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gpaydf7Last pay unusual through overtime
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text GE30G : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Unusual amount of overtime
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned04964.454.0
Unusual amt overtime14223.846.0
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Inapplicable-8989088.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases918Missing cases10275
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GPAYGL GE 0 AND GPAYNL GE 0 AND GPAYUSL = 2 AND GPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for GPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaydf8Last pay unusual for other reason
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text GE30H : Can I just check, why was it that your pay last time was different from your usual pay? Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned05114.655.7
Other14073.644.3
Missing or wild-920.2Missing
Inapplicable-8989088.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases918Missing cases10275
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GPAYGL GE 0 AND GPAYNL GE 0 AND GPAYUSL = 2 AND GPAYU GE -1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work but has a job that was away from, and is an employee and last take home pay was recorded and was not usual amount and R did not refuse to give usual amount
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for GPAYGW.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbbgdDay started current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text GE44D : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Day
Valid cases3165Missing cases8028
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteThis refers to job recorded in GJBSOC. Length of job spell is found in derived variables GCJSTEN and GCJSWK9.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbbgmMonth started current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text GE44M : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January14193.77.8
February23313.06.1
March33773.47.0
April45264.79.8
May53853.47.1
June64834.39.0
July74464.08.3
August85164.69.6
September98637.716.0
October105194.69.6
November113413.06.3
December121801.63.3
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-13393.0Missing
Valid cases5386Missing cases5807
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for GJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbbgy4Year started current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text GE44Y : What was the date you started working in your present position? If you have been promoted or changed grades, please give me the date of that change. Otherwise please give me the date when you started doing the job you are doing now for your present employer. Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1992.785.7719541998
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1571551.1100.0
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-112.1Missing
Valid cases5715Missing cases5478
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for GJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbbglyStarted job after 1.9.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text GE45 : Interviewer check: Is date at E44 September 1st 1996 or before?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1.9.96 or before1378733.866.1
After 1.9.962193917.333.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy-73653.3Missing
Valid cases5726Missing cases5467
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 ) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for GJBBGD. This is a key routing variable which between Wave 2 and 4 filtered those whose job has not changed away from most of this section. Wave 5 and after used to determine who is asked starting pay in present job.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbsectEmploying organisation: current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (31)
Question Number and Text GE9 : Which of the types of organisations on this card (20) do you work for (in your main job)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Private firm/company1424037.971.8
Civil Srv/Cntrl Govt22262.03.8
Local Govt/town hall37526.712.7
NHS or higher educ43833.46.5
Natnalised industry533.3.6
Non-profit orgs.61871.73.2
Armed forces735.3.6
Other847.4.8
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8528547.2Missing
Valid cases5903Missing cases5290
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Sector and Duties
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbonusPay includes bonuses or profit share
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text GE32 : In the last 12 months have you received any bonuses such as a Christmas or quarterly bonus, profit-related pay or profit sharing bonus, or an occasional commission?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1172815.430.2
No2399335.769.8
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Valid cases5721Missing cases5472
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteIncludes any extra payments, incl. performance bonuses and sales commissions, but not overtime. From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. Excludes shares and payments in kind.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbonamAmount of bonus
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (37)
Question Number and Text GE32 : What was the total amount of bonus you received over the last twelve months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1102.363308.76199999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1160214.3100.0
Missing-96.1Missing
Not applicable-8909681.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-248.4Missing
Don't know-176.7Missing
Valid cases1602Missing cases9591
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GJBONUS = 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 an employee and has received a bonus in past twelve months.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for GJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbongBonus payment: Gross or nett
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text GE33 : Was this/these amount(s) before tax or after tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before tax19538.562.7
After tax25685.137.3
Missing-926.2Missing
Not applicable-8922082.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-161.5Missing
Valid cases1521Missing cases9672
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GJBONUS = 1 AND GJBONAM 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 an employee and has received a bonus in past twelve months and has given total amount.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for GJBONUS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbrisePay includes annual increments
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text GE34 : Some people can normally expect their pay to rise every year by moving to the next point on the scale, as well as receiving negotiated pay rises. Are you paid on this type of incremental scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1239621.443.5
No2311527.856.5
Missing or wild-911.1Missing
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12041.8Missing
Valid cases5511Missing cases5682
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gtujbplUnion or staff association at workplace
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text GE35 : Is there a trade union, or a similar body such as a staff association, recognised by your management for negotiating pay or conditions for the people doing your sort of job in your workplace?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1249422.345.4
No2300026.854.6
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-12312.1Missing
Valid cases5494Missing cases5699
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteIncludes "in-house" staff associations, but excludes employers' organisations (e.g. National Farmers' Union). From Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gtuin1Member of workplace union
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text GE36 : Are you a member of this trade union/association?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1153713.761.7
No29538.538.3
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8833274.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2490Missing cases8703
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GTUJBPL = 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 an employee and there is a trade union or equivalent in workplace
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gtuin2Member of any trade union or similar
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text GE37 : Are you a member of any trade union or similar body?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11661.54.0
No2399435.796.0
Missing or wild-926.2Missing
Inapplicable-8663859.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-22.0Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases4160Missing cases7033
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND ((GTUJBPL = 1 AND GTUIN1 = 2) OR GTUJBPL = 2 OR -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 an employee and either there is not (or R does not know of) a trade union or equivalent in workplace or there is and R is not a member
Index TermsTrade Unions and Union Membership
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7


gjboppsPromotion opportunities in current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text GE38 : In your current job do you have opportunities for promotion?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1259723.246.3
No2300926.953.7
Missing or wild-929.3Missing
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-192.8Missing
Valid cases5606Missing cases5587
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbopcrJob has a recognised career path
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (38)
Question Number and Text GE39 : Does your sort of work have a recognised career or promotion ladder, even if it means changing employer to go up it?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1299226.754.1
No2254122.745.9
Missing-920.2Missing
Not applicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-11741.6Missing
Valid cases5533Missing cases5660
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW7


gjbtimeTimes of day usually work
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text GE40 : Which of the categories on this card (23) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only13353.05.9
Afternoons only2101.91.8
During the day3373133.365.3
Evenings only41651.52.9
At night51231.12.2
Both lunch/eves657.51.0
Other times/day78.1.1
Rotating shifts85084.58.9
Varies/no pattern92141.93.7
Daytime and evenings104393.97.7
Other1136.3.6
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases5717Missing cases5476
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Hours Worked and Overtime
Time Use
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year. New 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 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaysStarting pay: job start after 1.9.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text GE46 : How much were you usually paid when you started working in your present position?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2853.417765.45399999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated17086.3100.0
Missing or wild-934.3Missing
Inapplicable-8881278.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Same as now-3118310.6Missing
Refused-235.3Missing
Don't know-156.5Missing
Valid cases708Missing cases10485
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GJBBGLY = 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 an employee and R started present position after 1.9.96
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for GPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpayswStarting pay period (weeks): current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text GE47OC : And what period did that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.5517.420.2052
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.006736.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.0044.4Missing
Inapplicable-8.001008690.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Per hour-4.0024.2Missing
Refused-2.001.0Missing
Valid cases673Missing cases10520
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GJBBGLY = 2 AND GPAYS 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 an employee and R started present position after 1.9.96 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for GPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaysgStarting pay gross or net: current job
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (41)
Question Number and Text GE48 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions made at all from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions13623.252.2
After deductions22472.235.6
No deductions385.812.2
Missing or wild-946.4Missing
Inapplicable-81008690.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases694Missing cases10499
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GJBBGLY = 2 AND GPAYS 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 an employee and R started present position after 1.9.96 and usual pay when R started present position is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for GPAYGW
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbpenPension: employer runs a pension scheme
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text GE41 : Does your present employer run a pension scheme or superannuation scheme for which you are eligible?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1354431.763.7
No2202018.036.3
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8510145.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-11611.4Missing
Valid cases5564Missing cases5629
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee.
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbpenmPension: member of employers scheme
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (39)
Question Number and Text GE42 : Do you belong to your employer's pension scheme?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1263223.574.4
No29048.125.6
Missing or wild-96.1Missing
Inapplicable-8728265.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases3536Missing cases7657
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GJBPEN = 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 an employee and employer runs a pension or superannuation scheme for which R is eligible
Index TermsEmployment: Superannuation and Pension Schemes
NoteFrom Waves 2 to 4, this was not asked of employees still in same job as previous year.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaylyUsual pay at 1.9.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text GE51 : Thinking back to September 1st last year, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4545.667814.66635500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated180.7100.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81066195.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Same as now-357.5Missing
Refused-212.1Missing
Don't know-110.1Missing
Valid cases80Missing cases11113
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GIVLYR = 2 AND GJBBGLY = 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.96
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for GPAYGW. This variable is not applicable for ECHP subsample cases, since a different reference date is involved. These cases use GPAYLYE instead. See note to that variable.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaylywUsual pay at 1.9.96: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text GE52OC : And what period did that cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.202.02.5
1.0019.224.1
2.002.02.5
4.003.03.8
4.3334.343.0
52.0019.224.1
Missing or wild-9.008.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.001074096.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Per hour-4.001.0Missing
Valid cases79Missing cases11114
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GIVLYR = 2 AND GJBBGLY = 1 AND GPAYLY 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.96 and usual pay at 1.9.96 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gpaylygUsual pay at 1.9.96: gross/net deduction
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text GE53 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions at all made from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions145.456.3
After deductions228.335.0
No deductions37.18.8
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Inapplicable-81074096.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases80Missing cases11113
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GIVLYR = 2 AND GJBBGLY = 1 AND GPAYLY 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.96 and usual pay at 1.9.96 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjbbglyeStarted job after 1.1.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (40)
Question Number and Text GE45 : Interviewer check: Is date at E49 January 1st 1996 or before?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.01.96 or before13983.654.8
After 01.01.9623282.945.2
Inapplicable-81010290.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases726Missing cases10467
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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 an employee
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteSee note for GJBBGD. This is a key routing variable which is used to determine who is asked starting pay in present job. See also note for GJBBGLY. This variable is only valid for ECHP subsample cases, and relates to a different reference date.
Variable OccurrenceW7


gpaylyeUsual pay at 1.1.96
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text GE51 : Thinking back to January 1st 1996, at that time how much were you usually paid?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2326.346456.97560000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12852.5100.0
Missing or wild-98.1Missing
Not applicable-81043093.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Same as now-362.6Missing
Refused-26.1Missing
Don't know-137.3Missing
Valid cases285Missing cases10908
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GIVLYR = 2 AND GJBBGLY = 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.96
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee Note for GPAYGW. This variable is only applicable for ECHP subsample cases, since a different reference date from the main sample is used.
Variable OccurrenceW7


gpaylyweUsual pay at 1.1.96: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text GE52OC : And what period did that cover?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.201.0.4
.701.0.4
1.001321.246.5
2.005.01.8
3.501.0.4
4.0015.15.3
4.3396.933.8
52.0032.311.3
77.701.0.4
Missing or wild-9.009.1Missing
Not applicable-8.001053594.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Valid cases284Missing cases10909
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GIVLYR = 2 AND GJBBGLY = 1 AND GPAYLY 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.96 and usual pay at 1.9.96 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteThis variable is only applicable for ECHP subsample cases, since a different reference date from the main sample is used.
Variable OccurrenceW7


gpaylygeUsual pay at 1.1.96: gross/net deduction
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (42)
Question Number and Text GE53 : And was that before or after any deductions for tax, national insurance, union dues and so on or were there usually no deductions at all made from your salary?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Before deductions1102.936.0
After deductions21501.353.0
No Deductions331.311.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Not applicable-81053594.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases283Missing cases10910
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 1 AND GIVLYR = 2 AND GJBBGLY = 1 AND GPAYLY 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 an employee and was not interviewed last year and started present position on or before 1.9.96 and usual pay at 1.9.96 is recorded
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteThis variable is only applicable for ECHP subsample cases, since a different reference date from the main sample is used.
Variable OccurrenceW7


gjsbossS/emp: hires employees
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text GE57 : First of all, do you have any employees?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes, has employees12492.230.8
No, no employees25595.069.2
Inapplicable-81038592.8Missing
Valid cases808Missing cases10385
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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
NoteSelf-employed covers people who do not receive wage or salary from employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjssizeS/emp: number of employees
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text GE58 : How many people do you employ?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1 - 211361.254.6
3 - 9269.627.7
10 - 24326.210.4
25 - 49410.14.0
50 - 9954.01.6
100 - 19961.0.4
200 - 49971.0.4
500 - 99981.0.4
1000 or more91.0.4
Inapplicable-81094497.8Missing
Valid cases249Missing cases10944
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSBOSS = 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 has employees
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteCovers anyone directly employed by R, to whom R pays wages and is responsible for NI and tax. Excludes consultants, partners. Excludes R as employee.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjshrsS/emp: hours normally worked per week
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text GE59 : How many hours in total do you usually work a week in your job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
45.5420.20199
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated17316.5100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81007190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-125.2Missing
Valid cases731Missing cases10462
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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
NoteWhether job is full-time or part-time is given in derived variable GJBFT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjshrlkS/emp: preference over hours worked
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (44)
Question Number and Text GE60 : 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 hours13082.841.5
Work more hours258.57.8
Contin same hrs33773.450.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81007190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-113.1Missing
Valid cases743Missing cases10450
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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


gjstimeS/emp: times of day usually work
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text GE61 : Which of the categories on this card (23) best describes the times of day you usually work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mornings only118.22.4
Afternoons only21.0.1
During the day33983.652.6
Evenings only415.12.0
At night55.0.7
Both lunch/eves613.11.7
Other times day71.0.1
Rotating shifts85.0.7
Varies/no pattern9100.913.2
Daytime and evenings101981.826.2
Other113.0.4
Inapplicable-81007190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases757Missing cases10436
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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


gjstypebS/emp: nature of employment
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text GE62 : Please look at this card (24) and tell me which of these best describes your employment situation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own business/practis11541.420.4
Partner in business/21221.116.1
Working for self33262.943.1
Sub-contractor490.811.9
Freelance556.57.4
Other68.11.1
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81007190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases756Missing cases10437
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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
NoteThis variable replaces wJSTYPE (W1-W6) and gives more detail.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text GE63 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes16015.479.4
No299.913.1
Not yet but will be357.57.5
Inapplicable-81007190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases757Missing cases10436
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 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
NoteFrom Wave 7 the question wording has been refined and answer categories extended. Forms part of a revised block of questions to measure more accurately self-employed earnings.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjspartS/emp: Own account or in partnership
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (45)
Question Number and Text GE64 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own account (sole ow14484.074.5
In partnership21531.425.5
Not applicable-81022791.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases601Missing cases10592
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE65BM,GE70BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January150.49.0
February222.23.9
March326.24.7
April42192.039.3
May548.48.6
June635.36.3
July732.35.7
August828.35.0
September938.36.8
October1027.24.8
November1117.23.1
December1215.12.7
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81022791.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-140.4Missing
Valid cases557Missing cases10636
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE65BY,GE70BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19931.0.2
199414.12.5
19951471.326.2
19963843.468.3
199716.12.8
Missing or wild-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-81022791.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-136.3Missing
Valid cases562Missing cases10631
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE65EM,GE70EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January131.35.6
February221.23.8
March383.714.9
April41881.733.8
May532.35.8
June635.36.3
July731.35.6
August830.35.4
September938.36.8
October1017.23.1
November1121.23.8
December1229.35.2
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81022791.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't know-140.4Missing
Valid cases556Missing cases10637
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE65EY,GE70EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19941.0.2
199510.11.8
19961661.529.6
19973813.468.0
19982.0.4
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-81022791.4Missing
Proxy-73653.3Missing
Don't know-136.3Missing
Valid cases560Missing cases10633
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE66,GE71 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
16956.1923096.980250000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
09.12.6
Amount stated13423.197.4
Inapplicable-81022791.4Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
No profit/loss-31.0Missing
Refused-281.7Missing
Don't know-11681.5Missing
Valid cases351Missing cases10842
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes
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


gjsprlsS/emp accounts: whether profit or loss
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE67,GE72 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Profit/earnings13313.095.1
Loss217.24.9
Missing-93.0Missing
Not applicable-81047793.6Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases348Missing cases10845
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 1 AND GJSPRF 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit or loss
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjsprtxS/emp accounts: whether before tax
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE68,GE73 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before tax)12432.273.9
No (after tax)286.826.1
Missing-94.0Missing
Not applicable-81049493.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Don't Know-11.0Missing
Valid cases329Missing cases10864
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 1 AND GJSPRF GE 0 AND GJSPRLS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjsprniS/emp accounts: whether before NI
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (46)
Question Number and Text GE69,GE74 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before NI)12091.964.3
No (after NI)21161.035.7
Missing-99.1Missing
Not applicable-81049493.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases325Missing cases10868
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS = 1 AND GJSPRF GE 0 AND GJSPRLS = 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 annual business accounts are prepared for tax purposes and has indicated a profit
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjspayuS/emp: Average earnings last 12 months
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text GE75 : On average, what was your WEEKLY or MONTHLY income from this job/business over the last 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1017.903251.23024500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
04.03.6
Amount stated1106.996.4
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81067295.3Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Refused-28.1Missing
Don't know-134.3Missing
Valid cases110Missing cases11083
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS GE 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 annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjspaywS/emp: Average earnings weekly/monthly
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text GE76 : Was that weekly or monthly income?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6.3313.92152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.001081.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.005.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001071495.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003653.3Missing
Hourly-4.001.0Missing
Valid cases108Missing cases11085
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS GE 2 AND GJSPAYU 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 annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


gjspytxS/emp: Earnings: whether before tax
Record TypeGINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (48)
Question Number and Text GE77 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes (before tax)183.779.0
No (after tax)222.221.0
Missing or wild-99.1Missing
Inapplicable-81071495.7Missing
Proxy respondent-73653.3Missing
Valid cases105Missing cases11088
Question RouteIF (GJBHAS = 1 OR (GJBHAS = 2 AND GJBOFF = 1) AND GJBSEMP = 2 AND GJSACCS GE 2 AND GJSPAYU 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 annual business accounts are not prepared for tax purposes and has indicated average weekly or monthly income
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
NoteSee note for GJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18