Household composition

Mnemonic (reference code): HHCHUK

Definition: 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.

Applicability: All occupied household spaces, UK

Classification:

Code

Name

01

One person: Pensionable age

02

One person: Other

03

One family and no others: All people of pensionable age

04

One family and no others: Married couple family: No children

05

One family and no others: Married couple family: With one dependent child

06

One family and no others: Married couple family: With two or more dependent children

07

One family and no others: Married couple family: All children non-dependent

08

One family and no others: Cohabiting couple family: No children

09

One family and no others: Cohabiting couple family: With one dependent child

10

One family and no others: Cohabiting couple family: With two or more dependent children

11

One family and no others: Cohabiting couple family: All children non-dependent

12

One family and no others: Lone parent family with male head: With one dependent child

13

One family and no others: Lone parent family with male head: With two or more dependent children  

14

One family and no others: Lone parent family with male head: All children non-dependent

15

One family and no others: Lone parent family with female head: With one dependent child

16

One family and no others: Lone parent family with female head: With two or more dependent children

17

One family and no others: Lone parent family with female head: All children non-dependent

18

Other household types​: With one dependent child

19

Other household types​: With two or more dependent children

20

Other household types​: All in full-time education

21

Other household types​: All of pensionable age

​22

Other household types​: Other

XX

Not applicable

Total number of categories: 23

Not applicable category (XX) comprises: All household spaces with no residents

Output:

CAS010, CAS044, CAS053, CAS057

CAST08

S10, S44, S53, S56, S57, S62, S205, S237, S248

KS20

UV46, UV47

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.