Central heating type in household

Mnemonic reference code): CENHEATHUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: A household’s accommodation is classified as having central heating if it is present in some or all rooms (whether used or not). Central heating is classified by type, as shown in the classification table. Other central heating includes solar, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or other bottled gas.

Applicability: Household


Code Name
1 No central heating
2 Gas
3 Electric (including storage heaters)
4 Oil
5 Solid fuel (for example wood, coal)
6 Other central heating
7 2 or more types of central heating
XX No code required

Total number of categories: 8

Not applicable category (X) comprises: Household spaces with no usual residents

Source variables CENHEATUK11 is derived from:

CENHEAT1 (Primary variable)

SIZHUK11 (Derived variable)


To see which of our published standard, additional and commissioned tables use this variable please use the Table Index.