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djbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ13103.35.4
technic2167117.629.3
Skilled non-manual3143715.225.2
Skilled manual4113011.919.8
Partly skilled occ58779.315.4
Unskilled occ62742.94.8
Armed forces78.1.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8377239.8Missing
Valid cases5707Missing cases3774
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


djbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5707Missing cases3774
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


djbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.3517.830.5690.32
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00570760.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00377239.8Missing
Valid cases5707Missing cases3774
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


djbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3618.980.5599.99
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00570760.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00377239.8Missing
Valid cases5707Missing cases3774
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


djbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.3415.97082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.002.0.0
Amount stated1.00570560.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00377239.8Missing
Valid cases5707Missing cases3774
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


djbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org1014.1.2
Higher managerial201781.93.1
Higher prof tradn'l312172.33.8
Higher prof new emp3286.91.5
High prof trad s.emp3362.71.1
High prof new s.emp342.0.0
Lower Prof trad emps416697.111.7
Lower Prof new emps4235.4.6
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4356.61.0
Lower Prof new s.emp4411.1.2
Lower manag occupns503994.27.0
Hgher supervis occup602292.44.0
admin715065.38.9
serv722352.54.1
aux7368.71.2
Intermed engineering7427.3.5
Emp,small (non-prof)811641.72.9
Emp,small (agricult)8224.3.4
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)914034.37.1
Own acct wkrs(agric)9224.3.4
Lwr supervis occups1003523.76.2
Lwr technical craft1112012.13.5
Lwr tech process op11242.4.7
Semi-routine sales1213113.35.4
Semi-routine service1222863.05.0
Semi-routine tech12382.91.4
Semi-routine op1241211.32.1
Semi-routine agric12524.3.4
Semi-routine cleri12662.71.1
Semi-rtne childcare12731.3.5
serv1311701.83.0
Routine production1321151.22.0
Routine technical1332182.33.8
Routine operative1342732.94.8
Routine agricultrl13511.1.2
Missing-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8377239.8Missing
Valid cases5708Missing cases3773
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


dnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.3524.76052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00329634.836.5
Amount stated1.00572860.463.5
Missing or wild-9.0036.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9024Missing cases457
Question RouteUses DJBHAS DJBOFF DCJSBLY DCJSWK9 DJLYID DJBSTAT on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.93 - 31.8.94). 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


dnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.589.99052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00822286.791.1
Amount stated1.008048.58.9
Missing or wild-9.0034.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9026Missing cases455
Question RouteUses DJBHAS DJBOFF DCJSBLY DCJSWK9 DJLYID DJBSTAT on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.93 - 31.8.94). 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


dnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.1924.52052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00541357.160.0
Amount stated1.00361338.140.0
Missing or wild-9.0034.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9026Missing cases455
Question RouteUses DJBHAS DJBOFF DCJSBLY DCJSWK9 DJLYID DJBSTAT on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.93 - 31.8.94). 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


dnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0326134.436.1
1507553.556.2
26036.46.7
385.9.9
49.1.1
Missing or wild-927.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9033Missing cases448
Question RouteUses DJLYID DJBHAS DJBOFF DJBSTAT DCJSWK9 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.93 - 1.9.94).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0326034.436.1
1474550.052.5
29139.610.1
31021.11.1
413.1.1
Missing or wild-927.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9033Missing cases448
Question RouteUses DJLYID DJBHAS DJBOFF DJBSTAT DCJSWK9 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.93 - 1.9.94). 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


dnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0821186.690.9
17417.88.2
277.8.9
34.0.0
Missing or wild-927.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9033Missing cases448
Question RouteUses DJLYID DJBHAS DJBOFF DJBSTAT DCJSWK9 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.93 - 1.9.94).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0555758.661.5
1341436.037.8
259.6.7
33.0.0
Missing or wild-927.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9033Missing cases448
Question RouteUses DJLYID DJBHAS DJBOFF DJBSTAT DCJSWK9 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.93 - 1.9.94).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17437.88.2
In paid employ2431245.547.8
Unemployed34845.15.4
Retired4153116.117.0
Maternity leave533.3.4
Family care69069.610.0
FT studt, school76927.37.7
LT sick, disabld82843.03.1
Govt trng scheme922.2.2
Something else1021.2.2
Missing or wild-932.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9028Missing cases453
Question RouteUses DJLYID DJBHAS DJBOFF DJBSTAT on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT DJHSEMP on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to DJBSTAT, for 1.9.93. If DJLYID = 0, DJBSTATL is DJBSTAT, if DJLYID is greater than 0, then DJBSTAT is based on DJHSTAT 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


djbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed16787.27.5
In paid employ2441246.548.8
Unemployed34855.15.4
Retired4159716.817.7
Maternity leave538.4.4
Family care68939.49.9
FT studt, school75806.16.4
LT sick, disabld83053.23.4
Govt trng scheme940.4.4
Something else1014.1.2
Missing or wild-918.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9042Missing cases439
Question RouteUses DJTYID DJBHAS DJBOFF DJBSTAT on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJSPNO DJHSTAT on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to DJBSTAT, for 1.9.94. If DJTYID = 0, DJBSTATT is DJBSTAT, if DJTYID is greater than 0, then DJBSTAT is based on DJHSTAT 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


djbsoclyOccupation (SOC):job on 1.9.93
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5268Missing cases4213
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


djlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,small31.01.6
Managers,small42.03.2
Professional employe62.03.2
Int. non-manual,work72.03.2
Int. non-man,foreman81.01.6
Junior non-manual919.230.6
Personal service wrk105.18.1
Foreman manual114.06.5
Skilled manual wkrs123.04.8
Semi-skilled manual1314.122.6
Unskilled manual wkr145.18.1
Own account wkrs152.03.2
Farmers - own accoun171.01.6
Agricultural workers181.01.6
Missing-913.1Missing
Not Applicable-8898594.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for DJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher12.03.2
Service class,lower25.18.1
Routine non-manual e39.114.5
Personal service wor411.117.7
Sml props w employee51.01.6
Sml props w/o employ62.03.2
Farmers,Smallholders71.01.6
Foreman,Technicians87.111.3
Skilled manual worke95.18.1
Semi,unskilled manua1018.229.0
Agricultural workers111.01.6
Missing-913.1Missing
Not Applicable-8898594.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for DJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ12.03.2
technic26.19.7
Skilled non-manual321.233.9
Skilled manual411.117.7
Partly skilled occ517.227.4
Unskilled occ65.18.1
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8898594.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for DJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
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 DJBISCO, 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


djlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
28.4115.824.1480.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0062.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.0013.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00898594.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteSee note for DJBCSSM. 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


djlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
28.5916.465.4785.99
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0062.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.0013.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00898594.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteSee note for DJBCSSM. 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


djlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
38.2212.4618.3670.92
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0062.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.0013.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00898594.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
Social Classification
NoteSee note for DJBHGS. 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


djlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher prof tradn'l312.03.2
Lower Prof trad emps412.03.2
Lower manag occupns502.03.2
Hgher supervis occup601.01.6
admin717.111.3
serv722.03.2
Emp,small (non-prof)811.01.6
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)912.03.2
Own acct wkrs(agric)921.01.6
Lwr supervis occups1005.18.1
Lwr technical craft1111.01.6
Lwr tech process op1121.01.6
Semi-routine sales1217.111.3
Semi-routine service1225.18.1
Semi-routine op1246.19.7
Semi-routine cleri1262.03.2
serv1314.06.5
Routine production1323.04.8
Routine technical1332.03.2
Routine operative1345.18.1
Routine agricultrl1351.01.6
Missing-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8898594.8Missing
-74214.4Missing
Valid cases62Missing cases9419
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


dnorgmNumber of organisations member of
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0374639.541.4
1294031.032.5
2146215.416.1
36006.36.6
42022.12.2
570.7.8
623.2.3
79.1.1
83.0.0
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9055Missing cases426
Question RouteUses DORGM DORGMA DORGMB DORGMC DORGMD DORGME DORGMF DORGMG DORGMH DORGMI DORGMJ DORGMK DORGML DORGMM on Record DINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteMeasures membership in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned at question DORGM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


dnorgaNumber of organisations active in
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0451047.650.1
1286930.331.8
2106711.311.8
34034.34.5
41061.11.2
535.4.4
613.1.1
73.0.0
82.0.0
Missing or wild-952.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases9008Missing cases473
Question RouteUses DORGA DORGAA DORGAB DORGAC DORGAD DORGAE DORGAF DORGAG DORGAH DORGAI DORGAJ DORGAK DORGAL DORGAM on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteMeasures activity in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned at question DORGA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


dvotePolitical party supported
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1229424.227.8
Labour2356937.643.2
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP3107211.313.0
Scot Nat41451.51.8
Plaid Cymru512.1.1
Green Party61341.41.6
Other Party737.4.4
Other answer810.1.1
None108148.69.9
Can't vote111721.82.1
Missing or wild-98018.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases8259Missing cases1222
Question RouteUses DVOTE1 DVOTE2 DVOTE3 DVOTE4 on record DINDRESP.
Index TermsPolitical Support and Behaviour
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
NoteNot available at Wave 2 as a retrospective rather than prospective voting question was asked.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dfimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
41.84159.5403200
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00778482.185.9
Amount stated1.00127613.514.1
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFRVAL DFRW DFRNOW DFRJT on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIMNPI 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


dfimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
111.85167.8601543.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00484051.053.4
Amount stated1.00422044.546.6
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFRVAL DFRW DFRNOW DFRJT on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIMNBI 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


dfimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
33.82123.3402750
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00384140.542.4
Amount stated1.00521955.057.6
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 DFIYRDI on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFRVAL DFRW DFRNOW DFRJT on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIMNII 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


dfimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.4984.1305000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00863991.195.4
Amount stated1.004214.44.6
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFRVAL DFRW DFRNOW DFRJT on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIMNTI 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


dfimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
636.02889.63016012.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-74214.44Missing
[Value >= 0]906095.56100.0
Total9481100.00
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DJ2PAY DPAYGU DJBSEMP DJSACCS DJSPROF DJSPAYG DPRFITB DIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIMNLI 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


dfimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
199298.7805005
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00168717.818.6
Amount stated1.00737377.881.4
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DFIMNP DFIMNB DFIMNT DFIMNI on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIMNNLI 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


dfimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
835.02850.89016094.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-74214.44Missing
[Value >= 0]906095.56100.0
Total9481100.00
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DFIMNL DPAYGU DJBSEMP DJSACCS DJSPROF DJSPAYG DJ2PAY DPRFITB on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIMNTHI 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


dfiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.93-1.9.94)
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7203.329667.280144110.86
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00333735.236.8
Amount stated1.00572360.463.2
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DIVFIO DJBHAS DJBOFF DCJSBLY DCJSWK9 DJTYID DJLYID DNJBWKS DPAYGU DPAYGTY DPAYGLY DPAYS DPAYSW DPAYSG DSEX DMLSTAT DSPJB DJBPENM DAGE on Record DINDRESP. Uses DJHSTAT DJHGPAY DJHSPW on Record DJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIYRLI 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


dfiyrnlAnnual non-labour income (1.9.93-1.9.94)
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2261.103427.57039968.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00159816.917.6
Amount stated1.00746278.782.4
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DFIYRP DFIYRB DFIYRT DFIYRI on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIYRNLI 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


dfiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.93-1.9.94)
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
485.701871.89032468.70
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00777782.085.8
Amount stated1.00128313.514.2
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFIM09L DFIM10L DFIM11L DFIM12L DFIM01T DFIM02T DFIM03T DFIM04T DFIM05T DFIM06T DFIM07T DFIM08T on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIYRPI 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


dfiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.93-1.9.94)
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1275.081928.26022763.10
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00465549.151.4
Amount stated1.00440546.548.6
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFIM09L DFIM10L DFIM11L DFIM12L DFIM01T DFIM02T DFIM03T DFIM04T DFIM05T DFIM06T DFIM07T DFIM08T on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIYRBI 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


dfiyrtAnnual transfer income (1.9.93-1.9.94)
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
121807.53029976.90
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00856690.394.5
Amount stated1.004945.25.5
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFIM09L DFIM10L DFIM11L DFIM12L DFIM01T DFIM02T DFIM03T DFIM04T DFIM05T DFIM06T DFIM07T DFIM08T on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIYRTI 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


dfiyriAnnual investment income (1.9.93-1.9.94)
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
379.301398.12033000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00383540.442.3
Amount stated1.00522555.157.7
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DNF1 DFIYRDI on Record DINDRESP. Uses DFICODE DFIM09L DFIM10L DFIM11L DFIM12L DFIM01T DFIM02T DFIM03T DFIM04T DFIM05T DFIM06T DFIM07T DFIM08T on Record DINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIYRII 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


dfiyrAnnual income (1.9.93-1.9.94)
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9464.419257.280159110.86
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.002222.32.5
Amount stated1.00883893.297.5
Proxy respondent-7.004214.4Missing
Valid cases9060Missing cases421
Question RouteUses DFIYRL DFIYRNL on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable DFIYEARI 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


dfihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1902.961450.71016696.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.009.1.1
Amount stated1.00936898.899.9
Missing or wild-9.001041.1Missing
Valid cases9377Missing cases104
Question RouteUses DIVFHO on Record DHHSAMP. Uses DFIMN DIVFIO on Record DINDRESP.
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 DFIHHMNI 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


dhlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.105.25036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
030.3.3
Amount stated1883793.299.7
Missing or wild-91932.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases8867Missing cases614
Question RouteUses DGHQA DGHQB DGHQC DGHQD DGHQE DGHQF DGHQG DGHQH DGHQI DGHQJ DGHQK DGHQL on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions DGHQA to DGHQL 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


dhlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0440346.449.7
1134114.115.1
27918.38.9
35225.55.9
43974.24.5
53083.23.5
62582.72.9
72252.42.5
81611.71.8
91501.61.7
101101.21.2
111031.11.2
12981.01.1
Missing or wild-91932.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases8867Missing cases614
Question RouteUses DGHQA DGHQB DGHQC DGHQD DGHQE DGHQF DGHQG DGHQH DGHQI DGHQJ DGHQK DGHQL on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions DGHQA to DGHQL 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


dspjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0200321.133.4
Yes1399542.166.6
No spouse/partner-8348336.7Missing
Valid cases5998Missing cases3483
Question RouteUses DHGSPN DHGEST DIVFIO on Record DINDALL. Uses DJBHAS DJBOFF on Record DINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dspsocSpouse/partner's Occupation
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases3790Missing cases5691
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for DJBSOC and, Appendix in Vol. A for coding frame.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dspjbhrSpouse/partner's weekly work hours
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.3014.34099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No expected hours031.3.8
Amount stated1365838.699.2
Missing or wild-92592.7Missing
Inapplicable-8548657.9Missing
Proxy respondent-747.5Missing
Valid cases3689Missing cases5792
Question RouteUses DJBSEMP DJBHRS DJSHRS on Record DINDRESP. Uses DHGSPN DIVFIO on Record DINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Time Use
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's usual weekly hours of work excluding overtime. Taken from DJBHRS if employee and DJSHRS if self-employed.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18