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bqfxiNew qualif's: nursing SEN SRN SCM
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text BD18I : Which qualifications have you gained since then? Nursing qualifications (eg SEN, SRN, SCM RGN)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857887.199.9
Nursing quals110.1.1
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8588Missing cases1257
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX. Health visitors' qualifications, Nursery Nurses' and Dental Nurses and Hygenists' qualifications are all coded as 'Other Technical'.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bqfxjNew qualif's: teaching
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text BD18J : Which qualifications have you gained since then? Teaching qualifications (not degree)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0856687.099.7
Teaching quals122.2.3
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8588Missing cases1257
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bqfxkNew qualif's: university diploma
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text BD18K : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University diploma
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857787.199.9
University dipl111.1.1
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8588Missing cases1257
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfxlNew qualif's: Univ/CNAA first degree
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text BD18L : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University or CNAA First Degree (eg BA, B.Ed, BSc)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0856086.999.7
Univ 1st degree128.3.3
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8588Missing cases1257
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfxmNew qualif's: Univ/CNAA higher degree
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text BD18M : Which qualifications have you gained since then? University or CNAA Higher Degree (eg MSc, PhD)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857887.199.9
Univ higher deg110.1.1
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8588Missing cases1257
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfxnNew post school qualifications: other
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (5)
Question Number and Text BD18N : Which qualifications have you gained since then? Other technical, professional or higher qualifications
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0841085.497.9
Other tech/prof11781.82.1
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8588Missing cases1257
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 4) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfedxHas listed school qualif's since 1.9.91
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD19 : Please look at this card (5). Have you obtained any of the qualifications listed since September 1st, last year?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12072.12.4
No2838385.197.6
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8590Missing cases1255
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfedxaNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20A : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0853086.699.3
GCSE grades D-G159.6.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnqfexaNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade D-G
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21A : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades D-G
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
117.229.8
210.117.5
39.115.8
49.115.8
54.07.0
61.01.8
77.112.3
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8939695.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases57Missing cases9788
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXA = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (English\Welsh) GCSE(s) grades D-G since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfedxbNew qualifications: any GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20B : Which qualifications have you obtained? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0849486.398.9
GCSE grades A-C1951.01.1
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnqfexbNew qualifications: No. GCSEs grade A-C
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21B : How many subjects did you pass in? GCSE grades A-C
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
136.437.9
29.19.5
39.19.5
45.15.3
58.18.4
65.15.3
78.18.4
86.16.3
98.18.4
101.01.1
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8936095.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases95Missing cases9750
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXB = 2) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (English\Welsh) GCSE(s) grades A-C since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfedxcNew qualifications: any A levels
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20C : Which qualifications have you obtained? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0852186.699.2
A level168.7.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX. From Wave 15, A levels are recorded in two variables wQFEDXM (grades C-E) and wQFEDXN (grades A-B), correspondingly the numbers of A levels attained are recorded in wNQFEXM and wNQFEXN.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


bnqfexcNew qualifications: No. A levels
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21C : How many subjects did you pass in? A level
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
125.337.3
215.222.4
320.229.9
45.17.5
52.03.0
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8938795.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases67Missing cases9778
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXC = 3) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (English\Welsh) A-level(s) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX. See also note for wQFEDXC.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


bqfedxdNew qualifications: CPVE
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20D : Which qualifications have you obtained? CPVE: Certificate of Pre-Vocational Education
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0858587.2100.0
CPVE14.0.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bqfedxeNew qualif's: any SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20E : Which qualifications have you obtained? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0858987.2100.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bnqfexeNew qualif's: No. SCEs grade D-E or 4-5
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21E : How many subjects did you pass in? SCE Ordinary Grade bands D-E or 4-5
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8945596.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases0Missing cases9845
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXE = 5) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (Scottish) SCE bands D-E or 4-5 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bqfedxfNew qualif's: any O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20F : Which qualifications have you obtained? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0858587.2100.0
O grades A-C or 1-314.0.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bnqfexfNew qualif's: No. O grades A-C or 1-3
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21F : How many subjects did you pass in? O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
13.075.0
61.025.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8945196.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases4Missing cases9841
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXF = 6) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (Scottish) O grades (pass or bands A-C or 1-3) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bqfedxgNew qualif's: any Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20G : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0858687.2100.0
Stand grades 4-713.0.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnqfexgNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 4-7
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21G : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 4-7
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
11.033.3
41.033.3
51.033.3
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8945296.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases3Missing cases9842
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXG = 7) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (Scottish) Standard Grade level 4-7 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfedxhNew qualif's: any Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20H : Which qualifications have you obtained? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0858787.2100.0
Stand grade 1-312.0.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnqfexhNew qualif's: No. Standard grades 1-3
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21H : How many subjects did you pass in? Standard Grade level 1-3
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
21.050.0
31.050.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8945396.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases2Missing cases9843
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXH = 8) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (Scottish) Standard Grade level 1-3 since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfedxiNew qualif's: any Higher grades
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20I : Which qualifications have you obtained? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857687.199.8
Higher grade113.1.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnqfexiNew qualifications: No. Higher grades
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21I : How many subjects did you pass in? Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
16.146.2
23.023.1
32.015.4
41.07.7
51.07.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8944295.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases13Missing cases9832
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXI = 9) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (Scottish) Higher Grade or Revised Higher Grade since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfedxjNew qualif's: any 6th year certs
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20J : Which qualifications have you obtained? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0858887.2100.0
Cert 6th yr11.0.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


bnqfexjNew qualifications: No. 6th year certs
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21J : How many subjects did you pass in? Certificate of 6th year studies
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
31.0100.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8945496.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases1Missing cases9844
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXJ = 10) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained (Scottish) Certificate of 6th year studies since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14


bqfedxkNew qualifications: any others
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD20K : Which qualifications have you obtained? Other school exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0857387.199.8
Other116.2.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-88668.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases8589Missing cases1256
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained qualification(s) listed (Showcard 5) since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bnqfexkNew qualifications: No. of others
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (6)
Question Number and Text BD21K : How many subjects did you pass in? Other school exams
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
18.153.3
25.133.3
31.06.7
71.06.7
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8943995.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases15Missing cases9830
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 1 AND BQFEDX = 1 AND BQFEDXK = 11) Asked if R was interviewed last year and has gained other school exams since last year
Index TermsEducation: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for BQFX.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


bplborndDistrict of birth
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text BD22DST : Where were you born? - District
Valid cases772Missing cases9073
Index TermsGeographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteSee Coding Frame in Vol. A for details.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bplborncCountry of birth
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text BD22CTY : Where were you born? - Country
Valid cases61Missing cases9784
Index TermsEthnicity
Geographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


byr2ukYear came to Britain
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text BD23 : In what year did you first come to this country to live (even if you have spent time abroad since)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
70.9112.803892
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year Stated158.6100.0
Missing or wild-929.3Missing
Inapplicable-8937095.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Can't remember-12.0Missing
Valid cases58Missing cases9787
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND BPLBORNC GT 0) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and was not born in the UK
Index TermsGeographic Location
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


braceEthnic group membership
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (7)
Question Number and Text BD24 : Could you look at this card (6) please and tell me which of these groups you consider you belong to?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
White17597.794.4
Black-Carib210.11.2
Black-African33.0.4
Black-Other45.1.6
Indian511.11.4
Pakistani68.11.0
Bangladeshi71.0.1
Chinese81.0.1
Other ethnic grp96.1.7
Missing or wild-960.6Missing
Inapplicable-8859387.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases804Missing cases9041
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2) Asked if R was not interviewed last year
Index TermsEthnicity
Socio-demographic Characteristics
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12


bschoolNever went to /still at school
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text BD26NA : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never went school116.294.1
Still at school21.05.9
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8980299.6Missing
Don't know-116.2Missing
Valid cases17Missing cases9828
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2) Asked if R was not interviewed last year
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bscendSchool leaving age
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text BD26 : How old were you when you left school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
111.0.1
124.0.4
1311.11.2
141081.111.4
152012.021.2
163833.940.4
17941.09.9
181241.313.1
1915.21.6
202.0.2
212.0.2
231.0.1
261.0.1
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8888890.3Missing
Valid cases947Missing cases8898
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND BJBSTAT = 1-6 OR 8-10) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and is not in full-time education
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bsctypeType of school attended
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text BD27 : Could you look at this card (8) and tell me what type of school (you are attending/you attended last)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Comprehensive school14885.040.7
Grammar not fee pay21181.29.8
Grammar fee-paying317.21.4
Sixth form College476.86.3
other privt556.64.7
Elementary650.54.2
Secondary modern73083.125.7
Technical816.21.3
Other specif school970.75.8
Missing or wild-924.2Missing
Inapplicable-8860987.4Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases1199Missing cases8646
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND (BJBSTAT = 7 OR BSCEND = 2)) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and R is a full-time student or still at school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bscnowStill at school
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (8)
Question Number and Text BD28 : (Interviewer Check) Is respondent still at school?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11271.310.3
No2110811.389.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8860987.4Missing
Valid cases1235Missing cases8610
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND (BJBSTAT = 7 OR BSCEND = 2)) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and is a full-time student or still at school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bfetypeType of further education attended
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text BD29 : Please look at this card (9) and tell me which, if any, of these further education institutions you have attended full-time or are attending?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nursing school etc120.21.8
College of f educ21611.614.5
Other trng establmnt380.87.2
Polytechnic446.54.1
University51591.614.3
None of the above76466.658.1
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8872088.6Missing
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases1112Missing cases8733
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND (BSCEND = 1 OR BSCNOW = 2)) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and never went to school or has left school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteIncludes full-time courses only, excluding those under 3 months in duration. Also includes sandwich courses. Excludes p/t and correspondence courses (inc Open Univ).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bfenowStill in further education
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text BD30NA : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Still in f educ11481.5100.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8968198.3Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases148Missing cases9697
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND BFETYPE 1-5) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and has attended/is attending a listed (Showcard 9) further education institution full time.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Education: Recent Education and Training
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bfeendFurther education leaving age
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (9)
Question Number and Text BD30 : How old were you when you left there, or when you finished or stopped your course?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
21.364.871552
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated13093.1100.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8952796.8Missing
Valid cases309Missing cases9536
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND BFETYPE 1-5) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and has attended/is attending a listed further education institution (Showcard 9) full time
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfhasHas listed post school qualification
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text BD31 : Please look at this card (10). Do you have any of the qualifications listed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14995.145.5
No25986.154.5
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8872088.6Missing
Don't know-119.2Missing
Valid cases1097Missing cases8748
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND (BSCEND = 1 OR BSCNOW = 2)) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and has left or never went to school
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe highest current educational and academic qualifications are given in derived variables BQFEDHI and BQFACHI. Vocational qualifications are flagged in BQFVOC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfaQualifications: youth training cert
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text BD32A : Which qualifications do you have? Youth training certificate
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned07057.295.5
Youth train cert133.34.5
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-8870988.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases738Missing cases9107
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND BSCNOW NE 1) AND BQFHAS = 1) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for BQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfbQualifications: trade apprenticeship
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text BD32B : Which qualifications do you have? Recognised trade apprenticeship completed
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06867.093.0
Trade apprenship152.57.0
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-8870988.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases738Missing cases9107
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND BSCNOW NE 1) AND BQFHAS = 1) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for BQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bqfcQualifications: clerical or commercial
Record TypeBINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (10)
Question Number and Text BD32C : Which qualifications do you have? Clerical and commercial qualifications (eg typing/shorthand/book-keeping/commerce)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06816.992.3
Clerical/comml157.67.7
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-8870988.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73863.9Missing
Valid cases738Missing cases9107
Question RouteIF (BIVLYR = 2 AND BSCNOW NE 1) AND BQFHAS = 1) Asked if R was not interviewed last year and has left or never went to school and has listed post school qualification
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteSee note for BQFHAS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18