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d_masoc90_cc Mother's SOC 1990, resp aged 14, condensed

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Datafile: d_indresp

Derived Variable Note

Standard Occupational Classification 1990 (SOC90) of mother's job. Condensed 2-digit version. 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.



Uses D_MASOC90


Value labelValueAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency
Production managers in manufacturing, construction, mining and energy industries1150.01%
Specialist managers12120.03%
Financial institution and office managers, civil service executive officers13170.04%
Managers in transport and storing1420.0%
Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and fishing1680.02%
Manager, and proprietors in service industries17410.09%
Managers and administrators n.e.c.1960.01%
Engineers and technologists2130.01%
Health professional2270.01%
Teaching professionals23520.11%
Business and financial professionals2590.02%
Architects and surveyors2610.0%
Professional occupations n.e.c.2980.02%
Scientific technicians3010.0%
Draughtspersons, quantity surveyors and other surveyors3110.0%
Computer analysts /programmers3220.0%
Health associate professionals34620.13%
Legal associate professionals3520.0%
Business and financial associate professionals3650.01%
Social welfare associate professionals37190.04%
Literary, artistic and sports professional3840.01%
Associate professional occupations n.e.c.39120.03%
Administrative /clerical officers and assistants in civil service and local government40190.04%
Numerical clerks and cashiers41350.07%
Filing and record clerks42200.04%
Clerks (not otherwise specified)43270.06%
Stores and despatch clerks, storekeepers4440.01%
Secretaries, personal assistants, typists, word processors operators45210.04%
Receptionists, telephonists and related occupations46210.04%
Metal machining, fitting and instrument making trades5120.0%
Electrical/electronic trades5210.0%
Metal farming, welding and related trades5310.0%
Textiles, garments and related trades55130.03%
Printing and related trades5610.0%
Food preparation trades5810.0%
Other craft and related occupations n.e.c.5920.0%
Security and protected service occupations6150.01%
Catering occupations62240.05%
Travel attendants and related occupation6320.0%
Health and related occupations64530.11%
Childcare and related occupations65610.13%
Hairdressers, beauticians and related occupation66140.03%
Domestic staff and related occupations6760.01%
Personal and protect service occupation n.e.c.6950.01%
Buyers brokers and related agents7010.0%
Sales representatives7140.01%
Sales assistants and check-out operators72740.16%
Mobile, market and door-to-door salespersons7350.01%
Sales n.e.c.7910.0%
Food drink and tobacco process operatives80100.02%
Textiles and tannery process operatives8130.01%
Chemicals, paper, plastics and related process operatives8210.0%
Metal working process operatives8410.0%
Other routine process operatives8670.01%
Road transport operatives8750.01%
Other transport and machinery operatives8810.0%
Machine and plant operatives n.e.c.8920.0%
Other occupations m agriculture, forestry and fishing9020.0%
Other occupations in mining and manufacturing91140.03%
Other occupations in communication9480.02%
Other occupations in sales and service95870.18%

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