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:

Code

Name

01

Age 16 to 24: No dependent children in household

02

Age 16 to 24: Dependent children in household

03

Age 25 to 34: No dependent children in household

04

Age 25 to 34: Youngest dependent child in household aged 0 to 4

05

Age 25 to 34: Youngest dependent child in household aged 5 to 10

06

Age 25 to 34: Youngest dependent child in household aged 11 to 15

07

Age 25 to 34: Youngest dependent child in household aged 16 to 18

08

Age 35 to 54: No dependent children in household

09

Age 35 to 54: Youngest dependent child in household aged 0 to 4

10

Age 35 to 54: Youngest dependent child in household aged 5 to 10

11

Age 35 to 54: Youngest dependent child in household aged 11 to 15

12

Age 35 to 54: Youngest dependent child in household aged 16 to 18

13

Age 55 to 64: One person household

14

Age 55 to 64: Two or more person household: No dependent children

15

Age 55 to 64: Dependent children in household

16

Age 65 to 74: One person household

17

Age 65 to 74: Two or more person household: No dependent children

18

Age 65 to 74: Dependent children in household

19

Age 75 and over: One person household

20

Age 75 and over: Two or more person household

XX

No code required

Total number of categories: 21

Not applicable category (XX) comprises: Schoolchildren and full-time students who live away from home during term-time, people living in communal establishments and people aged under 16.

Source variables ADULTLSPUK11 is derived from:

TERMIND (Primary variable)

AGE (Derived variable)

SIZHUK11 (Derived variable)

DCHPUK11 (Derived variable)

RESIDENCE_TYPE (Primary variable)

Tables:

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