C - Employment

The cohort members were 23 years old at the time of the 1981 interview, and had reached a stage in their life cycle marked by major transitions - for example, from school or full-time further and higher education to work, from dependent status in their families of origin to independent status as members or heads of new households, from single status to partnership with marriage partners or cohabitees, and from childlessness to parenthood. During the interview survey detailed information was been sought from these young adults about: Employment, unemployment and periods of out of the labour force (including details of economic status for each month since March 1974; dates and durations; occupation; industry; earnings; training; promotion, hours; job satisfaction; job choice; job behaviour; participation in government special schemes etc). Apprenticeship and training (including details of dates and durations; trades and skills; courses and qualifications; and reasons for non-completion etc). Post-school education (including details of dates and duration; courses; subjects; qualifications; failed courses; courses not leading to qualifications; planned courses; finance; literacy and numeracy problems etc). Marriage, cohabitation and children (including details of dates of marriage(s) and cohabitation(s); age and prior status of partner(s); abortion and miscarriage; dates of birth and birthweight of children and experience of lone parenthood, etc). Housing and household (including details of household composition; type and tenure of housing; amenities; housing costs; home ownership aspiration; leaving home; homelessness, etc). Family income, savings and investment (including details of state benefits; other payments from outside the household; savings investments and inheritances). Respondent reported health state and health related behaviour (including details of smoking, drinking, handicap, migraine, epilepsy, asthma and wheezy bronchitis, other conditions requiring regular medical supervision, accidents, hospital admittances and emotional problems). Voluntary activity and leisure, etc (including details of the nature and frequency of activities; religion; voting behaviour; trade union membership; and newspaper readership). Malaise Inventory (a 24 item inventory completed by the respondents at the completion of the interview. This is a measure indicating a tendency towards non-clinical depression developed by the Institute of Psychiatry from the Cornell Medical Index (Rutter and others, 1970)).

Apprenticeship and Training
N44244I Ever started an apprenticeship
N44254I Signed articles of apprenticeship
N44264I Number of apprenticeships
N44274I Changed firm during apprenticeship
N44284I Uncompleted apprenticeship: start date - month
N44304I Uncompleted apprenticeship: start date - year
N44324I Uncompleted apprenticeship: end date - month
N44344I Uncompleted apprenticeship: end date - year
N44364I Change of apprenticeship contract
N44374I Reason employer terminated apprentice.
N44384I What happened when employer terminated
N44394I Whether completed apprenticeship
N44404I Completed apprenticeship: start date - month
N44424I Completed apprenticeship: start date - year
N44444I Completed apprenticeship: end date - month
N44464I Completed apprenticeship: end date - year
N44484I Apprenticeship qualifications
N44504I Apprenticeship day or block release
N44514I Apprenticeship day,block release place
N44524I Long-term job prospects apprenticeship
N44534I Attendance on training courses <appren.>
N62684I Trade of apprenticeship
N62704I Trade of uncompleted apprenticeship
Current Job
N42384I Current job change in content
N42394I Current job employment status
N42404I Current job family firm
N42414I Current job number of employees
N42424I Current job type of employer
N42434I Current job size of establishment
N42444I Current job branch establishment
N42454I Current job promotion
N42464I Access to training current job
N42474I Current job opportunities for training
N42484I Current job type of training
N42494I Current job training course or centre
N42504I Current job trade union bargaining
N42514I Current job self employed training
N42524I Business assets
N42534I Business assets value
N42584I Current job nat ins payments<self-empl>
N42594I Current job nat ins class <self-employ>
N42604I Regular income current job
N42614I Last pay in relation to usual pay
N42624I Current job net pay
N42674I Current job net pay period
N42684I Current job net pay accuracy
N42694I Current job gross pay
N42744I Current job gross pay period
N42754I Current job gross pay accuracy
N43134I Satisfaction current pay
N43144I Satisfaction current job prospects
N43154I Satisfaction current job fellow workers
N43164I Satisfaction current job physical conds
N43174I Satisfaction current job organisation
N43184I Satisfaction current job use of ability
N43194I Satisfaction current job interest
N43204I Satisfaction current job overall
N43214I Current job promotion prospects
N43224I Current job security
N43234I Expectation of work one year hence
N43244I Why expect to change job
N43254I Activity expected one year hence
N43264I Evening work
N43274I Night work
N43284I Early morning work
N43294I Saturday work
N43304I Sunday work
N43314I Current job hours of work
N43334I Regards current job parttime or fulltime
N43344I Partimer current job-lking full time wrk
N43354I Suitability of hours
N43364I Constraints on hours
N43374I Trade off hours and pay
N43384I Additional job
N43394I Additional job-regular income
N43404I Additional job-employment status
N43414I Additional job-pay
N43454I Additional job-pay period
N43464I Additional job-pay accuracy
N61344I Current or last job 1970 seg
N61364I Current or last job 1970 social class
N61384I Current or last job occupation code
N61434I Current or last job occupational status
N61454I Current or last job industry
N61474I Current or last job 1980 seg
N61494I Current or last job 1980 social class
N62624I Skills or training which job required<1>
N62644I Skills or training which job required<2>
N62664I Skills or training which job required<3>
First Job
N42134I First job employment status
N42144I First job family firm
N42154I First job number of employees
N42164I First job type of employer
N42174I First job size of establishment
N42184I First job branch establishment
N42194I Source first job information
N42214I Spoken for first job
N42224I Other job offers first job
N42234I Pay in first job
N42274I Period of pay in first job
N42284I Deductions in first job pay
N42294I Accuracy first job pay
N42304I First job access to training
N42314I First job opportunities for training
N42324I First job type of training
N42334I First job training course or centre
N42344I First job promotion
N42354I First job change in content
N42364I Reason left first job
N42374I Current job status
N61174I First job 1970 seg
N61194I First job 1970 social class
N61214I First job occupation code
N61264I First job occupational status
N61284I First job industry
N61304I First job 1980 seg
N61324I First job 1980 social class
N64134I Skills,training required for 1st job <1>
N64154I Skills,training required for 1st job <2>
N64174I Skills,training required for 1st job <3>
History
N41434I Ever employed
N41444I Number of jobs
N41454I 1st job: start date - month
N41474I 1st job: start date - year
N41494I First job full or part time
N41504I 1st job: end date - month
N41524I 1st job: end date - year
N41544I 2nd job: start date - month
N41564I 2nd job: start date - year
N41584I Second job full or part time
N41594I 2nd job: end date - month
N41614I 2nd job: end date - year
N41634I 3rd job: start date - month
N41654I 3rd job: start date - year
N41674I Third job full or part time
N41684I 3rd job: end date - month
N41704I 3rd job: end date - year
N41724I 4th/latest job: start date - month
N41744I 4th/latest job: start date - year
N41764I Fourth or latest job full or part time
N41774I 4th/latest job: end date - month
N41794I 4th/latest job: end date - year
N62384I Total duration of full-time jobs
N62404I Total duration of ft jobs since marriage
N62424I Total duration of ft jobs since 1st.kid
Last Job
N43474I Last job change in content
N43484I Last job employment status
N43494I Last job family firm
N43504I Last job number of employees
N43514I Last job type of employer
N43524I Last job size of establishment
N43534I Last job branch establishment
N43544I Last job promotion
N43554I Access to training last job
N43564I Last job opportunities for training
N43574I Last job type of training
N43584I Last job training course or centre
N43594I Last job trade union bargaining
N43604I Last job self employed training
N43614I Last job nat ins payments self employ
N43624I Last job nat ins class self employ
N43634I Last job regular income
N43644I Last job net pay
N43694I Last job net pay period
N43704I Last job net pay accuracy
N43714I Last job gross pay
N43764I Last job gross pay period
N43774I Last job gross pay accuracy
N44134I Satisfaction last job pay
N44144I Satisfaction last job prospects
N44154I Satisfaction last job fellow workers
N44164I Satisfaction last job physical condition
N44174I Satisfaction last job organisation
N44184I Satisfaction last job use of ability
N44194I Satisfaction last job interest
N44204I Satisfaction last job overall
N44214I Last job hours of work
N44234I Reason left last job
Training
N44544I Attendance on training courses
N44554I Number of training courses
N44564I 1st training course: start date - month
N44584I 1st training course: start date - year
N44604I Length of first training course
N44614I Type of first training course
N44624I Was first training course a tops course
N44634I Place of first training course
N44644I Whether completed first training course
N44654I First training course qualification
N44674I Long-term job prospects first training
N44684I More than one training course
N44694I 2nd training course: start date - month
N44714I 2nd training course: start date - year
N44734I Length of second training course
N44744I Type of second training course
N44754I Was second training course a tops course
N44764I Place of second training course
N44774I Whether completed second training course
N44784I Second training course qualification
N44804I Long-term job prospects second training
N45134I More than two training courses
N45144I 3rd training course: start date - month
N45164I 3rd training course: start date - year
N45184I Length of third training course
N45194I Type of third training course
N45204I Was third training course a tops course
N45214I Place of third training course
N45224I Whether completed third training course
N45234I Third training course qualification
N45254I Long-term job prospects third training
N45264I Other qualifications attempts <trainees>
N61684I Subject of first training course
N61714I Recoded level of first training course
N61734I Subject of second training course
N61764I Recoded level of second training course
N62134I Subject of third training course
N62164I Recoded level of third training course
N62724I Why 1st. training course uncompleted <1>
N62744I Why 1st. training course uncompleted <2>
N62764I Why 1st. training course uncompleted <3>
N63134I Why 2nd. training course uncompleted <1>
N63154I Why 2nd. training course uncompleted <2>
N63174I Why 2nd. training course uncompleted <3>
N64194I Why 3rd training crse not completed <1>
N64214I Why 3rd training crse not completed <2>
N64234I Why 3rd training crse not completed <3>