Dataset Description


Wave 5 Household data from respondent households Dataset

Alternate Title


Case Quantity



Name Label
Numeric e_hidp household identifier (public release)
Numeric e_intnum interviewer id
Code e_hhorig Sample origin, household
Code e_psu Primary sampling unit
Code e_strata Strata
Code e_month sample month
Code e_ivfho Household level outcome
Code e_hgenddathh household grid end (hours)
Code e_hgenddatmm household grid end (minutes)
Code e_hgenddatss household grid end (seconds)
Code e_hgenddaty household grid end (year)
Code e_hgenddatm household grid end (month)
Code e_hgenddatd household grid end (day)
Code e_hhlang anyone in hh need translated interview
Code e_hhgridcomplete HHGrid completed
Code e_nummpart number married with spouses in hhold
Code e_numcivil number of civil partners with partners in household
Code e_addrchck address check
Code e_coreswho1 Person number 1
Code e_coreswho2 Person number 2
Code e_coreswho3 Person number 3
Code e_coreswho4 Person number 4
Code e_coreswho5 Person number 5
Code e_coreswho6 Person number 6
Code e_coreswho7 Person number 7
Code e_coreswho8 Person number 8
Code e_coreswho9 Person number 9
Code e_coreswho10 Person number 10
Code e_coreswho11 Person number 11
Code e_coreswho12 Person number 12
Code e_coreswho13 Person number 13
Code e_coreswho14 Person number 14
Code e_coreswho15 Person number 15
Code e_coreswho16 Person number 16
Code e_coreswho96 No longer live with any of these people
Code e_mores more household members
Code e_cordet1 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet2 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet3 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet4 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet5 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet6 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet7 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet8 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet9 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet10 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet11 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet12 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet13 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet14 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet15 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet16 ff_ttl ff_forname ff_surname, ff_sex, ff_birthd ff_birthm ff_birthy
Code e_cordet96 None correct
Code e_relconf11 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[1]
Code e_relconf12 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[2]
Code e_relconf13 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[3]
Code e_relconf14 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[4]
Code e_relconf15 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[5]
Code e_relconf16 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[6]
Code e_relconf17 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[7]
Code e_relconf18 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[8]
Code e_relconf19 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[9]
Code e_relconf110 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[10]
Code e_relconf111 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[11]
Code e_relconf112 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[12]
Code e_relconf113 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[13]
Code e_relconf114 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[14]
Code e_relconf115 confirm first 16 relationships: rctxt[15]
Code e_relconf216 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[16]
Code e_relconf217 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[17]
Code e_relconf218 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[18]
Code e_relconf219 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[19]
Code e_relconf220 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[20]
Code e_relconf221 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[21]
Code e_relconf222 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[22]
Code e_relconf223 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[23]
Code e_relconf224 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[24]
Code e_relconf225 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[25]
Code e_relconf226 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[26]
Code e_relconf227 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[27]
Code e_relconf228 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[28]
Code e_relconf229 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[29]
Code e_relconf230 confirm 2nd 16 relationships: rctxt[30]
Code e_npensioner number of pensioners in the hhold
Code e_origadd interview being conducted at original address
Code e_ivh0 whether answers hh questions: non hh member
Code e_ivh1 Person number 1
Code e_ivh2 Person number 2
Code e_ivh3 Person number 3
Code e_ivh4 Person number 4
Code e_ivh5 Person number 5
Code e_ivh6 Person number 6
Code e_ivh7 Person number 7
Code e_ivh8 Person number 8
Code e_ivh9 Person number 9
Code e_ivh10 Person number 10
Code e_ivh11 Person number 11
Code e_ivh12 Person number 12
Code e_ivh13 Person number 13
Code e_ivh14 Person number 14
Code e_ivh15 Person number 15
Code e_ivh16 Person number 16
Code e_histrtdathh household interview start (hours)
Code e_histrtdatmm household interview start (minutes)
Code e_histrtdatss household interview start (seconds)
Code e_histrtdaty household interview start (year)
Code e_histrtdatm household interview start (month)
Code e_histrtdatd household interview start (day)
Code e_lheng interview conducted in english
Code e_lhtrans translated language
Code e_ivlheng interview conducted in english
Code e_ivlhtrans translated language
Code e_hhqend interviewer: that is the end of the household interview. you now need t
Code e_hienddathh household interview end (hours)
Code e_hienddatmm household interview end (minutes)
Code e_hienddatss household interview end (seconds)
Code e_hienddaty household interview end (year)
Code e_hienddatm household interview end (month)
Code e_hienddatd household interview end (day)
Code e_hsroomchk check on number of rooms
Code e_hsbeds number of bedrooms
Code e_hsrooms other rooms
Code e_hsowndchk check housing tenure
Code e_hsownd own accommodation
Code e_hsowr10 whether owns accomodation: non hh member
Code e_hsowr11 whether owns accomodation: pno 1
Code e_hsowr12 whether owns accomodation: pno 2
Code e_hsowr13 whether owns accomodation: pno 3
Code e_hsowr14 whether owns accomodation: pno 4
Code e_hsowr15 whether owns accomodation: pno 5
Code e_hsowr16 whether owns accomodation: pno 6
Code e_hsowr17 whether owns accomodation: pno 7
Code e_hsowr18 whether owns accomodation: pno 8
Code e_hsowr19 whether owns accomodation: pno 9
Code e_hsowr110 whether owns accomodation: pno 10
Code e_hsowr111 whether owns accomodation: pno 11
Code e_hsowr112 whether owns accomodation: pno 12
Code e_hsowr113 whether owns accomodation: pno 13
Code e_hsowr114 whether owns accomodation: pno 14
Code e_hsowr115 whether owns accomodation: pno 15
Code e_hsowr116 whether owns accomodation: pno 16
Code e_hsval value
Code e_mgynot how home became owed outright
Code e_hsyrbuy year bought
Code e_hscost how much paid
Code e_hsyr04 start paying mortgage
Code e_mgold initial mortgage
Code e_mglife years left of mortgage
Code e_mgtype type of mortgage
Code e_mgextra taken out additional mortgage
Code e_mgnew amount of additional mortgage
Code e_mgxty1 Home extension
Code e_mgxty2 Home improvements or repairs
Code e_mgxty3 Car purchase
Code e_mgxty4 Other consumer goods
Code e_mgxty5 Emergencies, loss of income or subsistence goods
Code e_mgxty6 Consolidation
Code e_mgxty97 Other
Code e_hstotmg total amount secured against property
Code e_xpmg last monthly installment
Code e_hsjb accommodation go with job
Code e_rentp0 Non-household member whether rents accomodation: non hh member
Code e_rentp1 Person number 1
Code e_rentp2 Person number 2
Code e_rentp3 Person number 3
Code e_rentp4 Person number 4
Code e_rentp5 Person number 5
Code e_rentp6 Person number 6
Code e_rentp7 Person number 7
Code e_rentp8 Person number 8
Code e_rentp9 Person number 9
Code e_rentp10 Person number 10
Code e_rentp11 Person number 11
Code e_rentp12 Person number 12
Code e_rentp13 Person number 13
Code e_rentp14 Person number 14
Code e_rentp15 Person number 15
Code e_rentp16 Person number 16
Code e_rentll Landlord of rented accommodation
Code e_rentf furnishings
Code e_rent last rent payment
Code e_rentwc period covered
Code e_rentinc1 [Water and/or sewerage charges {If REGION = GB}]
Code e_rentinc2 Heating or lighting or hot water
Code e_rentinc3 [Council Tax {if REGION = GB}] / [Rates {if REGION = NI}]
Code e_rentinc96 None of these
Code e_renthb housing benefit
Code e_rentg amount if hb not deducted
Code e_fuelhave1 Electricity
Code e_fuelhave2 Gas, including Calor Gas
Code e_fuelhave3 Oil
Code e_fuelhave4 Other fuel, including solid fuel
Code e_fuelhave96 Or none of these?
Code e_fuelduel bills paid together
Code e_xpduely amount electricity and gas
Code e_duelpay Method of payment for gas and electric combined
Code e_xpelecy amount electricity
Code e_elecpay Method of payment for electricity
Code e_xpgasy amount gas
Code e_gaspay Method of payment for gas
Code e_xpoily amount oil
Code e_xpsfly amount other fuel
Code e_heatch central heating
Code e_hsctax Council tax band of accommodation
Code e_xphsdb behind with rent/mortgage
Code e_xphsdct behind with paying council tax
Code e_xphsdba up to date with all bills
Code e_cduse1 Television set
Code e_cduse2 DVD/Blu-Ray player
Code e_cduse3 household items owned: satellite dish/ sky tv
Code e_cduse4 household items owned: cable tv
Code e_cduse5 Deep freeze or fridge freezer (EXCLUDE: fridge only)
Code e_cduse6 Washing machine
Code e_cduse7 Tumble drier
Code e_cduse8 Dish washer
Code e_cduse9 Microwave oven
Code e_cduse10 household items owned: home computer/pc (not games console)
Code e_cduse11 household items owned: compact disc player (include if part of sound system)
Code e_cduse12 Landline telephone
Code e_cduse13 Mobile telephone (anyone in household)
Code e_cduse96 Or none of the above?
Code e_pchas has pc (cati only)
Code e_pcnet access to the internet
Code e_pcbroad broadband connection
Code e_xpfood1_g3 amount food
Code e_xpfdout_g3 food outside the home
Code e_xpaltob_g3 total amount spent on alcohol
Code e_ncars number of cars/vans owned by household
Code e_carval how much vehicles are worth
Code e_outcome interviewer:final outcome for household interview, = computed or unout
Code e_intdatey household admin record (year)
Code e_intdatem household admin record (month)
Code e_intdated household admin record (day)
Code e_hhintlang language hhold interview conducted in
Code e_hholdmodedv hhold mode type
Numeric e_hhsize Household size, incl. absent members
Code e_fihhmngrs_tc fihhmngrs_dv includes top coded component (EUL version only) (EUL version only)
Code e_fihhmnlabgrs_tc fihhmnlabgrs_dv includes top coded component (EUL version only) (EUL version onl
Code e_rentgrs_if monthly gross rent, imputation flag
Code e_xpmg_if monthly mortgage payment imputation flag
Code e_ctband_if data source for council tax band (ctband_dv)
Code e_ff_tel telephone interview at this wave (bhps sample only)
Code e_ff_hsbeds number of bedrooms at previous wave
Code e_ff_hsrooms number of other rooms at previous wave
Code e_ff_hsownd tenancy status at previous wave
Code e_npensioner_dv Total # of pensionable age in hh
Code e_fihhmnnet1_dv total household net income - no deductions
Code e_ficountax_dv amount deduction component 9: (net) council tax
Code e_fihhmnnet3_dv total household net income - individual/household deductions
Code e_fihhmnlabgrs_dv total gross household labour income: month before interview
Code e_fihhmnlabnet_dv total net household labour income: month before interview
Code e_fihhmnmisc_dv total household miscellaneous income: month before interview
Code e_fihhmnprben_dv total household private benefit income: month before interview
Code e_fihhmninv_dv total household investment income: month before interview
Code e_fihhmnpen_dv total household pension income: month before interview
Code e_fihhmnsben_dv total household social benefit income: month before interview
Code e_rent_dv last rent payment, montly
Code e_rentgrs_dv monthly gross rent, including housing benefit
Code e_hbadjust_dv income adjustment for housing benefit included in gross rent
Code e_xpmg_dv monthly mortgage payment including imputations
Code e_xpmgint_dv estimated interest in monthly mortgage payment
Code e_houscost1_dv monthly housing cost including mortgage principal payments
Code e_houscost2_dv monthly housing cost excluding mortgage principal payments
Code e_fihhmngrs1_dv gross household income: month before interview, hb adj
Code e_fihhmnnet4_dv total household net income - hb adj & individual/household deductions
Code e_ctband_dv council tax band, using reports, external data and imputes
Code e_country Country of residence
Code e_gor_dv Government Office Region
Code e_urban_dv Urban or rural area, derived
Code e_hhresp_dv Household response status
Code e_hhtype_dv Composition of household, LFS-version
Numeric e_hrpid Household reference person: PIDP
Numeric e_hrpno Household reference person: PNO
Numeric e_ncouple_dv # of couples within hh
Numeric e_nonepar_dv Number of lone parents in hh
Code e_nkids_dv Number of children in household
Code e_nch02_dv Number of children aged 0-2 in household
Code e_nch34_dv Number of children aged 3-4 in household
Code e_nch511_dv Number of children aged 5-11 in household
Code e_nch1215_dv Number of children aged 12-15 in household
Code e_agechy_dv Age of youngest child in HH
Code e_npens_dv # of people over pensionable age in hh
Numeric e_nemp_dv Number employed in the hh
Numeric e_nue_dv Number not in paid employment in the hh
Numeric e_nwage_dv Number working age in hh
Numeric e_nchoecd_dv Number of children aged 0-13 in hh, OECD definition
Numeric e_nadoecd_dv Number of adults aged 14+ in hh, OECD definition
Code e_ieqmoecd_dv Modified OECD equivalence scale
Code e_tenure_dv housing tenure
Code e_fihhnegsei_if flag for negative self employment income
Code e_fihhmngrs_if share of imputed HH total income
Code e_fihhmngrs_dv gross household income: month before interview
Numeric e_hhdenub_xw cross-sectional household weight