Year: 2004
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-time50
Working part-time11
Not working (seeking work)4
Retired20
In full-time education1
Looking after the home7
Permanently sick or disabled5
Not working (and not seeking work)2
Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time1
Other (specify)0

 

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Results for men and women

%

 MaleFemale
Working full-time 27 68
Working part-time 21 3
Not working (seeking work) 3 4
Retired 23 17
In full-time education 1 0
Looking after the home 16 0
Permanently sick or disabled 6 4
Not working (and not seeking work) 3 1
Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time 0 1
Other (specify) 0 1

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

 18-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465+
Working full-time * 72 68 59 41 5
Working part-time * 13 12 12 14 3
Not working (seeking work) * 4 6 6 1 1
Retired 0 0 0 3 28 79
In full-time education * 2 0 0 0 0
Looking after the home * 9 9 6 8 6
Permanently sick or disabled * 1 2 10 6 5
Not working (and not seeking work) * 1 2 2 2 2
Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time 0 0 1 1 1 0
Other (specify) 0 0 1 1 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

%

 CatholicProtestantNo religion
Working full-time 49 49 58
Working part-time 13 10 12
Not working (seeking work) 4 3 6
Retired 16 24 12
In full-time education 0 1 0
Looking after the home 9 7 4
Permanently sick or disabled 5 5 5
Not working (and not seeking work) 2 2 2
Caring for elderly or disabled person full-time 2 0 0
Other (specify) 1 0 2

 

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