LS variable metadata
Variable: HHCH0
Table: ME01
Short description: Household composition. 2001.
Full description: This derived variable describes the type of household. Note that, as for all other derived variables, the classification does not take account of students and schoolchildren living away from the family home during term-time.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1One Person; Pensionable age
2One Person; Other
3One Family and no others; All people of pensionable age
4Married Couple Family; no children
5Married Couple Family; with one dependent child
6Married Couple Family; with two or more dependent children
7Married Couple Family; all children non-dependent
8Cohabiting Couple Family; no children
9Cohabiting Couple Family; with one dependent child
10Cohabiting Couple Family; with two or more dependent children
11Cohabiting Couple Family; all children non-dependent
12Lone Parent Family with male head; with one dependent child
13Lone Parent Family with male head; with two or more dependent children
14Lone Parent Family with male head; all children non-dependent
15Lone Parent Family with female head; with one dependent child
16Lone Parent Family with female head; with two or more dependent children
17Lone Parent Family with female head; all children non-dependent
18Other household types; with one dependent child
19Other household types; with two or more dependent children
20Other household types; all in full-time education
21Other household types; all of pensionable age
22Other household types; other
-5Not applicable (communal establishments)
-6Missing (unable to derive due to initial extract only input record)
-9Not applicable (no residents)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Household
Classification: HHCOMP01 
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2