Govt or private employee
Variable: wrkgovt
Module:
Core
Subject:
Industry
,
Occupation
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

A. What kind of work do you (did you normally) do? That is, what (is/was) your job called?
OCCUPATION: [See REMARKS]
B. What (do/did) you actually do in that job? Tell me, what (are/were) some of your main duties?
C. What kind of place (do/did) you work for?
INDUSTRY: [See REMARKS]
D. What (do/did) they (make/do)?
E. (Are/Were) you self employed or (do/did) you work for someone else?
F. (Are/Were) you employed by the federal, state or local government or by a private employer (including non-profit organizations)?
G. About how much time (does/did) it usually take you to travel to work - about how many minutes?

Year Availability
Available in 11 of 31 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Government
2 Private
8 Don't know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
1985 1986 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
263 238 415 454 504 810 343 369 371 468 585
1190 1131 2263 2187 2170 3447 1572 1538 1486 1939 2122
0 0 0 17 16 40 29 29 26 28 54
0 1 14 16 9 26 17 10 16 11 16
81 100 125 91 113 187 62 98 75 92 90
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 25865
Missing cases 36601