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

Main activity of the father [Detailed version] (PFMAS_D)
File: Egypt15-IND-V2
Overview
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 3
Decimals: 0
Range: 100-999
Valid cases: 25081 (24269.2)
Invalid: 27173 (26909.9)
Definition
Main activity status with respect to the labor force, that distinguishes between the employed and the not employed. The employed are those for whom work is the main activity, while for all the others, the main activity should attempt to distinguish between pensioners, students, and homemakers. This detailed variable distinguishes as well between different types of employment and unemployment.
Universe
All individuals
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Categories
ValueCategoryCasesWeighted
100 Employed 166 174 0.7%
110 Employed during last week 22514 21714 89.5%
120 Employed but temporary absent from work 7 7 0.0%
130 Waiting to go back to previous job 0 0 0.0%
140 Found a job and waiting for the start date 0 0 0.0%
150 Employed (1-14 hours) weekly 0 0 0.0%
160 Employed (15 hours or more) weekly 0 0 0.0%
170 Employed (35 hours or more) weekly 0 0 0.0%
180 Managing own properties 0 0 0.0%
200 Unemployed 0 0 0.0%
210 Unemployed ever worked (looking for a job) 116 117 0.5%
220 Unemployed never worked (looking for a job) 15 19 0.1%
230 Temporary unemployed (in military services) 5 4 0.0%
300 Homemaker (Housewife) 0 0 0.0%
310 Homemaker 0 0 0.0%
320 Housewife 0 0 0.0%
330 Working housewife 0 0 0.0%
400 Student 2 0 0.0%
410 Working student 9 13 0.1%
500 Pensioners/retired/disabled 0 0 0.0%
510 Pensioners 827 818 3.4%
520 Retired 0 0 0.0%
530 Disabled 485 486 2.0%
540 Unable to work 0 0 0.0%
550 Old 804 764 3.1%
560 Disabled/Old/Ill 0 0 0.0%
600 Others 9 6 0.0%
610 Out of labor force 0 0 0.0%
620 Out of human force 0 0 0.0%
630 Have income/revenue/means 0 0 0.0%
640 In prison or in hospital 7 11 0.0%
650 Not working and not looking for a job 110 128 0.5%
660 Landlord 0 0 0.0%
670 Child 0 0 0.0%
999 Not stated 5 7 0.0%
Sysmiss 27173 26910
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
Generated by ERF
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Notes
GENERAL NOTES
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COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
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Those reported as working students were considered active and their employment related variables were provided in the harmonized data.


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