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bjbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ13053.15.3
technic2164316.728.3
Skilled non-manual3148215.125.5
Skilled manual4124212.621.4
Partly skilled occ58538.714.7
Unskilled occ62702.74.7
Armed Forces78.1.1
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8403841.0Missing
Valid cases5803Missing cases4042
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsSocial 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


bjbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5803Missing cases4042
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


bjbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.0317.780.5786.01
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00580358.9100.0
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00403841.0Missing
Valid cases5803Missing cases4042
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsSocial 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


bjbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.7018.940.6098.85
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00580358.9100.0
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00403841.0Missing
Valid cases5803Missing cases4042
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsSocial 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


bjbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.1515.79082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003.0.1
Amount stated1.00580058.999.9
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00403841.0Missing
Valid cases5803Missing cases4042
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsSocial Classification
NoteComputed using CASOC. See the Section on Data collection and Fieldwork Vol. A. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1974) 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


bjbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org1011.1.2
Higher managerial201481.52.6
Higher prof tradn'l312202.23.8
Higher prof new emp3293.91.6
High prof trad s.emp3368.71.2
High prof new s.emp346.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps416496.611.2
Lower Prof new emps4244.4.8
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4363.61.1
Lower Prof new s.emp4422.2.4
Lower manag occupns503853.96.6
Hgher supervis occup602002.03.4
admin715805.910.0
serv722482.54.3
aux7371.71.2
Intermed engineering7431.3.5
Emp,small (non-prof)811751.83.0
Emp,small (agricult)8218.2.3
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)913954.06.8
Own acct wkrs(agric)9222.2.4
Lwr supervis occups1003683.76.3
Lwr technical craft1112292.33.9
Lwr tech process op11247.5.8
Semi-routine sales1213033.15.2
Semi-routine service1222963.05.1
Semi-routine tech12385.91.5
Semi-routine op1241201.22.1
Semi-routine agric12525.3.4
Semi-routine cleri12661.61.1
Semi-rtne childcare12727.3.5
serv1311721.73.0
Routine production132971.01.7
Routine technical1332382.44.1
Routine operative1342732.84.7
Routine agricultrl13513.1.2
Missing-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8403841.0Missing
Valid cases5803Missing cases4042
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.2724.82052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00349335.537.0
Amount stated1.00593960.363.0
Missing or wild-9.0027.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9432Missing cases413
Question RouteUses BJBHAS BJBOFF BCJSBLY BCJSWK9 BJLYID BJBSTAT on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.91-31.8.92). 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


bnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.7110.23052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00854886.890.6
Amount stated1.008889.09.4
Missing or wild-9.0023.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9436Missing cases409
Question RouteUses BJBHAS BJBOFF BCJSBLY BCJSWK9 BJLYID BJBSTAT on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.91 - 31.8.92). 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


bnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.1924.52052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00533054.156.5
Amount stated1.00410441.743.5
Missing or wild-9.0025.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9434Missing cases411
Question RouteUses BJBHAS BJBOFF BCJSBLY BCJSWK9 BJLYID BJBSTAT on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.91 - 31.8.92). 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


bnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0347335.336.8
1537354.656.9
25125.25.4
366.7.7
415.2.2
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9439Missing cases406
Question RouteUses BJLYID BJBHAS BJBOFF BJBSTAT BCJSWK9 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.92 - 1.9.93).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0347235.336.8
1500550.853.0
28568.79.1
387.9.9
417.2.2
51.0.0
71.0.0
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9439Missing cases406
Question RouteUses BJLYID BJBHAS BJBOFF BJBSTAT BCJSWK9 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.91 - 1.9.92). 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


bnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0853886.790.5
18188.38.7
278.8.8
35.1.1
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9439Missing cases406
Question RouteUses BJLYID BJBHAS BJBOFF BJBSTAT BCJSWK9 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.91 - 1.9.92).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0575258.460.9
1360536.638.2
275.8.8
37.1.1
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9439Missing cases406
Question RouteUses BJLYID BJBHAS BJBOFF BJBSTAT BCJSWK9 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.91 - 1.9.92).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bjbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed18158.38.6
In paid employ2451945.947.9
Unemployed34524.64.8
Retired4156315.916.6
Maternity leave529.3.3
Family care6107410.911.4
FT studt, school76386.56.8
LT sick, disabld82652.72.8
Govt trng scheme946.5.5
Something else1039.4.4
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases9440Missing cases405
Question RouteUses BJLYID BJBHAS BJBOFF BJBSTAT on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT BJHSEMP on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to BJBSTAT, for 1.9.91. If BJLYID = 0, BJBSTATL is BJBSTAT, if BJLYID is greater than 0, then BJBSTAT is based on BJHSTAT 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


bjbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17087.27.5
In paid employ2457946.548.5
Unemployed35645.76.0
Retired4163016.617.2
Maternity leave523.2.2
Family care6108711.011.5
FT studt, school75055.15.3
LT sick, disabld82732.82.9
Govt trng scheme948.5.5
Something else1033.3.3
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9450Missing cases395
Question RouteUses BJTYID BJBHAS BJBOFF BJBSTAT on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJSPNO BJHSTAT on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to BJBSTAT, for 1.9.92. If BJTYID = 0, BJBSTATT is BJBSTAT, if BJTYID is greater than 0, then BJBSTAT is based on BJHSTAT 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


bjbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on Sept 1, 1991
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5554Missing cases4291
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


bjlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large11.0.8
Managers,large24.03.2
Employers,small33.02.4
Managers,small47.15.6
Int. non-manual,work75.14.0
Int. non-man,foreman85.14.0
Junior non-manual929.323.4
Personal service wrk1015.212.1
Foreman manual114.03.2
Skilled manual wkrs1218.214.5
Semi-skilled manual1316.212.9
Unskilled manual wkr1410.18.1
Own account wkrs155.14.0
Farmers - employers,161.0.8
Members of armed for191.0.8
Missing-91891.9Missing
Not Applicable-8914692.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for BJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bjlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher14.03.2
Service class,lower217.213.7
Routine non-manual e316.212.9
Personal service wor416.212.9
Sml props w employee53.02.4
Sml props w/o employ65.14.0
Farmers,Smallholders71.0.8
Foreman,Technicians87.15.6
Skilled manual worke913.110.5
Semi,unskilled manua1042.433.9
Missing-91891.9Missing
Not Applicable-8914692.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for BJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bjlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Managerial & technic219.215.3
Skilled non-manual334.327.4
Skilled manual432.325.8
Partly skilled occ528.322.6
Unskilled occ610.18.1
Armed Forces71.0.8
Missing or wild-91891.9Missing
Inapplicable-8914692.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for BJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bjliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Sector and Duties
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for CJBISCO, 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


bjlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.6214.591.5075.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.001241.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.001891.9Missing
Inapplicable-8.00914692.9Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteSee note for CJBCSSM. 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


bjlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.8014.901.5181.07
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.001241.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.001891.9Missing
Inapplicable-8.00914692.9Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteSee note for CJBCSSM. 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


bjlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
38.3112.5218.3668.98
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.001241.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.001891.9Missing
Inapplicable-8.00914692.9Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteSee note for CJBHGS. See Vol. A for details. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1974) 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


bjlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org101.0.8
Higher prof new emp321.0.8
Lower Prof trad emps414.03.2
Lower Prof new emps421.0.8
Lower manag occupns508.16.5
Hgher supervis occup604.03.2
admin7111.18.9
serv724.03.2
aux731.0.8
Emp,small (non-prof)813.02.4
Emp,small (agricult)821.0.8
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)915.14.0
Lwr supervis occups1007.15.6
Lwr technical craft1111.0.8
Lwr tech process op1121.0.8
Semi-routine sales12113.110.5
Semi-routine service1227.15.6
Semi-routine tech1234.03.2
Semi-routine op1243.02.4
Semi-routine cleri1263.02.4
Semi-rtne childcare1272.01.6
serv13110.18.1
Routine production1327.15.6
Routine technical1339.17.3
Routine operative13413.110.5
Missing-91891.9Missing
Inapplicable-8914692.9Missing
-73863.9Missing
Valid cases124Missing cases9721
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnorgmNumber of organisations member of
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0396540.342.0
1300430.531.8
2156915.916.6
36346.46.7
41821.81.9
567.7.7
618.2.2
78.1.1
81.0.0
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9448Missing cases397
Question RouteUses BORGM BORGMA BORGMB BORGMC BORGMD BORGME BORGMF BORGMG BORGMH BORGMI BORGMJ BORGMK BORGML BORGMM on Record BINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteSums memberships of the different types of organisation mentioned at question BORGM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


bnorgaNumber of organisations active in
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0497650.552.8
1282828.730.0
2110211.211.7
33753.84.0
41001.01.1
526.3.3
64.0.0
79.1.1
82.0.0
Missing or wild-937.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9422Missing cases423
Question RouteUses BORGA BORGAA BORGAB BORGAC BORGAD BORGAE BORGAF BORGAG BORGAH BORGAI BORGAJ BORGAK BORGAL BORGAM on Record BINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteSums number of different types of organisation R claims to be active in mentioned at question BORGA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


bfimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.98146.5203800
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00816883.086.4
Amount stated1.00129113.113.6
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFRVAL BFRW BFRNOW BFRJT on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIMNPI 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


bfimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
102.52152.3901903.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00502851.153.2
Amount stated1.00443145.046.8
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFRVAL BFRW BFRNOW BFRJT on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIMNBI 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


bfimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
29.35123.4909999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00410741.743.4
Amount stated1.00535254.456.6
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 BFIYRDI on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFRVAL BFRW BFRNOW BFRJT on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIMNII 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


bfimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
15.9314303663.85
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00898091.294.9
.081.0.0
Amount stated1.004784.95.1
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFRVAL BFRW BFRNOW BFRJT on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIMNTI 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


bfimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
583.71797.42011749
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy-73863.92Missing
[Value >= 0]945996.08100.0
Total9845100.00
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIMNLI 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


bfimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
184.78298.6209999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00179018.218.9
Amount stated1.00766977.981.1
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BFIMNP BFIMNB BFIMNT BFIMNI on Record BINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIMNNLI 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


bfimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
768.49776.17018332.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy-73863.92Missing
[Value >= 0]945996.08100.0
Total9845100.00
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BFIMNL BPAYGU BJBSEMP BJSACCS BJSPROF BJSPAYG BJ2PAY BPRFITB on Record BINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIMNTHI 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


bfiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.91-1.9.92)
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6784.929435.030287481.78
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00355836.137.6
Amount stated1.00590159.962.4
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BIVFIO BJBHAS BJBOFF BCJSBLY BCJSWK9 BJTYID BJLYID BNJBWKS BPAYGU BPAYGTY BPAYGLY BPAYS BPAYSW BPAYSG BSEX BMLSTAT BSPJB BJBPENM BAGE on Record BINDRESP. Uses BJHSTAT BJHGPAY BJHSPW on Record BJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIYRLI 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


bfiyrnlAnnual non-labour income (1.9.91-1.9.92)
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2075.083341.530119988
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00166716.917.6
Amount stated1.00779279.182.4
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BFIYRP BFIYRB BFIYRT BFIYRI BFIM01T BFIM02T BFIM03T BFIM04T BFIM05T on Record BINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIYRNLI 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


bfiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.91-1.9.92)
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
430.321718.07045600
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00815082.886.2
Amount stated1.00130913.313.8
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFIM09L BFIM10L BFIM11L BFIM12L BFIM01T BFIM02T BFIM03T BFIM04T BFIM05T BFIM06T BFIM07T BFIM08T on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIYRPI 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


bfiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.91-1.9.92)
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1160.491719.51022321
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00476748.450.4
Amount stated1.00469247.749.6
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFIM09L BFIM10L BFIM11L BFIM12L BFIM01T BFIM02T BFIM03T BFIM04T BFIM05T BFIM06T BFIM07T BFIM08T on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIYRBI 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


bfiyrtAnnual transfer income (1.9.91-1.9.92)
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
140.331293.72043966.20
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00892590.794.4
Amount stated1.005345.45.6
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFIM09L BFIM10L BFIM11L BFIM12L BFIM01T BFIM02T BFIM03T BFIM04T BFIM05T BFIM06T BFIM07T BFIM08T on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIYRTI 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


bfiyriAnnual investment income (1.9.91-1.9.92)
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
343.941462.330119988
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00411041.743.5
Amount stated1.00534954.356.5
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BNF1 BFIYRDI on Record BINDRESP. Uses BFICODE BFIM09L BFIM10L BFIM11L BFIM12L BFIM01T BFIM02T BFIM03T BFIM04T BFIM05T BFIM06T BFIM07T BFIM08T on Record BINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIYRII 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


bfiyrAnnual income (1.9.91-1.9.92)
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
8859.999262.270287481.78
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.002222.32.3
.071.0.0
Amount stated1.00923693.897.6
Proxy respondent-7.003863.9Missing
Valid cases9459Missing cases386
Question RouteUses BFIYRL BFIYRNL on Record BINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable BFIYEARI 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


bfihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1753.311287.78019564.90
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0015.2.2
Amount stated1.00983099.899.8
Valid cases9845Missing cases0
Question RouteUses BIVFHO on Record BHHSAMP. Uses BFIMN BIVFIO on Record BINDRESP.
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 BFIHHMNI 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


bhlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.075.11036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
016.2.2
Amount stated1916493.199.8
Missing or wild-92792.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9180Missing cases665
Question RouteUses BGHQA BGHQB BGHQC BGHQD BGHQE BGHQF BGHQG BGHQH BGHQI BGHQJ BGHQK BGHQL on Record BINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions BGHQA to BGHQL 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


bhlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0451045.849.1
1137514.015.0
28128.28.8
35595.76.1
44654.75.1
53403.53.7
63103.13.4
72172.22.4
81641.71.8
91281.31.4
101191.21.3
11961.01.0
1285.9.9
Missing or wild-92792.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases9180Missing cases665
Question RouteUses BGHQA BGHQB BGHQC BGHQD BGHQE BGHQF BGHQG BGHQH BGHQI BGHQJ BGHQK BGHQL on Record BINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions BGHQA to BGHQL 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