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dfihhytiImputation flag - DFIHHYT (derived)
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0443786.586.5
Imp. part indiv Incm131.6.6
Imp. full indiv Incm265912.912.9
Valid cases5127Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Benefits and Allowances and Pensions
Incomes: Household Income
NoteSee note for DFIHHYT 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


dfihhyiiImputation flag - DFIHHYI (derived)
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Not Imputed0410580.180.1
Imp. part indiv Incm13617.07.0
Imp. full indiv Incm266112.912.9
Valid cases5127Missing cases0
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes: Household Income
Incomes: Rents, Savings, Investments
NoteSee note for DFIHHYI 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


dhhyoi4Year of interview: 4 digit
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
1994481293.995.5
19952274.44.5
Missing or wild-9881.7Missing
Valid cases5039Missing cases88
Question RouteUses DHHYOI on Record DHHRESP.
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


dmgyr04Year mortgage began: 4 digit
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
Year stated13136.1100.0
Missing or wild-97.1Missing
Inapplicable-8471291.9Missing
Proxy respondent-7881.7Missing
Don't know-17.1Missing
Valid cases313Missing cases4814
Question RouteUses DMGYR0 on Record DHHRESP.
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


dhsyr04Year became owner: 4 digit
Record TypeDHHRESP
QuestionnaireDerived Variable
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
199311.228.9
199427.571.1
Missing or wild-9661.3Missing
Inapplicable-8493596.3Missing
Proxy respondent-7881.7Missing
Valid cases38Missing cases5089
Question RouteUses DHSYR0 on Record DHHRESP.
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


dregion2Government Office Region
Record TypeDHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
North East12394.74.7
North West263512.412.4
Yorkshire and the Hu34989.79.7
East Midlands44098.08.0
West Midlands54358.58.5
East of England64358.58.5
London752910.310.3
South East871814.014.0
South West94689.19.1
Wales102735.35.3
Scotland114889.59.5
Valid cases5127Missing 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


dloctaxlocal taxes
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
9.062.50016.17
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhdemphd empl earn
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
138.08203.5703695.15
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dspempsp empl earn
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
75.54157.9103464.20
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhdsehd se earn
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
24.37128.4702173.19
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dspsesp se earn
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
11.8296.4202139.27
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dothlaboth hh lab income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
27.0786.9801077.55
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


ddeductotal hh deductions
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
71.73104.8101516.24
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dnetlabtotal lab income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
205.16229.8902497.16
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dninational ins. contributions
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1718.590113.04
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dcontroccup. pension contr.
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
6.5611.940173.67
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dtaxnetincome tax net of credits
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
48.1782.6701350.30
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dtaxgrincome tax before credits
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
50.5683.9701356.91
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dtaxcrcredits on income tax
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2.393.21013.23
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dgrpayhh gross labour earnings
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
276.89331.5403903.31
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhcostgross housing costs
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
42.2180.7203300
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-979815.56Missing
[Value >= 0]432984.44100.0
Total5127100.00
Valid cases4329Missing cases798
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


dhhihh inv income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14.3943.640923.08
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhbhh ben income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
51.0156.690474.20
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhphh pension income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1852.240760.38
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhthh transfer income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
5.1432.8501153.85
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhnetihh net income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
284.64211.35-11.202493.44
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhnetdehh current net inc equ(McClements)/defl
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
423.14311.82-27.115518.12
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhmainthh maint paid
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.108.870184.62
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dbhcindBHC index: Jan 1987=100
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
145.720.38145.50150
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dmonumYear and month of interview: YYYYMM
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
199412.8916.37199409199505
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhnetde2hh current net inc equ(mod-oecd)/defl
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
258.76174.55-16.542455.17
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


deq_moecd(mean) eq_moecd
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
1.600.5414.80
Valid cases4378Missing cases749
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrlnhh ann. net labour income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
10789.4911204.280128531.33
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyrnihh ann. nat. ins. contrib.
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
837.81879.1505119.53
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyrcontrhh ann. occup. pens. contrib.
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
321.63564.3707189.11
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrlghh ann. gross labour income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
14289.7715777.580199998
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyrtaxnthh ann. inc. tax after credits
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2340.833634.84068780.46
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyrtaxgrhh ann. inc. tax before credits
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2395.423662.33068923.79
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyrtaxcrhh ann. credits on income tax
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
54.5970.490286.67
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dyrdeduchh ann. total deductions
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
3500.284719.16071466.67
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrihh ann. invest. income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
741.372222.50048000
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrbhh ann. ben income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
2452.572780.60024274.70
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrphh ann. pension income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
949.442776.96041568
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrthh ann. transfer income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
232.341392.21029976.90
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhynetihh. ann. net income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
15165.2110557.410128891
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhnyrdereal equivalised hh ann. income
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
22207.7315061.810193124
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Incomes: Household Income
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dbhcindaaverage inflation over reference period: 1.9. - 31.8.
Record TypeDHHRESP
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dbasepiinflation index in reference month: 201001
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
214.890.01214.90214.90
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrpiimputation flag - dfihhyp (derived)
Record TypeDHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9951.85Missing
Not Imputed0429283.7185.29
Imp. part indiv Incm1861.681.71
Imp. full indiv Incm265412.7613.0
Total5127100.00
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrbiimputation flag - dfihhyb (derived)
Record TypeDHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9951.85Missing
Not Imputed0380574.2175.62
Imp. part indiv Incm157311.1811.39
Imp. full indiv Incm265412.7613.0
Total5127100.00
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrtiimputation flag - dfihhyt (derived)
Record TypeDHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9951.85Missing
Not Imputed0434784.7986.39
Imp. part indiv Incm1310.600.62
Imp. full indiv Incm265412.7613.0
Total5127100.00
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyriiimputation flag - dfihhyi (derived)
Record TypeDHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9951.85Missing
Not Imputed0401778.3579.83
Imp. part indiv Incm13617.047.17
Imp. full indiv Incm265412.7613.0
Total5127100.00
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhyrlniimputation flag - whhyrln (based on dfihhyli)
Record TypeDHHRESP
Value LabelValueFrequency%Valid %
missing or wild-9951.85Missing
Not Imputed0365171.2172.56
Imp. part indiv Incm172714.1814.45
Imp. full indiv Incm265412.7613.0
Total5127100.00
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Index TermsImputation Flag Variable
Incomes
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18


dhhnyrde2real equivalised hh ann. Income, using mod OCED scale
Record TypeDHHRESP
MeanStd DevMinimumMaximum
13610.478559.110128749
Valid cases5032Missing cases95
Variable OccurrenceW1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17 W18