Ask of household members age 10 or older. Ask questions person by person.
D10-12. Looking for work
[Questions D11-D12 was asked of persons age 10 or older who were looking for work during the past week.]
D12. What steps have you taken in looking for work?
Circle all codes that apply and then go to D14.
 1 Asked family or friends
 2 Looked in the newspaper
 3 Applied to a factory or office
 4 Registered with an employment exchange
 5 Other
NIU (not in universe)
Asked family /friends
Didn't ask family/friends
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
D. Economic activity
Questions for all columns in this section should only be asked to household members age 10 or older. For household members younger than 10, these columns should not be filled in at all.
Looking for work
Questions about looking for work should be asked to both those who work and those who are not working, but those who looked for work during the past week (D1 code "3") shouldn't be asked this question. Looking for work here means the respondent has ever made some effort to find work.
For example: Applied for work, contacted friends, etc.
Question for column (6):
D12 "What efforts did you make to look for work?"
Circle the codes corresponding to the respondent's answer. There may be more than one code depending on how many things the respondent did to find work.
This variable indicates if the person asked family/friends for work during the previous week.
Persons age 10+ whose primary activity was looking for work or whose primary activity was not looking for work but who looked for work in the past week