Main Survey

d_masoc90 Mother's SOC 1990, resp aged 14

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Datafile: d_indresp

Derived Variable Note

Standard Occupational Classification 1990 (SOC90) of mother's job. Full 3-digit version for Special Licence release only. The classification is coded post-field using the respondent’s description of their mother's job. 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.



Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
Production, works and maintenance managers11040.01%
Managers in building contracting11110.0%
Treasurers and company financial managers12010.0%
Marketing and sales managers12160.01%
Personnel, training and industrial relations managers12430.01%
Computer systems and data processing managers12610.0%
Company secretaries12710.0%
Credit controllers13020.0%
Bank, Building Society and Post Office managers (except self-employed)13140.01%
Civil service executive officers government13210.0%
Other financial institutions and office managers n.e.c.139100.02%
Stores controllers14120.0%
Farm owners and managers, horticulturists16080.02%
Property and estate managers17020.0%
Hotel and accommodation managers17350.01%
Restaurant and catering managers17480.02%
Publicans, innkeepers and club stewards17560.01%
Entertainment and sports managers17620.0%
Travel and tour agency managers17710.0%
Managers and proprietors of butchers and fishmongers17820.0%
Managers and proprietors in service industries n.e.c.179150.03%
Officials of trade associations, trade unions, professional bodies and charities19020.0%
Registrars and administrators of educational establishments19120.0%
Other managers and administrators n.e.c.19920.0%
Other engineers and technologists n.e.c.21930.01%
Medical practitioners22050.01%
Higher and Further education teaching professionals23140.01%
Secondary (and middle school deemed secondary) education teaching professionals233160.03%
Primary (and middle school deemed primary) and nursery education teaching professionals234200.04%
Special education teaching professionals23540.01%
Other teaching professionals n.e.c. teacher dancing23980.02%
Chartered and certified accountants25090.02%
Architects landscape26010.0%
Social workers, probation officers29380.02%
Laboratory technicians30010.0%
Computer analyst/programmers32020.0%
Dispensing opticians34510.0%
Medical technicians, dental auxiliaries34620.0%
Occupational and speech therapists, psychotherapists, therapists n.e.c.34710.0%
Environmental health officers34810.0%
Legal service and related occupations35020.0%
Underwriters, claims assessors, brokers, investment analysts36120.0%
Taxation experts36210.0%
Personnel and industrial relations officers36320.0%
Matrons, houseparents37080.02%
Welfare, community and youth workers371110.02%
Authors, writers, journalists38020.0%
Artists, commercial artists, graphic designers38110.0%
Clothing designers38310.0%
Information officers and technical librarians39060.01%
Vocational and industrial trainers39120.0%
Driving instructors (not HGV)39310.0%
Inspectors of factories, utilities and trading standards39410.0%
Occupational hygienists and safety officers (health and safety)39610.0%
Other associate professional and technical occupations n.e.c.39910.0%
Civil administrative assistants taxation400160.03%
Local government clerical officers assistants health40130.01%
Accounts and wages clerks, book-keepers, other financial clerks410210.04%
Counter clerks and cashiers411140.03%
Filing, computer and other records clerks (inc. legal conveyancing)420200.04%
Clerks (n.o.s.)430270.06%
Storekeepers, warehousemen/women44140.01%
Medical secretaries45020.0%
Legal secretaries45110.0%
Other secretaries, personal assistants, typists, word processor operators n.e.c.459180.04%
Receptionists general office dental460170.04%
Telephone operators exchange46240.01%
Precision instrument makers and repairers51710.0%
Goldsmiths, silversmiths, precious stone workers51810.0%
Electricians, electrical maintenance fitters52110.0%
Plumbers, heating and ventilating engineers and related trades53210.0%
Sewing machinists, menders, darners and embroiderers55380.02%
Shoe repairers, leather cutters and sewers, footwear lasters, makers and55510.0%
Tailors, dressmakers55620.0%
Other textiles, garments and related trades n.e.c.55910.0%
Book binders and print finishers specialised56210.0%
Bakers, flour confectioners58010.0%
Gardeners, groundsmen/women59410.0%
Other craft and related occupations n.e.c.59910.0%
Police officers (sergeant and below)61020.0%
Security guards and related occupations61520.0%
Other security protective service occupations life61910.0%
Chefs, cooks hotel supervisor620140.03%
Waiters, waitresses62130.01%
Bar staff62270.01%
Travel and flight attendants63020.0%
Assistant nurses, nursing auxiliaries64070.01%
Hospital ward assistants64120.0%
Ambulance staff64210.0%
Dental nurses64360.01%
Care assistants and attendants old644370.08%
Nursery nurses65090.02%
Educational assistants652220.05%
Other childcare and related occupations n.e.c.659300.06%
Hairdressers, barbers coiffeur660130.03%
Beauticians and related occupations66110.0%
Domestic housekeepers and related occupations67010.0%
Caretakers school67220.0%
Launderers, dry cleaners, pressers67330.01%
Undertakers funeral director69010.0%
Bookmakers manager69120.0%
Other personal and protective service occupations model69920.0%
Buyers and purchasing officers (not retail)70110.0%
Other sales representatives n.e.c.71940.01%
Sales assistants merchants car720620.13%
Retail cash desk and check-out operators721110.02%
Petrol pump forecourt attendants72210.0%
Collectors salespersons and credit agents73020.0%
Market and street traders and assistants73230.01%
Window dressers, floral arrangers79110.0%
Bakery confectionery process hand foreman80040.01%
Brewery and vinery process operatives80110.0%
Tobacco cutter foreman80210.0%
Other food, drink and tobacco process operatives n.e.c.80940.01%
Preparatory fibre processors81110.0%
Spinners, doublers, twisters fly81210.0%
Other textiles processing operatives hydro81410.0%
Chemical, gas and petroleum process plant operatives82010.0%
Machine tool operatives (inc. CNC machine tool operatives)84010.0%
Assemblers/lineworkers vehicles metal nutter85110.0%
Packers, bottlers, canners, fillers86250.01%
Routine laboratory testers paint soil86410.0%
Other routine process operatives n.e.c. painter86910.0%
Road transport depot inspectors and related occupations87110.0%
Drivers of road goods vehicles87220.0%
Bus and coach drivers87310.0%
Taxi, cab drivers and chauffeurs87410.0%
Fork lift and mechanical truck drivers88710.0%
Other plant and machine operatives n.e.c.89920.0%
Farm workers livestock hand90020.0%
Other labourers in making and processing industries n.e.c.919140.03%
Postal workers, mail sorters94040.01%
Messengers, couriers94140.01%
Kitchen porters, hands95250.01%
Counterhands, catering assistants help953100.02%
Shelf fillers95420.0%
Cleaners, domestics958700.15%

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