For persons aged 16 and older who are in scope and who have a current main job, STJOBYRD reports the year when the person started their current main job.
STJOBYRD is a 4 digit numeric variable. Please note the following missing data codes:
0: Not in universe
9997: Unknown - refused
9998: Unknown - not ascertained
9999: Unknown - don't know
In 1996, STJOBYRD only includes persons aged 16 and older with a current main job who are eligible in rounds 1 and 2 of data collection; in subsequent years, STJOBYRD is available for all persons aged 16 and older who have a current main job. Otherwise, this variable is completely comparable across time.
- 1997-2019: Persons aged 16 and older who are in scope and have a current main job.
- 1998-2017, 2019
- 1998-2017, 2019 : PERWEIGHT