Year: 1999
Module:Social Inequality
Variable:RJOBFJOB
Please think of your present job (or your last one if you don't have one now). If you compare this job with the job your father had when you were 16, would you say that the level or status of your job is (or was)

 

%

Much higher than your father's

12

Higher than father

30

About equal

24

Lower than father

13

Much lower than your father's

3

I have never had a job

4

Can't choose or does not apply

14

 

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Results for men and women

 

%

 

Male

Female

Much higher than your father's

13

11

Higher than father

38

24

About equal

25

23

Lower than father

7

18

Much lower than your father's

2

4

I have never had a job

4

4

Can't choose or does not apply

11

17

  

 

Results for people of different ages

 

%

 

18-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65+

Much higher than your father's

11

12

15

12

12

8

Higher than father

20

32

25

38

36

32

About equal

18

29

24

21

26

24

Lower than father

19

14

15

14

11

6

Much lower than your father's

6

4

3

2

2

2

I have never had a job

13

2

2

3

0

5

Can't choose or does not apply

13

9

17

11

12

23

 

  

Results for people of different religions

 

%

 

Catholic

Protestant

No religion

Much higher than your father's

12

12

11

Higher than father

29

32

30

About equal

23

23

27

Lower than father

13

14

16

Much lower than your father's

2

3

6

I have never had a job

5

4

1

Can't choose or does not apply

16

13

9

 

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