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HRSWORKT_CPS8
Hours worked last week (CPS)

HRSWORKT_CPS8 is a four-digit numeric variable reported in hours.
9999 = NIU (Not in Universe)

Description

HRSWORKT_CPS8 reports the total number of hours the respondent actually worked last week at all jobs.

Information on actual hours worked last week was also collected for the respondent's main job (see HRSWORK1_CPS8) and second job(s) (see HRSWORK2_CPS8). HRSWORKT_CPS8 is the sum of HRSWORK1_CPS8 and HRSWORK2_CPS8.

Information on usual hours worked was also collected for the respondent's main job (see UHRSWORK1_CPS8), second job (see UHRSWORK2_CPS8) and for total hours worked at all jobs (see UHRSWORKT_CPS8).

HRSWORKT_CPS8 was drawn from the final CPS interview, conducted 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. Information on actual hours worked was not updated at the time of the ATUS interview.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • Employed CPS household members who were at work during the previous week.

Availability

  • 2003-2018

Flags

QHRSWORKT_CPS8