Family type

Mnemonic (reference code): FMTFAMUK

Definition: This derived variable classifies families into different types.

Applicability: All families, UK

Classification:

Code

Name

1

Lone parent family, Male parent

2

Lone parent family, Female parent

3

Couple family, Married or remarried, No children

4

Couple family, Married or remarried, Non step-family (all children belong to both members of the couple)

5

Couple family, Married or remarried, Step-family

6

Couple family, Cohabiting, No children

7

Couple family, Cohabiting, Non step-family (all children belong to both members of the couple)

8

Couple family, Cohabiting, Step-family

Total number of categories: 8

Output:

CAS006, CAS007, CAS010, CAS011, CAS031, CAS044, CAS056, CAS057, CAS062

CAST01, CAST05

S06, S07, S10, S11, S31, S44, S56, S57, S62, S205, S229, S237

KS20

T16, T20, T21, T27, T28, T33

UV06, UV46, UV47, UV65, UV66

Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.