Life Opportunities Survey

General Information

Data type Survey data: Longitudinal/panel/cohort
Country Great Britain
Years 2009-2012
Data depositor Office for National Statistics. Social Survey Division
Principal investigator Office for National Statistics. Social Survey Division
Analysis unit People aged 16 and over in private households in Great Britain, comparing the experiences of disabled people with those of nondisabled people
Spatial unit No spatial unit
Sampling method Multi-stage stratified random sample
Data collection method Face-to-face interview
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service
Reference number SN 6653
Cost No
Available documentation http://discover.ukdataservice.ac.uk/catalogue/?sn=6653&type=Data%20catalogue
Notes This is a large-scale, longitudinal survey of the life opportunities for disabled people in the UK, including business and self-employment opportunities. First number range for number of employees is 1-10

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 Yes