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isf36reSF36 Role limits due to emotional probs
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
89.7627.840100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0010766.97.1
Amount stated1.001408290.192.9
Missing or wild-9.0030.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15158Missing cases465
Question RouteUses IHLSF5A IHLSF5B IHLSF5C on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for ISF36PF. RE = IHLSF(5A+5B+5C) Role Limitation due to emotional problems score = (RE/3)*100
Variable OccurrenceW9


isf36sfSF36 Social Functioning
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
87.0823.240100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001601.01.1
Amount stated1.001495095.798.9
Missing or wild-9.0078.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15110Missing cases513
Question RouteUses IHLSF6 IHLSF9J on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for ISF36PF. SF = IHLSF6 + IHLSF9J Social functioning score = ((SC-2)/9*100
Variable OccurrenceW9


isf36mhSF36 Mental Health
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
78.5217.940100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0015.1.1
Amount stated1.001510896.799.9
Missing or wild-9.0065.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15123Missing cases500
Question RouteUses IHLSF9B IHLSF9C IHLSF9D IHLSF9F IHLSF9H on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for ISF36PF. MH = IHLSF(9B+9C+9D+9F+9H) Mental health score = ((MH-5)/25)*100
Variable OccurrenceW9


isf36evSF36 Energy/Vitality
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
60.6322.130100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00116.7.8
Amount stated1.001501696.199.2
Missing or wild-9.0056.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15132Missing cases491
Question RouteUses IHLSF9A IHLSF9E IHLSF9G IHLSF9I on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for ISF36PF. EV = IHLSF(9A+9E+9G+9I) Energy/vitality score = ((EV-4)/20)*100
Variable OccurrenceW9


isf36pSF36 Pain
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
79.1926.830100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.002171.41.4
Amount stated1.001496195.898.6
Missing or wild-9.0010.1Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15178Missing cases445
Question RouteUses IHLSF7 IHLSF8 on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for ISF36PF. P=IHLSF7 + IHLSF8 Pain = ((P-2)/9)*100
Variable OccurrenceW9


isf36ghpSF36 General Health Perception
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
70.8822.530100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0059.4.4
Amount stated1.001503496.299.6
Missing or wild-9.0095.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15093Missing cases530
Question RouteUses IHLSF1 IHLSF10A IHLSF10B IHLSF10C IHLSF10D on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for ISF36PF. GHP = IHLSF(1+10A+10B+10C+10D) General health perceptions = ((GHP-5)/20)*100
Variable OccurrenceW9


isf36chSF36 Change in Health
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
50.5618.320100
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003582.32.4
Amount stated1.001482494.997.6
Missing or wild-9.006.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15182Missing cases441
Question RouteUses IHLSF2 on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsHealth: Effect on Daily Life, Employment
Health: Personal Health Condition
Health: Subjective Well-Being
NoteSee note for ISF36PF. CH = IHLSF2 Change in health score=((CH-1)/4)*100
Variable OccurrenceW9


ipaygGross rate of pay per month:last payment
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1248.07958.400.8820583.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00737847.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.005653.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases7378Missing cases8245
Question RouteUses IPAYGW IPAYGL IPAYNW IPAYNL ISPJB IMLSTAT ISEX IJBPENM IJBPEN IIVLYR on Record IINDRESP. Uses key linking variables on Record XWAVEID. Uses wJBPENM on all previous wINDRESP Records.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteConverts employees' last wage or salary payment before tax and other deductions in current main job (IPAYGL) to monthly amount. If gross pay was missing, but net pay was present, then gross pay is estimated from net pay, on the basis of information about marital status, partner's activity, and pension scheme membership.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ipaynNet rate of pay per month: last payment
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
933.16623.740.7313000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00737847.2100.0
Missing or wild-9.005653.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00724546.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases7378Missing cases8245
Question RouteUses IIVFIO IPAYGW IPAYGL IPAYNW ISEX IMLSTAT IJBPENM ISPJB IAGE IJBPEN PID IIVLYR on Record IINDRESP. 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 (IPAYNL) 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


ipayguUsual gross pay per month: current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1218.53937.400.8820583.30
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00794250.8100.0
Inapplicable-8.00724646.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases7942Missing cases7681
Question RouteUses IIVFIO IHGSPN IJBPENM IPAYUSL IPAYG IPAYUG IPAYU IPAYUW IPAYN IMLSTAT ISEX ISPJB IJBSEMP IAGE IJBPEN PID IIVLYR on Record IINDRESP. 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 IPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IPAYGUI 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


ipaynuUsual net pay per month: current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
915.68626.140.7317160
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00794250.8100.0
Inapplicable-8.00724646.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases7942Missing cases7681
Question RouteUses IIVFIO IHGSPN IJBPENM IPAYUSL IPAYN IPAYG IPAYUG IPAYU IPAYUW IMLSTAT ISEX ISPJB IJBSEMP IAGE IJBPEN PID IIVLYR on Record IINDRESP. 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 IPAYN. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IPAYNUI 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


ipaygtyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept this year
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1234.831347.69036500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0060.4.7
Amount stated1.00875956.199.3
Missing or wild-9.0023.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00634640.6Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases8819Missing cases6804
Question RouteUses IIVFIO IJBSTAT IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJBPROF IJSPAYG IJBPENM IMLSTAT ISEX IPAYGU IJTYID on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJHSTAT IJHGPAY on Record IJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly gross payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.99. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees IPAYGU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit. If current job spell started after 1.9.99, then this variable is equal to value of IJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IPAYGTI 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


ipayglyUsual monthly gross pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1192.171422.90071059
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0026.2.3
Amount stated1.00851554.599.7
Inapplicable-8.00664742.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases8541Missing cases7082
Question RouteUses IHGSPN IJBSTAT IJBPENM IMLSTAT ISEX IAGE IJBOFF IJBHAS IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJSPROF IJSPAYG IJSPRBM IJSPRBY4 IJSPREM IJSPAYL IJSPRBY4 IJSPREM IJSPREY4 IPAYLY IPAYLYW IPAYLYG ICJSBLY ISPJB IJLYID IPAYGU PID IIVLYR IIVFIO ICJSBLY on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJHSTAT IJHGPAY on Record IJOBHIST. 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 1.9.98. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees IPAYLY 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 1.9.98, then this variable is equal to the value of IJHGPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IPAYGLI 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


ipayntyUsual monthly net pay: Sept this year
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
930.44886.24022420.80
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0060.4.7
Amount stated1.00879456.399.3
Missing or wild-9.0023.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.00631140.4Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases8854Missing cases6769
Question RouteUses IIVFIO IJBSTAT IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJBPROF IJSPAYG IJBPENM IMLSTAT ISEX ISPJB IPAYNU IJTYID on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJHSTAT IJHGPAY on Record IJOBHIST
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteMeasures monthly net payment of wage, salary or self- employment income received at 1.9.99. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees IPAYNU is used, and for the self-employed the current pay or profit, converted to a net amount. If the current job spell started after 1.9.99, then this variable is equal to the value of IJHNPAY for the job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IPAYNTYI 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


ipaynlyUsual monthly net pay: Sept year ago
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
898.31886.07-55.1741031.60
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
-55.171.0.0
-27.501.0.0
.0026.2.3
Amount stated1.00851354.599.7
Inapplicable-8.00664742.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases8541Missing cases7082
Question RouteUses PID IIVLYR IIVFIO ICJSBLY IHGSPN IJBSTAT IJBPENM IMLSTAT ISEX IJBOFF IJBHAS IJBSEMP IJACCS IJSPROF IJSPAYG IJSPRBM IJSPRBY4 IJSPREM IJSPAYL IJSPRBM IJSPREM IJSPREY4 IPAYLY IPAYLYW IPAYLYG ISPJB IJLYID IPAYNU IAGE on record IINDRESP. Uses IJHSTAT IJHNPAY ON Record IJOBHIST. 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 1.9.98. If current job spell started before this date, then for employees answer to IPAYLY 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 1.9.98, then this variable is equal to the value of IJHNPAY for job spell at this date. Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IPAYNLI 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


ijsprofMonthly self employed profit
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1375.253185.91036500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81434591.82Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
[Value >= 0]8435.40100.0
Total15623100.00
Valid cases843Missing cases14780
Question RouteUses IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJSPRF IJSPRBM IJSPRBY4 IJSPREM IJSPREY4 IJSPRLS on Record IINDRESP.
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. IJSPAYG). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here IJSPROFI) 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 IJSPRLS indicates that the amount is a loss, then IJSPROF takes the value 0, and the compute amount is given at IJSLOSS.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijslossAmount: self-employment losses
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
4.6243.640666.67
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.003932.597.5
Amount stated1.0010.12.5
Missing or wild-9.006153.9Missing
Not applicable-8.001417090.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases403Missing cases15220
Question RouteUses IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJSPRF IJSPRBM IJSPRBY4 IJSPREM IJSPREY4 IJSPRLS IJSPROF on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsEmployment: Self-Employment
NoteSee note for IJSPROF.
Variable OccurrenceW7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijspaygMonthly self employed gross pay
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
773.82683.2514.993897
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
inapplicable-81501596.11Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
[Value >= 0]1731.11100.0
Total15623100.00
Valid cases173Missing cases15450
Question RouteUses IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJSPAYU IJSPRBM IJSPRBY4 IJSPREM IJSPREY4 on Record IINDRESP.
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. IJSPROF). Includes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable (here IJSPAYG) 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


icjstenLength (days) current labour market sp.
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2814.213428.51029592
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.005.0.0
Amount stated1.001494995.7100.0
Missing or wild-9.002341.5Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases14954Missing cases669
Question RouteUses IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBBGD IJBBGM IJBBGY4 IJBSEMP IJSBGD IJSBGM IJSBGY4 ICJSBGD ICJSBGM ICJSBGY4 IDOID IDOIM on Record IINDRESP
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 1998, 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


icjswk9Weeks in current spell: year to 1.9.1999
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.6817.25052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0010947.07.2
Amount stated1.001405590.092.8
Missing or wild-9.0039.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15149Missing cases474
Question RouteUses IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSEMP IJBSTAT IJBBGD IJBBGM IJBBGY IJSBGD IJSBGM IJSBGY4 ICJSBGD ICJSBGM ICJSBGY4 ICJSBLY IJLYID IJTYID on Record IINDRESP.
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


ijlidIdentifier of latest job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job0924359.262.7
Job spell 115723.73.9
Job spell 2257.4.4
Job spell 331.0.0
Job spell 441.0.0
Last job - J3612170310.911.6
See AJLID1313518.69.2
See BJLID14145.91.0
See CJLID15123.8.8
See DJLID16146.91.0
See EJLID17137.9.9
See FJLID181641.01.1
See GJLID197644.95.2
See HJLID203302.12.2
Missing-950.3Missing
Proxy respondent-71491.0Missing
Never had a job-36874.4Missing
Valid cases14737Missing cases886
Question RouteUses IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSTAT ICJSBLY INJBS IJBHAD on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT on Record IJOBHIST. 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


ijlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.98
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01151173.775.8
Job spell 11267117.117.6
Job spell 226994.54.6
Job spell 331901.21.3
Job spell 4474.5.5
Job spell 5524.2.2
Job spell 669.1.1
Job spell 772.0.0
Job spell 885.0.0
Job spell 991.0.0
Missing-92.0Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15186Missing cases437
Question RouteUses IJBSTAT ICJSBLY ICJSBGD ICJSBGM ICJSBGY4 IIVFIO on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies the respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1998. (i.e. it identifies the current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.98, and the relevant IJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.99
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Current job01414490.593.5
Job spell 119165.96.1
Job spell 2258.4.4
Job spell 339.1.1
Job spell 442.0.0
Missing-959.4Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15129Missing cases494
Question RouteUses IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSEMP IJBSTAT IJBBGD IJBBGM IJBBGY IJSBGD IJSBGM IJSBGY4 ICJSBGD ICJSBGM ICJSBGY4 ICJSBLY on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHBGD IJHBGM IJHBGY4 IJHSTAT on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteIdentifies respondent's labour market spell for 1 September 1999. (i.e. identifies current labour market spell if this started before 1.9.99, and relevant IJOBHIST record if not).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbsegSocio economic group: present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large110.1.1
Managers,large28065.28.8
Employers,small32091.32.3
Managers,small45283.45.8
Professional Self-em597.61.1
Professional employe63902.54.3
Int. non-manual,work711667.512.7
Int. non-man,foreman83402.23.7
Junior non-manual9180911.619.8
Personal service wrk106224.06.8
Foreman manual113932.54.3
Skilled manual wkrs128405.49.2
Semi-skilled manual139065.89.9
Unskilled manual wkr143802.44.2
Own account wkrs154873.15.3
Farmers - employers,1621.1.2
Farmers - own accoun1746.3.5
Agricultural workers1882.5.9
Members of armed for1914.1.2
Missing-997.6Missing
Not Applicable-8638040.8Missing
Valid cases9146Missing cases6477
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


ijbgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher113278.514.5
Service class,lower2186111.920.3
Routine non-manual e312608.113.8
Personal service wor48055.28.8
Sml props w employee51921.22.1
Sml props w/o employ64653.05.1
Farmers,Smallholders795.61.0
Foreman,Technicians86704.37.3
Skilled manual worke96754.37.4
Semi,unskilled manua10173311.118.9
Agricultural workers1163.4.7
Missing-997.6Missing
Not Applicable-8638040.8Missing
Valid cases9146Missing cases6477
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


ijbrgscRG Social Class: present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ14873.15.3
technic2273717.529.9
Skilled non-manual3218014.023.8
Skilled manual4181511.619.8
Partly skilled occ514769.416.1
Unskilled occ64372.84.8
Armed forces714.1.2
Missing or wild-997.6Missing
Inapplicable-8638040.8Missing
Valid cases9146Missing cases6477
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


ijbiscoInternational SOC : present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases9146Missing cases6477
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


ijbcssmCambridge Scale males : present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.0618.190.5690.32
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00914658.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.0097.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00638040.8Missing
Valid cases9146Missing cases6477
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


ijbcssfCambridge Scale females : present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.6919.270.5598.85
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00914658.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.0097.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00638040.8Missing
Valid cases9146Missing cases6477
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


ijbhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : present job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.2716.15082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.0013.1.1
Amount stated1.00913358.599.9
Missing or wild-9.0097.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00638040.8Missing
Valid cases9146Missing cases6477
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


ijbsecSocio-Economic Class: current job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org1012.1.1
Higher managerial202811.83.0
Higher prof tradn'l313532.33.8
Higher prof new emp32145.91.6
High prof trad s.emp3392.61.0
High prof new s.emp3410.1.1
Lower Prof trad emps4110486.711.3
Lower Prof new emps4250.3.5
Lwr Prof trad s.emp4385.5.9
Lower Prof new s.emp4415.1.2
Lower manag occupns507184.67.8
Hgher supervis occup602591.72.8
admin717584.98.2
serv724482.94.8
aux73123.81.3
Intermed engineering7439.2.4
Emp,small (non-prof)812251.42.4
Emp,small (agricult)8220.1.2
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)915463.55.9
Own acct wkrs(agric)9264.4.7
Lwr supervis occups1006474.17.0
Lwr technical craft1113302.13.6
Lwr tech process op11274.5.8
Semi-routine sales1215133.35.6
Semi-routine service1225263.45.7
Semi-routine tech12391.61.0
Semi-routine op1242581.72.8
Semi-routine agric12537.2.4
Semi-routine cleri12688.61.0
Semi-rtne childcare12761.4.7
serv1313512.23.8
Routine production1321501.01.6
Routine technical1333872.54.2
Routine operative1344212.74.6
Routine agricultrl13515.1.2
Missing-93.0Missing
Inapplicable-8638040.8Missing
Valid cases9240Missing cases6383
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


injbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
29.6625.02052.29
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00580437.238.6
Amount stated1.00924959.261.4
Missing or wild-9.00135.9Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15053Missing cases570
Question RouteUses IJBHAS IJBOFF ICJSBLY ICJSWK9 IJLYID IJBSTAT on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of employment in reference year (1.9.98 - 31.8.99). 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


injuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.618052.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001423291.194.3
Amount stated1.008545.55.7
Missing or wild-9.00102.7Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15086Missing cases537
Question RouteUses IJBHAS IJBOFF ICJSBLY ICJSWK9 IJLYID IJBSTAT on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of weeks of unemployment in reference year (1.9.98 - 31.8.99). 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


injiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
20.7724.90-0.1552.14
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
-.151.0.0
.00856954.856.9
Amount stated1.00649541.643.1
Missing or wild-9.00123.8Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15065Missing cases558
Question RouteUses IJBHAS IJBOFF ICJSBLY ICJSWK9 IJLYID IJBSTAT on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.98 - 31.8.99). 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


injbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0587537.638.9
1811151.953.7
29746.26.4
3130.8.9
426.2.2
51.0.0
Missing or wild-971.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15117Missing cases506
Question RouteUses IJLYID IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSTAT ICJSWK9 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of jobs with distinct employers, (or self- employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.98 - 1.9.99).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


injbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0583437.338.6
1760248.750.3
214569.39.6
31871.21.2
435.2.2
52.0.0
61.0.0
Missing or wild-971.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15117Missing cases506
Question RouteUses IJLYID IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSTAT ICJSWK9 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate jobs (including self-employment spells) held in reference year (1.9.98 - 1.9.99). 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


injuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None01423191.194.1
18055.25.3
275.5.5
36.0.0
Missing or wild-971.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15117Missing cases506
Question RouteUses IJLYID IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSTAT ICJSWK9 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Not Working/Seeking Work
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteMeasures number of separate unemployment spells in reference year (1.9.98 - 1.9.99).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


injispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0879356.358.2
1613939.340.6
21721.11.1
310.1.1
41.0.0
61.0.0
71.0.0
Missing or wild-971.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15117Missing cases506
Question RouteUses IJLYID IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSTAT ICJSWK9 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
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 (1.9.98 - 1.9.99).
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year ago
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9950.61Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Self employed111507.367.62
In paid employ2713745.6847.29
Unemployed35093.263.37
Retired4313420.0620.76
Maternity leave5620.400.41
Family care612027.697.96
FT studt, school710426.676.9
LT sick, disabld86634.244.39
Govt trng scheme9200.130.13
Something else101741.111.15
Total15623100.00
Valid cases15093Missing cases530
Question RouteUses IJLYID IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSTAT on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT IJHSEMP on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells
NoteEquivalent to IJBSTAT, for 1.9.98. If IJLYID = 0, IJBSTATL is IJBSTAT, if IJLYID is greater than 0, then IJBSTAT is based on IJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbstattEmployment status on Sept 1, this year
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9620.40Missing
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
Self employed110016.416.62
In paid employ2739747.3548.9
Unemployed35853.743.87
Retired4326320.8921.57
Maternity leave5530.340.35
Family care611497.357.6
FT studt, school78515.455.63
LT sick, disabld86774.334.48
Govt trng scheme9330.210.22
Something else101170.750.77
Total15623100.00
Valid cases15126Missing cases497
Question RouteUses IJTYID IJBHAS IJBOFF IJBSTAT on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJSPNO IJHSTAT on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Labour Force Status
NoteEquivalent to IJBSTAT, for 1.9.99. If IJTYID = 0, IJBSTATT is IJBSTAT, if IJTYID is greater than 0, then IJBSTAT is based on IJHSTAT for the job history spell referenced
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijbsoclyOccupation (SOC): job on 1.9.98
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases8598Missing cases7025
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


ijlsegSocio economic group: last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers,large16.0.4
Managers,large291.65.6
Employers,small322.11.4
Managers,small463.43.9
Professional Self-em59.1.6
Professional employe628.21.7
Int. non-manual,work7138.98.5
Int. non-man,foreman854.33.3
Junior non-manual93172.019.6
Personal service wrk101521.09.4
Foreman manual1190.65.6
Skilled manual wkrs121711.110.6
Semi-skilled manual132121.413.1
Unskilled manual wkr141991.312.3
Own account wkrs1532.22.0
Farmers - employers,168.1.5
Farmers - own accoun175.0.3
Agricultural workers1815.1.9
Members of armed for193.0.2
Missing-9101.6Missing
Not Applicable-81347286.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1615Missing cases14008
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for IJBSEG.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijlgoldGoldthorpe Social Class: last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Service class,higher1136.98.4
Service class,lower22111.413.1
Routine non-manual e31831.211.3
Personal service wor42011.312.4
Sml props w employee522.11.4
Sml props w/o employ632.22.0
Farmers,Smallholders718.11.1
Foreman,Technicians81561.09.7
Skilled manual worke9145.99.0
Semi,unskilled manua105003.231.0
Agricultural workers1111.1.7
Missing-9101.6Missing
Not Applicable-81347286.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1615Missing cases14008
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee notes for IJBGOLD.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijlrgscRG Social Class: last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Professional occ137.22.3
technic23302.120.4
Skilled non-manual33702.422.9
Skilled manual43622.322.4
Partly skilled occ53102.019.2
Unskilled occ62031.312.6
Armed Forces73.0.2
Missing or wild-9101.6Missing
Inapplicable-81347286.2Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1615Missing cases14008
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for IJBRGSC.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ijliscoInternational SOC : last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases1615Missing cases14008
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
NoteThis is a 'STRING' variable - an alphanumeric. See note for IJBISCO, 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


ijlcssmCambridge Scale males : last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
28.5917.290.5788.35
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00161510.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.00101.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.001347286.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases1615Missing cases14008
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for IJBCSSM. 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


ijlcssfCambridge Scale females : last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
28.8917.870.6090.18
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1.00161510.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.00101.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.001347286.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases1615Missing cases14008
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for IJBCSSM. 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


ijlhgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
40.1715.67082.05
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.007.0.4
Amount stated1.00160810.399.6
Missing or wild-9.00101.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.001347286.2Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases1615Missing cases14008
Question RouteDone by CASOC.
Index TermsEmployment: Industrial and Occupational Classification
Employment History: Size, Sector and Duties
Social Classification
NoteSee note for IJBHGS. 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


ijlsecSocio-Economic Class: last job
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Employers large org107.0.4
Higher managerial2028.21.7
Higher prof tradn'l3123.11.4
Higher prof new emp322.0.1
High prof trad s.emp338.1.5
Lower Prof trad emps41138.98.2
Lower Prof new emps427.0.4
Lwr Prof trad s.emp432.0.1
Lower Prof new s.emp441.0.1
Lower manag occupns5089.65.3
Hgher supervis occup6027.21.6
admin71102.76.1
serv7271.54.2
aux7334.22.0
Intermed engineering742.0.1
Emp,small (non-prof)8128.21.7
Emp,small (agricult)824.0.2
Own acct wkrs(n.pro)9138.22.3
Own acct wkrs(agric)928.1.5
Lwr supervis occups1001531.09.1
Lwr technical craft11139.22.3
Lwr tech process op11215.1.9
Semi-routine sales121130.87.7
Semi-routine service122132.87.8
Semi-routine tech12334.22.0
Semi-routine op12443.32.6
Semi-routine agric1259.1.5
Semi-routine cleri12623.11.4
Semi-rtne childcare1275.0.3
serv131115.76.8
Routine production13262.43.7
Routine technical13390.65.3
Routine operative1342131.412.6
Routine agricultrl1352.0.1
Missing-932.2Missing
Inapplicable-81347286.2Missing
-74352.8Missing
Valid cases1684Missing cases13939
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


inorgmNumber of organisations member of
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0729546.748.2
1463429.730.6
2211213.513.9
37634.95.0
42431.61.6
568.4.4
622.1.1
74.0.0
Missing or wild-947.3Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15141Missing cases482
Question RouteUses IORGM IORGMA IORGMB IORGMC IORGMD IORGME IORGMF IORGMG IORGMH IORGMI IORGMJ IORGMK IORGML IORGMM on Record IINDRESP
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Membership
NoteMeasures membership in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


inorgaNumber of organisations active in
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0860855.156.8
1438128.028.9
2156610.010.3
34602.93.0
4113.7.7
527.2.2
611.1.1
72.0.0
Missing or wild-920.1Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15168Missing cases455
Question RouteUses IORGA IORGAA IORGAB IORGAC IORGAD IORGAE IORGAF IORGAG IORGAH IORGAI IORGAJ IORGAK IORGAL IORGAM on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsSocial and Interest Group Activity
NoteMeasures activity in sixteen different types of organisation. Counts number of different types of organisation mentioned.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W9 W11 W13 W15 W17


ivotePolitical party supported
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Conservative1296819.022.4
Labour2567136.342.9
Lib Dem/Lib/SDP314799.511.2
Scot Nat46814.45.1
Plaid Cymru53172.02.4
Green Party61621.01.2
Other Party7103.7.8
Other answer853.3.4
None1015249.811.5
Can't vote112711.72.0
Missing or wild-9195912.5Missing
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases13229Missing cases2394
Question RouteUses IVOTE1 IVOTE2 IVOTE3 IVOTE4 on record IINDRESP.
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


ifiyrdicAmount interest/dividends - computed
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
332.631716.17050000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0968662.063.8
Amount stated1550235.236.2
Proxy respondent-74352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses IIVFIO IFIYRDIA IFIYRDB1 IFIYRDB2 IFIYRDB3 IFIYRDB4 IFIYRDB5 IFIYRDB6 on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsFinancial Management: Savings and Bank Accounts
Incomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
Variable OccurrenceW9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ifimnpPension income: last month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
59.46231.55011695.20
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001280381.984.3
Amount stated1.00238515.315.7
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses INF1 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IFICODE IFRVAL IFRW IFRNOW IFRJT on Record IINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIMNPI 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


ifimnbBenefit income: last month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
153.71230.2602598
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00766749.150.5
Amount stated1.00752148.149.5
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses INF1 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IFICODE IFRVAL IFRW IFRNOW IFRJT on Record IINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIMNBI 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


ifimniInvestment income: last month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
35.97229.66019485
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00957961.363.1
Amount stated1.00560935.936.9
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses INF1 IFIYRDI on Record IINDRESP. Uses IFICODE IFRVAL IFRW IFRNOW IFRJT on Record IINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIMNII 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


ifimntTransfer income: last month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.89107.3109000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001452993.095.7
Amount stated1.006594.24.3
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses INF1 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IFICODE IFRVAL IFRW IFRNOW IFRJT on Record IINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIMNTI 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


ifimnlLabour income: last month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
737.581197.53036500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
[Value >= 0]1518897.22100.0
Total15623100.00
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses IJ2PAY IPAYGU IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJSPROF IJSPAYG IPRFITB IIVFIO
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIMNLI 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


ifimnnlNon-labour income: last month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
261.03435.60019485
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00433727.828.6
Amount stated1.001085169.571.4
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses IFIMNP IFIMNB IFIMNT IFIMNI on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIMNNLI 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


ifimnTotal Income: last month
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
998.611172.49036500
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
proxy and/or phone-74352.78Missing
[Value >= 0]1518897.22100.0
Total15623100.00
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses IFIMNL IPAYGU IJBSEMP IJSACCS IJSPROF IJSPAYG IJ2PAY IPRFITB on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIMNTHI 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


ifiyrlAnnual labour income (1.9.98-1.9.99)
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
8081.6613782.500480395.28
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00588937.738.8
Amount stated1.00929859.561.2
Missing or wild-9.001.0Missing
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15187Missing cases436
Question RouteUses IIVFIO IJBHAS IJBOFF ICJSBLY ICJSWK9 IJTYID IJLYID INJBWKS IPAYGU IPAYGTY IPAYGLY IPAYS IPAYSW IPAYSG ISEX IMLSTAT ISPJB IJBPENM IAGE on Record IINDRESP. Uses IJHSTAT IJHGPAY IJHSPW on Record IJOBHIST.
Index TermsEmployment: Wages, Salary and Deductions
Incomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIYRLI 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


ifiyrnlAnnual non-labour income (1.9.98-1.9.99)
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3040.765103.500233820
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00411126.327.1
Amount stated1.001107770.972.9
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses IFIYRP IFIYRB IFIYRT IFIYRI on Record IINDRESP.
Index TermsIncomes
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIYRNLI 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


ifiyrpAnnual pension income (1.9.98-1.9.99)
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
698.232742.580140341.88
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.001279081.984.2
Amount stated1.00239815.315.8
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses INF1 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IFICODE IFIM09L IFIM10L IFIM11L IFIM12L IFIM01T IFIM02T IFIM03T IFIM04T IFIM05T IFIM06T IFIM07T IFIM08T on Record IINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIYRPI 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


ifiyrbAnnual benefit income (1.9.98-1.9.99)
Record TypeIINDRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1771.242666.02029449.10
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
.00746447.849.1
Amount stated1.00772449.450.9
Proxy respondent-7.004352.8Missing
Valid cases15188Missing cases435
Question RouteUses INF1 on Record IINDRESP. Uses IFICODE IFIM09L IFIM10L IFIM11L IFIM12L IFIM01T IFIM02T IFIM03T IFIM04T IFIM05T IFIM06T IFIM07T IFIM08T on Record IINCOME.
Index TermsIncomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
NoteIncludes imputed data. As this is an individual level derived variable, the imputation flag variable IFIYRBI 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