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gqfvocHas vocational qualifications
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0733065.568.0
Yes1344530.832.0
Missing or wild-953.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10775Missing cases418
Question RouteUses GQFEDHI GQFB GQFC GQFD GQFE GQFF GQFG GQFH GQFI GQFXB GQFXC GQFXD GQFXE GQFXF GQFXG GQFXH GQFXI on Record GINDRESP. Uses wQFVOC on all previous wINDRESP Records. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on XWAVEID.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the previous iterations of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gqfachiHighest academic qualification
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher Degree11961.81.8
1st Degree28427.57.8
HND,HNC,Teaching36615.96.1
A Level4186916.717.4
O Level5278324.925.9
CSE65965.35.5
None of These7381034.035.4
Missing-956.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73803.4Missing
Valid cases10757Missing cases436
Question RouteUses GQFA GQFB GQFC GQFD GQFE GQFF GQFG GQFH GQFI GQFJ GQFK GQFL GQFM GQFN GQFED GQFEDA GQFEDB GQFEDC GQFEDD GQFEDE GQFEDF GQFEDG GQFEDH GQFEDI GQFEDJ GQFEDK GQFEDL GQFEDM GQFEDN GQFEDO GQFEDP GQFEDQ GQFEDR GQFEDS GQFEDHI GQFXA GQFXB GQFXC GQFXD GQFXE GQFXF GQFXG GQFXH GQFXI GQFXJ GQFXK GQFXL GQFXM GQFXN GQFEDX GQFEDXA GQFEDXB GQFEDXC GQFEDXD GQFEDXE GQFEDXF GQFEDXG GQFEDXH GQFEDXI GQFEDXJ GQFEDXK on Record GINDRESP. Uses wQFACHI on all previous wINDRESP Records. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID.
Index TermsEducation: Background and Attainments
NoteThe data in this variable is up-dated each year to include the most recent qualifications of new entrants and existing panel members. The variable shows the current status of the respondent and there is no need for the user to add the recently acquired qualifications to the previous iterations of this variable. See Notes on Derived Variable in Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbftEmployed full time
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full time: 30 hrs +1508445.477.5
Part time: lt 30 hrs2147513.222.5
Missing or wild-91571.4Missing
Inapplicable-8447740.0Missing
Valid cases6559Missing cases4634
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSEMP GJBHRS GJBOT GJSHRS on Record GINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteThis measure is based on total hours, i.e. including both normal and overtime hours. It is computed for both employees and the self employed.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaygGross rate of pay per month:last payment
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1166.571001.385.4220558.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00547648.9100.0
Missing or wild-9.002512.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases5476Missing cases5717
Question RouteUses GPAYGW GPAYGL GPAYNW GPAYNL GSPJB GMLSTAT GSEX GJBPENM GJBPEN GIVLYR on Record GINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteConverts employees' last wage or salary payment before tax and other deductions in current main job (GPAYGL) to monthly amount. If gross pay was missing, but net pay was present, then gross pay is estimated from net pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaynNet rate of pay per month: last payment
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
864628.835.4212109.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00547648.9100.0
Missing or wild-9.002512.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases5476Missing cases5717
Question RouteUses GIVFIO GPAYGW GPAYGL GPAYNW GSEX GMLSTAT GJBPENM GSPJB GAGE GJBPEN PID GIVLYR on Record GINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteConverts employees' last wage or salary payment after tax and other deductions in current main job (GPAYNL) to a monthly amount. If net pay was missing, but gross pay was present, then net pay is estimated from gross pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpayguUsual gross pay per month: current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1140.82970.485.4220558.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00572751.2100.0
Inapplicable-8.00510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases5727Missing cases5466
Question RouteUses GIVFIO GHGSPN GJBPENM GPAYUSL GPAYG GPAYUG GPAYU GPAYUW GPAYN GMLSTAT GSEX GSPJB GJBSEMP GAGE GJBPEN PID GIVLYR on Record GINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures usual monthly wage or salary payment before tax and other deductions in current main job for employees. If last gross payment was the "usual", this is used. If last gross pay was missing, but net pay was present, and this was given as "usual", the gross pay was estimated from net pay, in the light of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership. If last payment was not the "usual", "usual payment" was given gross, this was used. If "usual payment" was net, this was converted as above at GPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable GPAYGUI 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


gpaynuUsual net pay per month: current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
847.22611.125.4212109.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00572751.2100.0
Inapplicable-8.00510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases5727Missing cases5466
Question RouteUses GIVFIO GHGSPN GJBPENM GPAYUSL GPAYN GPAYG GPAYUG GPAYU GPAYUW GMLSTAT GSEX GSPJB GJBSEMP GAGE GJBPEN PID GIVLYR on Record GINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures usual monthly wage or salary payment after tax and other deductions in current main job for employees. If the last net payment was the usual, then this is used. If last net pay was missing, but gross pay was present, and this was usual, then net pay is estimated from gross pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership. If last payment was not the usual, then if usual payment is given net, this is used. Otherwise, if usual payment is given gross, then this is converted as above at GPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable GPAYNUI 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


gpaygtyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1155.451194.60038992.20
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0027.2.4
Amount stated1.00640357.299.6
Missing or wild-9.006.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00439239.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases6430Missing cases4763
Question RouteUses GIVFIO GJBSTAT GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSEMP GJSACCS GJBPROF GJSPAYG GJBPENM GMLSTAT GSEX GPAYGU GJTYID on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJHSTAT GJHGPAY on Record GJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.97. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees GPAYGU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit. If current job spell started after 1.9.97, then this variable is equal to value of GJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable GPAYGTI 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


gpayglyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1118.921058.59027345
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0036.3.6
Amount stated1.00613554.899.4
Inapplicable-8.00465741.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases6171Missing cases5022
Question RouteUses GHGSPN GJBSTAT GJBPENM GMLSTAT GSEX GAGE GJBOFF GJBHAS GJBSEMP GJSACCS GJSPROF GJSPAYG GJSPRBM GJSPRBY GJSPREM GJSPAYL GJSPRBY4 GJSPREM GJSPREY4 GPAYLY GPAYLYW GPAYLYG GCJSBLY GSPJB GJLYID GPAYGU PID GIVLYR GIVFIO GCJSBLY on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJHSTAT GJHGPAY on Record GJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYGTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.96. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees GPAYLY is used, converted from net to gross where necessary, and for the self employed the current pay or profit. If current job spell started after 1.9.96, then this variable is equal to the value of GJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable GPAYGLI 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


gpayntyUsual monthly net pay: Sept this year
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
860.98756.58023814.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0027.2.4
Amount stated1.00643457.599.6
Missing or wild-9.006.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00436139.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases6461Missing cases4732
Question RouteUses GIVFIO GJBSTAT GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSEMP GJSACCS GJBPROF GJSPAYG GJBPENM GMLSTAT GSEX GSPJB GPAYNU GJTYID on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJHSTAT GJHGPAY on Record GJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.97. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees GPAYNU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. If the current job spell started after 1.9.97, then this variable is equal to the value of GJHNPAY for the job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable GPAYNTYI 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


gpaynlyUsual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
834.76662.20016012.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0036.3.6
Amount stated1.00613554.899.4
Inapplicable-8.00465741.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases6171Missing cases5022
Question RouteUses PID GIVLYR GIVFIO GCJSBLY GHGSPN GJBSTAT GJBPENM GMLSTAT GSEX GJBOFF GJBHAS GJBSEMP GJACCS GJSPROF GJSPAYG GJSPRBM GJSPRBY GJSPREM GJSPAYL GJSPRBM GJSPREM GJSPREY4 GPAYLY GPAYLYW GPAYLYG GSPJB GJLYID GPAYNU GAGE on record GINDRESP. Uses GJHSTAT GJHNPAY ON Record GJOBHIST. Uses key linking variables and wIVFIO on Record XWAVEID. Uses wPAYNTY on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self-employment income received at 1.9.96. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees answer to GPAYLY is used, converted from gross to net where necessary, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. If current job spell started after 1.9.96, then this variable is equal to the value of GJHNPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable GPAYNLI 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


gjsprofMonthly self employed profit
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1354.012377.80038992.20
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0022.23.7
Amount stated1.005795.296.3
Inapplicable-8.001022791.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases601Missing cases10592
Question RouteUses GJBSEMP GJSACCS GJSPRF GJSPRBM GJSPRBY4 GJSPREM GJSPREY4 on Record GINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed profit variable for self-employed respondents who draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self-employed, and the self employed who do not draw up accounts. (cf. GJSPAYG). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here GJSPROFI) takes the value 1 if imputed, and 0 or -8 otherwise. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A. This variable only shows positive profits. Where the variable GJSPRLS indicates that the amount is a loss, then GJSPROF takes the value 0, and the compute amount is given at GJSLOSS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjslossAmount: self-employment losses
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.03140.4101666.67
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003282.996.5
Amount stated1.0012.13.5
Missing or wild-9.004173.7Missing
Not applicable-8.001007190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases340Missing cases10853
Question RouteUses GJBSEMP GJSACCS GJSPRF GJSPRBM GJSPRBY4 GJSPREM GJSPREY4 GJSPRLS GJSPROF on Record GINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Incomes
NoteSee note to GJSPROF.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjspaygMonthly self employed gross pay
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
729.351459.50016660
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003.01.9
Amount stated1.001531.498.1
Inapplicable-8.001067295.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases156Missing cases11037
Question RouteUses GJBSEMP GJSACCS GJSPAYU GJSPAYW GJSPYTX GJSPYNI GJSHRS GIVFIO on Record GINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteComputes a monthly self-employed gross pay variable if a self-employed respondent does not draw up profit and loss accounts. Inapplicable for those who are not self employed, and the self employed who draw up accounts. (cf. GJSPROF). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here GJSPAYG) 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


gcjstenLength (days) current labour market sp.
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2736.983350.56027505
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.006.1.1
Amount stated1.001070495.699.9
Missing or wild-9.001181.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases10710Missing cases483
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBBGD GJBBGM GJBBGY GJBSEMP GJSBGD GJSBGM GJSBGY GCJSBGD GCJSBGM GCJSBGY GDOID GDOIM on Record GINDRESP
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures the length of time in the current labour market spell, whether, employee, self employed or not employed in number of days. Where day is missing, this is assumed to be one. For years before 1996, where month is missing, this is assumed to be July.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gcjswk9Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.97
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
44.3216.40052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.005955.35.5
Amount stated1.001021991.394.5
Missing or wild-9.0014.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases10814Missing cases379
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSEMP GJBSTAT GJBBGD GJBBGM GJBBGY GJSBGD GJSBGM GJSBGY GCJSBGD GCJSBGM GCJSBGY GCJSBLY GJLYID GJTYID on Record GINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
NoteMeasures number of weeks in current labour market spell which fell into reference year, that is the twelve months prior to the start of the interview period (1st Sept.) . 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


gjlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0671660.063.5
Job spell 113813.43.6
Job spell 2246.4.4
Job spell 332.0.0
Last job - J36128097.27.7
See AJLID13156814.014.8
See BJLID141811.61.7
See CJLID151641.51.6
See DJLID162011.81.9
See EJLID171991.81.9
See FJLID183032.72.9
Missing-960.5Missing
Proxy respondent-71331.2Missing
Never had a job-34303.8Missing
Valid cases10570Missing cases623
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSTAT GCJSBLY GNJBS GJBHAD on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT on Record GJOBHIST. 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


gjlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0831174.376.8
Job spell 11176715.816.3
Job spell 224894.44.5
Job spell 331571.41.5
Job spell 4460.5.6
Job spell 5527.2.2
Job spell 664.0.0
Job spell 772.0.0
Job spell 883.0.0
Job spell 991.0.0
Missing-97.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10821Missing cases372
Question RouteUses GJBSTAT GCJSBLY GCJSBGD GCJSBGM GCJSBGY GIVFIO on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1996. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.96, and the relevant GJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.97
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01031592.295.5
Job spell 114514.04.2
Job spell 2231.3.3
Job spell 335.0.0
Job spell 441.0.0
Missing-925.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10803Missing cases390
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSEMP GJBSTAT GJBBGD GJBBGM GJBBGY GJSBGD GJSBGM GJSBGY GCJSBGD GCJSBGM GCJSBGY GCJSBLY on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHBGD GJHBGM GJHBGY GJHSTAT on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1997. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.97, and relevant GJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large18.1.1
Managers,large26165.59.2
Employers,small31611.42.4
Managers,small44043.66.0
Professional Self-em578.71.2
Professional employe62672.44.0
Int. non-manual,work78087.212.0
Int. non-man,foreman82582.33.8
Junior non-manual9129411.619.3
Personal service wrk104494.06.7
Foreman manual112872.64.3
Skilled manual wkrs126405.79.5
Semi-skilled manual136645.99.9
Unskilled manual wkr142912.64.3
Own account wkrs153653.35.4
Farmers - employers,1622.2.3
Farmers - own accoun1724.2.4
Agricultural workers1865.61.0
Members of armed for1913.1.2
Missing-92.0Missing
Not Applicable-8447740.0Missing
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gjbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher19898.814.7
Service class,lower2134812.020.1
Routine non-manual e39358.413.9
Personal service wor45585.08.3
Sml props w employee51421.32.1
Sml props w/o employ63543.25.3
Farmers,Smallholders762.6.9
Foreman,Technicians84804.37.1
Skilled manual worke94994.57.4
Semi,unskilled manua10129511.619.3
Agricultural workers1152.5.8
Missing-92.0Missing
Not Applicable-8447740.0Missing
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gjbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ13453.15.1
technic2200017.929.8
Skilled non-manual3158514.223.6
Skilled manual4135812.120.2
Partly skilled occ510939.816.3
Unskilled occ63202.94.8
Armed forces713.1.2
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8447740.0Missing
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gjbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gjbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
34.9917.930.5687.93
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00671460.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00447740.0Missing
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gjbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.6119.070.5599.99
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00671460.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00447740.0Missing
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gjbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.0916.24082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.009.1.1
Amount stated1.00670559.999.9
Missing or wild-9.002.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00447740.0Missing
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gjbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org108.1.1
Higher managerial201911.72.8
Higher prof tradn'l312292.03.4
Higher prof new emp321071.01.6
High prof trad s.emp3372.61.1
High prof new s.emp349.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps417466.711.1
Lower Prof new emps4245.4.7
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4377.71.1
Lower Prof new s.emp4411.1.2
Lower manag occupns505555.08.3
Hgher supervis occup602081.93.1
admin715524.98.2
serv723282.94.9
aux7393.81.4
Intermed engineering7425.2.4
Emp,small (non-prof)811711.52.5
Emp,small (agricult)8219.2.3
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)914063.66.0
Own acct wkrs(agric)9234.3.5
Lwr supervis occups1004333.96.4
Lwr technical craft1112432.23.6
Lwr tech process op11251.5.8
Semi-routine sales1213543.25.3
Semi-routine service1223803.45.7
Semi-routine tech12399.91.5
Semi-routine op1241531.42.3
Semi-routine agric12530.3.4
Semi-routine cleri12668.61.0
Semi-rtne childcare12749.4.7
serv1311931.72.9
Routine production1321401.32.1
Routine technical1332912.64.3
Routine operative1343292.94.9
Routine agricultrl13515.1.2
Missing-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8447740.0Missing
Valid cases6714Missing cases4479
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


gnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.1124.87052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00402936.037.3
Amount stated1.00677860.662.7
Missing or wild-9.0021.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases10807Missing cases386
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GCJSBLY GCJSWK9 GJLYID GJBSTAT on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSPW on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.96 - 31.8.97). 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


gnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.808.27052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001009590.293.3
Amount stated1.007206.46.7
Missing or wild-9.0013.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases10815Missing cases378
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GCJSBLY GCJSWK9 GJLYID GJBSTAT on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSPW on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.96 - 31.8.97). 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


gnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
20.7824.91052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00595053.256.8
Amount stated1.00453340.543.2
Missing or wild-9.003453.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases10483Missing cases710
Question RouteUses GJBHAS GJBOFF GCJSBLY GCJSWK9 GJLYID GJBSTAT on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSPW on Record GJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.96 - 31.8.97). 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


gnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0401135.837.1
1588452.654.4
27746.97.2
31241.11.1
423.2.2
55.0.0
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10821Missing cases372
Question RouteUses GJLYID GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSTAT GCJSWK9 on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSPW on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.96 - 1.9.97).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0401035.837.1
1547148.950.6
2114510.210.6
31621.41.5
426.2.2
57.1.1
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10821Missing cases372
Question RouteUses GJLYID GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSTAT GCJSWK9 on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSPW on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.96 - 1.9.97). 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


gnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None01009390.293.3
16485.86.0
267.6.6
310.1.1
43.0.0
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10821Missing cases372
Question RouteUses GJLYID GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSTAT GCJSWK9 on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSPW on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.96 - 1.9.97).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0644757.659.6
1426138.139.4
2105.91.0
37.1.1
41.0.0
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10821Missing cases372
Question RouteUses GJLYID GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSTAT GCJSWK9 on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSPW on Record GJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.96 - 1.9.97).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed18407.57.8
In paid employ2512845.847.7
Unemployed34213.83.9
Retired4205318.319.1
Maternity leave534.3.3
Family care69548.58.9
FT studt, school77897.07.3
LT sick, disabld84664.24.3
Govt trng scheme921.2.2
Something else1042.4.4
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-168.6Missing
Valid cases10748Missing cases445
Question RouteUses GJLYID GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSTAT on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT GJHSEMP on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to GJBSTAT, for 1.9.96. If GJLYID = 0, GJBSTATL is GJBSTAT, if GJLYID is greater than 0, then GJBSTAT is based on GJHSTAT 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


gjbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17436.66.9
In paid employ2537248.049.8
Unemployed33863.43.6
Retired4213319.119.8
Maternity leave525.2.2
Family care69578.58.9
FT studt, school76525.86.0
LT sick, disabld84754.24.4
Govt trng scheme916.1.1
Something else1037.3.3
Missing or wild-932.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10796Missing cases397
Question RouteUses GJTYID GJBHAS GJBOFF GJBSTAT on Record GINDRESP. Uses GJSPNO GJHSTAT on Record GJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to GJBSTAT, for 1.9.97. If GJTYID = 0, GJBSTATT is GJBSTAT, if GJTYID is greater than 0, then GJBSTAT is based on GJHSTAT 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


gjbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on 1.9.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases6238Missing cases4955
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


gjlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Managers,large232.34.0
Employers,small39.11.1
Managers,small414.11.7
Professional Self-em53.0.4
Professional employe63.0.4
Int. non-manual,work733.34.1
Int. non-man,foreman826.23.2
Junior non-manual91231.115.3
Personal service wrk1067.68.3
Foreman manual1162.67.7
Skilled manual wkrs12100.912.4
Semi-skilled manual131681.520.8
Unskilled manual wkr14101.912.5
Own account wkrs1546.45.7
Farmers - own accoun171.0.1
Agricultural workers1815.11.9
Members of armed for193.0.4
Missing-923.2Missing
Not Applicable-8999989.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for GJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher134.34.2
Service class,lower265.68.1
Routine non-manual e374.79.2
Personal service wor475.79.3
Sml props w employee59.11.1
Sml props w/o employ646.45.7
Farmers,Smallholders71.0.1
Foreman,Technicians887.810.8
Skilled manual worke982.710.2
Semi,unskilled manua103182.839.5
Agricultural workers1115.11.9
Missing-923.2Missing
Not Applicable-8999989.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for GJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ16.1.7
technic290.811.2
Skilled non-manual31501.318.6
Skilled manual42131.926.4
Partly skilled occ52312.128.7
Unskilled occ61131.014.0
Armed Forces73.0.4
Missing or wild-923.2Missing
Inapplicable-8999989.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for GJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for GJBISCO, 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


gjlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.4114.580.5687.93
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.008067.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.0023.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00999989.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for GJBCSSM. 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


gjlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
23.6214.910.5589.75
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.008067.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.0023.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00999989.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for GJBCSSM. 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


gjlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.9713.47076.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.005.0.6
Amount stated1.008017.299.4
Missing or wild-9.0023.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00999989.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for GJBHGS. 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


gjlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher managerial206.1.7
Higher prof tradn'l313.0.4
High prof trad s.emp333.0.4
Lower Prof trad emps4138.34.7
Lower Prof new emps421.0.1
Lwr Prof trad s.emp431.0.1
Lower Prof new s.emp442.0.2
Lower manag occupns5030.33.7
Hgher supervis occup6019.22.4
admin7141.45.1
serv7218.22.2
aux738.11.0
Intermed engineering742.0.2
Emp,small (non-prof)8110.11.2
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)9148.46.0
Own acct wkrs(agric)921.0.1
Lwr supervis occups10080.79.9
Lwr technical craft11125.23.1
Lwr tech process op1129.11.1
Semi-routine sales12155.56.8
Semi-routine service12271.68.8
Semi-routine tech12315.11.9
Semi-routine op12443.45.3
Semi-routine agric12511.11.4
Semi-routine cleri1267.1.9
Semi-rtne childcare1271.0.1
serv13133.34.1
Routine production13259.57.3
Routine technical13357.57.1
Routine operative134105.913.0
Routine agricultrl1354.0.5
Missing-923.2Missing
Inapplicable-8999989.3Missing
-73653.3Missing
Valid cases806Missing cases10387
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


gnorgmNumber of organisations member of
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0510745.647.2
1340130.431.4
2150013.413.9
35685.15.3
41711.51.6
556.5.5
614.1.1
71.0.0
81.0.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10819Missing cases374
Question RouteUses GORGM GORGMA GORGMB GORGMC GORGMD GORGME GORGMF GORGMG GORGMH GORGMI GORGMJ GORGMK GORGML GORGMM on Record GINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteMeasures membership in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


gnorgaNumber of organisations active in
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0573751.353.8
1326429.230.6
2117010.511.0
33653.33.4
489.8.8
528.3.3
610.1.1
73.0.0
Missing or wild-91621.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases10666Missing cases527
Question RouteUses GORGA GORGAA GORGAB GORGAC GORGAD GORGAE GORGAF GORGAG GORGAH GORGAI GORGAJ GORGAK GORGAL GORGAM on Record GINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteMeasures activity in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


gvotePolitical party supported
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1222719.923.9
Labour2471842.250.6
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP311009.811.8
Scot Nat41331.21.4
Plaid Cymru514.1.2
Green Party677.7.8
Other Party748.4.5
Other answer816.1.2
None108177.38.8
Can't vote111691.51.8
Missing or wild-9150913.5Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases9319Missing cases1874
Question RouteUses GVOTE1 GVOTE2 GVOTE3 GVOTE4 on record GINDRESP.
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