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WKINCOMEYR (V738)
Approximate yearly earnings
Group: Work

Codes

WKINCOMEYR is a 7-digit numeric variable.

9999995 = 9999995+
9999996 = Other responses
9999998 = Missing
9999999 = NIU (not in universe)

Description

For respondents who reported earning cash for their work, WKINCOMEYR (V738) is a 7-digit numeric variable that reports the respondent's yearly earnings. The values are estimated from the earnings and unit reported in WKINCOME (V736).

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Benin
Ghana
Jordan
Madagascar
Mali
Mozambique
Nepal
South Africa
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Comparability

In addition to slight differences in question wording, WKINCOMEYR (V738) varies significantly in the units reported. The values reported in WKINCOMEYR are not consistent across countries, as most countries have different currencies with different values. See country-specific comparability for more information.

Comparability - Standard DHS

WKINCOMEYR (V738) is included in Phase III of the standard DHS questionnaire.

Comparability — Benin [top]

The 1996 Benin sample reports the respondent's earnings in the West African CFA franc (XOF).

Comparability — Ghana [top]

The 1998 Ghana sample reports the respondent's earnings in second Ghanaian cedis (GHC), which were in circulation from 1967 through 2007.

Comparability — Jordan [top]

The 1997 Jordan sample reports the respondent's earnings in Jordanian dinars (JOD).

Comparability — Madagascar [top]

The 1997 Madagascar sample reports the respondent's earnings in units of 1000 Malagasy francs (MGF), which were in circulation until 2005. To determine the number of Malagasy francs, multiply the values in WKINCOMEYR by 1000.

Comparability — Mali [top]

The 1995 Mali sample reports the respondent's earnings in the West African CFA franc (XOF).

Comparability — Mozambique [top]

The 1997 Mozambique survey reports the respondent's earnings in units of 1000 first meticais (MZM), which were in circulation from 1980 to 2006. To determine the number of meticais, multiply the values in WKINCOMEYR by 1000.

Comparability — Nepal [top]

The 1996 Nepal survey reports the respondent's earnings in Nepalese rupees (NPR).

Comparability — South Africa [top]

The 1998 South Africa survey reports the respondent's earnings in South African Rands (ZAR).

Comparability — Uganda [top]

The 1995 Uganda survey reports the respondent's earnings in units of 100 second Ugandan shillings (UGX). To obtain the amount earned in shillings, multiply the values in WKINCOMEYR by 100.

Comparability — Zambia [top]

The 1996 Zambia survey reports the respondent's earnings in the Zambian Kwacha (ZMK).

Comparability — Zimbabwe [top]

The 1994 Zimbabwe survey reports the respondent's earnings in first Zimbabwean dollars (ZWD), which were in circulation from 1980 through 2005.

Universe

  • Benin 1996: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Egypt 1995: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Ghana 1998: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Jordan 1997: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Madagascar 1997: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Mali 1995: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Mozambique 1997: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Nepal 1996: Ever-married women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • South Africa 1998: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Uganda 1995: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Zambia 1996: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Zimbabwe 1994: Women age 15-49 who are currently working or have worked in the last 12 months and who earn cash for their work.
  • Benin: 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B
  • Egypt: 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B
  • Ghana: 1998-W, 1998-C, 1998-B
  • Jordan: 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Madagascar: 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Mali: 1995-W, 1995-C, 1995-B
  • Mozambique: 1997-W, 1997-C, 1997-B
  • Nepal: 1996-W, 1996-C, 1996-B
  • South Africa: 1998-B, 1998-W, 1998-C
  • Uganda: 1995-B, 1995-W, 1995-C
  • Zambia: 1996-B, 1996-W, 1996-C
  • Zimbabwe: 1994-B, 1994-W, 1994-C