL QFRW QFRNOW QFRJT on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIMNBI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
49.96252.5208515
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00951964.065.2
Amount stated1.00508934.234.8
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 QFIYRDI on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFRVAL QFRW QFRNOW QFRJT on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIMNII takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13.1790.2603000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001395393.895.5
Amount stated1.006554.44.5
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFRVAL QFRW QFRNOW QFRJT on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIMNTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1033.841421.25028000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-79486.37Missing
[Value >= 0]1392593.63100.0
Total14873100.00
Valid cases13925Missing cases948
Question RouteUses QJ2PAY QPAYGU QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJSPROF QJSPAYG QPRFITB QIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIMNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
393.10565.2308579.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-79486.37Missing
[Value >= 0]1392593.63100.0
Total14873100.00
Valid cases13925Missing cases948
Question RouteUses QFIMNP QFIMNB QFIMNT QFIMNI on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIMNNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1426.941385.60029166.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-79486.37Missing
[Value >= 0]1392593.63100.0
Total14873100.00
Valid cases13925Missing cases948
Question RouteUses QFIMNL QPAYGU QJBSEMP QJSACCS QJSPROF QJSPAYG QJ2PAY QPRFITB on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIMNTHI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.2006-1.9.2007)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11381.9915976.340331627.09
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00526435.438.4
Amount stated1.00842956.761.6
Missing or wild-9.002321.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases13693Missing cases1180
Question RouteUses QIVFIO QJBHAS QJBOFF QCJSBLY QCJSWK9 QJTYID QJLYID QNJBWKS QPAYGU QPAYGTY QPAYGLY QPAYS QPAYSW QPAYSG QSEX QMLSTAT QSPJB QJBPENM QAGE on Record QINDRESP. Uses QJHSTAT QJHGPAY QJHSPW on Record QJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIYRLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyrnlAnnual non-lab income(1.9.2006-1.9.2007)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4414.626602.130102946.45
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00435029.229.8
Amount stated1.001025869.070.2
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QFIYRP QFIYRB QFIYRT QFIYRI on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIYRNLI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.2006-1.9.2007)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1075.883635.65070800
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001204081.082.4
Amount stated1.00256817.317.6
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFIM09L QFIM10L QFIM11L QFIM12L QFIM01T QFIM02T QFIM03T QFIM04T QFIM05T QFIM06T QFIM07T QFIM08T on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIYRPI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.2006-1.9.2007)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2614.073954.83061346.90
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00718348.349.2
Amount stated1.00742549.950.8
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFIM09L QFIM10L QFIM11L QFIM12L QFIM01T QFIM02T QFIM03T QFIM04T QFIM05T QFIM06T QFIM07T QFIM08T on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIYRBI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyrtAnnual transfer inc. (1.9.2006-1.9.2007)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
141.75946.12036000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001382893.094.7
Amount stated1.007805.25.3
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFIM09L QFIM10L QFIM11L QFIM12L QFIM01T QFIM02T QFIM03T QFIM04T QFIM05T QFIM06T QFIM07T QFIM08T on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIYRTI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyriAnnual invest income (1.9.2006-1.9.2007)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
582.922987.510102180
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00952264.065.2
Amount stated1.00508634.234.8
Proxy and or phone-7.002651.8Missing
Valid cases14608Missing cases265
Question RouteUses QNF1 QFIYRDI on Record QINDRESP. Uses QFICODE QFIM09L QFIM10L QFIM11L QFIM12L QFIM01T QFIM02T QFIM03T QFIM04T QFIM05T QFIM06T QFIM07T QFIM08T on Record QINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIYRII takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfiyrAnnual income (1.9.2006-1.9.2007)
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
16042.2715594.140331627.09
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.004773.23.5
Amount stated1.001321688.996.5
Missing or wild-9.002321.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009486.4Missing
Valid cases13693Missing cases1180
Question RouteUses QFIYRL QFIYRNL on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable QFIYEARI takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qfihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3177.632284.74030133.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0045.3.3
Amount stated1.001414695.199.7
Missing or wild-9.006824.6Missing
Valid cases14191Missing cases682
Question RouteUses QIVFHO on Record QHHSAMP. Uses QFIMN QIVFIO on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes: Household Income
NoteSums the values of total income in the month before interview for individuals in the h/hold. Includes imputed data. The imputation flag variable QFIHHMNI takes a value 0 if there was no imputation, 1 if some component of an individual h/hold members income was imputed, and 2 if the whole income of one or more h/hold members was imputed. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qhlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.215.61036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
063.4.5
Amount stated11328489.399.5
Missing or wild-95493.7Missing
Inapplicable-829.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13347Missing cases1526
Question RouteUses QGHQA QGHQB QGHQC QGHQD QGHQE QGHQF QGHQG QGHQH QGHQI QGHQJ QGHQK QGHQL on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions QGHQA to QGHQL to a single 36 point scale. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qhlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0724748.754.3
1176011.813.2
29926.77.4
36984.75.2
45173.53.9
54222.83.2
63452.32.6
72781.92.1
82311.61.7
91941.31.5
102151.41.6
111831.21.4
122651.82.0
Missing or wild-95493.7Missing
Inapplicable-829.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-79486.4Missing
Valid cases13347Missing cases1526
Question RouteUses QGHQA QGHQB QGHQC QGHQD QGHQE QGHQF QGHQG QGHQH QGHQI QGHQJ QGHQK QGHQL on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions QGHQA to QGHQL to a single scale 12 point scale. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qspjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0313121.133.1
Yes1634242.666.9
Inapplicable-8540036.3Missing
Valid cases9473Missing cases5400
Question RouteUses QHGSPN QHGEST QIVFIO on Record QINDALL. Uses QJBHAS QJBOFF on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Relationship between Household Members
NoteUses QHGSPN QHGEMP QIVFIO on Record QINDALL. Uses QJBHAS QJBOFF on Record QINDRESP
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qspsocSpouse/partner's Occupation
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases4917Missing cases9956
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for QJBSOC, and Appendix in Vol. A for coding frame.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qspjbhrSpouse/partner's weekly work hours
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
34.5312.24099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No expected hours051.3.9
Amount stated1554837.399.1
Missing or wild-96604.4Missing
Inapplicable-8853157.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-783.6Missing
Valid cases5599Missing cases9274
Question RouteUses QJBSEMP QJBHRS QJSHRS on Record QINDRESP. Uses QHGSPN QIVFIO on Record QINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Time Use
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's usual weekly hours of work excluding overtime. Taken from QJBHRS if employee and QJSHRS if self-employed.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qspjbotSpouse/partner's weekly overtime
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.405.77070
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0274518.557.8
Amount stated1200613.542.2
Missing or wild-98015.4Missing
Inapplicable-8932162.7Missing
Valid cases4751Missing cases10122
Question RouteUses QJBOT on Record QINDRESP. Uses QHGSPN QIVFIO on Record QINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Time Use
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's weekly overtime hours. Applicable only where spouse is employee.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qsppaygSpouse/partner's monthly gross pay
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1844.901537.68025000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0040.3.7
Amount stated1.00529535.699.3
Missing or wild-9.0010076.8Missing
Inapplicable-8.00853157.4Missing
Valid cases5335Missing cases9538
Question RouteUses QJBSEMP QJSPAYU QJSACCS QJSPAYW QJSPYTX QJSPYNI QJSHRS QIVFIO on Record QINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's usual monthly gross pay. Taken from QPAYGU, QJSPAYG or QJSPROF, depending on employment status.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qspjbyrWhether spse/partner employed last year
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0258617.432.2
Yes1545136.767.8
Missing or wild-914369.7Missing
Inapplicable-8540036.3Missing
Valid cases8037Missing cases6836
Question RouteUses QNJBSP on Record QINDRESP. Uses QHGSPN QIVFIO on Record QINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Time Use
NoteMeasures whether spouse/partner had a job between 1.9.2006 and 1.9.2007. Taken from value of QNJBSP.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qlrwghtLongitudinal respondent weight
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases14873Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteSee Vol. A on Weighting.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


qlewghtLongitudinal enumerated individual weight
Record TypeQINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases14873Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteSee Vol. A on Weighting.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18