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

Occupation classification for the main job of the father [Unrecoded version] (PFOCC_unrecoded)
File: Egypt15-IND-V2
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 4
Decimals: 0
Range: 1-9999
Valid cases: 22817 (22030.8)
Invalid: 29437 (29148.4)
Occupation classification for the main (current or last held) job of the father, an unrecoded version presenting codes as collected and received in the original dataset
All individuals
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
1 Legislators, senior officials and managers 2486 2509 11.4%
2 Professionals 2352 2352 10.7%
3 Technicians and associate professionals 2312 2052 9.3%
4 Clerks 718 678 3.1%
5 Service workers and shop and market sales 2144 2087 9.5%
6 Skilled agricultural and fishery workers 4242 3871 17.6%
7 Craft and related trades 3625 3614 16.4%
8 Plant and machine operators and assemblers 2759 2755 12.5%
9 Elementary occupations 2120 2049 9.3%
10 Armed Forces 0 0 0.0%
9999 Unspecified code 59 63 0.3%
Sysmiss 29437 29148
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
Generated by ERF
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 9999)" 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.

Q509 indicates the occupation in the main job for those employed at the time of the survey, while Q520 indicates the occupation 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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