Section III: Detailed particulars of household members
[Questions 30-32 were asked for person's age 10+ who were engaged in economic activity, unemployed with previous work experience, or had work but did not work in the last 12 months.]
[For urban area]
32. The following codes are used to enter status of the person
 01 Employer
 02 Self employed
 03 Government employees
 04 Private employees
 05 Members of Agricultural or industrial cooperatives
 06 Unpaid family workers
 07 Others
Members of cooperative
Unpaid family worker
NIU (not in universe)
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.
Columns 28 - 32: Information on economic activity
The information collected on economic activity status in these columns during the last
12 months include:
a. whether the person was engaged in productive work during the reference period
b. reason for not being engaged in productive work during the reference period (for those who were not so engaged)
d. major types of occupation
d. major product or service of the establishment or industry
e. employment status in the main activity
Column 30 Â– 32: For those who have been engaged in productive work during most of the last months (column 28 code 1), unemployed with previous work experience (column 29 code 02) and for who had work but did not work during the last 12 months (column 29 code 03).
Column 32: What was (NAME's) employment status in the main job?
This question is asked for those who answered code 1 or 2 in question 31 (who has engaged in economic activity for most of the last 12 month and unemployed with work experience). The main activity refers to what a person has been doing for the longest period within the last 12 months.
NOTE: Employment status for unemployed persons with work experience is the status of the main job just before they left their work. Before filling the status, one has to understand well the following list and explanation of employment status.
1 = Employer: A person who operates his or her own economic enterprise or engaged independently in a profession or trade, and hires one or more employees during most of the last 12 months. This person may or may not participate in the production processes.
2 = Self-employed: These are own-account workers who operate their own economic enterprise or engage independently in a profession or trade, and hire no employees. They worked a productive activity for most of the last 12 months in their enterprise.
3 = Government employee: -This category includes those who, for most of the last 12 months worked on permanent or contractual basis, and paid on daily or weekly bases, and were paid from the government institutions such as hospitals, schools, defense forcesÂ….etc and employed in public owned factories other development organizations (Government banks, state farms, etc.).
4 = Private employee: -These include those who, for most of the last 12 months, worked for a private employer and were paid either wages, salary in cash or in kind by the employer. The employments may be permanent or contract. The employer may pay them monthly, fortnightly, weekly, or daily. Those employed in NGO's or international organizations are also included here.
5 = Members of co-operative: -Who is an active member of a producers' co-operative and worked for most of the last 12 months. But those of the employees of the cooperatives should be included under code 4.
6 = Unpaid family workers: Those members of household (living in the same household) who worked for most of the last 12 months with out pay for families.
7 = Other: For those whose employment status is different from the above mentioned (1 - 6) and who worked for most the last 12 months are grouped in this code (code 7).
This variable indicates the person's employment status.
Persons age 10+ who are working or who are experienced workers looking for work