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fjbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher18789.315.1
Service class,lower2117812.520.3
Routine non-manual e38318.814.3
Personal service wor44835.18.3
Sml props w employee51491.62.6
Sml props w/o employ63483.76.0
Farmers,Smallholders747.5.8
Foreman,Technicians83703.96.4
Skilled manual worke94404.77.6
Semi,unskilled manua10103511.017.9
Agricultural workers1139.4.7
Missing-92.0Missing
Not Applicable-8363838.5Missing
Valid cases5798Missing cases3640
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


fjbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ13213.45.5
technic2174918.530.2
Skilled non-manual3140514.924.2
Skilled manual4115612.219.9
Partly skilled occ59159.715.8
Unskilled occ62402.54.1
Armed forces712.1.2
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8363838.5Missing
Valid cases5798Missing cases3640
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


fjbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5798Missing cases3640
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


fjbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.6917.870.5690.32
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00579861.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00363838.5Missing
Valid cases5798Missing cases3640
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


fjbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.3319.050.5598.85
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00579861.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00363838.5Missing
Valid cases5798Missing cases3640
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


fjbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.5516.05082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003.0.1
Amount stated1.00579561.499.9
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00363838.5Missing
Valid cases5798Missing cases3640
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


fjbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org108.1.1
Higher managerial201731.83.0
Higher prof tradn'l312342.54.0
Higher prof new emp3280.81.4
High prof trad s.emp3367.71.2
High prof new s.emp345.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps416567.011.3
Lower Prof new emps4239.4.7
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4373.81.3
Lower Prof new s.emp449.1.2
Lower manag occupns504624.98.0
Hgher supervis occup601892.03.3
admin715135.48.8
serv722843.04.9
aux7381.91.4
Intermed engineering7423.2.4
Emp,small (non-prof)811791.93.1
Emp,small (agricult)8215.2.3
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)913954.26.8
Own acct wkrs(agric)9223.2.4
Lwr supervis occups1003203.45.5
Lwr technical craft1112082.23.6
Lwr tech process op11247.5.8
Semi-routine sales1213043.25.2
Semi-routine service1223243.45.6
Semi-routine tech12384.91.4
Semi-routine op1241251.32.2
Semi-routine agric12526.3.4
Semi-routine cleri12659.61.0
Semi-rtne childcare12738.4.7
serv1311651.72.8
Routine production1321061.11.8
Routine technical1332382.54.1
Routine operative1342362.54.1
Routine agricultrl13511.1.2
Missing-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8363838.5Missing
Valid cases5799Missing cases3639
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


fnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.8724.69052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00324034.335.5
Amount stated1.00587962.364.5
Missing or wild-9.0018.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003013.2Missing
Valid cases9119Missing cases319
Question RouteUses FJBHAS FJBOFF FCJSBLY FCJSWK9 FJLYID FJBSTAT on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.95 - 31.8.96). 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


fnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.998.71052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00844489.592.6
Amount stated1.006767.27.4
Missing or wild-9.0017.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003013.2Missing
Valid cases9120Missing cases318
Question RouteUses FJBHAS FJBOFF FCJSBLY FCJSWK9 FJLYID FJBSTAT on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.95 - 31.8.96). 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


fnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.2324.49052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00542857.559.5
Amount stated1.00369039.140.5
Missing or wild-9.0019.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003013.2Missing
Valid cases9118Missing cases320
Question RouteUses FJBHAS FJBOFF FCJSBLY FCJSWK9 FJLYID FJBSTAT on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.95 - 31.8.96). 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


fnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0322134.135.3
1517554.856.6
26276.66.9
388.91.0
422.2.2
53.0.0
61.0.0
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteUses FJLYID FJBHAS FJBOFF FJBSTAT FCJSWK9 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.95 - 1.9.96).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0321934.135.2
1484051.353.0
29329.910.2
31111.21.2
429.3.3
55.1.1
61.0.0
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteUses FJLYID FJBHAS FJBOFF FJBSTAT FCJSWK9 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.95 - 1.9.96). 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


fnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0844389.592.4
16216.66.8
266.7.7
37.1.1
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteUses FJLYID FJBHAS FJBOFF FJBSTAT FCJSWK9 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.95 - 1.9.96).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0556659.060.9
1349737.138.3
266.7.7
37.1.1
41.0.0
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteUses FJLYID FJBHAS FJBOFF FJBSTAT FCJSWK9 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.95 - 1.9.96).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed18138.68.9
In paid employ2438246.448.1
Unemployed33613.84.0
Retired4156516.617.2
Maternity leave537.4.4
Family care68108.68.9
FT studt, school77748.28.5
LT sick, disabld83143.33.4
Govt trng scheme911.1.1
Something else1041.4.5
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-126.3Missing
Valid cases9108Missing cases330
Question RouteUses FJLYID FJBHAS FJBOFF FJBSTAT on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT FJHSEMP on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to FJBSTAT, for 1.9.95. If FJLYID = 0, FJBSTATL is FJBSTAT, if FJLYID is greater than 0, then FJBSTAT is based on FJHSTAT 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


fjbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17127.57.8
In paid employ2454848.249.9
Unemployed34054.34.4
Retired4162217.217.8
Maternity leave536.4.4
Family care68118.68.9
FT studt, school76356.77.0
LT sick, disabld83183.43.5
Govt trng scheme914.1.2
Something else1021.2.2
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases9122Missing cases316
Question RouteUses FJTYID FJBHAS FJBOFF FJBSTAT on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJSPNO FJHSTAT on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to FJBSTAT, for 1.9.96. If FJTYID = 0, FJBSTATT is FJBSTAT, if FJTYID is greater than 0, then FJBSTAT is based on FJHSTAT 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


fjbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on 1.9.95
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5434Missing cases4004
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


fjlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Managers,large23.06.7
Employers,small32.04.4
Managers,small41.02.2
Professional Self-em51.02.2
Int. non-manual,work71.02.2
Junior non-manual910.122.2
Personal service wrk103.06.7
Foreman manual113.06.7
Skilled manual wkrs125.111.1
Semi-skilled manual1310.122.2
Unskilled manual wkr142.04.4
Own account wkrs152.04.4
Agricultural workers181.02.2
Members of armed for191.02.2
Missing-917.2Missing
Not Applicable-8907596.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for FJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher13.06.7
Service class,lower23.06.7
Routine non-manual e34.08.9
Personal service wor46.113.3
Sml props w employee52.04.4
Sml props w/o employ62.04.4
Foreman,Technicians85.111.1
Skilled manual worke94.08.9
Semi,unskilled manua1015.233.3
Agricultural workers111.02.2
Missing-917.2Missing
Not Applicable-8907596.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for FJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ11.02.2
technic26.113.3
Skilled non-manual311.124.4
Skilled manual411.124.4
Partly skilled occ513.128.9
Unskilled occ62.04.4
Armed Forces71.02.2
Missing or wild-917.2Missing
Inapplicable-8907596.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for FJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for FJBISCO, 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


fjlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.5915.224.6062.19
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0045.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.0017.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00907596.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003013.2Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for FJBCSSM. 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


fjlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.8615.785.4372.99
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0045.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.0017.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00907596.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003013.2Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for FJBCSSM. 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


fjlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.2814.1418.3676.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0045.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.0017.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00907596.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003013.2Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for FJBHGS. 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


fjlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
High prof trad s.emp331.02.2
Lower Prof trad emps412.04.4
Lower manag occupns502.04.4
Hgher supervis occup601.02.2
admin714.08.9
serv721.02.2
Emp,small (non-prof)812.04.4
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)912.04.4
Lwr supervis occups1003.06.7
Lwr technical craft1111.02.2
Semi-routine sales1216.113.3
Semi-routine service1226.113.3
Semi-routine op1242.04.4
Semi-routine agric1251.02.2
serv1312.04.4
Routine production1324.08.9
Routine technical1333.06.7
Routine operative1342.04.4
Missing-917.2Missing
Inapplicable-8907596.2Missing
-73013.2Missing
Valid cases45Missing cases9393
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


fvotePolitical party supported
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1239725.428.5
Labour2361138.343.0
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP399110.511.8
Scot Nat41271.31.5
Plaid Cymru522.2.3
Green Party61131.21.3
Other Party750.5.6
Other answer816.2.2
None108889.410.6
Can't vote111821.92.2
Missing or wild-97407.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8397Missing cases1041
Question RouteUses FVOTE1 FVOTE2 FVOTE3 FVOTE4 on record FINDRESP.
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


ffimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
47.31180.3804200
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00782382.985.7
Amount stated1.00130113.814.3
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFRVAL FFRW FFRNOW FFRJT on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIMNPI 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


ffimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
115.89178.7702211.25
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00498852.954.7
Amount stated1.00413643.845.3
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFRVAL FFRW FFRNOW FFRJT on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIMNBI 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


ffimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.25160.1905150
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00390741.442.8
Amount stated1.00521755.357.2
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 FFIYRDI on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFRVAL FFRW FFRNOW FFRJT on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIMNII 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


ffimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.4973.2402000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00870792.395.4
Amount stated1.004174.44.6
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFRVAL FFRW FFRNOW FFRJT on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIMNTI 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


ffimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
707.19979.31027345
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-73013.19Missing
[Value >= 0]913796.81100.0
Total9438100.00
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteUses FJ2PAY FPAYGU FJBSEMP FJSACCS FJSPROF FJSPAYG FPRFITB FIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIMNLI 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


ffimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
216.96341.0805787.74
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00180819.219.8
Amount stated1.00731677.580.2
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FFIMNP FFIMNB FFIMNT FFIMNI on Record FINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIMNNLI 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


ffimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
924.83951.76027370
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-73013.19Missing
[Value >= 0]913796.81100.0
Total9438100.00
Valid cases9137Missing cases301
Question RouteUses FFIMNL FPAYGU FJBSEMP FJSACCS FJSPROF FJSPAYG FJ2PAY FPRFITB on Record FINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIMNTHI 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


ffiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7939.1110470.370176691.45
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00324634.435.6
Amount stated1.00587862.364.4
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FIVFIO FJBHAS FJBOFF FCJSBLY FCJSWK9 FJTYID FJLYID FNJBWKS FPAYGU FPAYGTY FPAYGLY FPAYS FPAYSW FPAYSG FSEX FMLSTAT FSPJB FJBPENM FAGE on Record FINDRESP. Uses FJHSTAT FJHGPAY FJHSPW on Record FJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIYRLI 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


ffiyrnlAnnual non-labour income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2522.943963.96069404.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00165117.518.1
Amount stated1.00747379.281.9
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FFIYRP FFIYRB FFIYRT FFIYRI on Record FINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIYRNLI 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


ffiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
557.272142.19050400
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00780782.785.6
Amount stated1.00131714.014.4
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFIM09L FFIM10L FFIM11L FFIM12L FFIM01T FFIM02T FFIM03T FFIM04T FFIM05T FFIM06T FFIM07T FFIM08T on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIYRPI 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


ffiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1361.502084.15026208.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00474350.352.0
Amount stated1.00438146.448.0
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFIM09L FFIM10L FFIM11L FFIM12L FFIM01T FFIM02T FFIM03T FFIM04T FFIM05T FFIM06T FFIM07T FFIM08T on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIYRBI 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


ffiyrtAnnual transfer income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
132.17814.97020784
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00860791.294.3
Amount stated1.005175.55.7
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFIM09L FFIM10L FFIM11L FFIM12L FFIM01T FFIM02T FFIM03T FFIM04T FFIM05T FFIM06T FFIM07T FFIM08T on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIYRTI 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


ffiyriAnnual investment income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
471.841840.58061800
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00389841.342.7
Amount stated1.00522655.457.3
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FNF1 FFIYRDI on Record FINDRESP. Uses FFICODE FFIM09L FFIM10L FFIM11L FFIM12L FFIM01T FFIM02T FFIM03T FFIM04T FFIM05T FFIM06T FFIM07T FFIM08T on Record FINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIYRII 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


ffiyrAnnual income (1.9.95-1.9.96)
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10462.0710181.790181107.78
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.002202.32.4
Amount stated1.00890494.397.6
Proxy respondent-7.003143.3Missing
Valid cases9124Missing cases314
Question RouteUses FFIYRL FFIYRNL on Record FINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable FFIYEARI 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


ffihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2109.781563.75027827
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0014.1.1
Amount stated1.00937699.399.9
Missing or wild-9.0048.5Missing
Valid cases9390Missing cases48
Question RouteUses FIVFHO on Record FHHSAMP. Uses FFIMN FIVFIO on Record FINDRESP.
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 FFIHHMNI 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


fhlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.205.36036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
023.2.3
Amount stated1893494.799.7
Missing or wild-91801.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8957Missing cases481
Question RouteUses FGHQA FGHQB FGHQC FGHQD FGHQE FGHQF FGHQG FGHQH FGHQI FGHQJ FGHQK FGHQL on Record FINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions FGHQA to FGHQL 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


fhlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0448547.550.1
1126613.414.1
27497.98.4
35666.06.3
44234.54.7
53173.43.5
62712.93.0
71992.12.2
81691.81.9
91441.51.6
101371.51.5
111061.11.2
121251.31.4
Missing or wild-91801.9Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases8957Missing cases481
Question RouteUses FGHQA FGHQB FGHQC FGHQD FGHQE FGHQF FGHQG FGHQH FGHQI FGHQJ FGHQK FGHQL on Record FINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions FGHQA to FGHQL 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


fspjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0194120.632.2
Yes1408743.367.8
No spouse/partner-8341036.1Missing
Valid cases6028Missing cases3410
Question RouteUses FHGSPN FHGEST FIVFIO on Record FINDALL. Uses FJBHAS FJBOFF on Record FINDRESP.
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


fspsocSpouse/partner's Occupation
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases3889Missing cases5549
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for FJBSOC 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


fspjbhrSpouse/partner's weekly work hours
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.2613.74099
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No expected hours034.4.9
Amount stated1375739.899.1
Missing or wild-92522.7Missing
Inapplicable-8535156.7Missing
Proxy respondent-744.5Missing
Valid cases3791Missing cases5647
Question RouteUses FJBSEMP FJBHRS FJSHRS on Record FINDRESP. Uses FHGSPN FIVFIO on Record FINDALL.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Time Use
NoteMeasures spouse's/partner's usual weekly hours of work excluding overtime. Taken from FJBHRS if employee and FJSHRS if self-employed.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18