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ejlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0561760.764.9
Job spell 113553.84.1
Job spell 2232.3.4
Job spell 332.0.0
Last job - J361234.4.4
See AJLID13181619.621.0
See BJLID142322.52.7
See CJLID152382.62.7
See DJLID163343.63.9
Missing-934.4Missing
Proxy respondent-71591.7Missing
Never had a job-33964.3Missing
Valid cases8660Missing cases589
Question RouteUses EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSTAT ECJSBLY ENJBS EJBHAD on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT on Record EJOBHIST. 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


ejlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.94
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0666572.175.5
Job spell 11155216.817.6
Job spell 224204.54.8
Job spell 331051.11.2
Job spell 4451.6.6
Job spell 5517.2.2
Job spell 669.1.1
Job spell 774.0.0
Job spell 882.0.0
Job spell 992.0.0
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses EJBSTAT ECJSBLY ECJSBGD ECJSBGM ECJSBGY EIVFIO on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1994. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.94, and the relevant EJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ejtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.95
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0833090.194.6
Job spell 114394.75.0
Job spell 2225.3.3
Job spell 335.1.1
Job spell 442.0.0
Job spell 551.0.0
Job spell 661.0.0
Missing-924.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8803Missing cases446
Question RouteUses EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSEMP EJBSTAT EJBBGD EJBBGM EJBBGY EJSBGD EJSBGM EJSBGY ECJSBGD ECJSBGM ECJSBGY ECJSBLY on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHBGD EJHBGM EJHBGY EJHSTAT on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1995. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.95, and relevant EJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ejbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large16.1.1
Managers,large25115.59.1
Employers,small31611.72.9
Managers,small43063.35.5
Professional Self-em560.61.1
Professional employe62652.94.7
Int. non-manual,work77297.913.0
Int. non-man,foreman82322.54.1
Junior non-manual9111312.019.8
Personal service wrk103533.86.3
Foreman manual111932.13.4
Skilled manual wkrs125195.69.2
Semi-skilled manual135065.59.0
Unskilled manual wkr142152.33.8
Own account wkrs153493.86.2
Farmers - employers,1617.2.3
Farmers - own accoun1714.2.2
Agricultural workers1853.6.9
Members of armed for1912.1.2
Missing-93.0Missing
Not Applicable-8363239.3Missing
Valid cases5614Missing cases3635
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
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


ejbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher18769.515.6
Service class,lower2115212.520.5
Routine non-manual e37708.313.7
Personal service wor44965.48.8
Sml props w employee51431.52.5
Sml props w/o employ63343.65.9
Farmers,Smallholders747.5.8
Foreman,Technicians83473.86.2
Skilled manual worke94134.57.4
Semi,unskilled manua1099410.717.7
Agricultural workers1142.5.7
Missing-93.0Missing
Not Applicable-8363239.3Missing
Valid cases5614Missing cases3635
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social 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


ejbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ13253.55.8
technic2170418.430.4
Skilled non-manual3137114.824.4
Skilled manual4108111.719.3
Partly skilled occ58789.515.6
Unskilled occ62432.64.3
Armed forces712.1.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8363239.3Missing
Valid cases5614Missing cases3635
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social 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


ejbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5614Missing cases3635
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


ejbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.7818.080.5686.01
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00561460.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.003.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00363239.3Missing
Valid cases5614Missing cases3635
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social 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


ejbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.5019.330.5598.85
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00561460.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.003.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00363239.3Missing
Valid cases5614Missing cases3635
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social 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


ejbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.6916.05082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003.0.1
Amount stated1.00561160.799.9
Missing or wild-9.003.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00363239.3Missing
Valid cases5614Missing cases3635
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social 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


ejbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org106.1.1
Higher managerial201721.93.1
Higher prof tradn'l312372.64.2
Higher prof new emp3285.91.5
High prof trad s.emp3361.71.1
High prof new s.emp345.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps416677.211.9
Lower Prof new emps4233.4.6
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4369.71.2
Lower Prof new s.emp449.1.2
Lower manag occupns504334.77.7
Hgher supervis occup601822.03.2
admin714885.38.7
serv722562.84.6
aux7371.81.3
Intermed engineering7428.3.5
Emp,small (non-prof)811611.72.9
Emp,small (agricult)8215.2.3
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)913864.26.9
Own acct wkrs(agric)9224.3.4
Lwr supervis occups1003203.55.7
Lwr technical craft1111912.13.4
Lwr tech process op11243.5.8
Semi-routine sales1213303.65.9
Semi-routine service1222793.05.0
Semi-routine tech123881.01.6
Semi-routine op1241241.32.2
Semi-routine agric12526.3.5
Semi-routine cleri12658.61.0
Semi-rtne childcare12729.3.5
serv1311571.72.8
Routine production1321171.32.1
Routine technical1332162.33.8
Routine operative1342422.64.3
Routine agricultrl1359.1.2
Inapplicable-8363239.3Missing
Valid cases5617Missing cases3632
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


enjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.5024.79052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00320734.736.4
Amount stated1.00560060.563.6
Missing or wild-9.0020.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8807Missing cases442
Question RouteUses EJBHAS EJBOFF ECJSBLY ECJSWK9 EJLYID EJBSTAT on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.94 - 31.8.95). 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


enjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.058.82052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00816488.392.6
Amount stated1.006517.07.4
Missing or wild-9.0012.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8815Missing cases434
Question RouteUses EJBHAS EJBOFF ECJSBLY ECJSWK9 EJLYID EJBSTAT on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.94 - 31.8.95). 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


enjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.4724.59052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00523156.659.3
Amount stated1.00358738.840.7
Missing or wild-9.009.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8818Missing cases431
Question RouteUses EJBHAS EJBOFF ECJSBLY ECJSWK9 EJLYID EJBSTAT on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.94 - 31.8.95). 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


enjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0318334.436.1
1498053.856.4
25475.96.2
3951.01.1
416.2.2
55.1.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8826Missing cases423
Question RouteUses EJLYID EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSTAT ECJSWK9 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.94 - 1.9.95).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


enjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0318334.436.1
1458349.651.9
28979.710.2
31421.51.6
416.2.2
55.1.1
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8826Missing cases423
Question RouteUses EJLYID EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSTAT ECJSWK9 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.94 - 1.9.95). 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


enjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0815288.192.4
16066.66.9
259.6.7
38.1.1
41.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8826Missing cases423
Question RouteUses EJLYID EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSTAT ECJSWK9 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.94 - 1.9.95).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


enjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0535157.960.6
1340236.838.5
269.7.8
34.0.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8826Missing cases423
Question RouteUses EJLYID EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSTAT ECJSWK9 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.94 - 1.9.95).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ejbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17768.48.9
In paid employ2418845.347.8
Unemployed33874.24.4
Retired4152616.517.4
Maternity leave549.5.6
Family care68178.89.3
FT studt, school76847.47.8
LT sick, disabld82943.23.4
Govt trng scheme918.2.2
Something else1028.3.3
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Don't know-157.6Missing
Valid cases8767Missing cases482
Question RouteUses EJLYID EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSTAT on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT EJHSEMP on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to EJBSTAT, for 1.9.94. If EJLYID = 0, EJBSTATL is EJBSTAT, if EJLYID is greater than 0, then EJBSTAT is based on EJHSTAT 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


ejbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed16747.37.7
In paid employ2434447.049.4
Unemployed33994.34.5
Retired4159617.318.1
Maternity leave541.4.5
Family care68128.89.2
FT studt, school75846.36.6
LT sick, disabld83133.43.6
Govt trng scheme921.2.2
Something else1017.2.2
Missing or wild-926.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8801Missing cases448
Question RouteUses EJTYID EJBHAS EJBOFF EJBSTAT on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJSPNO EJHSTAT on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to EJBSTAT, for 1.9.95. If EJTYID = 0, EJBSTATT is EJBSTAT, if EJTYID is greater than 0, then EJBSTAT is based on EJHSTAT 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


ejbsoclyOccupation (SOC):job on 1.9.94
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5173Missing cases4076
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


ejlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Managers,large21.02.9
Employers,small31.02.9
Managers,small42.05.9
Professional employe61.02.9
Int. non-manual,work72.05.9
Int. non-man,foreman82.05.9
Junior non-manual910.129.4
Personal service wrk101.02.9
Foreman manual111.02.9
Skilled manual wkrs124.011.8
Semi-skilled manual133.08.8
Unskilled manual wkr145.114.7
Own account wkrs151.02.9
Missing-924.3Missing
Not Applicable-8876994.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for EJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ejlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher11.02.9
Service class,lower27.120.6
Routine non-manual e33.08.8
Personal service wor46.117.6
Sml props w employee51.02.9
Sml props w/o employ61.02.9
Foreman,Technicians81.02.9
Skilled manual worke93.08.8
Semi,unskilled manua1011.132.4
Missing-924.3Missing
Not Applicable-8876994.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for EJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ejlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ11.02.9
technic26.117.6
Skilled non-manual311.132.4
Skilled manual46.117.6
Partly skilled occ55.114.7
Unskilled occ65.114.7
Missing or wild-924.3Missing
Inapplicable-8876994.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for EJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ejliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for EJBISCO, 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


ejlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
26.6813.573.7557.21
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0034.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.0024.3Missing
Inapplicable-8.00876994.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for EJBCSSM. 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


ejlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
26.9814.323.7764.04
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0034.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.0024.3Missing
Inapplicable-8.00876994.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for EJBCSSM. 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


ejlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.2214.5118.3670.92
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0034.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.0024.3Missing
Inapplicable-8.00876994.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for EJBHGS. 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


ejlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher prof tradn'l311.02.9
Higher prof new emp321.02.9
Lower Prof trad emps411.02.9
Lower manag occupns503.08.8
Hgher supervis occup601.02.9
serv722.05.9
aux731.02.9
Emp,small (non-prof)811.02.9
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)911.02.9
Lwr supervis occups1002.05.9
Lwr technical craft1112.05.9
Semi-routine sales1217.120.6
Semi-routine service1223.08.8
Semi-routine tech1231.02.9
Semi-routine op1241.02.9
serv1311.02.9
Routine production1321.02.9
Routine technical1331.02.9
Routine operative1343.08.8
Missing-924.3Missing
Inapplicable-8876994.8Missing
-74224.6Missing
Valid cases34Missing cases9215
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


enorgmNumber of organisations member of
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0362339.241.1
1281430.431.9
2148316.016.8
35966.46.8
42072.22.3
579.9.9
615.2.2
77.1.1
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8824Missing cases425
Question RouteUses EORGM EORGMA EORGMB EORGMC EORGMD EORGME EORGMF EORGMG EORGMH EORGMI EORGMJ EORGMK EORGML EORGMM on Record EINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteMeasures membership in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned at question EORGM.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


enorgaNumber of organisations active in
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0434347.049.6
1273729.631.3
2113812.313.0
33653.94.2
41221.31.4
534.4.4
68.1.1
72.0.0
Missing or wild-978.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8749Missing cases500
Question RouteUses EORGA EORGAA EORGAB EORGAC EORGAD EORGAE EORGAF EORGAG EORGAH EORGAI EORGAJ EORGAK EORGAL EORGAM on Record EINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteMeasures activity in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned at question EORGA.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


evotePolitical party supported
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1222924.127.7
Labour2364839.445.4
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP398110.612.2
Scot Nat41201.31.5
Plaid Cymru513.1.2
Green Party6951.01.2
Other Party724.3.3
Other answer814.2.2
None107658.39.5
Can't vote111521.61.9
Missing or wild-97868.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8041Missing cases1208
Question RouteUses EVOTE1 EVOTE2 EVOTE3 EVOTE4 on record EINDRESP.
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


efimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
48.55217.3509800
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00755781.785.6
Amount stated1.00127013.714.4
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFRVAL EFRW EFRNOW EFRJT on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIMNPI 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


efimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
114.61175.5201643.94
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00472451.153.5
Amount stated1.00410344.446.5
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFRVAL EFRW EFRNOW EFRJT on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIMNBI 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


efimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.36147.9703581.54
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00355438.440.3
Amount stated1.00527357.059.7
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 EFIYRDI on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFRVAL EFRW EFRNOW EFRJT on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIMNII 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


efimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
12.7075.0702180
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00835890.494.7
Amount stated1.004695.15.3
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFRVAL EFRW EFRNOW EFRJT on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIMNTI 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


efimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
674.79941.86024333.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-74224.56Missing
[Value >= 0]882795.44100.0
Total9249100.00
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses EJ2PAY EPAYGU EJBSEMP EJSACCS EJSPROF EJSPAYG EPRFITB EIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIMNLI 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


efimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
215.21352.61010425
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00155616.817.6
Amount stated1.00727178.682.4
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses EFIMNP EFIMNB EFIMNT EFIMNI on Record EINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIMNNLI 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


efimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
890926.08024338.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-74224.56Missing
[Value >= 0]882795.44100.0
Total9249100.00
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses EFIMNL EPAYGU EJBSEMP EJSACCS EJSPROF EJSPAYG EJ2PAY EPRFITB on Record EINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIMNTHI 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


efiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.94-1.9.95)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7567.7610455.920292000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00323935.036.7
Amount stated1.00558860.463.3
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses EIVFIO EJBHAS EJBOFF ECJSBLY ECJSWK9 EJTYID EJLYID ENJBWKS EPAYGU EPAYGTY EPAYGLY EPAYS EPAYSW EPAYSG ESEX EMLSTAT ESPJB EJBPENM EAGE on Record EINDRESP. Uses EJHSTAT EJHGPAY EJHSPW on Record EJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIYRLI 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


efiyrnlAnnual non-labour income (1.9.94-1.9.95)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2475.344783.310240901.11
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00147015.916.7
Amount stated1.00735779.583.3
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses EFIYRP EFIYRB EFIYRT EFIYRI on Record EINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIYRNLI 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


efiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.94-1.9.95)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
557.742514.210117600
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00755381.785.6
Amount stated1.00127413.814.4
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFIM09L EFIM10L EFIM11L EFIM12L EFIM01T EFIM02T EFIM03T EFIM04T EFIM05T EFIM06T EFIM07T EFIM08T on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIYRPI 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


efiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.94-1.9.95)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1330.952044.04027999.90
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00451348.851.1
Amount stated1.00431446.648.9
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFIM09L EFIM10L EFIM11L EFIM12L EFIM01T EFIM02T EFIM03T EFIM04T EFIM05T EFIM06T EFIM07T EFIM08T on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIYRBI 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


efiyrtAnnual transfer income (1.9.94-1.9.95)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
160.872696.290239976
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00832090.094.3
Amount stated1.005075.55.7
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFIM09L EFIM10L EFIM11L EFIM12L EFIM01T EFIM02T EFIM03T EFIM04T EFIM05T EFIM06T EFIM07T EFIM08T on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIYRTI 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


efiyriAnnual investment income (1.9.94-1.9.95)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
425.791614.61036606.40
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00355138.440.2
Amount stated1.00527657.059.8
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses ENF1 EFIYRDI on Record EINDRESP. Uses EFICODE EFIM09L EFIM10L EFIM11L EFIM12L EFIM01T EFIM02T EFIM03T EFIM04T EFIM05T EFIM06T EFIM07T EFIM08T on Record EINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIYRII 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


efiyrAnnual income (1.9.94-1.9.95)
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10043.1010568.300292060
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001822.02.1
Amount stated1.00864593.597.9
Proxy respondent-7.004224.6Missing
Valid cases8827Missing cases422
Question RouteUses EFIYRL EFIYRNL on Record EINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable EFIYEARI 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


efihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2004.521501.32024801.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0014.2.2
Amount stated1.00910398.499.8
Missing or wild-9.001321.4Missing
Valid cases9117Missing cases132
Question RouteUses EIVFHO on Record EHHSAMP. Uses EFIMN EIVFIO on Record EINDRESP.
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 EFIHHMNI 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


ehlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.245.40036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
021.2.2
Amount stated1864293.499.8
Missing or wild-91641.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8663Missing cases586
Question RouteUses EGHQA EGHQB EGHQC EGHQD EGHQE EGHQF EGHQG EGHQH EGHQI EGHQJ EGHQK EGHQL on Record EINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions EGHQA to EGHQL 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


ehlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0434046.950.1
1123213.314.2
27768.49.0
35355.86.2
43593.94.1
52953.23.4
62522.72.9
72002.22.3
81681.81.9
91441.61.7
101221.31.4
111141.21.3
121261.41.5
Missing or wild-91641.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74224.6Missing
Valid cases8663Missing cases586
Question RouteUses EGHQA EGHQB EGHQC EGHQD EGHQE EGHQF EGHQG EGHQH EGHQI EGHQJ EGHQK EGHQL on Record EINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions EGHQA to EGHQL 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


espjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0193620.932.6
Yes1399843.267.4
No spouse/partner-8331535.8Missing
Valid cases5934Missing cases3315
Question RouteUses EHGSPN EHGEST EIVFIO on Record EINDALL. Uses EJBHAS EJBOFF on Record EINDRESP.
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


espsocSpouse/partner's Occupation
Record TypeEINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases3787Missing cases5462
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for EJBSOC 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