Dataset Description


Wave 5 Enumeration information Dataset

Alternate Title


Case Quantity



Name Label
Numeric pidp cross-wave person identifier (public release)
Code pid personal identifier (BHPS cohort)
Numeric e_hidp household identifier (public release)
Numeric e_pno person number
Code e_hhorig Sample origin, household
Code e_memorig Sample origin, individual
Code e_psu Primary sampling unit
Code e_strata Strata
Code e_sampst sample status
Code e_month sample month
Code e_ivfio Individual level outcome
Code e_ioutcome final outcome code for name
Code e_ivfho Household level outcome
Code e_sex sex
Code e_dvage age from date of birth or ageif
Code e_birthm dob month
Code e_birthy dob year
Code e_resiaway whether resident or away - derived from curstat,absboard,absuni,insstat in qt
Code e_origadd interview being conducted at original address
Code e_newper new person status
Code e_newentrant individual is a new entrant to household - derived
Code e_ageif age last birthday
Code e_marstat legal marital status
Code e_livesp living with spouse
Code e_livewith absent member lives in household with partner
Code e_employ employment status
Code e_hgbiom person number of biological mother - derived
Code e_hgbiof person number of biological father - derived
Code e_respm16 whether mother of child under aged under 16 in hh
Code e_respf16 whether father of child under aged under 16 in hh
Code e_hgadoptm person number of adoptive mother - derived
Code e_hgadoptf person number of adoptive father - derived
Code e_adresp15 adult responsible for child aged 15 or under
Code e_adresp17 adult responsible for child aged 17 or under
Code e_hgpart person number of husband/wife/civil partner - derived
Code e_livpar respondent is living at home with parent/s
Code e_siblings respondent has a sibling in the household
Code e_newmum biological mother of a new entrant baby
Code e_newdad biological father of a new entrant baby
Code e_rising16 enumerated at last wave and 16 at current wave
Code e_dmpenflag if person 1..16 eligible for state retirement pension
Code e_newimm recent immigrant osm in household
Code e_lingua Language translation needed in
Code e_reasref code main reason why name refused to take part
Code e_ynew New joiner reason
Code e_joiner Unlisted joiner
Code e_jnmnth month joined the household
Code e_jnyear year joined the household
Code e_intdatd_if Interview date: Day, imputation flag
Code e_intdatm_if Interview date: Month, imputation flag
Code e_intdaty_if Interview date: Year, imputation flag
Code e_doby_if DOB Year imputation flag
Code e_age_if Imputation flag for age_dv
Code e_ppsex Partner's sex
Code e_fnpid Natural father: PIDP
Code e_mnpid Natural mother: PIDP
Code e_pn1pid Natural parent 1: PIDP
Code e_pn1pno Natural parent 1: PNO
Code e_pn1sex Natural parent 1: Sex
Code e_pn2pid Natural parent 2: PIDP
Code e_pn2pno Natural parent 2: PNO
Code e_pn2sex Natural parent 2: Sex
Code e_pns1pid Nat/step/adopt parent 1: PIDP
Code e_pns1pno Nat/step/adopt parent 1: PNO
Code e_pns1sex Nat/step/adopt parent 1: Sex
Code e_pns2pid Nat/step/adopt parent 2: PIDP
Code e_pns2pno Nat/step/adopt parent 2: PNO
Code e_pns2sex Nat/step/adopt parent 2: Sex
Code e_grfpid Grandfather: PIDP
Code e_grmpid Grandmother: PIDP
Code e_ff_ivlolw fed forward interview outcome prev wave
Code e_ff_everint ever full individual interview (inc. tel)
Code e_ff_tel telephone interview at this wave (bhps sample only)
Code e_sex_dv Sex, derived
Code e_age_dv Age, derived from dob_dv and intdat_dv
Code e_intdatd_dv Interview date: Day, derived
Code e_intdatm_dv Interview date: Month, derived
Code e_intdaty_dv Interview date: Year, derived
Code e_dobm_dv DOB: Month, derived
Code e_doby_dv DOB: Year, derived
Code e_pensioner_dv Whether R is of pensionable age
Code e_marstat_dv Harmonised de facto marital status
Code e_npn_dv Number of R's natural parents in hh
Code e_npns_dv Number of R's nat/step/adopt parents in hh
Code e_ngrp_dv Number of R's grandparents in hh
Code e_nnsib_dv Number of R's natural siblings in hh
Code e_nnssib_dv Number of R's nat/step/adopt siblings in hh
Code e_npensioner_dv Total # of pensionable age in hh
Code e_ethn_dv Ethnic group (derived from multiple sources)
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_agegr5_dv Age group (age_dv): 5 year intervals
Code e_agegr10_dv Age group (age_dv): 10 year intervals
Code e_agegr13_dv Age group (age_dv): 13 categories
Code e_livesp_dv Lives with spouse in hh
Code e_cohab_dv Lives with cohabitee in hh
Code e_single_dv Single in hh
Code e_mastat_dv De facto marital status
Numeric e_buno_dv benefit unit number
Code e_depchl_dv Whether dependent child - official definition
Numeric e_nchild_dv Number of own children in household
Code e_ndepchl_dv Number of own dependent children in household
Code e_adresp15_dv PNO of person responsible for child under 16
Code e_respm16_dv whether natural/adoptive/step mother of child under 16
Code e_respf16_dv whether natural/adoptive/step/foster father of child under 16
Code e_rach16_dv Whether responsible for child under 16
Numeric e_hrpid Household reference person: PIDP
Numeric e_hrpno Household reference person: PNO
Code e_ppid partner's person identifier: PIDP
Code e_ppno partner's person number: PNO
Code e_sppid Spouse's person identifier: PIDP
Code e_sppno Spouse's person number: PNO
Code e_fnpno Natural father: PNO
Code e_fnspid Nat/step/adopt father: PIDP
Code e_fnspno Nat/step/adopt father: PNO
Code e_mnpno Natural mother: PNO
Code e_mnspid Nat/step/adopt mother: PIDP
Code e_mnspno Nat/step/adopt mother: PNO
Code e_grfpno Grandfather: PNO
Code e_grmpno Grandfather: PNO
Code e_scflag_dv flag for self completion record
Numeric e_psnen91_lw BHPS 1991 longitudinal enumerated person weight
Numeric e_psnen01_lw BHPS 2001 longitudinal enumerated person weight
Numeric e_psnenus_lw longitudinal enumerated person weight
Numeric e_psnenub_lw combined longitudinal enumerated person weight
Numeric e_psnenub_xw cross-sectional enumerated person weight