Ever worked indicator

Mnemonic (reference code): EVERWORK

Type: Primary variable

Definition: Indicates whether an individual has ever worked.

Applicability: Person


Code Name
1 Yes
2 No
X No code required

Total number of categories: 3

Not applicable category (X) comprises: All schoolchildren and full-time students living away from home during term time, all those aged under 16 and all those aged 16 and over who are in employment.

Source question:

Image of Scottish question 29 from 2011

Scotland 2011

England & Wales (2011) and Scotland (2001) comparisons:

The questions in 2011 England & Wales and 2001 Scotland questionnaires are identical to the 2011 question in Scotland and will therefore be comparable.


To see which of our published standard, additional and commissioned tables use this variable please use the Table Index.