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INCORIG
Original household income

Codes

Information on the codes for this variable is not currently available.

Description

INCORIG records total household income as originally recorded in the survey.

This variable is unharmonized (see INCOME for the harmonized variable).

Users should note that when merging data from different surveys, the original value labels for this variable will be lost since they are survey-specific.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Austria
Canada
Finland
France
Hungary
Israel
Netherlands
Spain
United Kingdom

Comparability

INCORIG is not suitable for analysis across samples, but is provided to enable users to make customized variables.

Comparability — Austria [top]

In 1992, this is a continuous variable that reports monthly household income in Austrian schillings.

Comparability — Canada [top]

Canada 2005:

1 No income or loss
2 Less than $5,000
3 $5,000 to $9,999
4 $10,000 to $14,999
5 $15,000 to $19,999
6 $20,000 to $29,999
7 $30,000 to $39,999
8 $40,000 to $49,999
9 $50,000 to $59,999
10 $60,000 to $79,999
11 $80,000 to $99,999
12 $100,000 or more

Canada 2010:

1 No income or loss
2 Less than $5,000
3 $5,000 to $9,999
4 $10,000 to $14,999
5 $15,000 to $19,999
6 $20,000 to $29,999
7 $30,000 to $39,999
8 $40,000 to $49,999
9 $50,000 to $59,999
10 $60,000 to $79,999
11 $80,000 to $99,999
12 $100,000 to $149,999
13 $150,000 or more

Comparability — Finland [top]

In the Finland 2009 data, information about household income is available as continuous data. The currency is the Euro.

Comparability — France [top]

In 1998, the values are as follows:

1 Less than 3,500
2 3,500 to 7,000
3 7,000 to 10,000
4 10,000 to 14,000
5 14,000 to 17,500
6 17,500 to 21,000
7 21,000 to 35,000
8 35,000 to 50,000
9 More than 50,000
99 Doesn't know

Comparability — Hungary [top]

In 2009, the values are as follows:

1 50000 and under
2 50001 to 80000
3 80001 to 120000
4 120001 to 160000
5 160001 to 200000
6 200001 to 250000
7 250001 to 300000
8 300001 to 400000
9 400001 to 600000
10 600001 to 1000000

The currency is Forint.

Comparability — Israel [top]

In the Israel 1991 data, information about household income is available as continuous data. The currency is the New Shekel. This variable includes wages sum of employment, child, old age other allowances, pension other income.

Comparability — Netherlands [top]

In 1975, there is no income variable but there is a social class variable with the categories:
A/B (9.1%)
C1 (13.8%)
C2 (22.2%)
D1 (41.4%)
D2 (12.5%)
9 missing
We use this variable in place of INCOME for INCORIG, and code 1,2 into INCOME=3 (high), 3,4 into INCOME=2 (middle) and 5 into INCOME=1 (low).

For 1980:
1 Under 750 PMND
2 F 750-1000 PMND
3 F 1000-1250 PMND
4 F 1250-1500 PMND
5 F 1500-1750 PMND
6 F 1750-2000 PMND
7 F 2000-2250 PMND
8 F 2250-2500 PMND
9 F 2500-2750 PMND
10 F 2750-3250 PMND
11 F 3250-3750 PMND
12 More than F 3750 PMND
13 Does not know (mainly for young diarists)
14 Refused or not stated.
For 1985-2000, this is a continuous variable that reports net monthly income in Dutch Guilder.

For 2000, the original variable used to create INCORIG is v258. However, there are missing cases, so the variable v672 is used as additional information. v672 covers income ranges, so the variable was recoded according to the midpoint of the range.

Comparability — Spain [top]

In the Spanish data, income is reported as monthly household income.

In 2002 and 2009, the values are as follows:

1 1200 euros or less
2 1201 euros to 2000 euros
3 2001 euros to 3000 euros
4 More than 3000 euros
-8 Missing

Comparability — United Kingdom [top]

In 1995, the original variable gross income is used as INCORIG with no conversion. Values and labels are as follows:

1 Less than 1,000
2 1,000 to 1,999
3 2,000 to 2,999
4 3,000 to 3,999
5 4,000 to 4,999
6 5,000 to 5,999
7 6,000 to 6,999
8 7,000 to 7,999
9 8,000 to 8,999
10 9,000 to 9,999
11 10,000 to 10,999
12 11,000 to 11,999
13 12,000 to 12,999
14 13,000 to 13,999
15 14,000 to 14,999
16 15,000 to 17,499
17 17,500 to 19,999
18 20,000 to 24,999
19 25,000 to 29,999
20 30,000 to 39,999
21 40,000 or more
98 No source of income
99 Refused

In 2000 and 2001, the labels are as follows:

-8 missing
1 Less than 2,610 pounds
2 2,610 - 5,210 pounds
3 5,210 - 10,430 pounds
4 10,430 - 15,640 pounds
5 15,640 - 20,860 pounds
6 20,860 - 33,800 pounds
7 33,800 - 41,000 pounds
8 41,000 - 46,000 pounds
9 46,000 - 55,000 pounds
10 55,000 - 80,000 pounds
11 80,000 pounds or more

In 2014,this is a continuous variable that reports monthly household income in pound sterling.

Universe

  • All persons.

Availability

  • Austria: 1992
  • Canada: 2005, 2010
  • Finland: 2009
  • France: 1998, 2009
  • Hungary: 2009
  • Israel: 1991
  • Netherlands: 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005
  • South Africa: 2000
  • Spain: 2002, 2009
  • United Kingdom: 1983, 1995, 2000, 2014
  • United States: 1965, 1975, 1985, 1995, 1998, 2003-2012