Grundy E, Stuchbury R, Young h. Households and families: Implications of changing census definitions for analyses using the ONS Longitudinal Study. Population Trends 2010; 139 (Spring): 64-69

The ONS Longitudinal Study (LS) includes information from the 1971, 1981, 1991 and 2011 censuses. This article explains definitional differences over time, and their implications for household and family classifications.