LS variable metadata
Variable: NDPCFAM0
Table: NM01
Short description: Number of dependent children in family. 2001.

Variable coded as: DPCFAM0
Table: ME01
Short description: Number of dependent children in family. 2001.
Full description: This derived variable classifies families by the number of dependent children in the family. A dependent child is defined as a person aged 0-15 in a household (whether or not in a family) or aged 16-18, in full-time education and living in a family with his or her parent(s).
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1No dependent children
2One dependent child aged 0-4
3One dependent child aged 5-7
4One dependent child aged 8-9
5One dependent child aged 10-11
6One dependent child aged 12-15
7One dependent child aged 16-18
8Two dependent children, youngest aged 0-4
9Two dependent children, youngest aged 5-7
10Two dependent children, youngest aged 8-9
11Two dependent children, youngest aged 10-11
12Two dependent children, youngest aged 12-15
13Two dependent children, youngest aged 16-18
14Three or more dependent children, youngest aged 0-4
15Three or more dependent children, youngest aged 5-7
16Three or more dependent children, youngest aged 8-9
17Three or more dependent children, youngest aged 10-11
18Three or more dependent children, youngest aged 12-15
19Three or more dependent children, youngest aged 16-18
-5Not applicable (communal establishment)
-6Missing (unable to derive due to initial extract only input record)
-9No code required

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census.
Former name of variable: DPCFAMUK
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
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Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2