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afihhyriImputation flag - AFIHHYR (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0317157.557.5
Imp. part indiv Incm1165330.030.0
Imp. full indiv Incm268712.512.5
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee notes for variable AFIHHYR and Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afihhyliImputation flag - AFIHHYL (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0386070.070.0
Imp. part indiv Incm196417.517.5
Imp. full indiv Incm268712.512.5
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee notes for variable AFIHHYL and notes on imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afihhyniImputation flag - AFIHHYNL (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0388270.470.4
Imp. part indiv Incm194217.117.1
Imp. full indiv Incm268712.512.5
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee notes for variable AFIHHYNL and notes on imputation in Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afihhypiImputation flag - AFIHHYP (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0471185.585.5
Imp. part indiv Incm11132.12.1
Imp. full indiv Incm268712.512.5
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee notes for variable AFIHHYP and Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afihhybiImputation flag - AFIHHYB (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0424677.077.0
Imp. part indiv Incm157810.510.5
Imp. full indiv Incm268712.512.5
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee notes for variable AFIHHYB and Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afihhytiImputation flag - AFIHHYT (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0476386.486.4
Imp. part indiv Incm1611.11.1
Imp. full indiv Incm268712.512.5
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee notes for variable AFIHHYT and Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


afihhyiiImputation flag - AFIHHYI (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0445280.880.8
Imp. part indiv Incm13726.86.8
Imp. full indiv Incm268712.512.5
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Household Income
Incomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteSee notes for variable AFIHHYI and Vol. A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


amgyr04Year mortgage began: 4 digit
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1980.7410.2419261991
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated1295753.7100.0
Missing or wild-916.3Missing
Inapplicable-8250045.4Missing
Don't know-138.7Missing
Valid cases2957Missing cases2554
Question RouteUses AMGYR0 on Record AHHRESP.
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteFour-digit version of year base variable.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahsyr04Year became owner: 4 digit
Record TypeAHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1978.6711.3019301991
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated164511.7100.0
Missing or wild-92.0Missing
Inapplicable-8484988.0Missing
Don't know-115.3Missing
Valid cases645Missing cases4866
Question RouteUses AHSYR0 on Record AHHRESP.
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteFour-digit version of year base variable.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aregion2Government Office Region
Record TypeAHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
North East12634.84.8
North West271913.013.0
Yorkshire and the Hu35309.69.6
East Midlands43997.27.2
West Midlands55099.29.2
East of England64377.97.9
London759910.910.9
South East875913.813.8
South West94848.88.8
Wales102815.15.1
Scotland115319.69.6
Valid cases5511Missing cases0
Question RouteInternally computed from confidential data on Survey database.
Index TermsGeographic Location
NoteGovernment Office Region created in 1994 and finalised in 1998 when Merseyside was merged into the North West.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aloctaxlocal taxes
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
12.715.57045.40
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahdemphd empl earn
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
128.79179.3302147.49
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aspempsp empl earn
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
61.67121.3001193.21
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahdsehd se earn
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.41138.8402612.17
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aspsesp se earn
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
7.8171.7302075.75
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aothlaboth hh lab income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.0884.3901275.58
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


adeductotal hh deductions
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
63.0185.8301073.04
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


anetlabtotal lab income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
187.75204.1001936.62
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aninational ins. contributions
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13.5514.46091.31
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


acontroccup. pension contr.
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6.3910.25081.41
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ataxnetincome tax net of credits
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.1067.940982.36
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ataxgrincome tax before credits
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.1067.940982.36
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ataxcrcredits on income tax
Record TypeAHHRESP
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


agrpayhh gross labour earnings
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
250.75287.4603009.66
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahcostgross housing costs
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.1946.390992.31
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-970112.72Missing
[Value >= 0]481087.28100.0
Total5511100.00
Valid cases4810Missing cases701
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhihh inv income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
12.4423.330428.76
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhbhh ben income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.8348.6101013.14
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhphh pension income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.4544.380853.85
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhthh transfer income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3.4022.570540.08
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhnetihh net income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
248.15183.45-12.702006.42
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhnetdehh current net inc equ(McClements)/defl
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
366.99243.58-23.804239.31
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


abhcindBHC index: Jan 1987=100
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
135.510.34135136.10
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


amonumYear and month of interview: YYYYMM
Record TypeAHHRESP
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhnetde2hh current net inc equ(mod-oecd)/defl
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
240.94160.73-14.522585.98
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


aeq_moecd(mean) eq_moecd
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.610.5314
Valid cases4826Missing cases685
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrlnhh ann. net labour income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9700.919944.570125839.02
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ayrnihh ann. nat. ins. contrib.
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
700.86710.4304047.60
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ayrcontrhh ann. occup. pens. contrib.
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
317.43502.6503949.52
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrlghh ann. gross labour income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
12884.8013998.890195070.56
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ayrtaxnthh ann. inc. tax after credits
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2166.093303.29063853.93
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ayrtaxgrhh ann. inc. tax before credits
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2166.093303.29063853.93
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ayrtaxcrhh ann. credits on income tax
Record TypeAHHRESP
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ayrdeduchh ann. total deductions
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3184.374175.13069231.54
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrihh ann. invest. income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
659.071235.80022295.80
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrbhh ann. ben income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2012.722269.01029804.20
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrphh ann. pension income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
733.922260.40044400
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrthh ann. transfer income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
140.77826.62022845.70
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhynetihh. ann. net income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13247.399173.950126409
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhnyrdereal equivalised hh ann. income
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
19636.3911897.930130915
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


abhcindaaverage inflation over reference period: 1.9. - 31.8.
Record TypeAHHRESP
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


abasepiinflation index in reference month: 201001
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
214.890.01214.90214.90
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrpiimputation flag - afihhyp (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.11Missing
Not Imputed0471185.4885.58
Imp. part indiv Incm11132.052.05
Imp. full indiv Incm268112.3612.37
Total5511100.00
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrbiimputation flag - afihhyb (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.11Missing
Not Imputed0424677.0577.13
Imp. part indiv Incm157810.4910.5
Imp. full indiv Incm268112.3612.37
Total5511100.00
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrtiimputation flag - afihhyt (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.11Missing
Not Imputed0476386.4386.52
Imp. part indiv Incm1611.111.11
Imp. full indiv Incm268112.3612.37
Total5511100.00
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyriiimputation flag - afihhyi (derived)
Record TypeAHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.11Missing
Not Imputed0445280.7880.87
Imp. part indiv Incm13726.756.76
Imp. full indiv Incm268112.3612.37
Total5511100.00
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhyrlniimputation flag - whhyrln (based on afihhyli)
Record TypeAHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-960.11Missing
Not Imputed0386070.0470.12
Imp. part indiv Incm196417.4917.51
Imp. full indiv Incm268112.3612.37
Total5511100.00
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ahhnyrde2real equivalised hh ann. Income, using mod OCED scale
Record TypeAHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
12973.447935.29087276.80
Valid cases5505Missing cases6
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18