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Egypt - Household Income, Expenditure, and Consumption Survey, HIECS 2015

Industry classification for the main job of the first spouse [Standardized version] (INDSP_1)
File: Egypt15-HH-V2
Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 3
Decimals: 0
Range: 10-999
Valid cases: 2346 (2252.1)
Invalid: 9642 (9745)
Definition
Industry classification of the main (current or last held) job of the first spouse
Universe
Ever-employed Active spouses aged 6+ years
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Categories
ValueCategoryCasesWeighted
10 Agriculture and Fishing 758 712 31.6%
20 Mining 1 1 0.1%
30 Manufacturing 120 112 5.0%
40 Electricity and Utilities 11 14 0.6%
50 Construction 3 2 0.1%
60 Commerce 312 314 13.9%
70 Transportation, Storage and Communication 46 46 2.0%
80 Financial, Insurance and Real Estate 13 11 0.5%
90 Public Administration 231 214 9.5%
100 Other services 818 795 35.3%
998 Unspecified 0 0 0.0%
999 Not stated 33 31 1.4%
Sysmiss 9642 9745
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 renamed (Ref: Data dictionary.pdf)
Others
Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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In many datasets national classifications are used.

The variable should generally cover the active sample (employed and unemployed if previously employed).
While for Unemployed never previously employed, the variable was coded missing.

Active sample reported as "not stated (code 999)" should normally include employed for whom the status was not identified and unemployed previously employed if status in last job is not reported.

Those unemployed and do not search for a job are considered inactive, hence their previous employment information, if they were ever active, is recoded missing.


COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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Q510 indicates the economic activity in the main job for those employed at the time of the survey, while Q521 indicates the economic activity in the last held job for those reported as unemployed ever worked.
Ever employed individuals were identified using Q513 in the raw data, indicating if the individual has ever been employed for a period of 6 continuous months or more.


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