numjobs: Number of jobs

Description

numjobs is the number of jobs the respondent holds. See also multjobs.

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 1994 - present
ORG 1994 - present

Values

Value Label
1 Employed with one job
2 Two jobs
3 Three jobs
4 Four or more jobs
Variable creation
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* Number of jobs
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gen byte numjobs = .

if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(1994m1) <= $date {
        replace numjobs = 1 if emp == 1
        replace numjobs = 2 if pemjnum == 2
        replace numjobs = 3 if pemjnum == 3
        replace numjobs = 4 if pemjnum == 4
    }
}

lab var numjobs "Number of jobs"
lab def numjobs 1 "Employed with one job" 2 "Two jobs" 3 "Three jobs" 4 "Four or more jobs"
lab val numjobs numjobs
notes numjobs: Only available 1994-present
notes numjobs: Universe = employed for one job, labor force for 2+ numjobs
notes numjobs: Top-code: 4 = four or more jobs
notes numjobs: 1994-present CPS: pemjnum