LS variable metadata
Variable: AHTH0
Table: ME01
Short description: Alternative household type. 2001.
Full description: This derived variable describes households in an alternative way to the classification used in most of the standard tables (see Household Composition HHCH0).
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0Married couple household with dependent child(ren)
1Married couple household with no dependent children
2Cohabiting couple household with dependent child(ren)
3Cohabiting couple household with no dependent children
4Lone parent household with dependent child(ren)
5Lone parent household with no dependent child(ren)
6Same-sex couple household with dependent child(ren)
7Same-sex couple household with no dependent children
8One person household
9Multi person household all student
-5Missing (Communal establishment)
10Multi person household other
-6Missing (unable to derive due to initial extract only input record)
-9Not applicable (households with no residents)

Notes: A household is defined by the type of family in it. A household with more than one family is categorised according to the following priority order: Married couple family, cohabiting couple family, lone parent family, same sex couple family. Within a family type a family with dependent children takes priority. Note that in standard output, same-sex couple households will be grouped with cohabiting couple households.
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