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Table 1 Details of the 20 disadvantaged respondents from NCDS (N = 20 unless otherwise stated, where there is missing data)

From: The politics of the excluded: abjection and reconciliation amongst the British precariat

  Male Female
Economic activity Full time employee (8); full time self-employed (2); permanently sick Full time employee (4); part time employee (4); looking after home/family
Occupations Archivist, bus driver, company secretary, director, driver, estimator and planner, foreman joiner, joiner, painter and decorator, no occupation (2) Bookkeeper, administrator, catering assistant, civil servant, courier, account executive, supervisor, no occupation (2)
Mean net pay per hour including overtime £7.84 (N = 7) £6.65 (N = 8)
Income band per hour (including overtime) £5 and under (2); £5.01–£10 (3); £10.01–£15 (2) (N = 7) £5 and under (2); £5.01 to £10 (6) (N = 8)
Highest educational qualifications None (3); NVQ1 (3); NVQ3 (5) None (2); NVQ1 (2); NVQ2 (4); NVQ3
Partner’s economic activity Temporarily sick (2), full time paid employee (6), part time paid employee Full time employee (7)
Housing tenure Owns outright (2), owns with mortgage (9) Own outright (1), own with mortgage (6), rent (2)