Household lifestage

Mnemonic reference (code): HHLSHUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: Household lifestage classifies households according to:

1. the age of the Household Reference Person (HRP), whether they are in a one or two person household, and

2. the presence of dependent children in the household, for households with two or more persons.

Applicability: Household

Classification:

Code

Name

Age of HRP is 0-34

01

One person household

02

Two or more person household – no dependent child(ren)

03

Two or more person household – with dependent child(ren)

Age of HRP is 35-54

04

One person household

05

Two or more person household – no dependent child(ren)

06

Two or more person household – with dependent child(ren)

Age of HRP is 55-64

07

One person household

08

Two or more person household – no dependent child(ren)

09

Two or more person household – with dependent child(ren)

Age of HRP is 65-74

10

One person household

11

Two or more person household – no dependent child(ren)

12

Two or more person household – with dependent child(ren)

Age of HRP is 75 and over

13

One person household

14

Two or more person household – no dependent child(ren)

15

Two or more person household – with dependent child(ren)

XX

No code required

Total number of categories: 16

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

Source variables HHLSHUK11 is derived from:

AGE (Derived variable)

HHCHUK11 (Derived variable)

HRPPUK11 (Derived variable)

SIZHUK11 (Derived variable)

Known quality issues

This variable relies on relationship data, which include some known quality issues. These are summarised on the Data Quality Issues Page.

Tables:

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