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hpaynNet rate of pay per month: last payment
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
904.32812.8617.3341031.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00546150.1100.0
Missing or wild-9.002352.2Missing
Inapplicable-8.00485244.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases5461Missing cases5445
Question RouteUses HIVFIO HPAYGW HPAYGL HPAYNW HSEX HMLSTAT HJBPENM HSPJB HAGE HJBPEN PID HIVLYR on Record HINDRESP. 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 (HPAYNL) 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


hpayguUsual gross pay per month: current job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1192.521282.5212.0171059
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00569652.2100.0
Inapplicable-8.00485244.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases5696Missing cases5210
Question RouteUses HIVFIO HHGSPN HJBPENM HPAYUSL HPAYG HPAYUG HPAYU HPAYUW HPAYN HMLSTAT HSEX HSPJB HJBSEMP HAGE HJBPEN PID HIVLYR on Record HINDRESP. 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 HPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HPAYGUI 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


hpaynuUsual net pay per month: current job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
887.49786.6012.0141031.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00569652.2100.0
Inapplicable-8.00485244.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases5696Missing cases5210
Question RouteUses HIVFIO HHGSPN HJBPENM HPAYUSL HPAYN HPAYG HPAYUG HPAYU HPAYUW HMLSTAT HSEX HSPJB HJBSEMP HAGE HJBPEN PID HIVLYR on Record HINDRESP. 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 HPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HPAYNUI 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


hpaygtyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1194.641342.33071059
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0012.1.2
Amount stated1.00636258.399.8
Missing or wild-9.006.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00416838.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases6374Missing cases4532
Question RouteUses HIVFIO HJBSTAT HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSEMP HJSACCS HJBPROF HJSPAYG HJBPENM HMLSTAT HSEX HPAYGU HJTYID on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJHSTAT HJHGPAY on Record HJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly Gross payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.98. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees HPAYGU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit. If current job spell started after 1.9.98, then this variable is equal to value of HJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HPAYGTI 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


hpayglyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1174.821213.48038992.20
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0025.2.4
Amount stated1.00612856.299.6
Inapplicable-8.00439540.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases6153Missing cases4753
Question RouteUses HHGSPN HJBSTAT HJBPENM HMLSTAT HSEX HAGE HJBOFF HJBHAS HJBSEMP HJSACCS HJSPROF HJSPAYG HJSPRBM HJSPRBY4 HJSPREM HJSPRBY4 HJSPREM HJSPREY4 HPAYLY HPAYLYW HPAYLYG HCJSBLY HSPJB HJLYID HPAYGU PID HIVLYR HIVFIO HCJSBLY on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJHSTAT HJHGPAY on Record HJOBHIST. 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 1.9.97. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees HPAYLY 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 1.9.97, then this variable is equal to the value of HJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HPAYGLI 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


hpayntyUsual monthly net pay: Sept this year
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
893.15833.55041031.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0012.1.2
Amount stated1.00639058.699.8
Missing or wild-9.006.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00414038.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases6402Missing cases4504
Question RouteUses HIVFIO HJBSTAT HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSEMP HJSACCS HJBPROF HJSPAYG HJBPENM HMLSTAT HSEX HSPJB HPAYNU HJTYID on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJHSTAT HJHGPAY on Record HJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.98. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees HPAYNU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. If the current job spell started after 1.9.98, then this variable is equal to the value of HJHNPAY for the job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HPAYNTYI 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


hpaynlyUsual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
877.29746.51023814.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0028.3.5
Amount stated1.00612556.299.5
Inapplicable-8.00439540.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases6153Missing cases4753
Question RouteUses PID HIVLYR HIVFIO HCJSBLY HHGSPN HJBSTAT HJBPENM HMLSTAT HSEX HJBOFF HJBHAS HJBSEMP HJACCS HJSPROF HJSPAYG HJSPRBM HJSPRBY4 HJSPREM HJSPRBM HJSPREM HJSPREY4 HPAYLY HPAYLYW HPAYLYG HSPJB HJLYID HPAYNU HAGE on record HINDRESP. Uses HJHSTAT HJHNPAY ON Record HJOBHIST. 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 1.9.97. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees answer to HPAYLY 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 1.9.97, then this variable is equal to the value of HJHNPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HPAYNLI 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


hjsprofMonthly self employed profit
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1275.821861.78025000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0011.11.9
Amount stated1.005785.398.1
Inapplicable-8.00995991.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases589Missing cases10317
Question RouteUses HJBSEMP HJSACCS HJSPRF HJSPRBM HJSPRBY4 HJSPREM HJSPREY4 HJSPRLS on Record HINDRESP.
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. HJSPAYG). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here HJSPROFI) 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 HJSPRLS indicates that the amount is a loss, then HJSPROF takes the value 0, and the compute amount is given at HJSLOSS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjslossAmount: self-employment losses
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7.3661.280750
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003202.998.2
Amount stated1.006.11.8
Missing or wild-9.004113.8Missing
Not applicable-8.00981190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases326Missing cases10580
Question RouteUses HJBSEMP HJSACCS HJSPRF HJSPRBM HJSPRBY4 HJSPREM HJSPREY4 HJSPRLS HJSPROF on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for HJSPROF.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjspaygMonthly self employed gross pay
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
655.67703.2504000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81040095.36Missing
proxy and/or phone-73583.28Missing
[Value >= 0]1481.36100.0
Total10906100.00
Valid cases148Missing cases10758
Question RouteUses HJBSEMP HJSPAYU HJSACCS HJSPAYW HJSPYTX HJSPYNI HJSHRS HIVFIO on Record HINDRESP.
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. HJSPROF). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here HJSPAYG) 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


hcjstenLength (days) current labour market sp.
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2716.623308.78027857
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001.0.0
Amount stated1.001039195.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.001561.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10392Missing cases514
Question RouteUses HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBBGD HJBBGM HJBBGY4 HJBSEMP HJSBGD HJSBGM HJSBGY4 HCJSBGD HCJSBGM HCJSBGY4 HDOID HDOIM on Record HINDRESP
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 1997, 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


hcjswk9Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.98
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
44.4416.09052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.004774.44.5
Amount stated1.001005992.295.5
Missing or wild-9.0012.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10536Missing cases370
Question RouteUses HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSEMP HJBSTAT HJBBGD HJBBGM HJBBGY HJSBGD HJSBGM HJSBGY4 HCJSBGD HCJSBGM HCJSBGY4 HCJSBLY HJLYID HJTYID on Record HINDRESP.
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


hjlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0666361.164.3
Job spell 113753.43.6
Job spell 2225.2.2
Job spell 333.0.0
Last job - J361247.4.5
See AJLID13145713.414.1
See BJLID141561.41.5
See CJLID151411.31.4
See DJLID161731.61.7
See EJLID171511.41.5
See FJLID181941.81.9
See GJLID199738.99.4
Missing-941.4Missing
Proxy respondent-71281.2Missing
Never had a job-33793.5Missing
Valid cases10358Missing cases548
Question RouteUses HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSTAT HCJSBLY HNJBS HJBHAD on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT on Record HJOBHIST. 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


hjlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0807174.076.5
Job spell 11177716.316.8
Job spell 224734.34.5
Job spell 331611.51.5
Job spell 4440.4.4
Job spell 5516.1.2
Job spell 665.0.0
Job spell 773.0.0
Job spell 881.0.0
Missing-91.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10547Missing cases359
Question RouteUses HJBSTAT HCJSBLY HCJSBGD HCJSBGM HCJSBGY4 HIVFIO on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1997. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.97, and the relevant HJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.98
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01012592.896.1
Job spell 113783.53.6
Job spell 2228.3.3
Job spell 332.0.0
Missing-915.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10533Missing cases373
Question RouteUses HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSEMP HJBSTAT HJBBGD HJBBGM HJBBGY HJSBGD HJSBGM HJSBGY4 HCJSBGD HCJSBGM HCJSBGY4 HCJSBLY on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHBGD HJHBGM HJHBGY4 HJHSTAT on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1998. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.98, and relevant HJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large14.0.1
Managers,large26135.69.2
Employers,small31651.52.5
Managers,small43663.45.5
Professional Self-em566.61.0
Professional employe63082.84.6
Int. non-manual,work78137.512.2
Int. non-man,foreman82522.33.8
Junior non-manual9135112.420.3
Personal service wrk104454.16.7
Foreman manual112882.64.3
Skilled manual wkrs126145.69.2
Semi-skilled manual136045.59.1
Unskilled manual wkr142982.74.5
Own account wkrs153703.45.6
Farmers - employers,1621.2.3
Farmers - own accoun1722.2.3
Agricultural workers1852.5.8
Members of armed for1910.1.2
Missing-91.0Missing
Not Applicable-8424338.9Missing
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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


hjbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher110179.315.3
Service class,lower2129211.819.4
Routine non-manual e39378.614.1
Personal service wor45975.59.0
Sml props w employee51481.42.2
Sml props w/o employ63583.35.4
Farmers,Smallholders757.5.9
Foreman,Technicians84874.57.3
Skilled manual worke94854.47.3
Semi,unskilled manua10123811.418.6
Agricultural workers1146.4.7
Missing-91.0Missing
Not Applicable-8424338.9Missing
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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


hjbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ13743.45.6
technic2196618.029.5
Skilled non-manual3161914.824.3
Skilled manual4132912.219.9
Partly skilled occ510319.515.5
Unskilled occ63333.15.0
Armed forces710.1.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8424338.9Missing
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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


hjbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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


hjbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.3418.120.5785.04
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00666261.1100.0
Missing or wild-9.001.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00424338.9Missing
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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


hjbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.9819.260.6099.99
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00666261.1100.0
Missing or wild-9.001.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00424338.9Missing
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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


hjbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.3116.27082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0010.1.2
Amount stated1.00665261.099.8
Missing or wild-9.001.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.00424338.9Missing
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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 (1984) 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


hjbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org105.0.1
Higher managerial202332.13.5
Higher prof tradn'l312702.54.1
Higher prof new emp321211.11.8
High prof trad s.emp3368.61.0
High prof new s.emp349.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps417587.011.4
Lower Prof new emps4245.4.7
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4360.6.9
Lower Prof new s.emp449.1.1
Lower manag occupns504964.57.4
Hgher supervis occup601891.72.8
admin715525.18.3
serv723303.05.0
aux7372.71.1
Intermed engineering7429.3.4
Emp,small (non-prof)811681.52.5
Emp,small (agricult)8217.2.3
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)914173.86.3
Own acct wkrs(agric)9228.3.4
Lwr supervis occups1004574.26.9
Lwr technical craft1112142.03.2
Lwr tech process op11251.5.8
Semi-routine sales1213723.45.6
Semi-routine service1223683.45.5
Semi-routine tech12374.71.1
Semi-routine op1241361.22.0
Semi-routine agric12528.3.4
Semi-routine cleri12691.81.4
Semi-rtne childcare12742.4.6
serv1311891.72.8
Routine production1321361.22.0
Routine technical1332922.74.4
Routine operative1343263.04.9
Routine agricultrl13510.1.2
Missing-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8424338.9Missing
Valid cases6662Missing cases4244
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


hnjbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
30.8324.78052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00380834.936.2
Amount stated1.00672561.763.8
Missing or wild-9.0015.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10533Missing cases373
Question RouteUses HJBHAS HJBOFF HCJSBLY HCJSWK9 HJLYID HJBSTAT on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.97 - 31.8.98). 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


hnjuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.537.55052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00989590.793.9
Amount stated1.006425.96.1
Missing or wild-9.0011.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10537Missing cases369
Question RouteUses HJBHAS HJBOFF HCJSBLY HCJSWK9 HJLYID HJBSTAT on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.97 - 31.8.98). 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


hnjiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19.7324.68052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00618956.758.7
Amount stated1.00434839.941.3
Missing or wild-9.0011.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10537Missing cases369
Question RouteUses HJBHAS HJBOFF HCJSBLY HCJSWK9 HJLYID HJBSTAT on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.97 - 31.8.98). 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


hnjbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0378534.735.9
1579753.255.0
28007.37.6
31401.31.3
417.2.2
56.1.1
71.0.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10546Missing cases360
Question RouteUses HJLYID HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSTAT HCJSWK9 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self- employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.97 - 1.9.98).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hnjbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0378534.735.9
1535449.150.8
2119210.911.3
31821.71.7
425.2.2
56.1.1
61.0.0
71.0.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10546Missing cases360
Question RouteUses HJLYID HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSTAT HCJSWK9 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.97 - 1.9.98). 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


hnjuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0987690.693.6
15985.55.7
264.6.6
38.1.1
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10546Missing cases360
Question RouteUses HJLYID HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSTAT HCJSWK9 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.97 - 1.9.98).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hnjispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0637058.460.4
1408837.538.8
283.8.8
35.0.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10546Missing cases360
Question RouteUses HJLYID HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSTAT HCJSWK9 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.97 - 1.9.98).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed18297.67.9
In paid employ2513447.148.8
Unemployed33613.33.4
Retired4202918.619.3
Maternity leave548.4.5
Family care69108.38.7
FT studt, school77376.87.0
LT sick, disabld84324.04.1
Govt trng scheme914.1.1
Something else1025.2.2
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Don't know-122.2Missing
Valid cases10519Missing cases387
Question RouteUses HJLYID HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSTAT on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT HJHSEMP on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to HJBSTAT, for 1.9.97. If HJLYID = 0, HJBSTATL is HJBSTAT, if HJLYID is greater than 0, then HJBSTAT
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Self employed17086.56.7
In paid employ2533248.950.7
Unemployed33613.33.4
Retired4212019.420.1
Maternity leave542.4.4
Family care69118.48.7
FT studt, school75855.45.6
LT sick, disabld84374.04.2
Govt trng scheme912.1.1
Something else1017.2.2
Missing or wild-923.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10525Missing cases381
Question RouteUses HJTYID HJBHAS HJBOFF HJBSTAT on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJSPNO HJHSTAT on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to HJBSTAT, for 1.9.98. If HJTYID = 0, HJBSTATT is HJBSTAT, if HJTYID is greater than 0, then HJBSTAT
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on 1.9.97
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases6264Missing cases4642
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


hjlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Managers,large21.02.1
Managers,small42.04.3
Professional employe62.04.3
Int. non-manual,work71.02.1
Junior non-manual911.123.4
Personal service wrk104.08.5
Foreman manual114.08.5
Skilled manual wkrs127.114.9
Semi-skilled manual1310.121.3
Unskilled manual wkr144.08.5
Agricultural workers181.02.1
Missing-94.0Missing
Not Applicable-81049796.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for HJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher12.04.3
Service class,lower24.08.5
Routine non-manual e36.112.8
Personal service wor44.08.5
Foreman,Technicians84.08.5
Skilled manual worke95.010.6
Semi,unskilled manua1021.244.7
Agricultural workers111.02.1
Missing-94.0Missing
Not Applicable-81049796.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for HJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ12.04.3
technic23.06.4
Skilled non-manual310.121.3
Skilled manual413.127.7
Partly skilled occ515.131.9
Unskilled occ64.08.5
Missing or wild-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81049796.2Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for HJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hjliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for HJBISCO, 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


hjlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
26.2017.020.6785.04
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0047.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001049796.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for HJBCSSM. 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


hjlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
26.2017.180.6686.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0047.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001049796.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for HJBCSSM. 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


hjlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
36.9713.8218.3676.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.0047.4100.0
Missing or wild-9.004.0Missing
Inapplicable-8.001049796.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for HJBHGS. See Vol. A for details. See also Goldthorpe, JH and Hope, K (1984) 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


hjlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Higher prof tradn'l312.04.3
Lower Prof trad emps411.02.1
Lower manag occupns503.06.4
Hgher supervis occup602.04.3
admin714.08.5
Lwr supervis occups1004.08.5
Lwr technical craft1112.04.3
Lwr tech process op1121.02.1
Semi-routine sales1213.06.4
Semi-routine service1226.112.8
Semi-routine tech1235.010.6
Semi-routine op1242.04.3
Semi-routine agric1251.02.1
Semi-routine cleri1261.02.1
serv1313.06.4
Routine production1322.04.3
Routine technical1331.02.1
Routine operative1344.08.5
Missing-94.0Missing
Inapplicable-81049796.2Missing
-73583.3Missing
Valid cases47Missing cases10859
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


hvotePolitical party supported
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1234721.524.8
Labour2428139.345.3
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP3119110.912.6
Scot Nat41871.72.0
Plaid Cymru521.2.2
Green Party61221.11.3
Other Party746.4.5
Other answer816.1.2
None1010559.711.2
Can't vote111941.82.1
Missing or wild-9108810.0Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases9460Missing cases1446
Question RouteUses HVOTE1 HVOTE2 HVOTE3 HVOTE4 on record HINDRESP.
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


hfimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
52.82202.4904600
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00893581.984.7
Amount stated1.00161314.815.3
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFRVAL HFRW HFRNOW HFRJT on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIMNPI 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


hfimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
144.76525031054.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00553050.752.4
Amount stated1.00501846.047.6
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFRVAL HFRW HFRNOW HFRJT on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIMNBI 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


hfimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.61175.0606250
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00488144.846.3
Amount stated1.00566752.053.7
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 HFIYRDI on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFRVAL HFRW HFRNOW HFRJT on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIMNII 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


hfimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.3769.6001926
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001011992.895.9
Amount stated1.004293.94.1
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFRVAL HFRW HFRNOW HFRJT on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIMNTI 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


hfimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
743.431213.35071059
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-73583.28Missing
[Value >= 0]1054896.72100.0
Total10906100.00
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HJ2PAY HPAYGU HJBSEMP HJSACCS HJSPROF HJSPAYG HPRFITB HIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIMNLI 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


hfimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
250.55609.05031054.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00212519.520.1
Amount stated1.00842377.279.9
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HFIMNP HFIMNB HFIMNT HFIMNI on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIMNNLI 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


hfimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
993.981275.88071059
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-73583.28Missing
[Value >= 0]1054896.72100.0
Total10906100.00
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HFIMNL HPAYGU HJBSEMP HJSACCS HJSPROF HJSPAYG HJ2PAY HPRFITB on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIMNTHI 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


hfiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.97-1.9.98)
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
8150.7312098.770442590.22
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00381735.036.2
Amount stated1.00673161.763.8
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HIVFIO HJBHAS HJBOFF HCJSBLY HCJSWK9 HJTYID HJLYID HNJBWKS HPAYGU HPAYGTY HPAYGLY HPAYS HPAYSW HPAYSG HSEX HMLSTAT HSPJB HJBPENM HAGE on Record HINDRESP. Uses HJHSTAT HJHGPAY HJHSPW on Record HJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIYRLI 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


hfiyrnlAnnual non-labour income (1.9.97-1.9.98)
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2873.407204.530378130.59
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00200818.419.0
Amount stated1.00854078.381.0
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HFIYRP HFIYRB HFIYRT HFIYRI on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIYRNLI 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


hfiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.97-1.9.98)
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
613.672345.33055200
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00892081.884.6
Amount stated1.00162814.915.4
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFIM09L HFIM10L HFIM11L HFIM12L HFIM01T HFIM02T HFIM03T HFIM04T HFIM05T HFIM06T HFIM07T HFIM08T on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIYRPI 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


hfiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.97-1.9.98)
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1680.016329.170378130.59
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00537249.350.9
Amount stated1.00517647.549.1
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFIM09L HFIM10L HFIM11L HFIM12L HFIM01T HFIM02T HFIM03T HFIM04T HFIM05T HFIM06T HFIM07T HFIM08T on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIYRBI 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


hfiyrtAnnual transfer income (1.9.97-1.9.98)
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
118.73795.13023112
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001003292.095.1
Amount stated1.005164.74.9
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFIM09L HFIM10L HFIM11L HFIM12L HFIM01T HFIM02T HFIM03T HFIM04T HFIM05T HFIM06T HFIM07T HFIM08T on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIYRTI 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


hfiyriAnnual investment income (1.9.97-1.9.98)
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
460.981778.20054982.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00486844.646.2
Amount stated1.00568052.153.8
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HNF1 HFIYRDI on Record HINDRESP. Uses HFICODE HFIM09L HFIM10L HFIM11L HFIM12L HFIM01T HFIM02T HFIM03T HFIM04T HFIM05T HFIM06T HFIM07T HFIM08T on Record HINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIYRII 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


hfiyrAnnual income (1.9.97-1.9.98)
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11024.1313127.190442590.22
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.002162.02.0
Amount stated1.001033294.798.0
Proxy respondent-7.003583.3Missing
Valid cases10548Missing cases358
Question RouteUses HFIYRL HFIYRNL on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable HFIYEARI 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


hfihhmnHousehold income: month before interview
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2216.232127.08072927.50
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0011.1.1
Amount stated1.001082199.299.9
Missing or wild-9.0074.7Missing
Valid cases10832Missing cases74
Question RouteUses HIVFHO on Record HHHSAMP. Uses HFIMN HIVFIO on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes: Household Income
NoteSums the values of total income in the month before interview for individuals in the h/hold. Includes imputed data. The imputation flag variable HFIHHMNI takes a value 0 if there was no imputation, 1 if some component of an individual h/hold members income was imputed, and 2 if the whole income of one or more h/hold members was imputed. See notes on Imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlghq1Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 1: Likert
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.195.43036
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
033.3.3
Amount stated11031894.699.7
Missing or wild-91971.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10351Missing cases555
Question RouteUses HGHQA HGHQB HGHQC HGHQD HGHQE HGHQF HGHQG HGHQH HGHQI HGHQJ HGHQK HGHQL on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions HGHQA to HGHQL to a single 36 point scale. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hhlghq2Subjective wellbeing (GHQ) 2: Caseness
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0531648.751.4
1144413.214.0
28407.78.1
36165.66.0
44684.34.5
53473.23.4
62632.42.5
72312.12.2
82001.81.9
91641.51.6
101611.51.6
111321.21.3
121691.51.6
Missing or wild-91971.8Missing
Proxy respondent-73583.3Missing
Valid cases10351Missing cases555
Question RouteUses HGHQA HGHQB HGHQC HGHQD HGHQE HGHQF HGHQG HGHQH HGHQI HGHQJ HGHQK HGHQL on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Subjective Well-Being
NoteMeasure converts valid answers to questions HGHQA to HGHQL to a single scale 12 point scale. See note on variable wHLGHQ1 in Notes on Derived Variables in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


hspjbWhether spouse/partner employed now
Record TypeHINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0232621.333.2
Yes1467142.866.8
No spouse/partner-8390935.8Missing
Valid cases6997Missing cases3909
Question RouteUses HHGSPN HHGEST HIVFIO on Record HINDALL. Uses HJBHAS HJBOFF on Record HINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18