Dataset: Generations and Gender Survey Belgium Wave 1

Variable a830: Reason for stopping prev. job/business

PreQuestion Text

Card 830: Reason for Stopping Work

Literal Question

Why did you stop working in your previous job or business? Please indicate the main reason.

Descriptive Text

Q 830 core questionnaire

Country specific additional values:
- FRA: "1501-retirement anticipated imposed by employer".
- GEO:  "1301-due to low salary".

Values Categories N
1 laid off (business closure, redundancy, early retirement, dismissal etc.) 217
 10.0%
2 mandatory retirement 540
 25.0%
3 end of contract/temporary job 114
 5.3%
4 sale/closure of own or family business 96
 4.4%
5 marriage 54
 2.5%
6 child birth/need to look after children 155
 7.2%
7 need to look after old, sick, disabled person(s) 12
 0.6%
8 partner's/spouse's job required move to another place 8
 0.4%
9 studying 12
 0.6%
10 military or social service 0
 0.0%
11 own illness or disability 320
 14.8%
12 wanted to retire or to live off private means 478
 22.1%
13 other reason 154
 7.1%
1301 due to low salary 0
 0.0%
1501 retirement anticipated imposed by employer 0
 0.0%
97 does not know 0
98 refusal 0
99 no response/not applicable 7
Sysmiss 4996

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2160
Missing cases 5003
This variable is numeric

Universe

If R is unemployed / student / retired / ill or permanently disabled / homemaker / in military or social service and had a job directly before this current status

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