New Earnings Survey (NES)

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country Great Britain
Years 1986-2002
Data depositor Office for National Statistics
Principal investigator Office for National Statistics
Analysis unit Working individuals aged from 16 years residing and working in Great Britain in 1986-2002
Spatial unit Council AreasCountiesCounties (Metropolitan)Districts (Metropolitan)Districts (Non-metropolitan)Government Office RegionsPostcode (Unit) [anonymised]Training and Enterprise CouncilsTravel to Work AreasUnitary Authorities (England)Unitary Authorities (Wales)Wards (Electoral)Westminster Parliamentary Constituencies
Sampling method Simple random sample
Data collection method Postal survey
Weight No
Access UK Data Service: Secure Access
Reference number SN: 6704
Cost No
Available documentation
Notes The NES was replaced by the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (UK Data Archive SN 6689) in 2004. Assessed using 2002 variable list Data also available in panel form (New Earnings Survey Panel Dataset - SN 6706)

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