Central heating type in household
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.
Total number of categories 8
|1||No central heating|
|3||Electric (including storage heaters)|
|5||Solid fuel (for example wood, coal)|
|6||Other central heating|
|7||2 or more types of central heating|
|XX||No code required - comprises household spaces with no usual residents|
Source question or variables
CENHEAT1 (Primary variable)
SIZHUK11 (Derived variable)
This variable records whether the household's accommodation has central heating in some or all rooms (whether used or not). Central heating includes gas, oil, or solid fuel central heating; night storage heaters; warm air heating and underfloor heating.
Total number of categories 3
|2||No central heating|