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Field description Field abbreviation Field version Field length Field type
Self-employment - Standard Industrial Classification 2007 1 digit XBUS2007SIC1 1.1.2 1 Char

Valid entries

Code Label
A Agriculture, forestry and fishing
B Mining and quarrying
C Manufacturing
D Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
E Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
F Construction
G Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
H Transportation and storage
I Accommodation and food service activities
J Information and communication
K Financial and insurance activities
L Real estate activities
M Professional, scientific and technical activities
N Administrative and support service activities
O Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
P Education
Q Human health and social work activities
R Arts, entertainment and recreation
S Other service activities
T Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods-and services-producing activities of households for own use
U Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies
V Not known
X Not applicable

Dependent fields

  • XWRK2007SIC1

Depend upon fields

  • ZSIC2007
  • XBUS2007SIC

Additional information

The derived field labels reflect the Standard Industrial Classification economic activities structure as summarised in the UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities 2007 (SIC 2007) ( current-standard-classifications /standard-industrial-classification/index.html).

This field is derived from the externally coded field ZSIC2007, 'Standard Industrial Classification 2007 for the Graduate Outcomes survey'.

Technical Specification

0000-0499 A
0500-0999 B
1000-3499 C
3500-3599 D
3600-3999 E
4000-4499 F
4500-4899 G
4900-5499 H
5500-5799 I
5800-6399 J
6400-6799 K
6800-6899 L
6900-7699 M
7700-8399 N
8400-8499 O
8500-8599 P
8600-8999 Q
9000-9399 R
9400-9699 S
9700-9899 T
9900-9998 U
9999 V
Otherwise X

Revision history

Date Version Notes
2021-02-10 1.1.2 Labels updated to match revisions by ONS
2019-10-23 1.1.1 Created

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