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

Industry classification for the main job of the father [Standardized version] (PFIND)
File: Egypt15-IND-V2
Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 3
Decimals: 0
Range: 10-999
Valid cases: 22817 (22030.8)
Invalid: 29437 (29148.4)
Industry classification of the main (current or last held) job of the father
All individuals
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
10 Agriculture and Fishing 4476 4049 18.4%
20 Mining 97 73 0.3%
30 Manufacturing 2661 2694 12.2%
40 Electricity and Utilities 506 503 2.3%
50 Construction 2467 2462 11.2%
60 Commerce 2963 2984 13.5%
70 Transportation, Storage and Communication 2964 2886 13.1%
80 Financial, Insurance and Real Estate 226 217 1.0%
90 Public Administration 2690 2466 11.2%
100 Other services 3708 3635 16.5%
998 Unspecified 0 0 0.0%
999 Not stated 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
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.

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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