Annual Population Survey (APS)

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country UK
Years 2004-present
Data depositor Office for National Statistics. Social Survey Division
Principal investigator Office for National Statistics. Social Survey Division
Analysis unit Persons resident in the UK in private households, and young people living away from the parental home in student halls of residence or similar institutions during term time.
Spatial unit Government Office Regions
Sampling method Multi-stage stratified random sample
Data collection method Face-to-face interview; Telephone interview
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service
Reference number GN 33357
Cost No
Available documentation http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/series/?sn=200002
Notes Employees in business question has lowest band range of 1-10 Assessed by reviewing APS User Guide 2015 Note this is a compilation of Labour Force Survey data 'boosted' by the addition of APS data.

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business Yes
Legal status of business Yes
VAT registration status No
Annual turnover No
Type of business Not specified
Number of clients No
Home based Yes
Home-based measurement 1 in [your[ own home, in the same grounds or buildings as [your] home, in different places using home as a base, or somewhere quite separate from home
Survey Response items 1 In [your] main job did [you] work mainly
Home-based measurement 2
Survey Response items 2

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed Yes
Employee director Yes
Employs others Yes
Subcontractor Yes