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BHPS Documentation and Questionnaires

cnchildNumber of own children in household
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0688471.771.7
1111811.611.6
2109411.411.4
34064.24.2
476.8.8
515.2.2
66.1.1
91.0.0
Valid cases9600Missing cases0
Question RouteUses CPNO CHGSEX CAGE on Record CINDALL. Uses COPNO CREL on Record CEGOALT.
Index TermsChildren
Relationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIncludes natural children, adopted children and step children, under age of 16.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chohConventional Head of Household Indicator
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Head of household1496551.751.7
Not head2463548.348.3
Valid cases9600Missing cases0
Question RouteUses CHSOWND CHSOWR1 CHSOWR2 CRENTP1 CRENTP2 on Record CHHRESP. Uses CAGE CHGSEX on Record CINDALL.
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteAn indicator of the head of h/hold as defined, for example by the GHS i.e. the principal owner or renter of the property, and (where there is more than one), the male taking precedence, and (where there is more than one potential HOH of the same sex), the eldest taking precedence. The BHPS h/hold reference person definition is similar except that only the age criterion is used to distinguish multiple potential HRPs. In the calculation, where any potential information is missing, the HRP definition takes precedence.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


crach16Whether responsible adult for child
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1155916.216.3
No2801583.583.7
Inapplicable-826.3Missing
Valid cases9574Missing cases26
Question RouteUses CAGE CHGRA CIVFIO on Record CINDALL.
Index TermsChild Care
Children
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


csampstSample membership status
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Continuing OSM1886292.392.3
W1 non-cont/enum259.6.6
PSM: parent of OSM429.3.3
TSM56506.86.8
Valid cases9600Missing cases0
Question RouteUses CFINLOC CIVFIO PID on Record CINDSAMP. Uses MSTAT YOSM on Record XWLSTEN.
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
Relationship between Household Members
NoteDistinguishes between OSMs, new PSMs and TSMs. See Vol. A for a discussion of these terms. Copied variable from Record Type CINDSAMP.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cmovestIndividual mover status
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Non Mover1829486.486.4
Mover within GB28799.29.2
New Entrant W374264.44.4
Not applicable-81.0Missing
Valid cases9599Missing cases1
Question RouteUses CFINLOC CIVFIO PID CSAMPST CLVLOC on Record CINDSAMP. Uses CHHMOVE CIVFHO on Record CHHSAMP.
Index TermsGeographic Mobility
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteIndicates whether sample members have moved location since last Wave. Inapplicable for new entrants.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cregionRegion / Metropolitan Area
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Inner London13733.93.9
Outer London26256.56.5
R. of South East3176818.418.4
South West48979.39.3
East Anglia53783.93.9
East Midlands67978.38.3
West Midlands Conurb73623.83.8
R. of West Midlands84704.94.9
Greater Manchester93743.93.9
Merseyside101892.02.0
R. of North West114734.94.9
South Yorkshire122522.62.6
West Yorkshire133273.43.4
Humber143173.33.3
Wear152452.62.6
R. of North163683.83.8
Wales174915.15.1
Scotland188949.39.3
Valid cases9600Missing cases0
Question RouteInternally computed from confidential data on Survey database.
Index TermsGeographic Location
NoteStandard region, distinguishing former Metropolitan Counties, and Inner and Outer London.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhsizeNumber of people in household
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1135614.114.1
2313932.732.7
3201120.920.9
4195220.320.3
58088.48.4
62442.52.5
761.6.6
810.1.1
96.1.1
1013.1.1
Valid cases9600Missing cases0
Question RouteCalculated by summing the number of individuals per household.
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhtypeHousehold Type
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Single Non-Elderly16176.46.4
Single Elderly27397.77.7
Couple No Children3275428.728.7
Couple: dep children4281629.329.3
Couple: non-dep chil5141214.714.7
Lone par: dep childr64004.24.2
Lone par: non-dep ch73974.14.1
2+ Unrelated adults82953.13.1
Other Households91701.81.8
Valid cases9600Missing cases0
Question RouteUses CHHSIZE CNKIDS CNCOUPLE CNONEPAR CNPENS on Record CHHRESP. Uses CAGE CHGSEX CMASTAT CHGSPN CDEPCHL on Record CINDALL. Uses COPNO CREL on Record CEGOALT.
Index TermsRelationship between Household Members
NoteThis classification, closely related to that used in General Household Survey published data, relates to size of h/hold, whether there is a married couple present, and whether there are dependent children. For this classification, married and cohabiting couples are treated as equivalent, and dependent children include those up to the age of 18, if they are still in (non-advanced) full time education. The elderly are defined as those over pensionable age (60 for women and 65 for men). Couple and lone parent h/holds may contain other individuals who were not family members.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ctenureHousing tenure
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Owned Outright1206721.522.2
Owned with Mortgage2458847.849.3
Local Authority rent3148915.516.0
Housing Assoc. rente42843.03.1
Rented from Employer51311.41.4
Rented private unfur63053.23.3
Rented private furni74174.34.5
Other rented824.3.3
Missing-92953.1Missing
Valid cases9305Missing cases295
Question RouteUses CMGHAVE CRENTLL CRENTF CHSOWND on Record CHHRESP.
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cqfedhiHighest educational qualification
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher Degree11401.51.6
First Degree26707.07.5
Teaching QF32312.42.6
Other Higher QF4129813.514.5
Nursing QF51731.81.9
GCE A Levels6102410.711.4
GCE O Levels or Equi7193620.221.6
Commercial QF, No O83003.13.3
CSE Grade 2-5,Scot G93623.84.0
Apprenticeship102092.22.3
Other QF1161.6.7
No QF12253826.428.3
Still At School No Q1330.3.3
Missing-952.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases8972Missing cases628
Question RouteUses CSCNOW CFENOW CSCHOOL CSCEND CQFHAS CQFA CQFB CQFC CQFD CQFE CQFF CQFG CQFH CQFI CQFJ CQFK CQFL CQFM CQFN CQFED CQFEDA CQFEDB CQFEDC CQFEDD CQFEDE CQFEDF CQFEDG CQFEDH CQFEDI CQFEDJ CQFEDK CQFEDL CQFEDM CQFEDN CQFEDO CQFEDP CQFEDQ CQFEDR CQFEDS CQFX CQFXA CQFXB CQFXC CQFXD CQFXE CQFXF CQFXG CQFXH CQFXI CQFXJ CQFXK CQFXL CQFXM CQFXN CQFEDX CQFEDXA CQFEDXB CQFEDXC CQFEDXD CQFEDXE CQFEDXF CQFEDXG CQFEDXH CQFEDXI CQFEDXJ CQFEDXK on Record CINDRESP. Uses wQFEDHI on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the first iteration of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cqfvocHas vocational qualifications
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0608163.367.8
Yes1289330.132.2
Missing or wild-950.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases8974Missing cases626
Question RouteUses CQFEDHI CQFB CQFC CQFD CQFE CQFF CQFG CQFH CQFI CQFXB CQFXC CQFXD CQFXE CQFXF CQFXG CQFXH CQFXI on Record CINDRESP. Uses wQFVOC on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the first iteration of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cqfachiHighest academic qualification
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher Degree11401.51.6
1st Degree26717.07.5
HND,HNC,Teaching35085.35.7
A Level4143615.016.0
O Level5236524.626.4
CSE64915.15.5
None of These7336435.037.5
Missing-949.5Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases8975Missing cases625
Question RouteUses CQFA CQFB CQFC CQFD CQFE CQFF CQFG CQFH CQFI CQFJ CQFK CQFL CQFM CQFN CQFED CQFEDA CQFEDB CQFEDC CQFEDD CQFEDE CQFEDF CQFEDG CQFEDH CQFEDI CQFEDJ CQFEDK CQFEDL CQFEDM CQFEDN CQFEDO CQFEDP CQFEDQ CQFEDR CQFEDS CQFEDHI CQFXA CQFXB CQFXC CQFXD CQFXE CQFXF CQFXG CQFXH CQFXI CQFXJ CQFXK CQFXL CQFXM CQFXN CQFEDX CQFEDXA CQFEDXB CQFEDXC CQFEDXD CQFEDXE CQFEDXF CQFEDXG CQFEDXH CQFEDXI CQFEDXJ CQFEDXK on Record CINDRESP. Uses wQFACHI on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the first iteration of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjbftEmployed full time
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full time: 30 hrs +1422644.077.1
Part time: lt 30 hrs2125513.122.9
Missing or wild-92372.5Missing
Inapplicable-8388240.4Missing
Valid cases5481Missing cases4119
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSEMP CJBHRS CJBOT CJSHRS on Record CINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteThis measure is based on total hours, i.e. including both normal and overtime hours. It is computed for both employees and the self employed.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cpaygGross rate of pay per month:last payment
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10281069.738.9849829
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00439145.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.002742.9Missing
Inapplicable-8.00435945.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases4391Missing cases5209
Question RouteUses CPAYGW CPAYGL CPAYNW CPAYNL CSPJB CMLSTAT CSEX CJBPENM CJBPEN CIVLYR on Record CINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteConverts employees' last wage or salary payment before tax and other deductions in current main job (CPAYGL) to monthly amount. If gross pay was missing, but net pay was present, then gross pay is estimated from net pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cpaynNet rate of pay per month: last payment
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
767.39892.568.9849296
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00439045.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.002752.9Missing
Inapplicable-8.00435945.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases4390Missing cases5210
Question RouteUses CIVFIO CPAYGW CPAYGL CPAYNW CSEX CMLSTAT CJBPENM CSPJB CAGE CJBPEN PID CIVLYR on Record CINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteConverts employees' last wage or salary payment after tax and other deductions in current main job (CPAYNL) to a monthly amount. If net pay was missing, but gross pay was present, then net pay is estimated from gross pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cpayguUsual gross pay per month: current job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
992.91750.6610.8313010
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00466548.6100.0
Inapplicable-8.00435945.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases4665Missing cases4935
Question RouteUses CIVFIO CHGSPN CJBPENM CPAYUSL CPAYG CPAYUG CPAYU CPAYUW CPAYN CMLSTAT CSEX CSPJB CJBSEMP CAGE CJBPEN PID CIVLYR on Record CINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteMeasures usual monthly wage or salary payment before tax and other deductions in current main job for employees. If last gross payment was the "usual", this is used. If last gross pay was missing, but net pay was present, and this was given as "usual", the gross pay was estimated from net pay, in the light of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership. If last payment was not the "usual", "usual payment" was given gross, this was used. If "usual payment" was net, this was converted as above at CPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable CPAYGUI 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


cpaynuUsual net pay per month: current job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
741.50494.9410.838506.54
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00466448.6100.0
Missing or wild-9.001.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00435945.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases4664Missing cases4936
Question RouteUses CIVFIO CHGSPN CJBPENM CPAYUSL CPAYN CPAYG CPAYUG CPAYU CPAYUW CMLSTAT CSEX CSPJB CJBSEMP CAGE CJBPEN PID CIVLYR on Record CINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteMeasures usual monthly wage or salary payment after tax and other deductions in current main job for employees. If the last net payment was the usual, then this is used. If last net pay was missing, but gross pay was present, and this was usual, then net pay is estimated from gross pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership. If last payment was not the usual, then if usual payment is given net, this is used. Otherwise, if usual payment is given gross, then this is converted as above at CPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable CPAYNUI 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


cpaygtyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
996.63806.51013010
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0071.71.3
Amount stated1.00524454.698.7
Inapplicable-8.00370938.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases5315Missing cases4285
Question RouteUses CIVFIO CJBSTAT CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSEMP CJSACCS CJBPROF CJSPAYG CJBPENM CMLSTAT CSEX CPAYGU CJTYID on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJHSTAT CJHGPAY on Record CJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.93. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees CPAYGU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit. If current job spell started after 1.9.93, then this variable is equal to value of CJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable CPAYGTI 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


cpayglyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
990.01770.0808333.25
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0056.61.1
Amount stated1.00515353.798.9
Inapplicable-8.00381539.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases5209Missing cases4391
Question RouteUses CHGSPN CJBSTAT CJBPENM CMLSTAT CSEX CAGE CJBOFF CJBHAS CJBSEMP CJSACCS CJSPROF CJSPAYG CJSPRBM CJSPRBY CJSPREM CJSPAYL CJSPYBY CJSPYEM CJSPYEY CPAYLY CPAYLYW CPAYLYG CCJSBLY CSPJB CJLYID CPAYGU PID CIVLYR CIVFIO CCJSBLY on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJHSTAT CJHGPAY on Record CJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYGTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.92. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees CPAYLY is used, converted from net to gross where necessary, and for the self employed the current pay or profit. If current job spell started after 1.9.92, then this variable is equal to the value of CJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable CPAYGLI 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


cpayntyUsual monthly net pay: Sept this year
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
745.63538.1408506.54
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0071.71.3
Amount stated1.00527054.998.7
Inapplicable-8.00368338.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases5341Missing cases4259
Question RouteUses CIVFIO CJBSTAT CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSEMP CJSACCS CJBPROF CJSPAYG CJBPENM CMLSTAT CSEX CSPJB CPAYNU CJTYID on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJHSTAT CJHGPAY on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.93. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees CPAYNU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. If the current job spell started after 1.9.93, then this variable is equal to the value of CJHNPAY for the job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable CPAYNTYI 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


cpaynlyUsual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
753.36524.9105390.77
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0056.61.1
Amount stated1.00515353.798.9
Inapplicable-8.00381539.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases5209Missing cases4391
Question RouteUses PID CIVLYR CIVFIO CCJSBLY CHGSPN CJBSTAT CJBPENM CMLSTAT CSEX CJBOFF CJBHAS CJBSEMP CJACCS CJSPROF CJSPAYG CJSPRBM CJSPRBY CJSPREM CJSPAYL CJSPYBM CJSPYEM CJSPYEY CPAYLY CPAYLYW CPAYLYG CSPJB CJLYID CPAYNU CAGE on record CINDRESP. Uses CJHSTAT CJHNPAY ON Record CJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYNTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.92. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees answer to CPAYLY is used, converted from gross to net where necessary, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. If current job spell started after 1.9.92, then this variable is equal to the value of CJHNPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable CPAYNLI 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


cjsprofMonthly self employed profit
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
984.721179.3108333.25
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0072.814.1
Amount stated1.004384.685.9
Inapplicable-8.00851488.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases510Missing cases9090
Question RouteUses CJBSEMP CJSACCS CJSPAYL CJSPYBM CJSPYBY CJSPYEM CJSPYEY on Record CINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed profit variable for self-employed respondents who draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self-employed, and the self employed who do not draw up accounts. (cf. CJSPAYG). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here CJSPROFI) 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


cjspaygMonthly self employed gross pay
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
828.68760.8603333.33
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.004.02.1
Amount stated1.001912.097.9
Inapplicable-8.00882992.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases195Missing cases9405
Question RouteUses CJBSEMP CJSACCS CJSPAYL CJSPYBM CJSPYBY CJSPYEM CJSPYEY on Record CINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed gross pay variable if a self-employed respondent does not draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self employed, and the self employed who draw up accounts. (cf. CJSPROF). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here CJSPAYG) 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


ccjstenLength (days) current labour market sp.
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2683.733468.41032734
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003.0.0
Amount stated1.00895793.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.0064.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases8960Missing cases640
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBBGD CJBBGM CJBBGY CJBSEMP CJSBGD CJSBGM CJSBGY CCJSBGD CCJSBGM CCJSBGY CDOID CDOIM on Record CINDRESP
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures the length of time in the current labour market spell, whether, employee, self employed or not employed in number of days. Where day is missing, this is assumed to be one. For years before 1992, where month is missing, this is assumed to be July.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ccjswk9Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.93
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
44.2316.49052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.005175.45.7
Amount stated1.00850088.594.3
Missing or wild-9.007.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases9017Missing cases583
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSEMP CJBSTAT CJBBGD CJBBGM CJBBGY CJSBGD CJSBGM CJSBGY CCJSBGD CCJSBGM CCJSBGY CCJSBLY CJLYID CJTYID on Record CINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures number of weeks in current labour market spell which fell into reference year, that is the twelve months prior to the start of the interview period (1st Sept.) . Measure is exact (i.e. number of days divided by seven).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0571859.664.1
Job spell 114414.64.9
Job spell 2230.3.3
Job spell 331.0.0
Last job - J361275.8.8
See AJLID13227223.725.5
See BJLID143904.14.4
Missing-922.2Missing
Proxy respondent-72282.4Missing
Never had a job-34234.4Missing
Valid cases8927Missing cases673
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSTAT CCJSBLY CNJBS CJBHAD on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT on Record CJOBHIST. Uses wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJLID on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteProvides a means of identifying the latest job (i.e. the current job or the most recent if not currently employed).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.92
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0692172.176.7
Job spell 11153316.017.0
Job spell 224064.24.5
Job spell 331091.11.2
Job spell 4433.3.4
Job spell 5513.1.1
Job spell 667.1.1
Job spell 771.0.0
Missing-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases9023Missing cases577
Question RouteUses CJBSTAT CCJSBLY CCJSBGD CCJSBGM CCJSBGY CIVFIO on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1992. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.92, and the relevant CJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.93
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0856889.395.1
Job spell 114224.44.7
Job spell 2214.1.2
Job spell 335.1.1
Missing-915.2Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases9009Missing cases591
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSEMP CJBSTAT CJBBGD CJBBGM CJBBGY CJSBGD CJSBGM CJSBGY CCJSBGD CCJSBGM CCJSBGY CCJSBLY on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHBGD CJHBGM CJHBGY CJHSTAT on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1993. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.93, and relevant CJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large17.1.1
Managers,large24734.98.6
Employers,small31691.83.1
Managers,small42632.74.8
Professional Self-em566.71.2
Professional employe62322.44.2
Int. non-manual,work77147.413.0
Int. non-man,foreman82392.54.3
Junior non-manual9111611.620.3
Personal service wrk103563.76.5
Foreman manual112572.74.7
Skilled manual wkrs124865.18.8
Semi-skilled manual134654.88.4
Unskilled manual wkr142462.64.5
Own account wkrs153253.45.9
Farmers - employers,1616.2.3
Farmers - own accoun1714.1.3
Agricultural workers1853.61.0
Members of armed for196.1.1
Missing-92152.2Missing
Not Applicable-8388240.4Missing
Valid cases5503Missing cases4097
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteCASOC computes the Socio-Economic Group for jobs, based on the 3 digit Standard occupational classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher18018.314.6
Service class,lower2111911.720.3
Routine non-manual e38058.414.6
Personal service wor44554.78.3
Sml props w employee51491.62.7
Sml props w/o employ63143.35.7
Farmers,Smallholders746.5.8
Foreman,Technicians84044.27.3
Skilled manual worke93944.17.2
Semi,unskilled manua1097210.117.7
Agricultural workers1144.5.8
Missing-92152.2Missing
Not Applicable-8388240.4Missing
Valid cases5503Missing cases4097
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsSocial Classification
NoteCASOC computes the Goldthorpe social class classification for jobs, based on the 3 digit Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), and employment status variables. See the Section on Data Collection and Fieldwork, and Appendix in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ12993.15.4
technic2161616.829.4
Skilled non-manual3138514.425.2
Skilled manual4109711.419.9
Partly skilled occ58308.615.1
Unskilled occ62702.84.9
Armed forces76.1.1
Missing or wild-92152.2Missing
Inapplicable-8388240.4Missing
Valid cases5503Missing cases4097
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


cjbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5503Missing cases4097
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


cjbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.3718.020.5690.32
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00550357.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.002152.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00388240.4Missing
Valid cases5503Missing cases4097
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


cjbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.0719.180.5598.85
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00550357.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.002152.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00388240.4Missing
Valid cases5503Missing cases4097
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


cjbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.3316.01082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.006.1.1
Amount stated1.00549757.399.9
Missing or wild-9.002152.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00388240.4Missing
Valid cases5503Missing cases4097
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


cjbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org109.1.2
Higher managerial201571.62.7
Higher prof tradn'l312282.44.0
Higher prof new emp3283.91.5
High prof trad s.emp3364.71.1
High prof new s.emp346.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps416466.711.3
Lower Prof new emps4228.3.5
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4373.81.3
Lower Prof new s.emp4411.1.2
Lower manag occupns504054.27.1
Hgher supervis occup601892.03.3
admin715726.010.0
serv722222.33.9
aux7377.81.3
Intermed engineering7423.2.4
Emp,small (non-prof)811892.03.3
Emp,small (agricult)8217.2.3
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)913814.06.7
Own acct wkrs(agric)9228.3.5
Lwr supervis occups1003954.16.9
Lwr technical craft1112052.13.6
Lwr tech process op11241.4.7
Semi-routine sales1212883.05.0
Semi-routine service1222913.05.1
Semi-routine tech12376.81.3
Semi-routine op1241131.22.0
Semi-routine agric12528.3.5
Semi-routine cleri12663.71.1
Semi-rtne childcare12736.4.6
serv1311691.83.0
Routine production1321041.11.8
Routine technical1332152.23.8
Routine operative1342662.84.7
Routine agricultrl13515.2.3
Missing-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8388240.4Missing
Valid cases5713Missing cases3887
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


cnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.2224.79052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00330334.436.7
Amount stated1.00570559.463.3
Missing or wild-9.0016.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases9008Missing cases592
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CCJSBLY CCJSWK9 CJLYID CJBSTAT on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSPW on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.92-31.8.93). 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


cnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.6010.07052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00820985.591.0
Amount stated1.008098.49.0
Missing or wild-9.006.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases9018Missing cases582
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CCJSBLY CCJSWK9 CJLYID CJBSTAT on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSPW on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.92 - 31.8.93). 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


cnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.2724.53052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00539056.159.8
Amount stated1.00362637.840.2
Missing or wild-9.008.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.005766.0Missing
Valid cases9016Missing cases584
Question RouteUses CJBHAS CJBOFF CCJSBLY CCJSWK9 CJLYID CJBSTAT on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSPW on Record CJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.92 - 31.8.93). 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


cnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0328534.236.4
1512653.456.8
25315.55.9
363.7.7
415.2.2
53.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases9023Missing cases577
Question RouteUses CJLYID CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSTAT CCJSWK9 on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSPW on Record CJOBHIST.
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


cnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0328334.236.4
1476949.752.9
28669.09.6
381.8.9
421.2.2
53.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases9023Missing cases577
Question RouteUses CJLYID CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSTAT CCJSWK9 on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSPW on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.92 - 1.9.93). 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


cnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0820185.490.9
17537.88.3
262.6.7
35.1.1
42.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases9023Missing cases577
Question RouteUses CJLYID CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSTAT CCJSWK9 on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSPW on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells 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


cnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0549357.260.9
1346436.138.4
259.6.7
37.1.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases9023Missing cases577
Question RouteUses CJLYID CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSTAT CCJSWK9 on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSPW on Record CJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.92 - 1.9.93).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cjbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeCINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17487.88.3
In paid employ2430644.947.8
Unemployed34614.85.1
Retired4151815.816.8
Maternity leave533.3.4
Family care69009.410.0
FT studt, school76877.27.6
LT sick, disabld82782.93.1
Govt trng scheme950.5.6
Something else1035.4.4
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Proxy respondent-75766.0Missing
Valid cases9016Missing cases584
Question RouteUses CJLYID CJBHAS CJBOFF CJBSTAT on Record CINDRESP. Uses CJSPNO CJHSTAT CJHSEMP on Record CJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to CJBSTAT, for 1.9.92. If CJLYID = 0, CJBSTATL is CJBSTAT, if CJLYID is greater than 0, then CJBSTAT is based on CJHSTAT 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