Job (father)

Variable name



What is (was) your father’s job? (Please give details in the parentheses below, and then circle the choice below that best applies to your father.)

Select / Fill in

  1. Agriculture, Forestry, or Fisheries (Self-employed)

  2. Agriculture, Forestry, or Fisheries (Family employee)

  3. Small (9 or fewer employees) business/factory (Self-employed)

  4. Small (9 or fewer employees) business/factory (Family workeremployee)

  5. Free enterprise (e.g. general practitioners)

  6. Managerial positions (e.g. department head of a company or higher)

  7. Professionals (hospital doctors, etc.)

  8. Engineering (technician, etc.)

  9. Teachers (elementary, junior high, high school, etc.)

  10. Clerical work (general office work, etc.)

  11. Technical/operational jobs (e.g. construction workers)

  12. Sales service jobs (clerks, etc.)

  13. Paying job at home (home worker)

  14. No job

Overflow code

Unclassifiable response code


No response code



Data files (csv)

  • p1_4

  • p5b_4

  • p11c_4

  • p16d_4

  • p21e_4