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fjshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text FE58 : Thinking about the hours you work, assuming that you would earn the same amount per hour as at present would you prefer to
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Work fewer hours12752.939.0
Work more hours273.810.3
Contin same hrs33583.850.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases706Missing cases8732
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjstimeS/emp: times of day usually work
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text FE59 : Which of the categories on this card (21) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only119.22.6
Afternoons only25.1.7
During the day33884.153.7
Evenings only49.11.2
At night54.0.6
Both lunch/eves68.11.1
Rotating shifts85.1.7
Varies/no pattern91121.215.5
Daytime and evenings101681.823.3
Other114.0.6
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases722Missing cases8716
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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: Hours Worked and Overtime
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
NoteNew category (11) coded from 'other' responses at Wave 5 and formalised into the question from Wave 6.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjstypeS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text FE60 : You said you are self-employed. Does this mean that you run your own business or professional practice or do you usually work for other people or organisations but on a self-employed basis?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own busin/pract14424.761.3
Work for others22452.634.0
Both334.44.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases721Missing cases8717
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text FE61 : Do you draw up profit or loss accounts?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14975.369.9
No22142.330.1
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases711Missing cases8727
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text FE62 : How much net profit did you make, in the most recent 12 months, or the most recent period for which you have figures, from your share of the business or practice?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
15329.1616365.51099999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss031.39.8
Amount stated12843.090.2
Inapplicable-8864091.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-252.6Missing
Don't know-11301.4Missing
Valid cases315Missing cases9123
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 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 self-employed and draws up profit or loss accounts
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteIncludes amounts put back into business.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE63BM : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January126.39.2
February215.25.3
March39.13.2
April4901.031.7
May532.311.3
June621.27.4
July715.25.3
August818.26.3
September922.27.7
October1022.27.7
November116.12.1
December128.12.8
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8885193.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases284Missing cases9154
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 1 AND FJSPRF GT 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 draws up profit or loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjsprbyS/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE63BY : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1989891.0.4
1990901.0.4
1992921.0.4
1993934.01.4
19949474.826.1
1995951972.169.4
1996966.12.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8885193.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases284Missing cases9154
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 1 AND FJSPRF GT 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 draws up profit or loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE63EM : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January121.27.4
February211.13.9
March323.28.1
April489.931.3
May519.26.7
June623.28.1
July713.14.6
August814.14.9
September934.412.0
October1015.25.3
November116.12.1
December1216.25.6
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8885193.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases284Missing cases9154
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 1 AND FJSPRF GT 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 draws up profit or loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjspreyS/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE63EY : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1990901.0.4
1991911.0.4
1993931.0.4
1994946.12.1
19959581.928.4
1996961942.168.1
1997971.0.4
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8885193.8Missing
Proxy-73013.2Missing
Valid cases285Missing cases9153
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 1 AND FJSPRF GT 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 draws up profit or loss accounts and has indicated net profit in last yearly account
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjspaylS/emp: last gross earnings
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE64 : How much did you earn (before tax) in the last 12 months or the most recent period for which you have figures?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9993.838843.33045526
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
04.02.8
Amount stated11401.597.2
Inapplicable-8891294.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-213.1Missing
Don't know-168.7Missing
Valid cases144Missing cases9294
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 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 and does not draw up profit or loss accounts
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteSee Note for FPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjspybmS/emp: month gross pay accounts began
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE65BM : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January19.16.4
February23.02.1
March32.01.4
April447.533.6
May53.02.1
June65.13.6
July75.13.6
August811.17.9
September937.426.4
October109.16.4
November116.14.3
December123.02.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8899395.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases140Missing cases9298
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 2 AND FJSPAYL 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 FPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjspybyS/emp: year gross pay accounts began
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE65BY : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1993931.0.7
19949410.17.1
1995951031.173.0
19969627.319.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8899395.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases141Missing cases9297
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 2 AND FJSPAYL 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 FPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjspyemS/emp: month gross pay accounts ended
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE65EM : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January13.02.2
March312.18.6
April434.424.5
May53.02.2
June64.02.9
July73.02.2
August814.110.1
September942.430.2
October1010.17.2
November1110.17.2
December124.02.9
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8899395.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases139Missing cases9299
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 2 AND FJSPAYL 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 FPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjspyeyS/emp: Year gross pay accounts ended
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text FE65EY : What are the dates of the period to which these figures relate? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1994942.01.4
19959510.17.1
1996961261.390.0
1997972.01.4
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8899395.3Missing
Proxy-73013.2Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases140Missing cases9298
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSACCS = 2 AND FJSPAYL 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 FPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text FE66 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
At home11131.215.7
From own home21641.722.7
Sep business prems31912.026.5
From van or stall412.11.7
Client/custmrs prems52232.430.9
Some other place619.22.6
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases722Missing cases8716
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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


fjsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text FE67 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.4423.361120
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated13683.9100.0
Inapplicable-8869292.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Period uncodeable-359.6Missing
Don't know-118.2Missing
Valid cases368Missing cases9070
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSPL = 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


fjsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text FE68 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Brit Rail/train110.12.3
Underground/tube29.12.1
Bus or coach311.12.5
Car or van53263.574.4
Car/van passenger630.36.8
Pedal cycle710.12.3
Walks all way839.48.9
Other93.0.7
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8869292.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases438Missing cases9000
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 2 AND FJSPL = 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


fjssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE69A : 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 apply019.22.7
Not satisf at all125.33.5
225.33.5
380.811.2
Not satis/dissatis471.810.0
51501.621.1
62442.634.3
Completely satis7981.013.8
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases712Missing cases8726
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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


fjssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE69B : 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 apply026.33.6
Not satis at all133.34.6
229.34.1
356.67.9
Not satis/dissatis4901.012.6
51231.317.3
61982.127.8
Completely satis71581.722.2
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases713Missing cases8725
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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


fjssat3S/emp: job satisfaction: initiative
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE69C : 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 apply04.0.6
Not satis at all15.1.7
23.0.4
39.11.3
Not satis/dissatis411.11.5
546.56.4
62472.634.5
Completely satis73914.154.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases716Missing cases8722
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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


fjssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE69D : 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 all19.11.3
28.11.1
317.22.4
Not satis/dissatis448.56.7
51121.215.6
63153.344.0
Completely satis72052.228.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases716Missing cases8722
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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


fjssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE69E : 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 apply02.0.3
Not satis at all119.22.7
245.56.3
3901.012.6
Not satis/dissatis465.79.1
51491.620.8
62332.532.5
Completely satis71131.215.8
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases716Missing cases8722
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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


fjssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE70 : 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 all113.11.8
212.11.7
322.23.1
Not satis/dissatis450.57.0
51371.519.2
63303.546.2
Completely satis71501.621.0
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases714Missing cases8724
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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


fjsbgdS/emp: day started present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE71D : 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 cases253Missing cases9185
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 FJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjsbgmS/emp: month started present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE71M : 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 %
January144.57.5
February241.47.0
March340.46.8
April467.711.4
May549.58.4
June647.58.0
July758.69.9
August853.69.0
September970.711.9
October1042.47.2
November1136.46.1
December1239.46.7
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11351.4Missing
Valid cases586Missing cases8852
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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 FJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


fjsbgyS/emp: year started present job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text FE71Y : 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
87.239.384796
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated17137.6100.0
Inapplicable-8841589.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-19.1Missing
Valid cases713Missing cases8725
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBSEMP = 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 FJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


fjbedHad work related training since 1.9.95
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE72 : 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 %
Yes1194220.634.6
No2366338.865.4
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases5605Missing cases3833
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 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


fjbed1Training: induction for current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE73A : Was any of this training (mentioned at FE72) Training to help you get started in your current job?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13373.617.5
No2158416.882.5
Missing or wild-923.2Missing
Inapplicable-8719376.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1921Missing cases7517
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBED = 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 1.9.95
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fjbed2Training:increase skills for current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE73B : Was any of this training (mentioned at FE72) To increase your skills in your current job for example by learning new technology?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1143615.274.4
No24935.225.6
Missing or wild-915.2Missing
Inapplicable-8719376.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1929Missing cases7509
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBED = 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 1.9.95
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fjbed3Training: improve skills for current job
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE73C : Was any of this training (mentioned at FE72) To improve your skills in your current job?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1156916.681.3
No23623.818.7
Missing or wild-913.1Missing
Inapplicable-8719376.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1931Missing cases7507
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBED = 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 1.9.95
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fjbed4Training: preparation for future jobs
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE73D : Was any of this training (mentioned at FE72) To prepare you for a job or jobs you might do in the future?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1100910.752.5
No29139.747.5
Missing or wild-922.2Missing
Inapplicable-8719376.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1922Missing cases7516
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBED = 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 1.9.95
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fjbed5Training: to develop skills generally
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE73E : Was any of this training (mentioned at FE72) To develop your skills generally?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1154916.480.3
No23814.019.7
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-8719376.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1930Missing cases7508
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBED = 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 1.9.95
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
NoteSee note for FJBED.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fjbedqTime on employer-based training, amount
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE74A : 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
13.6942.331936
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1191820.3100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8719376.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-124.3Missing
Valid cases1918Missing cases7520
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBED = 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 1.9.95
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7


fjbedp1Time on employer-based training, units
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (43)
Question Number and Text FE74B : 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 %
Hours14034.321.1
Days2109911.657.5
Weeks33103.316.2
Other4981.05.1
Missing or wild-910.1Missing
Inapplicable-8721776.5Missing
Proxy-73013.2Missing
Valid cases1910Missing cases7528
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FJBED = 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 1.9.95
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Education: Recent Education and Training
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7


feprosaChance of: better job/current employer
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text FE75 : In the next twelve months how likely do you think it is that you will...Get a better job with your current employer.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely11942.13.5
Likely27017.412.6
Unlikely3227424.140.9
Very unlikely4184419.533.2
Doesn't apply55495.89.9
Missing-911.1Missing
Not applicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-134.4Missing
Valid cases5562Missing cases3876
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 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: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7


feprosbChance of: work related training
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text FE75 : In the next twelve months how likely do you think it is that you will...Take up any work related training or education.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely16807.212.2
Likely2146515.526.3
Unlikely3193520.534.8
Very unlikely4148115.726.6
Missing-918.2Missing
Not applicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-128.3Missing
Valid cases5561Missing cases3877
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 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: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7


feproscChance of: becoming unemployed
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text FE75 : In the next twelve months how likely do you think it is that you will...Become unemployed.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely11862.03.4
Likely24384.68.1
Unlikely3276629.350.8
Very unlikely4205021.737.7
Missing-924.3Missing
Not applicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-11431.5Missing
Valid cases5440Missing cases3998
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 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: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7


feprosdChance of: job with new employer
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text FE75 : In the next twelve months how likely do you think it is that you will...Start a new job with a new employer.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely13633.86.6
Likely296810.317.6
Unlikely3213822.738.8
Very unlikely4204521.737.1
Missing-918.2Missing
Not applicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-175.8Missing
Valid cases5514Missing cases3924
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 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: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7


feproseChance of: start own business
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text FE75 : In the next twelve months how likely do you think it is that you will...Start up your own business (a new business)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely175.81.4
Likely22222.44.0
Unlikely3118112.521.3
Very unlikely4406943.173.4
Missing-936.4Missing
Not applicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-124.3Missing
Valid cases5547Missing cases3891
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 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: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7


feprosfChance of: giving up work
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text FE75 : In the next twelve months how likely do you think it is that you will...Give up paid work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Very likely11111.22.0
Likely21781.93.2
Unlikely3111111.820.0
Very unlikely4416044.174.8
Missing-917.2Missing
Not applicable-8353037.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Don't know-130.3Missing
Valid cases5560Missing cases3878
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 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: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Expectations
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7


frach12Responsible for dependent child under 12
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (1)
Question Number and Text FD0D : Key Interviewer check (front page) Is respondent the Responsible Adult for any child/children aged 12 or under?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes17988.513.8
No2496752.686.2
Inapplicable-8362138.4Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Valid cases5765Missing cases3673
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


fjbchc1Childcare: 1st mention
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text FE77M1 : Which of the following (card 24) 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 schl12372.530.4
Look after themselve221.22.7
I work from home337.44.7
Spouse or partner41741.822.3
Nanny/mother help519.22.4
Workplace nursry64.0.5
Day nursery743.55.5
Child minder859.67.6
A relative91401.518.0
Friend/neighbour1023.23.0
Other1122.22.8
Missing or wild-919.2Missing
Inapplicable-8858891.0Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Valid cases779Missing cases8659
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FRACH12 = 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


fjbchc2Childcare: 2nd mention
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text FE77M2 : Which of the following (card 24) 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 mentioned04795.161.5
When chldrn at schl116.22.1
Look after themselve28.11.0
I work from home36.1.8
Spouse or partner457.67.3
Nanny/mothers help57.1.9
Workplace nursry64.0.5
Day nursery723.23.0
Child minder825.33.2
A relative91141.214.6
Friend/neighbour1025.33.2
Other1115.21.9
Missing or wild-919.2Missing
Inapplicable-8858891.0Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Valid cases779Missing cases8659
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FRACH12 = 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


fjbchc3Childcare: 3rd mention
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text FE77M3 : Which of the following (card 24) 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 mentioned06907.388.6
When chldrn at schl12.0.3
Look after themselve21.0.1
I work from home31.0.1
Spouse or partner418.22.3
Nanny/mothers help53.0.4
Day nursery73.0.4
Child minder89.11.2
A relative926.33.3
Friend/neighbour1021.22.7
Other115.1.6
Missing or wild-919.2Missing
Inapplicable-8858891.0Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Valid cases779Missing cases8659
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FRACH12 = 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


fxpchcfChildcare: free or paid for
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text FE79 : Is this childcare free of charge or does some or all of it have to be paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Child care free12542.753.8
Child care paid22182.346.2
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8890494.3Missing
Proxy respondent-752.6Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases472Missing cases8966
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FRACH12 = 1 AND (FJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR FJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR FJBCHC3 = 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


fxpchcChildcare: weekly cost
Record TypeFINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text FE80 : About how much a week on average does the childcare cost?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
45.7738.561270
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12052.2100.0
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8891794.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73013.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases205Missing cases9233
Question RouteIF (FJBHAS = 1 OR (FJBHAS = 2 AND FJBOFF = 1) AND FRACH12 = 1 AND (FJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR FJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR FJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND FXPCHCF = 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