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dhidHousehold identification number
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (1)
Question Number and Text DHID : Office Code
Valid cases5127Missing cases0
Index TermsKey Linking Variable
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhdoiDay of interview
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (1)
Question Number and Text DH0AD : Office Code
Valid cases5039Missing cases88
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhmoiMonth of interview
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (1)
Question Number and Text DH0AM : Office Code
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
January11062.12.1
February2571.11.1
March335.7.7
April425.5.5
May54.1.1
September9161331.532.0
October10218942.743.4
November1180415.716.0
December122064.04.1
Missing or wild-9881.7Missing
Valid cases5039Missing cases88
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


dhhyoiYear of interview
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (1)
Question Number and Text DH0AY : Office Code
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
199494481293.995.5
1995952274.44.5
Missing or wild-9881.7Missing
Valid cases5039Missing cases88
Question RouteALL
Index TermsInterview Characteristics and Conditions
NoteDue to extended fieldwork period this is an important check on recall data, e.g. in ascertaining for instance which 'Winter' or 'January' R is referring to.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6


dhstypeType of accommodation
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (1)
Question Number and Text DH0C : (from observation) What type of accommodation does the household live in?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Det'd house/bungalow1105020.520.8
Semi-det'd house/bun2160131.231.8
End terraced house33396.66.7
Terraced house492918.118.4
Purpose built flat564212.512.7
Converted flat61983.93.9
Incl business prem732.6.6
Bedsit multi occ826.5.5
Bedsitter other910.2.2
Sheltered accommdn10511.01.0
Institutional1145.9.9
Other1225.5.5
T'phone q-not asked13881.71.7
Missing or wild-9911.8Missing
Valid cases5036Missing cases91
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


dhsrinsInstitutional accommodation rented
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (4)
Question Number and Text DH1B : If institutional accommodation - Is accommodation rented?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes131.672.1
No212.227.9
Inapplicable-8499697.4Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases43Missing cases5084
Question RouteALL
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteKey routing check. Before Wave 2, respondents were not followed in institutions. See Section on Sampling in Vol A.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhsroomNumber of rooms in accommodation
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (4)
Question Number and Text DH2 : I would like to ask you a few questions about your household's accommodation. How many rooms are there here, including bedrooms but excluding kitchens, bathrooms, and any rooms you may let or sublet?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1961.91.9
24128.08.4
393418.218.9
4143227.929.0
5121123.624.5
64669.19.4
72204.34.5
8961.91.9
934.7.7
1014.3.3
1112.2.2
121.0.0
131.0.0
142.0.0
151.0.0
161.0.0
Missing or wild-9611.2Missing
Inapplicable-845.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases4933Missing cases194
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Size and Condition of Dwelling
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteRooms currently sublet to persons outside h/hold are excluded, those occupied by lodgers or boarders within h/hold are included.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhsowndHouse owned or rented
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (4)
Question Number and Text DH3 : Does your household own or rent this accommodation or does it come rent-free?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Owned or on mortgage1342366.868.8
Shared ownership220.4.4
Rented3144328.129.0
Rent free4841.61.7
Other55.1.1
Missing or wild-916.3Missing
Inapplicable-845.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Refused-21.0Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases4975Missing cases152
Question RouteALL RESPONDENTS
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteShared ownership includes co-ownership and equity sharing schemes. Rent-free excludes cases of complete rebate through Housing Benefit and payment by charity. Used in construction of derived variable DTENURE.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhsowr1PNO of 1st person owning accommodation
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (4)
Question Number and Text DH4M1 : In whose name is this (house/flat/room) owned?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in houseshold014.3.4
1316561.792.1
22254.46.5
319.4.6
411.2.3
54.1.1
Missing or wild-9681.3Missing
Inapplicable-8153229.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases3438Missing cases1689
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2) Asked if R owns or part owns home
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
NoteRecords Person Number
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhsowr2PNO of 2nd person owning accommodation
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (4)
Question Number and Text DH4M2 : In whose name is this (house/flat/room) owned?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in houseshold0791.53.7
1611.22.9
2193437.790.7
345.92.1
49.2.4
53.1.1
61.0.0
Missing or wild-9681.3Missing
Inapplicable-8283855.4Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases2132Missing cases2995
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2) Asked if R owns or part owns home
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
NoteRecords Person Number
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmghaveHome mortgaged or owned outright
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (5)
Question Number and Text DH6 : Is this accommodation....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Owned outright1120523.535.0
Buying mortgage/loan2223743.665.0
Missing or wild-9651.3Missing
Inapplicable-8153229.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases3442Missing cases1685
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2) Asked if R owns or part owns home
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Socio-demographic Characteristics
NoteUsed in construction of derived variable DTENURE.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhsowrpOutright homeowner before 1.9.93
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (5)
Question Number and Text DH7 : Were you the outright owner(s) of this property before September 1st 1993?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1112722.093.7
No2761.56.3
Missing or wild-9661.3Missing
Inapplicable-8376973.5Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases1203Missing cases3924
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 1) Asked if R's home is owned outright
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
NoteKey routing check.
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmgynotHow home came to be owned outright
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (5)
Question Number and Text DH8 : Which of the following best describes how you came to own this property outright? Have you....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Paid mortgage/loan133.644.0
Bought it with cash237.749.3
Inherited all/share34.15.3
Other means of purch41.01.3
Missing or wild-9661.3Missing
Inapplicable-8489795.5Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases75Missing cases5052
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 1 AND DHSOWRP = 2) Asked if R became outright owner of home since last year
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhscostOriginal purchase price of property
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (5)
Question Number and Text DH9 : How much did you pay for the property?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
60308.8444315.991200272000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated13747.3100.0
Missing or wild-9731.4Missing
Inapplicable-8457689.3Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Refused-23.1Missing
Don't know-113.3Missing
Valid cases374Missing cases4753
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND (DMGHAVE = 1 AND DMGYNOT= 1-2) OR (DMGHAVE = 2 AND DHSIVW3 = 2) Asked if R became outright owner of home since last year or if R owns or part owns home and was not interviewed at present address last year
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


dmglyMortgage on home before 1.9.93
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (6)
Question Number and Text DH13 : Did you have a mortgage on this accommodation before September 1st 1993?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1199438.989.3
No22384.610.7
Missing or wild-93.1Missing
Inapplicable-8280254.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases2232Missing cases2895
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) Asked if R is buying the property with a mortgage or loan
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteAt Wave Two, this is comparable with BMGSTAT.
Variable OccurrenceW3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhsivw3HH interview this address last year
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (6)
Question Number and Text DH14 : Were you (or any member of your household) interviewed at this address last year?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1190837.295.7
No2851.74.3
Missing or wild-94.1Missing
Inapplicable-8313061.0Missing
Valid cases1993Missing cases3134
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DMGLY = 1) Asked if R is buying the property with a mortgage or loan began before 1.9.93
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Interview Characteristics and Conditions
Variable OccurrenceW4


dmgxtraTaken out additional mortgage on home
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (7)
Question Number and Text DH20 : Have you taken out any additional mortgage or loan on this house/flat since September 1st 1993?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11032.04.7
No2210141.095.3
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8280254.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-122.4Missing
Valid cases2204Missing cases2923
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 ) Asked if R owns or part owns property which is being bought with a mortgage or a loan
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


dmgnewAmount of additional mortgage on home
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH21 : How much in total is this additional mortgage or loan?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9759.609402.54120070000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1991.9100.0
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8492596.1Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Refused-23.1Missing
Don't know-11.0Missing
Valid cases99Missing cases5028
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DMGXTRA = 1 ) Asked if R owns or part owns property which is being bought with a mortgage or a loan and has subsequently taken out an additional mortgage or loan
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteIncludes any additional loans, including second mortgages. If remortgaged, amount given is difference between mortgage paid off and remortgage towards this total. Includes imputed data. For variables directly associated with a question, the imputation flag variable takes the missing value code of the original variable (e.g. Don't know, refuse, etc.) if imputed, and 0 if not imputed, or -8 if the variable was inapplicable. See 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


dmgxty1Extra loan for home extension
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH22A : What was this additional mortgage/loan used for? Home extension
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0791.576.7
Home extension124.523.3
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8492596.1Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases103Missing cases5024
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DMGXTRA = 1 ) Asked if R owns or part owns property which is being bought with a mortgage or a loan and has subsequently taken out an additional mortgage or loan
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


dmgxty2Extra loan for home improvements
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH22B : What was this additional mortgage/loan used for? Home improvements or repairs
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned042.840.8
Home improvements1611.259.2
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8492596.1Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases103Missing cases5024
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DMGXTRA = 1 ) Asked if R owns or part owns property which is being bought with a mortgage or a loan and has subsequently taken out an additional mortgage or loan
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Home Improvements
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmgxty3Extra loan for car purchase
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH22C : What was this additional mortgage/loan used for? Car purchase
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0951.992.2
Car purchase18.27.8
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8492596.1Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases103Missing cases5024
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DMGXTRA = 1 ) Asked if R owns or part owns property which is being bought with a mortgage or a loan and has subsequently taken out an additional mortgage or loan
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Transport
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmgxty4Extra loan for other consumer goods
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH22D : What was this additional mortgage/loan used for? Other consumer goods
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0971.994.2
Other consumer gds16.15.8
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8492596.1Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases103Missing cases5024
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DMGXTRA = 1 ) Asked if R owns or part owns property which is being bought with a mortgage or a loan and has subsequently taken out an additional mortgage or loan
Index TermsHousehold Consumption: Consumer Durables
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmgxty5Extra loan for other specified reason
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH22E : What was this additional mortgage/loan used for? Other
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not mentioned0841.681.6
Other specifed expen119.418.4
Missing or wild-911.2Missing
Inapplicable-8492596.1Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases103Missing cases5024
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DMGXTRA = 1 ) Asked if R owns or part owns property which is being bought with a mortgage or a loan and has subsequently taken out an additional mortgage or loan
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


dmgoldAmount borrowed at purchase: mortgagee
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (7)
Question Number and Text DH17 : How much did you borrow originally when you bought the property, that is excluding any later additions to the mortgage?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
46993.4444380.231500641000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated12925.7100.0
Missing or wild-98.2Missing
Inapplicable-8471291.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Refused-24.1Missing
Don't know-123.4Missing
Valid cases292Missing cases4835
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1 - 2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DMGLY = 1 AND DHSIVW3 = 2) Asked if R is buying the property with a mortgage or loan and mortgage began before 1st Sept. last year and was not interviewed at present address last year
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteRecords total amount borrowed at purchase.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmglifeYears left to pay: mortgagee
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (7)
Question Number and Text DH18 : How many years has the mortgage still to run?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
20.226.23135
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Period stated12975.8100.0
Missing or wild-99.2Missing
Inapplicable-8471291.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-121.4Missing
Valid cases297Missing cases4830
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1 - 2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DMGLY = 1 AND DHSIVW3 = 2) Asked if R is buying the property with a mortgage or loan and mortgage began before 1st Sept. last year and was not interviewed at present address last year
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteRecords date on which all mortgages on property paid off.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmgtypeType of mortgage
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (7)
Question Number and Text DH19 : Is your mortgage or loan.....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Repaymnt mortge/loan1801.626.8
Endowment mortgage21893.763.4
Pt repaymnt/endowmnt318.46.0
Other mortgage/loan411.23.7
Missing or wild-98.2Missing
Inapplicable-8471291.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-121.4Missing
Valid cases298Missing cases4829
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1 - 2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DMGLY = 1 AND DHSIVW3 = 2) Asked if R is buying the property with a mortgage or loan and mortgage began before 1st Sept. last year and was not interviewed at present address last year
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


dxpmgLast total monthly mortgage payment
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH23 : How much was your last total monthly instalment on the mortgage(s) or loan(s)?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
264.17311.1408000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
03.1.1
Amount stated1223443.699.9
Inapplicable-8280254.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases2237Missing cases2890
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) Asked if R is buying the property with a mortgage or loan
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteIncludes imputed data. See note for DMGNEW 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


dxpmg1Mortgage includes protection policy
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH24A : Did that payment include any of the following?...A mortgage protection policy?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes160511.830.2
No2139627.269.8
Missing or wild-923.4Missing
Inapplicable-8295757.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-1581.1Missing
Valid cases2001Missing cases3126
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DXPMG GT 0) Asked if R is currently paying a mortgage or loan and last total monthly instalment is recorded
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


dxpmg2Mortgage includes structure insurance
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH24B : Did that payment include any of the following?...Building structure insurance?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes191617.944.9
No2112622.055.1
Missing or wild-920.4Missing
Inapplicable-8295757.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-120.4Missing
Valid cases2042Missing cases3085
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DXPMG GT 0) Asked if R is currently paying a mortgage or loan and last total monthly instalment is recorded
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


dxpmg3Mortgage includes contents insurance
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH24C : Did that payment include any of the following?...Contents or possessions insurance
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13977.719.4
No2165132.280.6
Missing or wild-921.4Missing
Inapplicable-8295757.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-113.3Missing
Valid cases2048Missing cases3079
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DXPMG GT 0) Asked if R is currently paying a mortgage or loan and last total monthly instalment is recorded
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


dxpmg4Mortgage includes extra payments
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (8)
Question Number and Text DH24D : Did that payment include any of the following?...Any other extra payments?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes147.92.3
No2197638.597.7
Missing or wild-944.9Missing
Inapplicable-8295757.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-115.3Missing
Valid cases2023Missing cases3104
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 2 AND DXPMG GT 0) Asked if R is currently paying a mortgage or loan and last total monthly instalment is recorded
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


dmgyr0Year mortgage began
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (6)
Question Number and Text DH12 : In what year did you first start paying a mortgage on this house/flat?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
91.714.866395
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated13136.1100.0
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8471291.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases313Missing cases4814
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND (DMGHAVE = 1 AND DHSOWRP = 2 AND DMGYNOT = 2) OR (DMGHAVE = 2 AND DHSIVW3 = 2) Asked if R owns property outright through paying off mortgage since last year or is buying the property with a mortgage or loan but was not interviewed at present address last year
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


dhsyr0Year became owner: home bought outright
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (5)
Question Number and Text DH10 : In what year did you first become the owner of this house/flat?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
19939311.228.9
19949427.571.1
Missing or wild-9661.3Missing
Inapplicable-8493596.3Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases38Missing cases5089
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2 AND DMGHAVE = 1 AND DHSOWRP = 2 AND DMGYNOT NE 2) Asked if R owns property outright and was not outright owner before 1.9.93 and came to own it by other means than paying off mortgage
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6


dhsvalValue of property: home owners
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (4)
Question Number and Text DH5 : About how much would you expect to get for your home if you sold it today?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
73779.9150174.6060740000
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated1347767.8100.0
Missing or wild-930.6Missing
Inapplicable-8153229.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases3477Missing cases1650
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 1-2) Asked if R owns or part owns home
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteIncludes imputed data. See note for DMGNEW 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


dhsjbAccommodation with present job: renter
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text DH25 : Does the accommodation go with the present job of anyone in the household?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1831.65.3
No2148028.994.7
Missing or wild-933.6Missing
Inapplicable-8344367.2Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases1563Missing cases3564
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3-5) Asked if R's home is rented or provided rent- free
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drentp1Who rents accommodation: 1st mention
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text DH26M1 : In whose name is this (house/flat/room) rented?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in houseshold09.2.6
1141127.591.4
21032.06.7
312.2.8
47.1.5
51.0.1
81.0.1
Missing or wild-9521.0Missing
Inapplicable-8344367.2Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases1544Missing cases3583
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3-5) Asked if R's home is rented or provided rent- free
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteRecords Person Number.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drentp2Who rents accommodation: 2nd mention
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text DH26M2 : In whose name is this (house/flat/room) rented?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not in houseshold014.33.8
19.22.4
23226.386.6
312.23.2
48.22.2
55.11.3
62.0.5
Missing or wild-9531.0Missing
Inapplicable-8461490.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases372Missing cases4755
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3-5) Asked if R's home is rented or provided rent- free
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteRecords Person Number.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drentllLandlord of rented accommodation
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text DH27 : Who is the accommodation rented from or provided by?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Local auth/Council183916.453.7
NewTown Comm/Corp27.1.4
Property company3511.03.3
Scottish Homes42.0.1
Other housg assoc52064.013.2
Employer6571.13.6
Other org7651.34.2
Relative8601.23.8
Employer98.2.5
Other individual102685.217.1
Missing or wild-933.6Missing
Inapplicable-8344367.2Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases1563Missing cases3564
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3-5) Asked if R's home is rented or provided rent- free
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteUsed in construction of derived variable DTENURE.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drentfAccommodation rented furnished or other
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (9)
Question Number and Text DH28 : Do you rent your accommodation....
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Furnished12074.013.3
Partly furnished2801.65.2
Unfurnished3126624.781.5
Missing or wild-943.8Missing
Inapplicable-8344367.2Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases1553Missing cases3574
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3-5) Asked if R's home is rented or provided rent- free
Index TermsHousing: Ownership Status and Tenure
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteUsed in construction of derived variable DTENURE.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drentNet amount of last rent payment
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text DH30 : How much was the last rent payment, including any services or water charges but after any rebates?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
154.55492.6509999
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
01.0.1
Amount stated1115422.599.9
Missing or wild-929.6Missing
Inapplicable-8353268.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Rent rebate-33236.3Missing
Valid cases1155Missing cases3972
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 ) Asked if R's home is rented
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteVariables associated with payments or receipts include two for each, the amount of the receipt or payment (here DRENT), and the period in weeks which it covered (here DRENTW). These variables should not be used without first converting to a common time metric (e.g. dividing by number of weeks). Includes imputed data. See note for DMGNEW 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


drentwWeeks covered by last rent payment
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (10)
Question Number and Text DH31 : What period did this cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.804.550.2052
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Period stated1.00115322.5100.0
Missing or wild-9.0031.6Missing
Inapplicable-8.00385575.2Missing
Telephone int. only-7.00881.7Missing
Valid cases1153Missing cases3974
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteSee note for DRENT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drent1Rent includes water charges
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH32A : Did your last rent include any payment for any of the following things.. Water charges?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14178.138.6
No266212.961.4
Missing or wild-9501.0Missing
Inapplicable-8389776.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-113.3Missing
Valid cases1079Missing cases4048
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
Index TermsHousing: Local Authority and Services Charges
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drent2Rent includes land or business premises
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH32B : Did your last rent include any payment for any of the following things.. Land or business premises?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes113.31.2
No2106820.898.8
Missing or wild-9561.1Missing
Inapplicable-8389776.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-15.1Missing
Valid cases1081Missing cases4046
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
Index TermsHousing: Local Authority and Services Charges
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteIncludes farms.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drent3Rent includes garage
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH32C : Did your last rent include any payment for any of the following things.. A garage?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1721.46.6
No2101119.793.4
Missing or wild-9561.1Missing
Inapplicable-8389776.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-13.1Missing
Valid cases1083Missing cases4044
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
Index TermsHousing: Local Authority and Services Charges
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drent4Rent includes heating lighting or water
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH32D : Did your last rent include any payment for any of the following things.. Heating or lighting or hot water?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11432.813.1
No294618.586.9
Missing or wild-9511.0Missing
Inapplicable-8389776.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1089Missing cases4038
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
Index TermsHousing: Local Authority and Services Charges
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drent5Rent includes meals
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH32E : Did your last rent include any payment for any of the following things.. Meals?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes120.41.9
No2105720.698.1
Missing or wild-9631.2Missing
Inapplicable-8389776.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1077Missing cases4050
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
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


drent6Rent includes other services
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH32F : Did your last rent include any payment for any of the following things.. Any other services your landlord might provide for you?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11162.310.7
No296618.889.3
Missing or wild-9581.1Missing
Inapplicable-8389776.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases1082Missing cases4045
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
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


drenthbReceives rent rebate or rent allowance
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH33 : Was any housing benefit such as a rent rebate or rent allowance deducted from the last rent payment?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13647.133.1
No273514.366.9
Missing or wild-943.8Missing
Inapplicable-8389776.0Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases1099Missing cases4028
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded and not in receipt of 100% rent rebate
Index TermsHousing: Allowances/Rebates
NoteExclude those whose rent is paid by individual or charitable organisation outside the household (e.g. relative) or where whole of rent is paid through income support or housing benefit.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


drentgGross rent including Housing Benefit
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (11)
Question Number and Text DH34 : So what would the last rent payment have been if Housing Benefit had not been deducted from it?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
67.3183.792750
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Amount stated171814.0100.0
Missing or wild-930.6Missing
Inapplicable-8429183.7Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases718Missing cases4409
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GT 0 ) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment recorded
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteSee note for DRENT. Includes imputed data. See note for DMGNEW 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


drentgwWeeks covered by gross rent
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text DH36 : What period would that cover?
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.270.99113
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Period stated1.003727.3100.0
Missing or wild-9.0035.7Missing
Inapplicable-8.00463090.3Missing
Telephone int. only-7.00881.7Missing
Don't know-1.002.0Missing
Valid cases372Missing cases4755
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND = 3, 5 AND DRENT GE 0 ) Asked if R's home is rented and last rent payment is recorded
Index TermsHousing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteSee note for DRENT.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dxphsdfProblems paying for housing over year
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text DH37 : Many people these days are finding it difficult to keep up with their housing payments. In the last twelve months would you say you have had any difficulties paying for your accommodation?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes14609.012.6
No2289456.479.4
rent rebate32905.78.0
Missing or wild-928.5Missing
Inapplicable-8132925.9Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-138.7Missing
Valid cases3644Missing cases1483
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND=3,5 OR (DHSOWND =1, 2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) Asked if R's home rented or mortgage being paid off
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Problems
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dxphsd1Housing payments required borrowing
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text DH38A : Did you have to...(in order to meet housing payments)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes1811.618.2
No23657.181.8
Missing or wild-942.8Missing
Inapplicable-8455188.8Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases446Missing cases4681
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND=3,5 OR (DHSOWND =1, 2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DXPHSDF = 1) Asked if R's home rented or mortgage being paid off and had difficulty paying housing costs in the last twelve months
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Problems
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dxphsd2Housing payments required cutbacks
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text DH38B : Did you have to...(in order to meet housing payments)
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes13667.179.9
No2921.820.1
Missing or wild-930.6Missing
Inapplicable-8455188.8Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Valid cases458Missing cases4669
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND=3,5 OR (DHSOWND =1, 2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DXPHSDF = 1) Asked if R's home rented or mortgage being paid off and had difficulty paying housing costs in the last twelve months
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Problems
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dxphsdbBeen 2+ months late with housing payment
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireHousehold (12)
Question Number and Text DH39 : In the last twelve months have you ever found yourself more than two months behind with your rent/mortgage?
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Yes11112.224.2
No23476.875.8
Missing or wild-928.5Missing
Inapplicable-8455188.8Missing
Telephone int. only-7881.7Missing
Don't know-12.0Missing
Valid cases458Missing cases4669
Question RouteIF (DHSOWND=3,5 OR (DHSOWND =1, 2 AND DMGHAVE = 2) AND DXPHSDF = 1) Asked if R's home rented or mortgage being paid off and had difficulty paying housing costs in the last twelve months
Index TermsFinancial Management: Credit and Debt
Financial Management: Problems
Housing: Rent, Mortgage and Loan Details
NoteExcludes accidental non-payments.
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18