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Employment History: Labour Force Status Spells

NameLabelDatafileUKHLSBHPS
cjsbgdDay current labour force status beganindresp
cjsbgmMonth current labour force status beganindresp
cjsbgyYear current labour force status beganindresp
  • B1
  • B2
  • B3
  • B4
  • B5
  • B6
  • ------------
    cjsbgy4Year current labour force status beganindresp
    cjsblyIC: Current lf spell began aft 1.9.2007indresp
    cjsblyeIC:Current l.f. spell began after 1.1.96indresp
    ------
  • B7
  • -----------
    cjscjsNot ended current job or statusindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsck1IC: Resp. employment statusindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsck2IC: resp with valid prev activityindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsck3Last interviewed records correct?indresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsck4IC: Date entered or last activity was empindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsedDate stop doing that: dayindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsemDate stop doing that: monthindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsey4Date stop doing that: yearindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • cjsstlyCurrent situation on prev interview dateindresp
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • ff_emplwWhether in paid employment at previous interviewindresp-2345678
    j1cojobcountry of first jobindresp-----6--
    j1cssfCambridge Scale females : first jobindresp
    j1cssfCambridge Scale females : first jobxwavedat
    j1cssmCambridge Scale males : first jobindresp
    j1cssmCambridge Scale males : first jobxwavedat
    j1goldGoldthorpe Social Class: first jobindresp
    j1goldGoldthorpe Social Class: first jobxwavedat
    j1hgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : first jobindresp
    j1hgsHope - Goldthorpe Scale : first jobxwavedat
    j1iscoInternational SOC : first jobindresp
    j1isco_ccInternational SOC : first job - condensedindresp
    j1isco88International SOC (num): first jobindresp
    j1noneStill in full-time education / never had a jobindresp-2345678
    j1noneStill in full-time education / never had a jobxwavedat
    j1rgscRG Social Class: first jobindresp
    j1rgscRG Social Class: first jobxwavedat
    j1segSocio economic group: first jobindresp
    j1segSocio economic group: first jobxwavedat
    jbhadever had paid employmentindresp12345678
    jbsoc90lyOccupation (SOC901990): job on 1.9.2007indresp
    jbsoc90ly_ccOccupation (SOC901990): job on 1.9.2007 (condensed)indresp
    jbstatlEmployment status on Sept 1, year agoindresp
    jcebgdDay job with current employer beganindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    jcebgmMonth job with current employer beganindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    jcebgyYear job with current employer beganindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    jcebgy4Year began with curr. employer: 4 digitindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    jcesempFT, PT or s/employed: start current jobindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    jcesoc90Occupation (SOC): start current jobindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    jcesoc90_ccOccupation (SOC1990): start current job, condensedindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    jha9lywhether job started after 1.9.yyyyjobhist
    jhbgdday labour force spell beganjobhist
    jhbgmmonth employment spell beganjobhist
    jhbgyyear labour force spell beganjobhist
  • B1
  • B2
  • B3
  • B4
  • B5
  • B6
  • ------------
    jhbgy4year labour force spell began: 4 digitjobhist
    jhbosshad employees: previous jobjobhist
    jhbosshad employees: previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhcjsemployment status not endedjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhck1check employment history statusjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhck2check j28 required?jobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhenddday labour force spell endedjobhist
    jhenddday labour force spell endedjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhendmmonth labour force spell endedjobhist
    jhendmmonth labour force spell endedjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhendyyear labour force spell endedjobhist
  • B1
  • B2
  • B3
  • B4
  • B5
  • B6
  • ------------
    jhendy4year labour force spell endedjobhist
    jhendy4year labour force spell endedjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhmngrmanagerial duties: previous jobjobhist
    jhmngrmanagerial duties: previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhnpaymonthly net pay: previous jobjobhist
    jhpldfchange of workplace: previous jobjobhist
    jhsecsocio-economic class: previous jobjobhist
    jhsectemploying organisation: previous jobjobhist
    jhsectemploying organisation: previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhsegsocio economic group: previous jobjobhist
    jhsempemployee or self-employed: previous jobjobhist
    jhsempemployee or self-employed: previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhsicindustry (sic): previous jobjobhist
    jhsic92industry (sic92): previous jobjobhist
    jhsic92industry (sic92): previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhsizeno. employed at workplace: previous jobjobhist
    jhsizeno. employed at workplace: previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhsococcupation (soc): previous jobjobhist
    jhsococcupation (soc): previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhsoc_ccoccupation (soc): previous job - condensed classificationjobhist
    jhsoc_ccoccupation (soc): previous job - condensed classificationjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhsoc00occupation (soc2000): previous jobjobhist
    jhsoc00occupation (soc2000): previous jobjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhsoc00_ccoccupation (soc2000): previous job - condensed classificationjobhist
    jhsoc00_ccoccupation (soc2000): previous job - condensed classificationjobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jhspwweeks in year to 1.9.yyyy: prev job spelljobhist
    jhstatlabour force status codejobhist
    jhstatlabour force status codejobhstd
    ---------------
  • B16
  • B17
  • B18
  • jlendyYear left last jobindresp12345678
    jlidIdentifier of latest jobindresp
    jlsempemployee or self employed, last jobindresp12345678
    jlyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2007indresp
    jobdenyTurned down for jobindresp1-3-5-7-
    jobhours1empl spell no. 1: Next job hoursindresp-2345678
    jobhours10empl spell no. 10: next job hoursindresp-2------
    jobhours2empl spell no. 2: Next job hoursindresp-2345678
    jobhours3empl spell no. 3: Next job hoursindresp-2345678
    jobhours4empl spell no. 4: Next job hoursindresp-2345678
    jobhours5empl spell no. 5: Next job hoursindresp-2345678
    jobhours6empl spell no. 6: Next job hoursindresp-2345678
    jobhours7empl spell no. 7: next job hoursindresp-23--6-8
    jobhours8empl spell no. 8: next job hoursindresp-23----8
    jobhours9empl spell no. 9: next job hoursindresp-23----8
    joblookLooked for job in last 12 monthsindresp1-3-5-7-
    jtyidIdentifier of job spell at 1.9.2008indresp
    leshemmonth employment status startedempstat1---5---
    leshemmonth employment status startedlifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    lesheyyear lifetime emp. history status changelifemst
    -
  • B2
  • ----------------
    leshey4year lifetime emp. history status changelifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    leshnelifetime emp. history status not endedlifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    leshnolifetime employment history event numberlifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    leshsmmonth lifetime emp. hist. status startedlifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    leshstemployment statusempstat1---5---
    leshstemployment statuslifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    leshsyyear lifetime emp. history status startelifemst
    -
  • B2
  • ----------------
    leshsy_bhyear lifetime emp. history status startelifemst_bh
    leshsy4year employment status startedempstat1---5---
    leshsy4year employment status startedlifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    leslenlength of emp. history spell (months)lifemst
    -
  • B2
  • --------
  • B11
  • B12
  • ------
    ljbgmmonth job spell began-lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljbgyyear job spell began-lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljbgy4year job spell began-lifetime: 4 digitlifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljenstend status of job history spelllifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljesfnemployment status spell numberlifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljesfvEmployment spell history correctindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljgoldgoldthorpe social class - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljhadEver had a previous jobindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljlenlength (months) of job history spelllifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljlftmmonth left employer - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljlftyyear left employer - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljlfty4year left employer - lifetime: 4 digitlifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljlrstStatus of last job history spellindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljmngrsupervised other employees - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljnrecNumber of lifetime job history spellsindresp
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljothjhad further paid jobs - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljrgscrg social class - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljsempft, pt or s/employed-lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljsicindustry (sic) of employer-lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljsococcupation (soc)-lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljsoc_ccoccupation (soc): lifetime job - condensed classificationlifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljtermperm. or temp. contract - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    ljylftreason for leaving job - lifetimelifejob
    --
  • B3
  • ---------------
    mrjendYear left most recent jobindresp
    nemstCurrent labour force statusindresp
    nextflag to indicate change in employment statusindresp-2-45---
    next1empl spell no. 1: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--345---
    next2empl spell no. 2: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--345---
    next3empl spell no. 3: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--345---
    next4empl spell no. 4: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--345---
    next5empl spell no. 5: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--345---
    next6empl spell no. 6: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--345---
    next7empl spell no. 7: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--3-----
    next8empl spell no. 8: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--3-----
    next9empl spell no. 9: computed flag for change in employment statusindresp--3-----
    nextelse1empl spell no. 1: Next non-employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextelse10empl spell no. 10: next non-employment statusindresp-2------
    nextelse2empl spell no. 2: Next non-employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextelse3empl spell no. 3: Next non-employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextelse4empl spell no. 4: Next non-employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextelse5empl spell no. 5: Next non-employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextelse6empl spell no. 6: Next non-employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextelse7empl spell no. 7: next non-employment statusindresp-23--6-8
    nextelse8empl spell no. 8: next non-employment statusindresp-23----8
    nextelse9empl spell no. 9: next non-employment statusindresp-23----8
    nextjob1empl spell no. 1: Next jobindresp-2345678
    nextjob10empl spell no. 10: next jobindresp-2------
    nextjob2empl spell no. 2: Next jobindresp-2345678
    nextjob3empl spell no. 3: Next jobindresp-2345678
    nextjob4empl spell no. 4: Next jobindresp-2345678
    nextjob5empl spell no. 5: Next jobindresp-2345678
    nextjob6empl spell no. 6: Next jobindresp-2345678
    nextjob7empl spell no. 7: next jobindresp-23--6-8
    nextjob8empl spell no. 8: next jobindresp-23----8
    nextjob9empl spell no. 9: next jobindresp-23----8
    nextstat1empl spell no. 1: Next employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextstat10empl spell no. 10: next employment statusindresp-2------
    nextstat2empl spell no. 2: Next employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextstat3empl spell no. 3: Next employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextstat4empl spell no. 4: Next employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextstat5empl spell no. 5: Next employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextstat6empl spell no. 6: Next employment statusindresp-2345678
    nextstat7empl spell no. 7: next employment statusindresp-23--6-8
    nextstat8empl spell no. 8: next employment statusindresp-23----8
    nextstat9empl spell no. 9: next employment statusindresp-23----8
    njbnewNo. different employers: year to Sept 1indresp
    njbsNumber of periods of paid employmentindresp
    njbspNo. employment spells: year to Sept 1indresp
    njbwksAnnual weeks employed: year to Sept 1indresp
    njispNo. inactive spells: year to Sept 1indresp
    njiwksAnnual weeks inactive: year to Sept 1indresp
    njobhistnumber of spells in work reported in employment historyindresp----5---
    njuspNo. unemployment spells: year to Sept 1indresp
    njuwksAnnual weeks unemployed: year to Sept 1indresp
    nmpsp_dvNo. employment spells since last interviewindresp-2345678
    nnmpsp_dvNo. non-employment spells since last interviewindresp-2345678
    nunmpsp_dvNo. unemployment spells since last interviewindresp-2345678
    pajcbfather worked in country of birthindresp-----6--
    pajukfather's job in ukindresp-----6--
    pajukevrfather ever worked in ukindresp-----6--
    presbgmMonth started economic status - proxyindresp
    presbgyYear started economic status - proxyindresp
    --
  • B3
  • B4
  • B5
  • B6
  • ------------
    presby4Year started economic status - proxyindresp
    preslyStarted status after 1.9.2007 - proxyindresp
    prjbby4Year started current job-proxyindresp
    prjblyJob started after 1.9.2007 - proxyindresp
    spellnoempstathistnoempstat1---5---
    spempsp empl earnhhresp
    spjbyrWhether spse/partner employed last yearindresp
    stendoth_codeJob finished for other reasonsindresp-------8
    stendreasreason most recent job endedindresp-23456--
    stendreas1Promotedindresp------78
    stendreas10Look after other personindresp------78
    stendreas11Moved areaindresp------78
    stendreas2Left for better jobindresp------78
    stendreas3Made redundantindresp------78
    stendreas4Dismissed/sackedindresp------78
    stendreas5Temporary job endedindresp------78
    stendreas6Took retirementindresp------78
    stendreas7Health reasonsindresp------78
    stendreas8Left to have babyindresp------78
    stendreas9Look after familyindresp------78
    stendreas97Other reasonindresp------78