L - Family Income

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)).

Family Income
N54804I When homeless was council help sought
N55134I Receipt of state benefits
N55144I 1st benefit received - type
N55164I 1st benefit received - amount
N55194I 1st benefit received - period covered
N55204I 1st benefit received - who received
N55214I 2nd benefit received - type
N55234I 2nd benefit received - amount
N55264I 2nd benefit received - period covered
N55274I 2nd benefit received - who received
N55284I 3rd benefit received - type
N55304I 3rd benefit received - amount
N55334I 3rd benefit received - period covered
N55344I 3rd benefit received - who received
N55354I 4th benefit received - type
N55374I 4th benefit received - amount
N55404I 4th benefit received - period covered
N55414I 4th benefit received - who received
N55424I 5th benefit received - type
N55444I 5th benefit received - amount
N55474I 5th benefit received - period covered
N55484I 5th benefit received - who received
N55494I Receipt of other regular payments
N55504I 1st payment received - source
N55524I 1st payment received - amount
N55554I 1st payment received - period covered
N55564I 1st payment received - who received
N55574I 2nd payment received - source
N55594I 2nd payment received - amount
N55624I 2nd payment received - period covered
N55634I 2nd payment received - who received
N55644I 3rd payment received - source
N55664I 3rd payment received - amount
N55694I 3rd payment received - period covered
N55704I 3rd payment received - who received
N55714I 4th payment received - source
N55734I 4th payment received - amount
N55764I 4th payment received - period covered
N55774I 4th payment received - who received
N56134I Money in savings
N56144I Money in investments
N56154I 1st saving or investment - type
N56174I 1st saving or investment - amount
N56224I 1st saving or investment - in whose name
N56234I 2nd saving or investment - type
N56254I 2nd saving or investment - amount
N56304I 2nd saving or investment - in whose name
N56314I 3rd saving or investment - type
N56334I 3rd saving or investment - amount
N56384I 3rd saving or investment - in whose name
N56394I 4th saving or investment - type
N56414I 4th saving or investment - amount
N56464I 4th saving or investment - in whose name
N56474I 5th saving or investment - type
N56494I 5th saving or investment - amount
N56544I 5th saving or investment - in whose name
N56554I 6th saving or investment - type
N56574I 6th saving or investment - amount
N56624I 6th saving or investment - in whose name
N56634I 7th saving or investment - type
N56654I 7th saving or investment - amount
N56704I 7th saving or investment - in whose name
N56714I 8th saving or investment - type
N56734I 8th saving or investment - amount
N56784I 8th saving or investment - in whose name
N57134I 9th saving or investment - type
N57154I 9th saving or investment - amount
N57204I 9th saving or investment - in whose name
N57214I 10th saving or investment - type
N57234I 10th saving or investment - amount
N57284I 10th saving or investment- in whose name
N57294I Receipt of inheritance<gift> of $500+
N57304I Who received inheritance<gift>
N57314I Who received largest inheritance<gift>
N57324I Year largest inheritance<gift> received
N57344I Value of inheritance<gift>