LS variable metadata
Variable: AHCH0
Table: ME01
Short description: Alternative household composition. 2001.
Full description: Uses an alternative classification to that in standard census outputs.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0One Person Household; 1 adult of pensionable age
1One Person Household; 1 adult of non-pensionable age
2One Person Household; 1 child
3Other Households; No adults
4Other Households; 1 adult of any age and 1 or more children
5Other Households; 1 adult of non-pensionable age and 1 of pensionable age and no children or 2 adults of pensionable age and no children
6Other Households; 2 adults and 1 or 2 children
7Other Households; 2 adults of non-pensionable age and no children
8Other Households; 2 adults and 3 or more children or 3 or more adults and 1 or more children
9Other Households; 3 or more adults and no children
-5Missing (Communal establishment)
-6Missing (unable to derive due to initial extract only input record)
-9No code required

Notes: An adult is here defined as any person aged 16 and over. A child is any person aged under 16. A person of pensionable age is identified by PENHUK=1. Excludes non-resident students ie exclude all people with TERM_IND=2.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Household
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2