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ahsprbbProblems with home: damp
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text AH23B : I'm going to read out some problems that people often have with their homes. Please tell me if you think that it is a big problem here, a small problem or not a problem.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Big problem12404.44.4
Small problem25019.19.1
Not a problem3475386.286.5
Missing or wild-916.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5494Missing cases17
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahsprbcProblems with home: keeping it warm
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text AH23C : I'm going to read out some problems that people often have with their homes. Please tell me if you think that it is a big problem here, a small problem or not a problem.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Big problem161011.111.1
Small problem269512.612.7
Not a problem3418275.976.2
Missing or wild-923.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5487Missing cases24
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahsprbdProblems with home: leaking roof
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text AH23D : I'm going to read out some problems that people often have with their homes. Please tell me if you think that it is a big problem here, a small problem or not a problem.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Big problem11262.32.3
Small problem22624.84.8
Not a problem3510192.692.9
Missing or wild-921.4Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5489Missing cases22
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahsprbeProblems with home: rot in wood
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text AH23E : I'm going to read out some problems that people often have with their homes. Please tell me if you think that it is a big problem here, a small problem or not a problem.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Big problem13406.26.2
Small problem282915.015.1
Not a problem3432378.478.7
Missing or wild-918.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5492Missing cases19
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahsprbfProblems with home: not enough space
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text AH23F : I'm going to read out some problems that people often have with their homes. Please tell me if you think that it is a big problem here, a small problem or not a problem.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Big problem13766.86.8
Small problem278014.214.2
Not a problem3433578.778.9
Missing or wild-919.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5491Missing cases20
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Problems
Housing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd1useColour TV in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A1 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Colour television.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No02895.25.3
Yes1520094.494.7
Missing or wild-917.3Missing
Refused-25.1Missing
Valid cases5489Missing cases22
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd1ownColour TV owned by household member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B1 : Is it (Colour television) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0102818.719.8
Yes1416775.680.2
Missing or wild-925.5Missing
Inapplicable-82895.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases5195Missing cases316
Question RouteIF (ACD1USE=1) Asked if R has colour TV in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd1newColour TV bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C1 : Was it (Colour television) bought in the last 12 months?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0352063.984.0
Yes166912.116.0
Missing or wild-9103218.7Missing
Inapplicable-82895.2Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases4189Missing cases1322
Question RouteIF (ACD1USE=1) If owns colour TV
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd2useVCR in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A2 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Video recorder.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0168230.530.6
Yes1380869.169.4
Missing or wild-917.3Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5490Missing cases21
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd2ownVCR owned by household member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B2 : Is it (Video recorder) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No064011.616.8
Yes1316657.483.2
Missing or wild-922.4Missing
Inapplicable-8168230.5Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases3806Missing cases1705
Question RouteIF (ACD2USE=1) Asked if R has video recorder in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd2newVCR bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C2 : Was it (Video recorder) bought in the last 12 months
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0255046.380.3
Yes162411.319.7
Missing or wild-965511.9Missing
Inapplicable-8168230.5Missing
Valid cases3174Missing cases2337
Question RouteIF (ACD2USE=1) Asked if R owns video recorder
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd3useFreezer in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A3 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Deep freeze or fridge freezer.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No091216.516.6
Yes1457783.183.4
Missing or wild-918.3Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5489Missing cases22
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items. Excludes fridge only.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd3ownFreezer owned by household member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B3 : Is it (Deep freeze or fridge freezer) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No01021.92.2
Yes1446881.197.8
Missing or wild-929.5Missing
Inapplicable-891216.5Missing
Valid cases4570Missing cases941
Question RouteIF (ACD3USE=1) Asked if R has freezer in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd3newFreezer bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C3 : Was it (Deep freeze or fridge freezer) bought in the last 12 months?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0382169.385.8
Yes163211.514.2
Missing or wild-91462.6Missing
Inapplicable-891216.5Missing
Valid cases4453Missing cases1058
Question RouteIF (ACD3USE=1) Asked if R owns freezer
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd4useWashing machine in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A4 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Washing machine
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No071913.013.1
Yes1476986.586.9
Missing or wild-919.3Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5488Missing cases23
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items. Excludes washing machine in communal laundry, Includes combined washer\driers.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd4ownWashing machine owned by h/hold member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B4 : Is it (Washing machine) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No01132.12.4
Yes1465184.497.6
Missing or wild-928.5Missing
Inapplicable-871913.0Missing
Valid cases4764Missing cases747
Question RouteIF (ACD4USE=1) Asked if R has washing machine in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd4newWashing machine bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C4 : Was it (Washing machine) bought in the last 12 months
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0392671.284.8
Yes170112.715.2
Missing or wild-91653.0Missing
Inapplicable-871913.0Missing
Valid cases4627Missing cases884
Question RouteIF (ACD4USE=1) Asked if R owns washing machine
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd5useTumble dryer in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A5 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Tumble drier.
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0285451.852.1
Yes1262747.747.9
Missing or wild-926.5Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5481Missing cases30
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items, plus combined washer\driers.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd5ownTumble dryer owned by h/hold member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B5 : Is it (Tumble drier) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No038.71.5
Yes1258246.998.5
Missing or wild-937.7Missing
Inapplicable-8285451.8Missing
Valid cases2620Missing cases2891
Question RouteIF (ACD5USE=1) Asked if R has tumble drier in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd5newTumble dryer bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C5 : Was it (Tumble drier) bought in the last 12 months
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0225240.987.9
Yes13105.612.1
Missing or wild-9951.7Missing
Inapplicable-8285451.8Missing
Valid cases2562Missing cases2949
Question RouteIF (ACD5USE=1) Asked if R owns tumble drier
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd6useDish washer in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A6 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Dish washer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0467584.885.2
Yes181414.814.8
Missing or wild-918.3Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5489Missing cases22
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd6ownDish washer owned by h/hold member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B6 : Is it (Dish washer) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No013.21.6
Yes180014.598.4
Missing or wild-923.4Missing
Inapplicable-8467584.8Missing
Valid cases813Missing cases4698
Question RouteIF (ACD6USE=1) Asked if R has dish washer in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd6newDish washer bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C6 : Was it (Dish washer) bought in the last 12 months
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No064911.881.5
Yes11472.718.5
Missing or wild-940.7Missing
Inapplicable-8467584.8Missing
Valid cases796Missing cases4715
Question RouteIF (ACD6USE=1) Asked if R owns dish washer
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd7useMicrowave oven in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A7 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Microwave oven
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0245244.544.7
Yes1303755.155.3
Missing or wild-918.3Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5489Missing cases22
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd7ownMicrowave oven owned by h/hold member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B7 : Is it (Microwave oven) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No034.61.1
Yes1298254.198.9
Missing or wild-943.8Missing
Inapplicable-8245244.5Missing
Valid cases3016Missing cases2495
Question RouteIF (ACD7USE=1) Asked if R has microwave oven in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd7newMicrowave oven bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C7 : Was it (Microwave oven) bought in the last 12 months
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0255946.486.2
Yes14087.413.8
Missing or wild-9921.7Missing
Inapplicable-8245244.5Missing
Valid cases2967Missing cases2544
Question RouteIF (ACD7USE=1) Asked if R owns microwave oven
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd8useHome computer in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A8 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Home computer
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0430178.078.4
Yes1118721.521.6
Missing or wild-919.3Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5488Missing cases23
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items, even if used only for games, but only if has a keyboard. Includes those used for business purposes by self-employed, but excludes those provided by employers for work at home.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd8ownHome computer owned by h/hold member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B8 : Is it Home computer) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No037.73.1
Yes1114820.896.9
Missing or wild-925.5Missing
Inapplicable-8430178.0Missing
Valid cases1185Missing cases4326
Question RouteIF (ACD8USE=1) Asked if R has home computer in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd8newHome computer bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C8 : Was it (Home computer) bought in the last 12 months
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No086915.875.6
Yes12815.124.4
Missing or wild-9601.1Missing
Inapplicable-8430178.0Missing
Valid cases1150Missing cases4361
Question RouteIF (ACD8USE=1) Asked if R owns home computer
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd9useCD player in accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24A9 : Do you have any of the following items in your (part of the) accommodation? Compact disc player
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0399372.572.7
Yes1149627.127.3
Missing or wild-918.3Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Valid cases5489Missing cases22
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes both owned and rented items.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acd9ownCD player owned by household member
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24B9 : Is it (Compact disc player) owned by you (or by someone else who lives here)?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No020.41.3
Yes1147426.798.7
Missing or wild-924.4Missing
Inapplicable-8399372.5Missing
Valid cases1494Missing cases4017
Question RouteIF (ACD9USE=1) Asked if R has compact disc player in home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes gifts, hire purchase and credit sale, but not rentals with option to purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1


acd9newCD player bought in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text AH24C9 : Was it (Compact disc player) bought in the last 12 months?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
No0100418.268.3
Yes14668.531.7
Missing or wild-948.9Missing
Inapplicable-8399372.5Missing
Valid cases1470Missing cases4041
Question RouteIF (ACD9USE=1) Asked if R owns compact disc player
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
NoteIncludes purchase by members of h/hold who have since left, or gifts, plus goods bought second hand or on credit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aheatchHousehold has central heating
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text AH25 : Do you have any form of central heating, including any electric storage heaters, in your (part of the) accommodation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1448681.481.7
No2100818.318.3
Missing or wild-916.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Valid cases5494Missing cases17
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteIncludes any system where two or more rooms are heated from central source. Does not include appliances plugged into mains circuit at wall.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aheatypCentral heating fuel type
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text AH26 : Is the central heating fuelled by..
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Mains gas1339961.775.9
Electricity258510.613.1
Solid fuel32735.06.1
Oil41813.34.0
Something else540.7.9
Missing or wild-916.3Missing
Inapplicable-8100818.3Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-18.1Missing
Valid cases4478Missing cases1033
Question RouteIF (AHEATCH=1) Asked if R's home is centrally heated
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteSee note for AHEATCH.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


axpoilyExpenditure on fuel oil in last year
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text AH27 : How much have you spent on oil for the central heating in the last year?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
426.19292.4101800
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
03.11.9
Amount stated11582.998.1
Missing or wild-919.3Missing
Inapplicable-8530596.3Missing
Don't know-126.5Missing
Valid cases161Missing cases5350
Question RouteIF (AHEATCH=1 AND AHEATYP=4) Asked if R's central heating is oil fired
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteMonthly fuel oil and total fuel expenditures given in derived variables AXPOIL and AXPFUEL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


agasuseHH has gas supply, not gas cent htg
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text AH28 : Do you have gas supplied to your (part of this) accommodation? (inc Calor Gas)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes196717.546.3
No2112120.353.7
Missing or wild-924.4Missing
Inapplicable-8339961.7Missing
Valid cases2088Missing cases3423
Question RouteIF (AHEATYP NE 1) Asked if R does not have gas fired central heating
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


agaswayMethod of paying for gas
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text AH29 : Do you pay for your gas by..
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Slot/key meter11663.03.8
Account2260547.359.7
Board budgeting sche3142725.932.7
Other41653.03.8
Missing or wild-923.4Missing
Inapplicable-8112120.3Missing
Don't know-14.1Missing
Valid cases4363Missing cases1148
Question RouteIF (AGASUSE=1) Asked if R has gas supplied to home
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


axpgaslAmount of last gas payment
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text AH30A : How much was your last (gas) account payment?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
49.9346.840690
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
017.3.5
Amount stated1375868.299.5
Missing or wild-935.6Missing
Inapplicable-8128723.4Missing
Refused-221.4Missing
Don't know-13937.1Missing
Valid cases3775Missing cases1736
Question RouteIF (AGASUSE=1 AND AGASWAY=2-4) Asked if R has gas supplied to home and it is paid for by means other than slot meter
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteVariables associated with payments or receipts include two for each, the amount of the receipt or payment (here AXPGASL), and the period in weeks which it covered (here AXPGASW). These variables should not be used without first converting to a common time metric (e.g. dividing by the number of weeks. Monthly gas and total fuel expenditures given in derived variables AXPGAS and AXPFUEL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


axpgaswWeeks covered by last gas payment
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text AH30B : How long did this (payment for gas) cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.874.99152
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Length stated1.00369167.0100.0
Missing or wild-9.00921.7Missing
Inapplicable-8.00170130.9Missing
Period uncodeable-3.0021.4Missing
Don't know-1.006.1Missing
Valid cases3691Missing cases1820
Question RouteIF (AGASUSE=1 AND AGASWAY=2-4) Asked if R has gas supplied to home and it is paid for by means other than slot meter
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteSee note for AXPGASL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


axpgaslwExpenditure on gas last week
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text AH30C : About how much did your household spend on gas last week?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
8.195.97130
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated11522.8100.0
Missing or wild-924.4Missing
Inapplicable-8532296.6Missing
Don't know-113.2Missing
Valid cases152Missing cases5359
Question RouteIF (AGASUSE=1 AND AGASWAY=1) Asked if R has gas supplied to home and it is paid for by slot meter
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteSee note for AXPGASL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


alecwayMethod of paying for electricity
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text AH31 : Is the electricity (for this part of the accommodation) paid for by..
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Slot/key meter14928.99.0
Account2356364.765.1
Board budgeting sche3128223.323.4
Other41402.52.6
Missing or wild-932.6Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases5477Missing cases34
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


axpleclAmount of last electricity payment
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text AH32A : How much was your last (electricity) account payment?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
57.9251.600997
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
07.1.2
Amount stated1453082.299.8
Missing or wild-935.6Missing
Inapplicable-84938.9Missing
Refused-223.4Missing
Don't know-14237.7Missing
Valid cases4537Missing cases974
Question RouteIF (ALECWAY GE 2) Asked if R's electricity is paid for by means other than slot meter
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteSee note for AXPGASL. Monthly electricity and total fuel expenditures given in derived variables AXPLEC and AXPFUEL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


axplecwWeeks covered by electricity payment
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text AH32B : How long did this (payment for electricity) cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.614.68197
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Length stated1.00449281.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.00611.1Missing
Inapplicable-8.0093817.0Missing
Period uncodeable-3.0018.3Missing
Refused-2.002.0Missing
Valid cases4492Missing cases1019
Question RouteIF (ALECWAY GE 2 AND AXPLECL NE -1,-2) Asked if R's electricity is paid for by means other than slot meter and last payment recorded
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteSee note for AXPGASL and AXPLECL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


axpleclwExpenditure on electricity last week
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text AH32C : About how much did your household spend on electricity in the last week?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10.245.03035
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.0.2
Amount stated14698.599.8
Missing or wild-933.6Missing
Inapplicable-8498790.5Missing
Don't know-121.4Missing
Valid cases470Missing cases5041
Question RouteIF (ALECWAY=1) Asked if R's electricity is paid for by slot meter
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Heating and Fuel
NoteSee note for AXPLECL.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5


axpfoodTotal weekly food and grocery bill
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text AH33 : Thinking about your weekly food bills approximately how much does your household usually spend in total on food and groceries?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
41.8623.110400
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.0.0
Amount stated1528095.8100.0
Missing or wild-921.4Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Don't know-12053.7Missing
Valid cases5281Missing cases230
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Food
NoteIncludes "takeaways" eaten in, but excludes all meals eaten outside the home. From Wave Two, this question is substantially re-worded and R is asked to pick a band of expenditure; hence it is a categorical variable thereon.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ancarsCar or van available for private use
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text AH34 : Is there a car or van normally available for private use by you or any members of your household? IF YES. How many cars or vans?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
None0168330.530.7
One1253646.046.2
Two2107019.419.5
3+31973.63.6
Missing or wild-925.5Missing
Valid cases5486Missing cases25
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsTransport
NoteIncludes long term hire, excludes occasional hire and vehicles used solely in course of work and those currently unfit for use with no intention to repair.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivh1PNO of 1st person answering HH questions
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text AH37M1 : Interviewer code: Who answered these Household questions? Person number(s) from household grid
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1408074.074.9
2133424.224.5
326.5.5
45.1.1
52.0.0
Missing or wild-9641.2Missing
Valid cases5447Missing cases64
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivh2PNO of 2nd person answering HH questions
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text AH37M2 : Interviewer code: Who answered these Household questions? Person number(s) from household grid
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0428777.878.5
11883.43.4
296617.517.7
318.3.3
42.0.0
51.0.0
Missing or wild-949.9Missing
Valid cases5462Missing cases49
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivh3PNO of 3rd person answering HH questions
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (13)
Question Number and Text AH37M3 : Interviewer code: Who answered these Household questions? Person number(s) from household grid
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0544798.899.7
12.0.0
23.1.1
38.1.1
42.0.0
51.0.0
Missing or wild-948.9Missing
Valid cases5463Missing cases48
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aivhc1PNO of 1st person answering HH Comp Form
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text AH38M1 : Interviewer code: Who answered the questions for the Household Composition Form? Person number(s) from household grid
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1399272.473.8
2135924.725.1
347.9.9
47.1.1
52.0.0
Missing or wild-91041.9Missing
Valid cases5407Missing cases104
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1


aivhc2PNO of 2nd person answering HH Comp Form
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text AH38M2 : Interviewer code: Who answered the questions for the Household Composition Form? Person number(s) from household grid
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0452082.083.3
11332.42.5
275113.613.8
316.3.3
45.1.1
52.0.0
Missing or wild-9841.5Missing
Valid cases5427Missing cases84
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1


aivhc3PNO of 3rd person answering HH Comp Form
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (14)
Question Number and Text AH38M3 : Interviewer code: Who answered the questions for the Household Composition Form? Person number(s) from household grid
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
0540598.199.6
12.0.0
25.1.1
313.2.2
41.0.0
51.0.0
Missing or wild-9841.5Missing
Valid cases5427Missing cases84
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahhdcHousehold level document check
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireOffice Code
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Full Household Docs1549699.799.7
Household Q Missing215.3.3
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhwghtHousehold Weight
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsSampling Factors
NoteSee Vol. A for a description of the derivation of weights. This weight should be used for any cross sectional Wave One analysis at the h/hold level.
Variable OccurrenceW1


ahstypeType of accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text Interviewer check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Other0601.11.1
Det'd house/bungalow1105319.119.5
Semi-det'd house/bun2173831.532.2
End terraced house33857.07.1
Terraced house4107719.519.9
Purpose built flat580114.514.8
Converted flat62033.73.8
Incl business premis751.9.9
Bedsit multi occup817.3.3
Bedsitter other916.3.3
Missing or wild-91102.0Missing
Valid cases5401Missing cases110
Question RouteALL
Index TermsHousing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
NoteRefers to space used by h/hold, not to issued address. Code 7 implies access to business premises without going outside building. Question change from Wave One to Wave Two, recoded 'Other' 0 into 11 and new category 10 `Institution'.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahsfloorFloor of main living accommodation
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireCover Sheet
Question Number and Text Interviewer check
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Basement or semi bas1851.51.6
Grd flr/str level2449481.583.5
1st floor35339.79.9
2nd floor41372.52.5
3rd floor5741.31.4
4th-9th floor648.9.9
10th-19th floor710.2.2
Missing or wild-91302.4Missing
Valid cases5381Missing cases130
Question RouteALL
Index TermsHousing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
NoteRefers solely to living accommodation lounge or living room.
Variable OccurrenceW1