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ijsaccsS/emp: draws up profit/loss accounts
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text IE79 : In this job/business are annual business accounts prepared for the Inland Revenue for tax purposes?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9120.08Missing
inapplicable-81417290.71Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes18315.3282.77
No21380.8813.75
Not yet but will be3350.223.49
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1004Missing cases14619
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 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


ijspartS/emp: Own account or partnership
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (55)
Question Number and Text IE80 : Are you working on your own account or are you in partnership with someone else?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Own account (sole ow16083.973.2
In partnership22231.426.8
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81435691.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases831Missing cases14792
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 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 IJSACCS. Important filter question to determine route through this section.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsprbmS/emp: date accounts began: month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE81BM,IE86BM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January152.36.9
February241.35.5
March344.35.9
April43272.143.5
May557.47.6
June644.35.9
July743.35.7
August837.24.9
September931.24.1
October1029.23.9
November1132.24.3
December1214.11.9
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81434591.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-178.5Missing
Valid cases751Missing cases14872
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsprby4S/emp: date accounts began: year
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE81BY,IE86BY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year began
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19891.0.1
19921.0.1
19951.0.1
19968.11.0
1997109.714.2
19985433.570.8
1999101.613.2
20003.0.4
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81434591.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-162.4Missing
Valid cases767Missing cases14856
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijspremS/emp: date accounts ended: month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE81EM,IE86EM : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Month ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January139.25.5
February227.23.8
March31501.021.3
April42141.430.4
May545.36.4
June645.36.4
July727.23.8
August832.24.5
September935.25.0
October1032.24.5
November1122.13.1
December1236.25.1
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81434591.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1125.8Missing
Valid cases704Missing cases14919
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsprey4S/emp: date accounts ended: year
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE81EY,IE86EY : What is the most recent period for which accounts have been prepared for the Inland Revenue? Year ended
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19961.0.1
199710.11.4
1998132.818.2
19995553.676.4
200028.23.9
Missing or wild-914.1Missing
Inapplicable-81434591.8Missing
Proxy-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1103.7Missing
Valid cases726Missing cases14897
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsprfS/emp: net profit in last yearly account
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE82,IE87 : What was the amount of your share of the profit or loss figure shown on these accounts for this period?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
17456.6528839.230376000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Nothing or loss052.312.5
Amount stated13632.387.5
Missing or wild-912.1Missing
Inapplicable-81434591.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Refused-2123.8Missing
Don't know-12931.9Missing
Valid cases415Missing cases15208
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 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


ijsprlsSole accounts: Whether profit/loss
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE83,IE88 : Does this figure refer to profit or loss?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Profit/earnings13532.397.2
Loss210.12.8
Missing-912.1Missing
Not applicable-81481394.8Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases363Missing cases15260
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 1 AND IJSPRF 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsprtxSole accounts: whether before tax
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE84,IE89 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9140.09Missing
inapplicable-81482394.88Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes (before tax)12741.7578.06
No (after tax)2770.4921.94
Total15623100.00
Valid cases351Missing cases15272
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 1 AND IJSPRF GE 0 AND IJSPRLS = 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsprniSole accounts: whether before NI
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (56)
Question Number and Text IE85,IE90 : Can I just check, is that (profit or loss) figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9200.13Missing
inapplicable-81482394.88Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes (before NI)12261.4565.51
No (after NI)21190.7634.49
Total15623100.00
Valid cases345Missing cases15278
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS = 1 AND IJSPRF GE 0 AND IJSPRLS = 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijspayuAverage income from job/business
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (58)
Question Number and Text IE91 : On average, what was your WEEKLY or MONTHLY income from this job/business over the last 12 months?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
771.142504.78025000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9390.25Missing
inapplicable-81500396.03Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
refused-2140.09Missing
[Value >= 0]1320.84100.0
Total15623100.00
Valid cases132Missing cases15491
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijspaywJob/business income: pay period (weeks)
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (58)
Question Number and Text IE92 : Was that weekly or monthly income?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
5.0311.59152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00125.8100.0
Missing or wild-9.0019.1Missing
Not applicable-8.001504496.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases125Missing cases15498
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS GE 2 AND IJSPAYU 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijspytxJob/business income: whether before tax
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (58)
Question Number and Text IE93 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of income tax?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9210.13Missing
inapplicable-81504496.29Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes (before tax)1910.5873.98
No (after tax)2320.2026.02
Total15623100.00
Valid cases123Missing cases15500
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS GE 2 AND IJSPAYU 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijspyniJob/business income: whether before NI
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (58)
Question Number and Text IE94 : Can I just check, is that figure before deduction of National Insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9260.17Missing
inapplicable-81504496.29Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes (before NI)1840.5471.19
No (after NI)2340.2228.81
Total15623100.00
Valid cases118Missing cases15505
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSACCS GE 2 AND IJSPAYU 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 IJSACCS.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsplS/emp: work location
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text IE95 : Where do you mainly work? Is it...
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-920.01Missing
inapplicable-81417290.71Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
At home11621.0415.98
From own home22551.6325.15
Sep business prems32811.8027.71
From van or stall4320.203.16
Client/custmrs prems52291.4722.58
Some other place6550.355.42
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1014Missing cases14609
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Workplace and Size of Firm
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteWorking at home = does major part of work there. Working from home = uses home as base but travels out to do work.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsttwtS/emp: Minutes spent travelling to work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text IE96 : About how much time does it usually take for you to get to work each day, door to door?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22.0219.401120
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated14753.0100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81459093.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Period uncodeable-3103.7Missing
Don't know-119.1Missing
Valid cases475Missing cases15148
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Time Use
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsttwmS/emp: Main means of travel to work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (59)
Question Number and Text IE97 : And what usually is your main means of travel to work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-940.03Missing
inapplicable-81459093.39Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Brit Rail/train180.051.35
Underground/tube260.041.01
Bus or coach3100.061.68
Moto cycle/moped430.020.51
Car or van54632.9677.95
Car/van passenger6280.184.71
Pedal cycle7110.071.85
Walks all way8570.369.6
Other980.051.35
Total15623100.00
Valid cases594Missing cases15029
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2 AND IJSPL = 3-6) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self-employed not working at or from home
Index TermsTransport
Employment: Self-Employment
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijssat1S/emp: job satisfaction: total pay
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE98A : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 1. The total pay, including any overtime or bonuses
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-950.03Missing
inapplicable-81417290.71Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Doesn't apply0330.213.26
Not satisf at all1670.436.63
2670.436.63
31180.7611.67
Not satis/dissatis4830.538.21
51771.1317.51
63422.1933.83
Completely satis71240.7912.27
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1011Missing cases14612
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijssat2S/emp: job satisfaction: job security
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE98B : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 2. Your job security
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply075.57.4
Not satis at all150.34.9
250.34.9
386.68.5
Not satis/dissatis4106.710.5
51511.014.9
62721.726.9
Completely satis72221.421.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases1012Missing cases14611
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijssat4S/emp: job satisfaction: work itself
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE98D : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 3. The actual work itself
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply07.0.7
Not satis at all124.22.4
217.11.7
338.23.8
Not satis/dissatis453.35.2
5139.913.7
64623.045.7
Completely satis72721.726.9
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-13.0Missing
Valid cases1012Missing cases14611
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijssat5S/emp: job satisfaction: hours worked
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE98E : I'm going to read out a list of various aspects of jobs, and for each one I'd like you to tell me from this card (E8) which number best describes how satisfied or dissatisfied you are with that particular aspect of your own present job. 4. The hours you work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Doesn't apply06.0.6
Not satis at all131.23.1
250.34.9
3136.913.4
Not satis/dissatis496.69.5
51811.217.9
63682.436.3
Completely satis7145.914.3
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1013Missing cases14610
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Employment: Self-Employment
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijssatS/emp: job satisfaction: overall
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE99 : All things considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied are you with your present job overall using the same 1 - 7 scale?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not satis at all120.12.0
231.23.1
364.46.3
Not satis/dissatis479.57.8
51681.116.6
64903.148.5
Completely satis71591.015.7
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-14.0Missing
Valid cases1011Missing cases14612
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsbgdS/emp: day started present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE100D : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Day
Valid cases350Missing cases15273
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteRefers to self-employment as sole or main job; excludes working self-employed on the side while in other main job. See note for IJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsbgmS/emp: month started present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE100M : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Month
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January165.47.9
February263.47.7
March362.47.5
April4105.712.8
May559.47.2
June683.510.1
July776.59.2
August877.59.4
September984.510.2
October1049.36.0
November1158.47.1
December1241.35.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-11931.2Missing
Valid cases822Missing cases14801
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for IJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijsbgy4S/emp: year started present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (60)
Question Number and Text IE100Y : On what date did you start doing your present job, by that I mean the beginning of your current spell of doing the work you are doing now on a self-employed basis? Year
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1989.829.9619492000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated110096.5100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81417290.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-16.0Missing
Valid cases1009Missing cases14614
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IJBSEMP = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is self- employed
Index TermsEmployment: Length of Job Tenure
Employment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for IJBBGD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijblkchaWould like: Better job/same emp.
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE101A : In the next twelve months, would you like to... Get a better job with your current employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1325420.836.9
No2453529.051.4
Doesn't apply310336.611.7
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1135.9Missing
Valid cases8822Missing cases6801
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbxpchaExpect: Better job/same emp.
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE102A : Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Get a better job with your current employer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes113548.715.8
No2616639.572.2
Doesn't apply310236.512.0
Missing-94.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-14112.6Missing
Valid cases8543Missing cases7080
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijblkchbWould like: Work related training
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE101B : In the next twelve months, would you like to... Take up any work related training?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1445928.550.4
No2438828.149.6
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1110.7Missing
Valid cases8847Missing cases6776
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbxpchbExpect: Work related training
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE102B : Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Take up any work related training
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1346022.140.1
No2517233.159.9
Missing-93.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-13232.1Missing
Valid cases8632Missing cases6991
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijblkchcWould like: New job/new employer
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE101C : In the next twelve months, would you like to... Start a new job with a new employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1244615.728.2
No2622139.871.8
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-12901.9Missing
Valid cases8667Missing cases6956
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbxpchcExpect: New job/new employer
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE102C : Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Start a new job with a new employer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes115379.818.3
No2684743.881.7
Missing-95.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-15693.6Missing
Valid cases8384Missing cases7239
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijblkchdWould like: Start own business
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE101D : In the next twelve months, would you like to... Start up your own business (a new business)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes111557.413.1
No2766949.186.9
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1133.9Missing
Valid cases8824Missing cases6799
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbxpchdExpect: Start own business
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE102D : Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Start up your own business (a new business)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13282.13.7
No2842453.996.3
Missing-96.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-12001.3Missing
Valid cases8752Missing cases6871
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijblkcheWould like: Give up paid work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE101E : In the next twelve months, would you like to... Give up paid work?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1213613.724.1
No2674443.275.9
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-177.5Missing
Valid cases8880Missing cases6743
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Prospects and Training
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbxpcheExpect: Give up paid work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (61)
Question Number and Text IE102E : Do you think this actually will happen in the coming twelve months? Give up paid work
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12651.73.0
No2854554.797.0
Missing-96.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1142.9Missing
Valid cases8810Missing cases6813
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbstrnaWorry about job problems after work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE103A : (Showcard E9) Thinking of the past few weeks, how much of the time has your job made you feel each of the following... After I leave my work I keep worrying about job problems
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never1422727.147.3
Occasionally2229714.725.7
Some of the time314759.416.5
Much of the time44713.05.3
Most of the time53162.03.5
All of the time6143.91.6
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-128.2Missing
Valid cases8929Missing cases6694
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW9 W14


ijbstrnbDifficult to unwind after work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE103B : (Showcard E9) Thinking of the past few weeks, how much of the time has your job made you feel each of the following... I find it difficult to unwind at the end of a work day
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never1371223.841.6
Occasionally2252616.228.3
Some of the time3166510.718.6
Much of the time44703.05.3
Most of the time53922.54.4
All of the time61641.01.8
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-128.2Missing
Valid cases8929Missing cases6694
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW9 W14


ijbstrncFeel used up after work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE103C : (Showcard E9) Thinking of the past few weeks, how much of the time has your job made you feel each of the following... I feel used up at the end of a workday
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never1202813.022.7
Occasionally2276817.731.0
Some of the time3223814.325.1
Much of the time47915.18.9
Most of the time58125.29.1
All of the time62851.83.2
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-135.2Missing
Valid cases8922Missing cases6701
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW9 W14


ijbstrndFeel exhausted after work
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE103D : (Showcard E9) Thinking of the past few weeks, how much of the time has your job made you feel each of the following... My job makes me feel quite exhausted by the end of a workday
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Never1195112.521.9
Occasionally2288918.532.4
Some of the time3211813.623.7
Much of the time48315.39.3
Most of the time58335.39.3
All of the time63052.03.4
Missing-92.0Missing
Not applicable-8623039.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-129.2Missing
Valid cases8927Missing cases6696
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Attitude to Work and Incentives
Health: Subjective Well-Being
Values, Opinions and Attitudes
Variable OccurrenceW9 W14


irach12Responsible for dependent child under 12
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE104 : Interviewer check: Is respondent the Responsible Adult for any child/children aged 12 or under?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes113948.915.2
No2778649.884.8
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8635540.7Missing
Proxy respondent-787.6Missing
Valid cases9180Missing cases6443
Question RouteALL
Index TermsChild Care
Children
Gender Roles
Relationship between Household Members
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbchc1Childcare: 1st mention
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE105M1 : Which of the following (card E10) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 1st mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9430.28Missing
inapplicable-81414290.52Missing
proxy and/or phone-7870.56Missing
When chldrn at schl13652.3427.02
Look after themselves2380.242.81
I work from home3530.343.92
Spouse or partner42651.7019.62
Nanny/mother help5320.202.37
Workplace nursry6120.080.89
Day nursery7920.596.81
Child minder81070.687.92
A relative92991.9122.13
Friend/neighbour10400.262.96
Other11480.313.55
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1351Missing cases14272
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbchc2Childcare: 2nd mention
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE105M2 : Which of the following (card E10) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 2nd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9470.30Missing
inapplicable-81414290.52Missing
proxy and/or phone-7870.56Missing
Not mentioned06213.9746.1
When chldrn at schl1540.354.01
Look after themselves2200.131.48
I work from home3110.070.82
Spouse or partner41480.9510.99
Nanny/mothers help5200.131.48
Workplace nursry670.040.52
Day nursery7360.232.67
Child minder8410.263.04
A relative92751.7620.42
Friend/neighbour10850.546.31
Other11290.192.15
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1347Missing cases14276
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbchc3Childcare: 3rd mention
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (62)
Question Number and Text IE105M3 : Which of the following (card E10) best describes the way you arrange for your children aged 12 or under to be looked after while you are at work? 3rd mention
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9480.31Missing
inapplicable-81414290.52Missing
proxy and/or phone-7870.56Missing
Not mentioned011297.2383.88
When chldrn at schl190.060.67
Look after themselves240.030.3
I work from home330.020.22
Spouse or partner4480.313.57
Nanny/mothers help550.030.37
Workplace nursery620.010.15
Day nursery780.050.59
Child minder870.040.52
A relative9590.384.38
Friend/neighbour10520.333.86
Other11200.131.49
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1346Missing cases14277
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ixpchcfChildcare: free or paid for
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text IE107 : Is this childcare free of charge or does some or all of it have to be paid for?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81456093.20Missing
proxy and/or phone-7870.56Missing
Child care free15773.6959.48
Child care paid23932.5240.52
Total15623100.00
Valid cases970Missing cases14653
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IRACH12 = 1 AND (IJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR IJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR IJBCHC3 = 5-11)) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner
Index TermsChild Care
Note"Paid for" includes nursery care paid for by employer outside the workplace.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ixpchcChildcare: weekly cost
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text IE108 : About how much a week on average does the childcare cost?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
49.2445.251500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9120.08Missing
inapplicable-81479494.69Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
refused-210.01Missing
[Value >= 0]3812.44100.0
Total15623100.00
Valid cases381Missing cases15242
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IRACH12 = 1 AND (IJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR IJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR IJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND IXPCHCF = 2) Asked if R did paid work last week, or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
NoteIncludes amount paid altogether by R or employer.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ihuxpchWho pays for childcare
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text IE109 : Which of the statements on this card (E11) comes closest to how you pay for this childcare?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
All from R wages12271.557.8
Most from R wages213.13.3
Share costs w partnr3123.831.3
Most by spouse/part47.01.8
All by spouse/partnr513.13.3
Other610.12.5
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81479494.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases393Missing cases15230
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IRACH12 = 1 AND (IJBCHC1 = 5-11 OR IJBCHC2 = 5-11 OR IJBCHC3 = 5-11) AND IXPCHCF = 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 R is responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 years or under and childcare arrangements involve adults/agencies other than R or partner and some/all childcare had to be paid for
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ihunursWho cares for ill children
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (63)
Question Number and Text IE110 : Who usually looks after your children when they are ill?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9470.30Missing
inapplicable-81414190.51Missing
proxy and/or phone-7870.56Missing
Respondent19516.0970.55
Spouse/partner21200.778.9
Mothers help/nanny3190.121.41
Relative41851.1813.72
Friend/neighbour5130.080.96
Other6210.131.56
Varies7390.252.89
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1348Missing cases14275
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 1 OR (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 1) AND IRACH12 = 1) Asked if R did paid work last week or did no paid work last week but has a job that was away from, and R is the responsible adult for child/ren aged 12 or under
Index TermsChild Care
Gender Roles
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulk1Looked for work in last 7 days
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE111 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work in the last week, that is the 7 days ending yesterday?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13822.46.2
No2582237.393.8
Missing or wild-95.0Missing
Inapplicable-8897957.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases6204Missing cases9419
Question RouteIF (IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteIncludes registration at employment agency, approaching employers, checking ads, making inquiries.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulk4Looked for work in last 4 weeks
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE112 : Have you looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-990.06Missing
inapplicable-8964961.76Missing
Yes11360.872.28
No2582937.3197.72
Total15623100.00
Valid cases5965Missing cases9658
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND IJULK1 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last seven days
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee Note for IJULK1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulkaApplied directly to employer
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE113A : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Applied directly to an employer?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.05Missing
inapplicable-81467693.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes13061.9660.71
No21981.2739.29
Total15623100.00
Valid cases504Missing cases15119
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2 AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulkbStudied/replied to adverts
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE113B : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Studied or replied to advertisement?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.04Missing
inapplicable-81467693.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes13712.3773.32
No21350.8626.68
Total15623100.00
Valid cases506Missing cases15117
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2 AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulkcUsed job centre/employment agency
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE113C : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Contacted a private employment agency or Job Centre?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-970.04Missing
inapplicable-81467693.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes13091.9861.19
No21961.2538.81
Total15623100.00
Valid cases505Missing cases15118
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2 AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulkdAsked friends or contacts
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE113D : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Asked friends or contacts?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-970.04Missing
inapplicable-81467693.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes13372.1666.73
No21681.0833.27
Total15623100.00
Valid cases505Missing cases15118
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2 AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulkeTaken steps to start own business
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE113E : In the past four weeks what active steps have you taken to find work. Have you...Taken steps to start your own business?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-990.06Missing
inapplicable-81467693.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes1320.206.36
No24713.0193.64
Total15623100.00
Valid cases503Missing cases15120
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2 AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijulkjbWould like a regular paid job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE114 : Although you are not looking for paid work at the moment, would you like to have a regular paid job even if only for a few hours a week?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes17855.013.8
No2491631.586.2
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-8948660.7Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases5701Missing cases9922
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from and has not looked for any kind of paid work in the last four weeks
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteIncludes R who would like paid work, but unable to take up for health, disability, age or caring reasons.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijubgnAble to start work within 2 weeks
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE115 : If a job or place on a government training scheme had been available in the week ending last Sunday, would you have been able to start within two weeks?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9140.09Missing
inapplicable-81389588.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Yes16964.4554.42
No25833.7345.58
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1279Missing cases14344
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijuspecLooking for /would like a particular job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (64)
Question Number and Text IE116 : Are you looking for (Would you like to have) a particular kind of job or any sort of job you could find?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9270.17Missing
inapplicable-81389588.94Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Particular16864.3954.19
Any sort or both25803.7145.81
Total15623100.00
Valid cases1266Missing cases14357
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijusocOccupation (SOC) of job sought
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text IE117 : What sort of job would that be? Could you give me if possible a job title and describe the sort of work you would be doing?
Valid cases686Missing cases14937
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteFor full coding frame, see Appendix to Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijuhrsxExpected work hours: jobseeker
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text IE118 : About how many hours in a week do you think you would be able to work?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.7414.97084
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None059.45.0
Amount stated111267.295.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81389588.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1107.7Missing
Valid cases1185Missing cases14438
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Time Use
NoteAfter Wave 1 the Question ordering for this and IJUPAYX were reversed. Caution should be exercised in comparing these variables from later waves with those at Wave 1.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijupayxExpected weekly net pay: jobseeker
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text IE119 : What weekly take-home pay would you expect to get (for that)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
152.28129.7011250
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated19496.1100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81406190.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Refused-23.0Missing
Don't know-11741.1Missing
Valid cases949Missing cases14674
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1 AND IJUHRSX GT 0)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated number of hours would be able to work per week
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
NoteSee note for IJUHRSX.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijupaylLowest net pay considered: jobseeker
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text IE120 : What is the lowest weekly take- home pay you would consider accepting for a job?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
122.3290.021800
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated110606.8100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81389588.9Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Refused-25.0Missing
Don't know-12271.5Missing
Valid cases1060Missing cases14563
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1)) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijuhrslExpected hours for lowest pay jobseeker
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (65)
Question Number and Text IE121 : About how many hours in a week would you expect to have to work for that pay?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
26.4613.53182
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated110276.6100.0
Missing or wild-91.0Missing
Inapplicable-81412790.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-133.2Missing
Valid cases1027Missing cases14596
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1 AND IJUPAYL GT 0 )) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated lowest weekly take home pay would consider accepting for a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


inmwufxaEffect of minimum wage on job range
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text IE122 : In your view, has the introduction of the National Minimum Wage in April 1999 widened the range of jobs that you would be prepared to take?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes12611.723.9
No28335.376.1
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81389588.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-11981.3Missing
Valid cases1094Missing cases14529
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1 AND IJUPAYL GT 0 )) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated lowest weekly take home pay would consider accepting for a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW9


inmwufxbEffect of minimum wage on job search
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireIndividual (66)
Question Number and Text IE123 : And has the introduction of the National Minimum Wage made it easier for you to find a job, more difficult to find a job or has it made no difference?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Easier to find job124.22.1
Harder to find job2116.79.9
No difference310296.688.0
Missing-91.0Missing
Not applicable-81389588.9Missing
Proxy Respondent-74352.8Missing
Don't know-1123.8Missing
Valid cases1169Missing cases14454
Question RouteIF ((IJBHAS = 2 AND IJBOFF = 2) AND (IJULK1 = 1 OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 1)) OR (IJULK1 = 2 AND IJULK4 = 2 AND IJULKJB = 1 AND IJUPAYL GT 0 )) Asked if R did no paid work last week and does not have a job that was away from but has looked for work in the last four weeks or has not looked for work in the last four weeks but would like a job and has stated lowest weekly take home pay would consider accepting for a job
Index TermsEmployment: Expectations
Employment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment: Prospects and Training
Variable OccurrenceW9