Year: 1998
Module:Background
Variable:ECNACTS
If response to RECNTACT shows not economically active, and if married/living as married

Which of these descriptions applies to what your spouse/partner was doing last week, that is in the seven days ending last Sunday?

 

%

Working full-time

45

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

2

Not working (seeking work)

7

On a government training scheme

1

Retired

9

In full-time education

1

Looking after the home

9

Permanently sick or disabled

8

Not working (and not seeking work)

9

Other

6

Refused

4

 

Go to results for men and women, people of different ages and people of different religions.

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Results for men and women

 

%

 

Male

Female

Working full-time

*

51

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

*

0

Not working (seeking work)

*

8

On a government training scheme

0

1

Retired

*

10

In full-time education

0

1

Looking after the home

*

5

Permanently sick or disabled

*

8

Not working (and not seeking work)

*

7

Other

*

6

Refused

*

3

* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

  

 

Results for people of different ages

 

%

 

18-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65+

Working full-time

*

*

64

55

24

*

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

*

0

2

2

2

0

Not working (seeking work)

*

*

10

8

2

0

On a government training scheme

0

*

0

0

0

0

Retired

*

0

0

5

16

*

In full-time education

0

*

0

0

0

0

Looking after the home

0

*

12

9

11

*

Permanently sick or disabled

0

*

8

7

18

*

Not working (and not seeking work)

*

*

5

8

15

*

Other

*

*

0

6

6

*

Refused

0

0

1

1

7

*

* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

 

  

Results for people of different religions

 

%

 

Catholic

Protestant

No religion

Working full-time

43

46

*

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

0

2

*

Not working (seeking work)

10

5

0

On a government training scheme

0

1

*

Retired

6

12

0

In full-time education

1

0

*

Looking after the home

8

10

*

Permanently sick or disabled

12

4

*

Not working (and not seeking work)

9

8

*

Other

4

9

0

Refused

6

2

0

* indicates that the number of people in this category is
too small to allow percentages to be calculated.

 

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