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WAGELM
Employment income from last month

Codes

WAGELM is the respondent's income from last month.
-99999999 = Not available
-99999998 = Missing or dirty on case record
-99999997 = Not applicable

Description

WAGELM reports the respondent's employment income from last month.

  • In 1975, the exact amount is reported.
  • In 1985, wage is calculated from the wage rate and weekly hours multiplied by 4.
  • In 2003, wages from last week multiplied by 4 is reported.

Users interested in more detailed household income data may refer to INCOMEQT.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • All persons.

Availability

  • 1975, 1985, 2003-2012

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