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Egypt - Labor Force Survey, LFS 2014

Economic activity classification of the previous/last held job [Standardized version] (INDPRV)
File: Egypt 2014-LFS IND-V1
Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 3
Decimals: 0
Range: 10-999
Valid cases: 33942 (8313097.7)
Invalid: 319398 (78484333.2)
Definition
Standardized economic activity classification of the previous/last held job.
Universe
Ever-employed and reported a previous job INDs aged 6+
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Categories
ValueCategoryCasesWeighted
10 Agriculture, forestry and fishing 936 229389 2.8%
20 Mining and quarrying 4 965 0.0%
30 Manufacturing 826 208184 2.5%
40 Electricity, gas and water supply 30 7429 0.1%
50 Construction 540 137648 1.7%
60 Wholesale and retail trade 493 125858 1.5%
70 Transportation and storage 395 98790 1.2%
80 Accommodation and food service activities 116 30033 0.4%
90 Information and communication 24 6177 0.1%
100 Financial and insurance activities 6 1675 0.0%
110 Real estate, professional and support service activities 97 25693 0.3%
120 Public administration and defense 52 12921 0.2%
130 Education 117 29182 0.4%
140 Human health and social work activities 30 7522 0.1%
150 Other activities 60 15575 0.2%
998 Unspecified 1 190 0.0%
999 Not stated 30215 7375867 88.7%
Sysmiss 319398 78484333
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Imputation and Derivation
Derivation
Original survey variable recoded/renamed (Ref: Data dictionary.pdf)
Others
Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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In many datasets, national classifications are used to code the detailed data collected. In such cases, if the aggregated data is provided by the statistical office, no attempt to correct the original variable is done.
The category "Wholesale and retail trade" includes the repair activities of motor vehicles and motorcycles.
The category "Real estate, administrative, professional and support service activities" includes: Real estate, renting and business activities; professional, scientific and technical activities; in addition to administrative and support service activities.




COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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For those who were employed at the time of the survey, no information was provided on the Economic activity of their previous work. Only the economic activity of the last held job for the unemployed was available. Thus, for the 29,577 cases reported as employed and reported a previous job, the economic activity of their previous job was recoded "not stated".

As stated in the methodology provided with the dataset from CAPMAS, the economic activity variable's codes were recoded based on the economic activity classification index issued in 2007 which is consistent with the International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities- Revision 4 (ISIC-4(


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