Year: 1999
Module:Background
Variable:ECNACTS
If living partner

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

 

%

Working full-time

50

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

11

Not working (seeking work)

3

On a government training scheme

0

On ace (action for community employment)

0

Retired

15

In full-time education

0

Looking after the home

14

Permanently sick or disabled

4

Not working (and not seeking work)

3

Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time

0

Other

1

(refused)

0

 

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

25

70

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

21

2

Not working (seeking work)

1

4

On a government training scheme

0

0

On ace (action for community employment)

0

0

Retired

16

15

In full-time education

1

0

Looking after the home

29

1

Permanently sick or disabled

3

5

Not working (and not seeking work)

4

2

Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time

1

0

Other

1

0

(refused)

0

0

  

 

Results for people of different ages

 

%

 

18-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65+

Working full-time

*

71

64

57

24

6

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

*

12

12

13

10

5

Not working (seeking work)

*

5

3

2

1

0

On a government training scheme

0

0

0

1

0

0

On ace (action for community employment)

0

0

0

0

1

0

Retired

0

0

1

4

27

74

In full-time education

*

0

0

0

0

0

Looking after the home

*

7

15

14

23

10

Permanently sick or disabled

0

2

3

6

8

1

Not working (and not seeking work)

*

2

2

3

5

2

Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time

0

0

0

1

1

1

Other

0

1

0

0

1

0

(refused)

0

0

0

0

0

0

* 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

47

51

56

Working part-time, at least 10 hours a week

9

11

14

Not working (seeking work)

5

1

1

On a government training scheme

0

0

1

On ace (action for community employment)

0

0

0

Retired

12

19

6

In full-time education

0

0

0

Looking after the home

17

11

16

Permanently sick or disabled

5

3

4

Not working (and not seeking work)

4

2

2

Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time

0

0

1

Other

1

0

0

(refused)

0

0

0

 

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