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Field description Field abbreviation Field version Field length Field type
Work - Standard industrial classification 2007 1 digit XWRK2007SIC1 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

  • None

Depend upon fields

  • ALLACT01
  • ALLACT02
  • ALLACT03
  • ALLACT04
  • ALLACT05
  • XEMP2007SIC1
  • XBUS2007SIC1

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).

ALLACT conditions in the technical specification must be applied in the order listed since graduates can select multiple ALLACT categories in the survey.

Technical Specification

IS NULL or '99' X
'01' or '05' XEMP2007SIC1
'02', '03' or '04' XBUS2007SIC1
'1' XEMP2007SIC1
'1' XBUS2007SIC1
'1' XEMP2007SIC1
'1' XBUS2007SIC1
'1' XBUS2007SIC1
Otherwise X

Revision history

Date Version Notes
2021-02-10 1.1.2 Labels updated to match revisions by ONS
2020-12-01 1.1.1 Created

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