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.
This variable provides information on the place where the individual actually carries out the main job work, whether it is inside or outside an establishment.
Employed individuals aged 6+
Source of information
Data Dictionary & Questionnaire/Codebook
Imputation and derivation
Original survey variable recoded/renamed (Ref: Data dictionary.pdf)
- All individuals working at/from their own homes or at someone else's home can be denoted home-based workers or home workers.
- The typical workplace for domestic workers is "someone else's home."
-Premises adjacent to home are a separate unit attached to the respondent’s home (e.g. a doctor’s clinic, or farmer's field or building, adjacent to the place of residence).
- Exclusive premises include ministry, department, commercial store, office, factory, school, hospital, hotel, restaurant, workshop, company etc.
Most of the exclusive premises, except for the governmental entities, might be public, private, foreign or mixed.
- Workers in transportation and construction sites, codes 8 and 9, undertake their activities in the streets but they should not be combined with street vendors.
For those working outside an establishment, this variable can serve in identifying those working in the informal sector.
COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTES
For those employed but temporary unpaid (MAS_D=130), all main job characteristics were recoded "not stated" since they did not effectively start working.