An investigation by means of a sample survey of trends, correlates and determinants of social mobility in Scotland. Topics covered: occupation, secondary education, further education, migration, kinship interaction, family size, housing, job selection, income. Same data as above available on father, mother, brother, wife, son, father-in-law.
NOTE: In the subsetted dataset, migration, kinship interaction, housing, and brother's data are not included.
Cross-sectional (one-time) study.
PDF documentation includes codebook, questionnaire, and additional variable information. Enhanced from the original by Data Library staff.
This dataset was originally obtained from the UK Data Archive and enhanced by Data Library staff on request from a user.
SPSS setup file created by Data Library staff, which provides variable labels but not value labels for a selected majority of variables. (Lines skipped from codebook are documented.)
Data Archive original files:
Data Library version:
Original file from Data Archive in ASCII data format. Enhanced subset available in SPSS system or portable format.
Users must register with the UK Data Archive before receiving a copy of data files. Edinburgh University users may contact the Data Library for access.