British Social Attitudes Survey (BSA)

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country Great Britain
Years 1983-present
Data depositor NatCen Social Research
Principal investigator NatCen Social Research
Analysis unit Adults (18 and over) living in private households in Great Britain (excluding the 'crofting counties' north of the Caledonian Canal)
Spatial unit CountriesGovernment Office Regions
Sampling method Multi-stage stratified random sample
Data collection method Face-to-face interview; Self-completion
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service
Reference number GN 33168
Cost No
Available documentation http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=7500&type=Data%20catalogue
Notes Assessed using 'BRITISH SOCIAL ATTITUDES 2013 - The Blaise questionnaire 2013 Questionnaire has a section on motivations for starting own business.

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business Yes
Legal status of business No
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 Yes
Employee director Yes
Employs others Yes
Subcontractor No