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d_j2soc00_cc Second current job: SOC 2000, condensed

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Datafile: d_indresp

Derived Variable Note

Standard Occupational Classification 2000 (SOC2000) of second job currently held. Condensed 3-digit version. The classification is coded post-field using the respondent’s description of the job. In the first two waves of Understanding Society the description was first coded to the code frame of SOC 2000. From Wave 3 onward, job descriptions were first coded to the code frame of SOC 2010 and the code for earlier versions of the classification was computed from a look-up file. Currently unavailable for Wave 1.



Uses D_J2SOC00


Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
Corporate managers and senior officials111110.02%
Production managers11250.01%
Functional managers11390.02%
Quality and customer care managers11410.0%
Financial institution and office managers11510.0%
Managers in distribution, storage and retailing11620.0%
Protective service officers11730.01%
Health and social services managers118100.02%
Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and services12150.01%
Managers and proprietors in hospitality and leisure services122200.04%
Managers and proprietors in other service industries123570.12%
Science professionals21110.0%
Engineering professionals21240.01%
Information and communication technology professionals213130.03%
Health professionals221210.04%
Teaching professionals2311660.35%
Research professionals23270.01%
Legal professionals24170.01%
Business and statistical professionals24280.02%
Architects, town planners, surveyors24330.01%
Public service professionals24490.02%
Science and engineering technicians31140.01%
Draughtspersons and building inspectors31270.01%
It service delivery occupations31350.01%
Health associate professionals321420.09%
Social welfare associate professionals323370.08%
Protective service occupations331330.07%
Artistic and literary occupations3411220.26%
Design associate professionals342270.06%
Media associate professionals343440.09%
Sports and fitness occupations344670.14%
Transport associate professionals35130.01%
Legal associate professionals35210.0%
Business and finance associate professionals353240.05%
Sales and related associate professionals354220.05%
Public service and other associate professionals356260.06%
Administrative occupations: government and related organisations411110.02%
Administrative occupations: finance412480.1%
Administrative occupations: records413200.04%
Administrative occupations: general415430.09%
Secretarial and related occupations421360.08%
Agricultural trades511490.1%
Metal forming, welding and related trades52110.0%
Metal machining, fitting and instrument making trades52260.01%
Vehicle trades523150.03%
Electrical trades524170.04%
Construction trades531310.07%
Building trades532120.03%
Textiles and garments trades54150.01%
Printing trades54210.0%
Food preparation trades543370.08%
Skilled trades nec549280.06%
Healthcare and related personal services611930.2%
Childcare and related personal services6121020.22%
Animal care services613140.03%
Leisure and travel service occupations621260.06%
Hairdressers and related occupations622320.07%
Housekeeping occupations62380.02%
Personal services occupations nec62920.0%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers711680.14%
Sales related occupations712530.11%
Customer service occupations72170.01%
Process operatives81150.01%
Plant and machine operatives81250.01%
Assemblers and routine operatives81350.01%
Construction operatives81440.01%
Transport drivers and operatives821350.07%
Mobile machine drivers and operatives82210.0%
Elementary agricultural occupations911180.04%
Elementary construction occupations912210.04%
Elementary process plant occupations91360.01%
Elementary goods storage occupations91470.01%
Elementary administration occupations921200.04%
Elementary personal services occupations9221290.27%
Elementary cleaning occupations9231190.25%
Elementary security occupations924390.08%
Elementary sales occupations92530.01%

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