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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

rpywftcwWFTC: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text RE23C : What period did this cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.651.6314.33
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0053.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.006724.7Missing
Inapplicable-8.001272988.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009656.7Missing
Valid cases53Missing cases14366
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GT 0 AND RPYTC = 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 and last take home pay was recorded and deductions were made and Working Families Tax Credit was included
Index TermsEmployment: Benefits Receipt
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpayslpPay slip seen by interviewer
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text RE24 : RECORD PAY SLIP CHECK
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Latest payslip seen1148610.322.8
Early payslip seen21731.22.7
No payslip seen3485633.774.5
Inapplicable-8693948.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases6515Missing cases7904
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GT 0) 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 that has indicated gross pay at last payment, and last take home pay was recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpayuslWas last gross pay the usual amount
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text RE26 : Your take home pay last time was (AMOUNT AT E22). Is this the amount you usually receive (before any statutory sick pay or statutory maternity pay)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1615642.790.7
No26334.49.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8739851.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Valid cases6789Missing cases7630
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0) 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 and last take home pay was recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteThe question at Wave 1 asked about gross pay, at Wave 2 and thereafter, take home pay. This has consequences for wPAYU which is therefore, only strictly comparable after Wave 1. See note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpayuUsual pay
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text RE27 : How much are you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1208.682126.281240000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated15894.1100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81355494.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Don't know-144.3Missing
Valid cases589Missing cases13830
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2) 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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYUSL regarding cross wave comparability of this variable. See note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpayuwUsual pay: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text RE28OC : How long a period did that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.864.22152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.005884.1100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001359894.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.002311.6Missing
Valid cases588Missing cases13831
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE 0) 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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and usual amount is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW and RPAYUSL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpayugUsual pay: gross/net of deductions
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text RE29 : And is that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or are there usually no deductions at all made from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions196.716.3
After deductions24553.277.2
No deductions338.36.5
Missing or wild-93882.7Missing
Inapplicable-81321191.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Valid cases589Missing cases13830
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE 0) 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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and usual amount is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf1Last pay unusual: included back pay
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30A : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included back pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned05874.193.9
Incl back pay138.36.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf2Last pay unusual: included holiday pay
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30B : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included advance holiday pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06114.297.8
Incl adv holiday pay114.12.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf3Last pay unusual: included tax refund
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30C : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included a tax refund
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned05503.888.0
Incl tax refund175.512.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf4Last pay unusual: included sick pay
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30D : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included statutory sick pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06194.399.0
Incl stat sick pay16.01.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf5Last pay unusual: sick without pay
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30E : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Absent due to sickness, no statutory sick pay included
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned05994.295.8
Abs/no sick pay incl126.24.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf6Last pay unusual: included maternity pay
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30F : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included statutory maternity pay
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06164.398.6
Incl maternity pay19.11.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf7Last pay unusual through overtime
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30G : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Unusual amount of overtime
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04182.966.9
Unusual amt overtime12071.433.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf9Last pay unusual: Bonus/tips/commission
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30H : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? It included a bonus payment, tips or commission
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned05673.990.7
Inc.Bonus/tip/comm158.49.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaydf8Last pay unusual for other reason
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text RE30I : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04022.864.3
Other12231.535.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81282889.0Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases625Missing cases13794
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYGL GE 0 AND RPAYNL GE 0 AND RPAYUSL = 2 AND RPAYU GE -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 and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaytypSalaried or hourly paid
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text RE31 : How is your pay calculated, in particular are you salaried or paid by the hour?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-8638644.29Missing
proxy and/or phone-79656.69Missing
refused-250.03Missing
Salaried1405828.1457.5
Basic salary + comm.2700.490.99
Hourly pay3280219.4339.71
Other41270.881.8
Total14419100.00
Valid cases7057Missing cases7362
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rovtpayAdditional pay for extra hours
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text RE32 : If you were to work more hours than usual during some week, would you receive additional pay for these extra hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes113779.532.7
No2278219.366.0
Other356.41.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8918863.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-146.3Missing
Valid cases4215Missing cases10204
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4) 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 and is not paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rextrateExtra pay hourly rate
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text RE33 : About how much would you be paid per hour for those extra hours?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13.677.820.97120
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.007515.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001207583.7Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009656.7Missing
No set amount-3.00136.9Missing
Refused-2.0041.3Missing
Don't know-1.004493.1Missing
Valid cases751Missing cases13668
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4 AND ROVTPAY =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 and is not paid hourly and would receive additional pay if worked extra hours
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rextrestEstimated amount for extra hours worked
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text RE33 : About how much would you be paid per hour for those extra hours?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given12952.039.3
Estimated amount giv24563.260.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81270188.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases751Missing cases13668
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYTYP = 1, 2 OR 4 AND ROVTPAY =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 and is not paid hourly and would receive additional pay if worked extra hours
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rbasrateBasic pay hourly rate
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text RE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7.553.462.2060
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00244917.0100.0
Inapplicable-8.001065273.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009656.7Missing
No set amount-3.0048.3Missing
Refused-2.0061.4Missing
Don't know-1.002441.7Missing
Valid cases2449Missing cases11970
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYTYP = 3) 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 and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rbasrestEstimated amount - hourly basic pay rate
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text RE34 : What is your hourly rate of pay for your basic hours of work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given1170711.869.7
Estimated amount giv27425.130.3
Inapplicable-81100576.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases2449Missing cases11970
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYTYP = 3) 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 and is paid hourly
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rovtrateOvertime pay: hourly rated
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text RE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.504.722.0150
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0013009.0100.0
Inapplicable-8.001071374.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009656.7Missing
No set amount-4.009956.9Missing
No paid overtime-3.00117.8Missing
Don't know-1.003292.3Missing
Valid cases1300Missing cases13119
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYTYP = 3 AND RBASRATE GE -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 and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rovtrestEstimated amount - hourly overtime rate
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text RE35 : What is your hourly rate of pay for overtime?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Exact amount given17895.560.7
Estimated amount giv25113.539.3
Inapplicable-81215484.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases1300Missing cases13119
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYTYP = 3 AND RBASRATE GE -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 and is paid hourly and did not refuse to give hourly rate of pay for basics hours of work
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbperfpPay includes performance related pay
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text RE39 : Does your pay include performance related pay?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-8672546.64Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
refused-230.02Missing
Yes19176.3612.3
No2653845.3487.7
Total14419100.00
Valid cases7455Missing cases6964
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbonusPay includes bonuses or profit share
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text RE40 : In the last 12 months have you received any bonuses such as a Christmas or quarterly bonus, profit-related pay or profit sharing bonus, or an occasional commission?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-8672546.64Missing
proxy and/or phone-72311.60Missing
refused-240.03Missing
Yes1191313.2725.66
No2554238.4474.34
Total14419100.00
Valid cases7455Missing cases6964
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes any extra payments, incl. performance bonuses and sales commissions, but not overtime. From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. Excludes shares and payments in kind.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbonamAmount of bonus
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text RE41 : What was the total amount of bonus you received over the last twelve months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2991.7210860.491200000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1169011.7100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81162280.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-263.4Missing
Don't know-178.5Missing
Valid cases1690Missing cases12729
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RJBONUS = 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 has received a bonus in past twelve months.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbongBonus payment: Gross or Nett
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text RE42 : Was this/these amount(s) before tax or after tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before tax111768.270.8
After tax24843.429.2
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81176381.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-129.2Missing
Valid cases1660Missing cases12759
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RJBONUS = 1 AND RJBONAM 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 received a bonus in past twelve months and has Given total amount.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbrisePay includes annual increments
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text RE43 : Some people can normally expect their pay to rise every year by moving to the next point on the scale, as well as receiving negotiated pay rises. Are you paid on this type of incremental scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1322522.447.1
No2362625.152.9
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-12141.5Missing
Valid cases6851Missing cases7568
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rtujbplUnion or staff association at workplace
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text RE44 : Is there a trade union, or a similar body such as a staff association, recognised by your management for negotiating pay or conditions for the people doing your sort of job in your workplace?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1360125.050.4
No2354924.649.6
Inapplicable-8672546.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-13102.1Missing
Valid cases7150Missing cases7269
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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 TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteIncludes "in-house" staff associations, but excludes employers' organisations (e.g. National Farmers' Union). From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rtuin1Member of workplace union
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text RE45 : Are you a member of this trade union/association?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1220115.361.1
No214009.738.9
Inapplicable-81058773.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Valid cases3601Missing cases10818
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RTUJBPL = 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 there is a trade union or equivalent in workplace
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjboppsPromotion opportunities in current job
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text RE46 : In your current job do you have opportunities for promotion?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1335623.348.3
No2359224.951.7
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-1117.8Missing
Valid cases6948Missing cases7471
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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: Prospects and Training
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbpenPension: employer runs a pension scheme
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text RE47 : Does your present employer run a pension scheme or superannuation scheme for which you are eligible?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1507335.270.0
No2217115.130.0
Inapplicable-8672546.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-12161.5Missing
Valid cases7244Missing cases7175
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbpenmPension: member of employers scheme
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text RE48 : Do you belong to your employer's pension scheme?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1365725.472.2
No214069.827.8
Inapplicable-8911563.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases5063Missing cases9356
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RJBPEN = 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 employer runs a pension or superannuation scheme for which R is eligible
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbtimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text RE49 : Which of the categories on this card (37) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only12852.03.8
Afternoons only279.51.1
During the day3517935.969.4
Evenings only41711.22.3
At night51531.12.1
Both lunch/eves658.4.8
Other times/day713.1.2
Rotating shifts86584.68.8
Varies/no pattern93052.14.1
Daytime and evenings105073.56.8
Other1151.4.7
Inapplicable-8672546.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases7459Missing cases6960
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. New 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 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbwkhraWork arrangement: flexitime
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). Flexitime (flexible working hours)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0592141.184.2
Yes111147.715.8
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbwkhrbWork arrangement: annualised hours
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). Annualised hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0643544.691.5
Yes16004.28.5
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbwkhrcWork arrangement: term time only
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). Term time working
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0662345.994.1
Yes14122.95.9
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbwkhrdWork arrangement: job share
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). Job sharing
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0695848.398.9
Yes177.51.1
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbwkhreWork arrangement: nine day fortnight
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). A nine-day fortnight
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0700748.699.6
Yes128.2.4
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbwkhrfWork arrangement: 4 1/2 day week
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). A four-and-a-half day week
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0697348.499.1
Yes162.4.9
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbwkhrgWork arrangement: zero hours contract
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). Zero hours contract
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0701848.799.8
Yes117.1.2
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbwkhrhWork arrangement: none of these
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE50A : 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 (38). None of these
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0220715.331.4
Yes1482833.568.6
Missing or wild-933.2Missing
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases7035Missing cases7384
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rpayck1Check: interview and job status
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text RE54 : Check: interview and job status
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Same job promotion i14022.85.4
Int prev year, no pr2670346.589.8
Int 2 yrs, same job,32.0.0
Int 2 yrs, not same448.3.6
Other int 2 yrs535.2.5
Not int 2 yrs62611.83.5
Others712.1.2
Inapplicable-8638644.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-75704.0Missing
Valid cases7463Missing cases6956
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rpaysStarting pay: job start after 1.9.2007
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text RE54 : How much were you usually paid when you started working in your present position?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10375.6016520.355140000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11771.2100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81305090.5Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Same as now-31821.3Missing
Refused-26.0Missing
Don't know-137.3Missing
Valid cases177Missing cases14242
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYCK1 = 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 RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpayswStarting pay period (weeks): current job
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text RE55 : How long a period did that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
21.0623.24152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.001701.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001327592.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009656.7Missing
One off payment-4.003.0Missing
Period uncodeable-3.004.0Missing
Valid cases170Missing cases14249
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYCK1 = 2 OR 3 AND RPAYS 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 RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaysgStarting pay gross or net: current job
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (67)
Question Number and Text RE56 : 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 deductions1117.866.5
After deductions251.429.0
No deductions38.14.5
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-81327592.1Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases176Missing cases14243
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RPAYCK1 = 2 OR 3 AND RPAYS 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 RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjbbgd1Day started current job
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text RE57D : 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 cases177Missing cases14242
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Variable OccurrenceW16 W17 W18


rjbbgm1Month started current job
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text RE57M : 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 %
January116.15.7
February27.02.5
March312.14.2
April427.29.5
May518.16.4
June629.210.2
July721.17.4
August833.211.7
September963.422.3
October1033.211.7
November1118.16.4
December126.02.1
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Inapplicable-81387696.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Don't know-114.1Missing
Valid cases283Missing cases14136
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbbgy41Year started current job
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text RE57Y : 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
2006.353.3419842009
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated12962.1100.0
Missing or wild-915.1Missing
Inapplicable-81387696.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases296Missing cases14123
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjbbgly1Started job after 1.9.2007
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text RE58 : Interviewer check: Is date at E57 September 1st 2007 or before?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.09.2007 or before1117.838.5
After 01.09.200721871.361.5
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81387696.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Valid cases304Missing cases14115
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rpaylyUsual pay at 1.9.2007
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text RE59 : Thinking back to September 1st 2007, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3548.777597.692726700
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated126.2100.0
Missing or wild-9103.7Missing
Inapplicable-81330892.3Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Same as now-310.1Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases26Missing cases14393
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RIVLYR = 2 AND RJBBGLY = 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 1.9.2007
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaylywUsual pay at 1.9.2007: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text RE60 : And what period did that cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1.008.130.8
2.001.03.8
4.002.07.7
4.3311.142.3
52.004.015.4
Missing or wild-9.00103.7Missing
Inapplicable-8.001332592.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-7.009656.7Missing
Valid cases26Missing cases14393
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RIVLYR = 2 AND RJBBGLY = 1 AND RPAYLY 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 1.9.2007 and usual pay at 1.9.2007 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for RPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rpaylygUsual pay at 1.9.2007: gross/net deduction
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (68)
Question Number and Text RE61 : 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 deductions111.142.3
After deductions212.146.2
No deductions33.011.5
Missing or wild-9103.7Missing
Inapplicable-81332592.4Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases26Missing cases14393
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 1 AND RIVLYR = 2 AND RJBBGLY = 1 AND RPAYLY 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 1.9.2007 and usual pay at 1.9.2007 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


rjsbossS/emp: hires employees
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text RE73 : First of all, do you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, has employees12561.824.2
No, no employees28035.675.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81335692.6Missing
Valid cases1059Missing cases13360
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text RE74 : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 21118.846.1
3 - 9284.632.8
10 - 24329.211.3
25 - 49411.14.3
50 - 9954.01.6
100 - 19963.01.2
200 - 49974.01.6
1000 or more93.01.2
Missing or wild-957.4Missing
Inapplicable-81410697.8Missing
Valid cases256Missing cases14163
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSBOSS = 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


rjshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text RE75 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.8417.34199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated19386.5100.0
Inapplicable-81315691.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-73032.1Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-121.1Missing
Valid cases938Missing cases13481
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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 RJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (70)
Question Number and Text RE76 : 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 hours12932.030.8
Work more hours299.710.4
Contin same hrs35603.958.8
Inapplicable-81249486.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-17.0Missing
Valid cases952Missing cases13467
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjstimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text RE77 : Which of the categories on this card (39) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only121.12.2
Afternoons only210.11.0
During the day35704.059.4
Evenings only419.12.0
At night58.1.8
Both lunch/eves63.0.3
Other times/day75.0.5
Rotating shifts84.0.4
Varies/no pattern9131.913.7
Daytime and evenings101831.319.1
Other115.0.5
Inapplicable-81249486.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases959Missing cases13460
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text RE78 : Please look at this card (39) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own business/practis12391.723.2
Partner in business/21521.114.7
Working for self34593.244.5
Sub-contractor488.68.5
Freelance557.45.5
Other636.23.5
Inapplicable-81315691.2Missing
Proxy and or phone-72311.6Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases1031Missing cases13388
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text RE79 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes17955.582.9
No295.79.9
Not yet but will be369.57.2
Inapplicable-81249486.6Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases959Missing cases13460
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 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


rjspartS/emp: Own account or partnership
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (71)
Question Number and Text RE80 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own account (sole ow16104.276.7
In partnership21851.323.3
Inapplicable-81265987.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases795Missing cases13624
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 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 RJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(73)
Question Number and Text RE81BM,RE86BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January153.47.2
February216.12.2
March330.24.1
April44573.262.3
May531.24.2
June624.23.3
July725.23.4
August823.23.1
September914.11.9
October1033.24.5
November1115.12.0
December1212.11.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81265887.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-144.3Missing
Valid cases733Missing cases13686
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 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 RJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(73)
Question Number and Text RE81BY,RE86BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19902.0.3
19951.0.1
20041.0.1
200511.11.5
20061451.019.6
20075373.772.6
200843.35.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81265887.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-137.3Missing
Valid cases740Missing cases13679
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 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 RJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(73)
Question Number and Text RE81EM,RE86EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January130.24.2
February26.0.8
March31641.122.7
April43472.448.1
May514.11.9
June625.23.5
July723.23.2
August816.12.2
September923.23.2
October1028.23.9
November1112.11.7
December1234.24.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81265887.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-155.4Missing
Valid cases722Missing cases13697
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 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 RJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(73)
Question Number and Text RE81EY,RE86EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
20051.0.1
200619.12.6
20071681.223.1
20085363.773.6
20094.0.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81265887.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-218.1Missing
Don't know-149.3Missing
Valid cases728Missing cases13691
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 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 RJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(73)
Question Number and Text RE87 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25387.2246670.040650000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss051.412.8
Amount stated13472.487.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81265887.8Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Refused-21621.1Missing
Don't know-12351.6Missing
Valid cases398Missing cases14021
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 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


rjsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(73)
Question Number and Text RE88 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Profit/earnings13422.498.6
Loss25.01.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81310690.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases347Missing cases14072
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 1 AND RJSPRF 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 RJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


rjsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax
Record TypeRINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (72)(73)
Question Number and Text RE89 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before tax)12461.771.9
No (after tax)296.728.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81311190.9Missing
Proxy and or phone-79656.7Missing
Valid cases342Missing cases14077
Question RouteIF (RJBHAS = 1 OR (RJBHAS = 2 AND RJBOFF = 1) AND RJBSEMP = 2 AND RJSACCS = 1 AND RJSPRF GE 0 AND RJSPRLS = 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 RJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18