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bhhyoi4Year of interview: 4 digit
Record TypeBHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1992508397.297.2
19931442.82.8
Valid cases5227Missing cases0
Question RouteUses BHHYOI on Record BHHRESP.
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteFour-digit version of year base variable.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bmgyr04Year mortgage began: 4 digit
Record TypeBHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1989.534.5719681992
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year given12474.7100.0
Missing or wild-923.4Missing
Inapplicable-8495394.8Missing
Don't know-14.1Missing
Valid cases247Missing cases4980
Question RouteUses BMGYR0 on Record BHHRESP.
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


bhsyr04Year became owner: 4 digit
Record TypeBHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1990.603.3919761992
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year given125.5100.0
Missing or wild-919.4Missing
Inapplicable-8518199.1Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases25Missing cases5202
Question RouteUses BHSYR0 on Record BHHRESP.
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


bregion2Government Office Region
Record TypeBHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
North East12504.84.8
North West266312.712.8
Yorkshire and the Hu34979.59.6
East Midlands44047.77.8
West Midlands54488.68.7
East of England64238.18.2
London755210.610.7
South East871413.713.8
South West94699.09.1
Wales102584.95.0
Scotland114999.59.6
Missing-9501.0Missing
Valid cases5177Missing cases50
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


bloctaxlocal taxes
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.394.16031.92
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhdemphd empl earn
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
132.70192.1902469.62
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bspempsp empl earn
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
68.29136.0402020.04
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhdsehd se earn
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
21.72104.2801938.23
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bspsesp se earn
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.6475.1802057.36
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bothlaboth hh lab income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.4183.7001016.17
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bdeductotal hh deductions
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
63.1885.420931.50
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bnetlabtotal lab income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
194.58210.5301765.59
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bninational ins. contributions
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.0715.36091.31
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bcontroccup. pension contr.
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6.6010.99078.48
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


btaxnetincome tax net of credits
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.5864.820874.21
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


btaxgrincome tax before credits
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.5864.820874.21
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


btaxcrcredits on income tax
Record TypeBHHRESP
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bgrpayhh gross labour earnings
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
257.76293.2402596.16
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhcostgross housing costs
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
41.3254.4601551.96
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-968013.01Missing
[Value >= 0]454786.99100.0
Total5227100.00
Valid cases4547Missing cases680
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


bhhihh inv income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
12.6843.4302469
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhbhh ben income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46.2051.480464.30
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhphh pension income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
16.1548.340876.92
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhthh transfer income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6.9256.9501637.20
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhnetihh net income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
267.13198.91-16.083823.39
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhnetdehh current net inc equ(McClements)/defl
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
403.25285.40-24.703360.86
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhmainthh maint paid
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
0.927.770184.62
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bbhcindBHC index: Jan 1987=100
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
139.630.28137.80141
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bmonumYear and month of interview: YYYYMM
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
199211.5813.11199209199304
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhnetde2hh current net inc equ(mod-oecd)/defl
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
252.91170.90-16.472450.63
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


beq_moecd(mean) eq_moecd
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.610.5415.10
Valid cases4556Missing cases671
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrlnhh ann. net labour income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10218.1810631.370175766.59
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


byrnihh ann. nat. ins. contrib.
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
740.51767.6305301.74
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


byrcontrhh ann. occup. pens. contrib.
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
325.25538.3904946.94
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrlghh ann. gross labour income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13506.2414951.160287481.78
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


byrtaxnthh ann. inc. tax after credits
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2222.303541.100110053.05
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


byrtaxgrhh ann. inc. tax before credits
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2222.303541.100110053.05
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


byrtaxcrhh ann. credits on income tax
Record TypeBHHRESP
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


byrdeduchh ann. total deductions
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3288.064467.330111715.19
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrihh ann. invest. income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
686.032706.500128388
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrbhh ann. ben income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2237.562503.91023590.10
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrphh ann. pension income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
835.432473045600
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrthh ann. transfer income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
271.472218.43076462.10
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhynetihh. ann. net income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14248.6510526.440198807
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhnyrdereal equivalised hh ann. income
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
21221.2815658.370450996
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bbhcindaaverage inflation over reference period: 1.9. - 31.8.
Record TypeBHHRESP
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bbasepiinflation index in reference month: 201001
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
214.890.01214.90214.90
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrpiimputation flag - bfihhyp (derived)
Record TypeBHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.15Missing
Not Imputed0446085.3385.46
Imp. part indiv Incm1961.841.84
Imp. full indiv Incm266312.6812.7
Total5227100.00
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrbiimputation flag - bfihhyb (derived)
Record TypeBHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.15Missing
Not Imputed0399476.4176.53
Imp. part indiv Incm156210.7510.77
Imp. full indiv Incm266312.6812.7
Total5227100.00
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrtiimputation flag - bfihhyt (derived)
Record TypeBHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.15Missing
Not Imputed0451986.4586.59
Imp. part indiv Incm1370.710.71
Imp. full indiv Incm266312.6812.7
Total5227100.00
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyriiimputation flag - bfihhyi (derived)
Record TypeBHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.15Missing
Not Imputed0421780.6880.8
Imp. part indiv Incm13396.496.5
Imp. full indiv Incm266312.6812.7
Total5227100.00
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhyrlniimputation flag - whhyrln (based on bfihhyli)
Record TypeBHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-980.15Missing
Not Imputed0371471.0571.16
Imp. part indiv Incm184216.1116.13
Imp. full indiv Incm266312.6812.7
Total5227100.00
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


bhhnyrde2real equivalised hh ann. Income, using mod OCED scale
Record TypeBHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13343.709263.280275107
Valid cases5219Missing cases8
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18