Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE)

General Information

Data type Survey data: Longitudinal/panel/cohort
Country UK
Years 1997-2013
Data depositor Office for National Statistics
Principal investigator Office for National Statistics
Analysis unit Working individuals aged from 16 years residing and working in the UK in 1997-2013.
Spatial unit Council Areas Districts (Metropolitan) Districts (Non-metropolitan) Government Office Regions Health Authority Regions LAU-1 Areas NUTS-I Areas NUTS-II Areas NUTS-III Areas Output Areas Postcode (Unit) [anonymised] Primary Care Trusts Super Output Areas (Lower Layer) Super Output Areas (Middle Layer) Training and Enterprise Councils Travel to Work Areas Unitary Authorities (England) Unitary Authorities (Wales) Westminster Parliamentary Constituencies
Sampling method Simple random sample One per cent sample of individuals from National Insurance records
Data collection method Postal survey
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service: Secure Access
Reference number SN 6689
Available documentation
Notes Enterprise details from link to IDBR Access to data restricted

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 No
Home-based measurement 1
Survey Response items 1
Home-based measurement 2
Survey Response items 2

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed No
Employee director No
Employs others No
Subcontractor No