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cfihhytiImputation flag - CFIHHYT (derived)
Record TypeCHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0452886.586.5
Imp. part indiv Incm138.7.7
Imp. full indiv Incm266612.712.7
Valid cases5232Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee note for CFIHHYT and Section on Imputation in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cfihhyiiImputation flag - CFIHHYI (derived)
Record TypeCHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0415779.579.5
Imp. part indiv Incm14097.87.8
Imp. full indiv Incm266612.712.7
Valid cases5232Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Household Income
Incomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteSee note for CFIHHYI and Section on Imputation in Volume A.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyoi4Year of interview: 4 digit
Record TypeCHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1993478391.491.5
19944458.58.5
Missing or wild-94.1Missing
Valid cases5228Missing cases4
Question RouteUses CHHYOI on Record CHHRESP.
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


cmgyr04Year mortgage began: 4 digit
Record TypeCHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1990.904.3419671994
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated12715.2100.0
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8473490.5Missing
Proxy respondent-72114.0Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases271Missing cases4961
Question RouteUses CMGYR0 on Record CHHRESP.
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


chsyr04Year became owner: 4 digit
Record TypeCHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19721.02.5
19882.05.0
19924.110.0
199331.677.5
19942.05.0
Missing or wild-947.9Missing
Inapplicable-8493394.3Missing
Proxy respondent-72114.0Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases40Missing cases5192
Question RouteUses CHSYR0 on Record CHHRESP.
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


cregion2Government Office Region
Record TypeCHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
North East12474.74.7
North West266012.612.6
Yorkshire and the Hu35039.69.6
East Midlands44057.77.7
West Midlands54588.88.8
East of England64368.38.3
London755910.710.7
South East872013.813.8
South West94799.29.2
Wales102685.15.1
Scotland114979.59.5
Valid cases5232Missing 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


cloctaxlocal taxes
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
8.702.23016.29
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chdemphd empl earn
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
134.29192.4102076.92
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cspempsp empl earn
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
70.86144.7803140.77
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chdsehd se earn
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22.80112.1501961.54
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cspsesp se earn
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.5572.0701928.88
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cothlaboth hh lab income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
25.3784.6501286.37
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cdeductotal hh deductions
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
64.4688.4001295.19
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cnetlabtotal lab income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
198.41214.0301993.61
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cninational ins. contributions
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.6316.03090.03
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ccontroccup. pension contr.
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6.5311.240148.07
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ctaxnetincome tax net of credits
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.4067.1701105.46
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ctaxgrincome tax before credits
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
43.4067.1701105.46
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ctaxcrcredits on income tax
Record TypeCHHRESP
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cgrpayhh gross labour earnings
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
262.87299.3503288.81
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chcostgross housing costs
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
39.7475.7804125
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-991817.55Missing
[Value >= 0]431482.45100.0
Total5232100.00
Valid cases4314Missing cases918
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


chhihh inv income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.7943.460812.08
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhbhh ben income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
48.4155.330949.04
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhphh pension income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
18.0953.5901223.08
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhthh transfer income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
5.6735.270895.62
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhnetihh net income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
276.66198.78-9.692424.92
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhnetdehh current net inc equ(McClements)/defl
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
415.29283.56-23.254167.31
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chmainthh maint paid
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.029.620323.08
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cbhcindBHC index: Jan 1987=100
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
142.330.19141.80144.60
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cmonumYear and month of interview: YYYYMM
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
199312.8516.70199309199404
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhnetde2hh current net inc equ(mod-oecd)/defl
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
256.62163.36-14.181773.85
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ceq_moecd(mean) eq_moecd
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.610.5415.10
Valid cases4354Missing cases878
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrlnhh ann. net labour income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10506.0210574.10076967.21
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cyrnihh ann. nat. ins. contrib.
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
769.05801.8505009.13
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cyrcontrhh ann. occup. pens. contrib.
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
326.11555.6105855.22
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrlghh ann. gross labour income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1380914676.250124579.23
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cyrtaxnthh ann. inc. tax after credits
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2209.173168.87040213.99
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cyrtaxgrhh ann. inc. tax before credits
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2209.173168.87040213.99
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cyrtaxcrhh ann. credits on income tax
Record TypeCHHRESP
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cyrdeduchh ann. total deductions
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3304.334237.70047612.02
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrihh ann. invest. income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
772.142169.32042228
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrbhh ann. ben income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2348.572689.32026179.20
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrphh ann. pension income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
926.442713.01062955.40
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrthh ann. transfer income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
289.622300.55065949.20
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhynetihh. ann. net income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14842.8210079.49097139.50
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhnyrdereal equivalised hh ann. income
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22072.8314623.370169351
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cbhcindaaverage inflation over reference period: 1.9. - 31.8.
Record TypeCHHRESP
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


cbasepiinflation index in reference month: 201001
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
214.890.01214.90214.90
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrpiimputation flag - cfihhyp (derived)
Record TypeCHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92214.22Missing
Not Imputed0426581.5285.11
Imp. part indiv Incm1891.701.78
Imp. full indiv Incm265712.5613.11
Total5232100.00
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrbiimputation flag - cfihhyb (derived)
Record TypeCHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92214.22Missing
Not Imputed0380672.7475.95
Imp. part indiv Incm154810.4710.94
Imp. full indiv Incm265712.5613.11
Total5232100.00
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrtiimputation flag - cfihhyt (derived)
Record TypeCHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92214.22Missing
Not Imputed0431682.4986.13
Imp. part indiv Incm1380.730.76
Imp. full indiv Incm265712.5613.11
Total5232100.00
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyriiimputation flag - cfihhyi (derived)
Record TypeCHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92214.22Missing
Not Imputed0394575.4078.73
Imp. part indiv Incm14097.828.16
Imp. full indiv Incm265712.5613.11
Total5232100.00
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhyrlniimputation flag - whhyrln (based on cfihhyli)
Record TypeCHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-92214.22Missing
Not Imputed0354067.6670.64
Imp. part indiv Incm181415.5616.24
Imp. full indiv Incm265712.5613.11
Total5232100.00
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


chhnyrde2real equivalised hh ann. Income, using mod OCED scale
Record TypeCHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13649.528406.50093388.40
Valid cases5011Missing cases221
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18