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djspybyS/emp: year gross pay accounts began
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text DE73BY : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19929210.17.5
199393991.074.4
19949423.217.3
1995951.0.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8892294.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases133Missing cases9348
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2 AND DJSACCS = 2 AND DJSPAYL GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit or loss accounts and has indicated last gross earnings
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for DPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


djspyemS/emp: month gross pay accounts ended
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text DE73EM : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January13.02.3
February22.01.5
March313.19.8
April425.318.9
May52.01.5
June66.14.5
July75.13.8
August84.03.0
September934.425.8
October1023.217.4
November118.16.1
December127.15.3
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8892294.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases132Missing cases9349
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2 AND DJSACCS = 2 AND DJSPAYL GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit or loss accounts and has indicated last gross earnings
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for DPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


djspyeyS/emp: Year gross pay accounts ended
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text DE73EY : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19939312.19.0
1994941191.389.5
1995952.01.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8892294.1Missing
Proxy-74214.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases133Missing cases9348
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2 AND DJSACCS = 2 AND DJSPAYL GE 0) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed and does not draw up profit or loss accounts and has indicated last gross earnings
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for DPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


djsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text DE74 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home11211.317.5
From own home21581.722.8
Sep business prems31801.926.0
From van or stall417.22.5
Client/custmrs prems52012.129.0
Some other place615.22.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases692Missing cases8789
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteWorking at home = does major part of work there. Working from home = uses home as base but travels out to do work.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text DE75 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
26.3927.020240
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
06.11.6
Amount stated13673.998.4
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8864491.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-136.4Missing
Valid cases373Missing cases9108
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2 AND DJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text DE76 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train17.11.7
Underground/tube26.11.5
Bus or coach311.12.7
Moto cycle/moped45.11.2
Car or van53153.377.0
Car/van passenger625.36.1
Pedal cycle76.11.5
Walks all way832.37.8
Other92.0.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8864491.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases409Missing cases9072
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2 AND DJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE77A : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (22) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 1. The total pay, including any overtime or bonuses
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply027.33.9
Not satisf at all122.23.2
228.34.1
31001.114.6
Not satis/dissatis460.68.8
51241.318.1
62222.332.4
Completely satis71021.114.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-18.1Missing
Valid cases685Missing cases8796
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE77B : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (22) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 2. Your job security
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply030.34.4
Not satis at all132.34.7
235.45.1
363.79.2
Not satis/dissatis474.810.8
51011.114.7
61741.825.3
Completely satis71791.926.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases688Missing cases8793
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djssat3S/emp: job satisfaction: initiative
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE77C : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (22) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 3. Being able to use your own initiative
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply06.1.9
Not satis at all15.1.7
23.0.4
310.11.5
Not satis/dissatis416.22.3
548.57.0
62162.331.3
Completely satis73854.155.9
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases689Missing cases8792
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE77D : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (22) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 4. The actual work itself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply02.0.3
Not satis at all16.1.9
26.1.9
319.22.8
Not satis/dissatis436.45.2
51051.115.2
62732.939.6
Completely satis72422.635.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases689Missing cases8792
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE77E : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (22) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 5. The hours you work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply03.0.4
Not satis at all118.22.6
236.45.2
384.912.2
Not satis/dissatis469.710.0
51301.418.9
62152.331.2
Completely satis71341.419.4
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases689Missing cases8792
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE78 : All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your present job overall using the same 1 - 7 scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satis at all16.1.9
215.22.2
341.46.0
Not satis/dissatis441.46.0
51231.317.9
62923.142.5
Completely satis71691.824.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-16.1Missing
Valid cases687Missing cases8794
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djsbgdS/emp: day started present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE79D : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Day
Valid cases276Missing cases9205
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteRefers to self-employment as sole or main job; excludes working self-employed on the side while in other main job. See note for DJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djsbgmS/emp: month started present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE79M : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January141.47.1
February239.46.7
March336.46.2
April474.812.8
May548.58.3
June650.58.6
July740.46.9
August850.58.6
September974.812.8
October1053.69.2
November1145.57.8
December1229.35.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-11151.2Missing
Valid cases579Missing cases8902
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for DJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djsbgyS/emp: year started present job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text DE79Y : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
86.178.843695
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated16897.3100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8836588.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases689Missing cases8792
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for DJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


djbedHad work related training since 1.9.93
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE80 : Since September 1st last year, have you taken part in any education or training schemes or courses, as part of your present employment?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1176618.632.5
No2366438.667.5
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8362238.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases5430Missing cases4051
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) ) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteIn Wave One, only the employed were asked this. Thereafter, this was extended to all currently working. The scope of the question was widened to include education or training courses. The block of questions was moved from near the beginning, and has settled near the end, of the employment section. The Wave One questions were also asked in a slightly different order.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djbed1Training: induction for current job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE81A : Was any of this training (mentioned at DE80) Training to help you get started in your current job?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12662.815.3
No2147815.684.7
Missing or wild-930.3Missing
Inapplicable-8728676.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases1744Missing cases7737
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBED = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R has taken part in education or training scheme(s) or course(s) as part of present employment since 1.9.93
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for DJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djbed2Training:increase skills for current job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE81B : Was any of this training (mentioned at DE80) To increase your skills in your current job for example by learning new technology?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1130513.874.4
No24494.725.6
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Inapplicable-8728676.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases1754Missing cases7727
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBED = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R has taken part in education or training scheme(s) or course(s) as part of present employment since 1.9.93
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for DJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djbed3Training: improve skills for current job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE81C : Was any of this training (mentioned at DE80) To improve your skills in your current job?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1142415.081.3
No23283.518.7
Missing or wild-922.2Missing
Inapplicable-8728676.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases1752Missing cases7729
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBED = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R has taken part in education or training scheme(s) or course(s) as part of present employment since 1.9.93
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for DJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djbed4Training: preparation for future jobs
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE81D : Was any of this training (mentioned at DE80) To prepare you for a job or jobs you might do in the future?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes19439.954.0
No28028.546.0
Missing or wild-929.3Missing
Inapplicable-8728676.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases1745Missing cases7736
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBED = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R has taken part in education or training scheme(s) or course(s) as part of present employment since 1.9.93
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for DJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djbed5Training: to develop skills generally
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE81E : Was any of this training (mentioned at DE80) To develop your skills generally?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1139314.779.7
No23543.720.3
Missing or wild-927.3Missing
Inapplicable-8728676.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases1747Missing cases7734
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBED = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R has taken part in education or training scheme(s) or course(s) as part of present employment since 1.9.93
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for DJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djbedqTime on employer-based training, amount
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE82A : Since September 1st last year, how long have you spent on this training? Please tell me approximately how much time you have spent on training in total. Enter number.
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
15.7641.711700
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1174318.4100.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8728676.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-122.2Missing
Valid cases1743Missing cases7738
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7


djbedp1Time on employer-based training, units
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text DE82B : Since September 1st last year, how long have you spent on this training? Please tell me approximately how much time you have spent on training in total. Enter unit.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Hours13283.519.0
Days2101510.758.7
Weeks33353.519.4
Months552.53.0
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Inapplicable-8730877.1Missing
Proxy-74214.4Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1730Missing cases7751
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DJBED = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R has taken part in education or training scheme(s) or course(s) as part of present employment Sept 1st last year
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7


drach12Responsible for dependent child under 12
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text DD0D : Key Interviewer check (front page) Is respondent the Responsible Adult for any child/children aged 12 or under?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes17728.113.7
No2485951.286.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8373739.4Missing
Proxy respondent-71121.2Missing
Valid cases5631Missing cases3850
Question RouteALL
Index TermsChild Care
Children
Gender Roles
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djbchc1Childcare: 1st mention
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text DE84M1 : Which of the following (card 23) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 1st mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
When chldrn at schl12292.429.8
Look after themselve219.22.5
I work from home345.55.9
Spouse or partner41601.720.8
Nanny/mother help515.22.0
Workplace nursry67.1.9
Day nursery739.45.1
Child minder865.78.5
A relative91381.518.0
Friend/neighbour1028.33.6
Other1123.23.0
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8859690.7Missing
Proxy respondent-71121.2Missing
Valid cases768Missing cases8713
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djbchc2Childcare: 2nd mention
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text DE84M2 : Which of the following (card 23) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 2nd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04594.859.8
When chldrn at schl114.11.8
Look after themselve213.11.7
I work from home35.1.7
Spouse or partner486.911.2
Nanny/mothers help57.1.9
Workplace nursry64.0.5
Day nursery714.11.8
Child minder822.22.9
A relative91051.113.7
Friend/neighbour1029.33.8
Other1110.11.3
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8859690.7Missing
Proxy respondent-71121.2Missing
Valid cases768Missing cases8713
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djbchc3Childcare: 3rd mention
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text DE84M3 : Which of the following (card 23) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 3rd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned06917.390.0
When chldrn at schl15.1.7
Look after themselve21.0.1
I work from home31.0.1
Spouse or partner48.11.0
Nanny/mothers help54.0.5
Day nursery73.0.4
Child minder87.1.9
A relative921.22.7
Friend/neighbour1024.33.1
Other113.0.4
Missing or wild-95.1Missing
Inapplicable-8859690.7Missing
Proxy respondent-71121.2Missing
Valid cases768Missing cases8713
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dxpchcfChildcare: free or paid for
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text DE86 : Is this childcare free of charge or does some or all of it have to be paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Child care free12632.856.1
Child care paid22062.243.9
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8889093.8Missing
Proxy respondent-71121.2Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases469Missing cases9012
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DRACH12 = 1 AND (DJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR DJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR DJBCHC3 = 5-11)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner
Index TermsChild Care
Note"Paid for" includes nursery care paid for by employer outside the workplace.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dxpchcChildcare: weekly cost
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text DE87 : About how much a week on average does the childcare cost?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3832.821200
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11982.1100.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8884793.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases198Missing cases9283
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DRACH12 = 1 AND (DJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR DJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR DJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND DXPCHCF = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
NoteIncludes amount paid altogether by R or employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhuxpchWho pays for childcare
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text DE88 : Which of the statements on this card (24) comes closest to how you pay for this childcare?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
All from R wages11111.254.1
Most from R wages24.02.0
Share costs w partnr372.835.1
Most by spouse/part45.12.4
All by spouse/partnr59.14.4
Other64.02.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8884793.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases205Missing cases9276
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DRACH12 = 1 AND (DJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR DJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR DJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND DXPCHCF = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhunursWho cares for ill children
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text DE89 : Who usually looks after your children when they are ill?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Respondent15295.669.8
Spouse/partner275.89.9
Mothers help/nanny38.11.1
Relative4961.012.7
Friend/neighbour59.11.2
Other623.23.0
Varies718.22.4
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-8859690.7Missing
Proxy respondent-71121.2Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases758Missing cases8723
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 1 OR (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 1) AND DRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djulk1Looked for work in last 7 days
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text DE90 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work in the last week, that is the 7 days ending yesterday?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13954.211.0
No2319533.789.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8546657.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases3590Missing cases5891
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteIncludes registration at employment agency, approaching employers, checking ads, making inquiries.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djulk4Looked for work in last 4 weeks
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text DE91 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11101.23.3
No2323334.196.7
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8613464.7Missing
Valid cases3343Missing cases6138
Question RouteIF ((DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) AND DJULK1 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last seven days
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee Note for DJULK1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djulkjbWould like a regular paid job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text DE92 : Although you are not looking for paid work at the moment, would you like to have a regular paid job even if only for a few hours a week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes16777.121.9
No2241625.578.1
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-8595962.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases3093Missing cases6388
Question RouteIF ((DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) AND DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Expectations
NoteIncludes R who would like paid work, but unable to take up for health, disability, age or caring reasons.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djuspecLooking for /would like a particular job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text DE93 : Are you looking for (Would you like to have) a particular kind of job or any sort of job you could find?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Particular15515.847.1
Any sort or both26186.552.9
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8788283.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Valid cases1169Missing cases8312
Question RouteIF ((DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) AND (DJULK1 = 1 OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 1) OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 2 AND DJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last week or last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last week or four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Expectations
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djusocOccupation (SOC) of job sought
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (47)
Question Number and Text DE94 : What sort of job would that be? Could you give me if possible a job title and describe the sort of work you would be doing?
Valid cases551Missing cases8930
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
NoteFor full coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djuhrsxExpected work hours: jobseeker
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text DE95 : About how many hours in a week do you think you would be able to work?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.2115.29099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None021.21.9
Amount stated1109911.698.1
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8788283.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-149.5Missing
Valid cases1120Missing cases8361
Question RouteIF ((DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) AND (DJULK1 = 1 OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 1) OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 2 AND DJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last week or last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last week or four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Expectations
Time Use
NoteAfter Wave 1 the Question ordering for this and DJUPAYX were reversed. Caution should be exercised in comparing these variables from later waves with those at Wave 1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djupayxExpected weekly net pay: jobseeker
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text DE96 : What weekly take-home pay would you expect to get (for that)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
116.2798.2101000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02.0.2
Amount stated195610.199.8
Missing or wild-923.2Missing
Inapplicable-8795183.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-11281.4Missing
Valid cases958Missing cases8523
Question RouteIF ((DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) AND (DJULK1 = 1 OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 1) OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 2 AND DJULKJB = 1) AND DJUHRSX GT 0)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last week or last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last week or four weeks but would like a job and has stated number of hours would be able to work per week
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Expectations
NoteSee note for DJUHRSX.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djupaylLowest net pay considered: jobseeker
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text DE97 : What is the lowest weekly take-home pay you would consider accepting for a job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
93.3776.452650
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1103710.9100.0
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8788283.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-11291.4Missing
Valid cases1037Missing cases8444
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) AND (DJULK1 = 1 OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 1) OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 2 AND DJULKJB = 1 AND DJUSPEC = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last week or last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last week or four weeks but would like a job and is looking for a particular kind of job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djuhrslExpected hours for lowest pay jobseeker
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text DE98 : About how many hours in a week would you expect to have to work for that pay?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.2214.04199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1101810.7100.0
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8801384.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-118.2Missing
Valid cases1018Missing cases8463
Question RouteIF (DJBHAS = 2 AND DJBOFF = 2) AND (DJULK1 = 1 OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 1) OR (DJULK1 = 2 AND DJULK4 = 2 AND DJULKJB = 1 AND DJUSPEC = 1 AND DJUPAYL GT 0 )) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last week or last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last week or four weeks but would like a job and is looking for a particular kind of job and has stated lowest weekly take home pay would consider accepting for a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


deaageWhether working age
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text DE99 : Interviewer check respondent is:
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Male 16-641376139.739.7
Female 16-592382540.340.3
Others3189520.020.0
Valid cases9481Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsSocio-demographic Characteristics
NoteImportant Interviewer Check determining route of interview.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djbubCurrently signed on at UB Office
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text DE101 : Some people, although they have a job, are entitled to sign on, while others who are looking for work may not sign on. May I just check, last week were you signed on at an Unemployment Benefit Office?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14424.75.9
No2710574.994.1
Missing or wild-937.4Missing
Inapplicable-8189520.0Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases7547Missing cases1934
Question RouteIF (DEAAGE = 1-2) Asked if R is of working age
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Benefits Receipt
NoteIncludes seasonal workers, those on short time work or laid off through strikes.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


djbubyReason why signed on at UB Office
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text DE102 : Can I just check, was this to...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Claim unemploym11161.226.5
Claim income supp22823.064.4
Obtain NI contrib340.49.1
Missing or wild-941.4Missing
Inapplicable-8900294.9Missing
Valid cases438Missing cases9043
Question RouteIF (DEAAGE = 1-2 AND DJBUB = 1) Asked if R is of working age and currently signed on at an UB office last week
Index TermsEmployment: Benefits Receipt
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dj2hasHas a second paid job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (49)
Question Number and Text DE103 : Do you currently earn any money from (a second job) odd jobs or from work that you might do from time to time (apart from your main job)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes18068.58.9
No2824487.091.1
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases9050Missing cases431
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Second Job
NoteIncludes baby-sitting, mail order agent, pools agent etc.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dj2socOccupation (SOC), second job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text DE104 : What is it that you do (and what does the firm or person you work for make or do)?
Valid cases804Missing cases8677
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Second Job
Social Classification
NoteFor complete coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dj2sempEmployee or self employed, second job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text DE105 : Are you an employee or self employed?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employee14164.452.1
Self employed23824.047.9
Missing or wild-916.2Missing
Inapplicable-8824587.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases798Missing cases8683
Question RouteIF (DJ2HAS = 1) Asked if R currently earns money from a second/odd/occasional jobs
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dj2hrsNo. of hours worked per month, 2nd job
Record TypeDINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (50)
Question Number and Text DE106 : How many hours do you usually work a month in your second/odd job(s), excluding meal breaks but including any overtime you might do?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.7222.32099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
02.0.3
Amount stated17227.699.7
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-8824587.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74214.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-176.8Missing
Valid cases724Missing cases8757
Question RouteIF (DJ2HAS = 1) Asked if R currently earns money from a second/odd/occasional jobs
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Second Job
Time Use
NoteSee Note for DJ2PAY.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18