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DWIND
Industry for lost job

Codes

DWIND is a 4-digit numeric variable.

1983-1991
1992-2002
2003-2008
2009-2013
2014-onward

Description

DWIND reports the industry of the job the respondent lost or left in the last several years. DWIND includes a code 9990 which is not found in the CPS variable IND. Values of 9990 are considered uncodable or classified.

This variable is part of the Displaced Workers Supplement.

Comparability

The industry coding scheme for the CPS changed over time, and DWIND gives the responses in the coding scheme currently used for the sample year. For an industry variable for lost or left job that is comparable over time, see DWIND1990.

From 1984-1992, respondents who lost or left a job during the past five years are included in the supplement; from 1994 on, those who lost or left a job during the past three years are included.

Universe

  • 1984-1992: Civilians age 20 or older who lost or left their job in the last five years.
  • 1994+: Civilians age 20 or older who lost or left their job in the last three years because the plant closed down, their shift or position was eliminated, or there was insufficient work.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1984 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1986 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1988 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1990 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1992 X - - - - - - - - - - -
1994 - X - - - - - - - - - -
1996 - X - - - - - - - - - -
1998 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2000 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2002 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2004 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2006 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2008 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2010 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2012 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2014 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2016 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2018 X - - - - - - - - - - -

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