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Age of arrival in the UK

Mnemonic (reference code): AGEARRPUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: The age of arrival in the UK is derived from the date that a person last arrived to live in the UK and their age. Short visits away from the UK are not counted in determining the date that a person last arrived.

Age of arrival is only applicable to usual residents who were not born in the UK. It does not include usual residents born in the UK who have emigrated and since returned, these are recorded in the category ‘Born in the UK’.

Age

Mnemonic (reference code): AGE

Type: Derived variable

Definition: Age is derived from the date of birth question and is a person’s age on 27th March 2011. Dates of birth that imply an age over 115 are treated as invalid and the person’s age is imputed. Infants less than one year old are classed as being 0 years of age.

Applicability: Person

Classification:

Adults in employment, number in household

Mnemonic (reference code): ADEMHUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: This derived variable provides a count of the number of employed adults in a household. An adult in a household is defined as a person who is not a dependent child.

A person aged 16 to 74 is defined as employed (or in employment) if in the week before the census they carried out at least one hour's paid work, either as an employee or self-employed.

Adult lifestage

Mnemonic reference (code): ADULTLSPUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: Adult lifestage classifies people in households by age, the presence of dependent children in the household, age of the youngest dependent child, and the number of people in the household. The exact categorisation used depends on the person’s age.

Applicability: Person

Classification:

Activity last week

Mnemonic reference (code): ACTLW

Type: Derived variable

Definition: This is an indicator of a person’s employment status in the week before census - whether it be employed, unemployed (i.e. available to start a job and seeking a job or available to start a job and actually waiting to start a job already obtained), or their status if not employed and not seeking employment.

Applicability: Person

Classification:

Accommodation type

Mnemonic reference (code): TYPACCOM

Type: Primary variable

Definition: The type of accommodation used or available for use by an individual household. Examples include the whole of a terraced house, or a flat in a purpose-built block of flats.

Applicability: Household

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