I see that the dataset has current and longest held occupations, but with the categories "collapsed". Is there any possibility of getting access to "expanded" or even "raw" occupational categories?
There was an Occupation questionnaire, from which the current/longest variables were derived. The most granular level of categories are as follows:
Subjects don't appear to ever have been asked to record their occupation (say, in "raw" free text). If you think having the additional categories like the above would be helpful then please let me know here. I could slot those variables to be added in a future release.