23. In the last 12 months, what was your main source of income?
 01 Work
 02 Retirement / Pension
 03 Unemployment benefit
 04 Benefit in respect of an accident at work or occupational disease
 05 Social integration income
 06 Other temporary benefits (illness, maternity leave, ...)
 07 Property or entrepreneurial income
 08 Social support
 09 Support by household
 10 Other cases
Retirement or pension
Benefit in respect of an accident at work or occupational disease
Social integration income
Other temporary benefits
Property or entrepreneurial income
Supported by household
Other temporary benefits
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.
Question 23- In the last 12 months, what was your main source of income?
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If the person has more than one source of income, you must indicate only one taking into consideration the main source of income.
Work- This comprises all people who live primarily from a job whether it is remunerated or not.
The people that work with non-remuneration for a family member, must select this option as long as they consider the work sufficient to cover the family costs (a worker that works for a family-member with no salary but is supported by the family).
A non-remunerated job for a family member is considered a job of at least 15 hours during the week in reference which contributes directly to a business, farm, or office that earn profit and is owned by a family member.
Retirement/Pension- All the people who live mainly from a pension or retirement due to aging, savings, disabilities, due to an accident on the job, social pension, etc...
Unemployment benefit- This includes all people who are unemployed and live mainly from unemployment benefits, in other words, subsidies from the government such as total or partial unemployment benefits, among others.
If the person is an employee, but does not receive any type of unemployment benefit, you must record the answer according to the main source of income.
Benefit in respect of an accident at work or occupational disease - This includes all individuals who are unable to work and receive benefits due to an accident at work or an occupational disease.
Social integration income - This integrated income belongs to the system of solidarity (non-contributable) as part of the integration program in which a benefit is attributed to someone in need due to some economic or social need and can work thereby assisting with any integration in a professional, social or work environment.
Other temporary benefits - This includes temporary benefits due to accidents, illness, maternity leave, etc.; and are not included in any of the previously mentioned benefits.
Property or entrepreneurial income- Includes individuals whose principal income consists of rent from property, interest, profit, dividends, ownership rights, etc.
Social support - Includes people whose principal mean of subsistence is provided by the State, Public Organizations or Private Institutions of Social Welfare, by means of social programs or other, or rather, individuals whose main mode of survival is from public assistance, that may or may not come in form of shelter;
Supported by household- includes people who live with the support of their own family.
Housewife who only works on household chores and does not have any other type of income, younger children or those that do not work and that have no other source of income (whether they are students or not), etc?
Other- Only classify here people who are not included in any of the previous situations, for example, those who live off of gifts, scholarships, etc.
You must keep in mind that the Scholarships of Social Action, are not considered as payment for work, in this case the beneficiaries must choose the option "Other", however, a Research Scholarship given by a private or public entity who subsidizes research of scientific, technological or specific nature must be considered as remunerated work.
This variable indicates the main source of livelihood of the person.