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Dependent children in household

Mnemonic (reference code): DPCHUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: This variable is a count of the dependent children living in a household.

A dependent child is any person aged 0 to 15 in a household (whether or not in a family) or a person aged 16 to 18 in full-time education and living in a family with his or her parent(s) or grandparent(s). It does not include any people aged 16 to 18 who have a spouse, partner or child living in the household.

Applicability: Household

Dependent children in family

Mnemonic (reference code): DPCFAMUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: A dependent child is any person aged 0 to 15 in a household (whether or not in a family) or a person aged 16 to 18 who’s in full-time education and living in a family with his or her parent(s) or grandparent(s). It does not include any people aged 16 to 18 who have a spouse, partner or child living in the household.

A family is defined as a group of people who are:

Dependent child indicator

Mnemonic reference (code): DCHPUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: A dependent child is any person aged 0 to 15 in a household (whether or not in a family) or a person aged 16 to 18 in full-time education and living in a family with his or her parent(s) or grandparent(s). It does not include any people aged 16 to 18 who have a spouse, partner or child living in the household.

Applicability: Person

Classification:

Country of birth

Mnemonic (reference code): COB

Type: Primary variable

Definition: Country of birth is the country in which a person was born. The grouping of countries within the classification is broadly regional, but takes into account the grouping of European Union (EU) countries. Countries in the EU are grouped into those that were EU members in March 2001, and those that became members (accession countries) between April 2001 and March 2011 as part of the EU enlargement process.

Applicability: Person

Communal establishment type

Mnemonic (reference code): CECTMCS11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: A communal establishment is an establishment providing managed residential accommodation. ‘Managed’ in this context means full-time or part-time supervision of the accommodation.

Types of communal establishment include:

Cars or vans, number of

Mnemonic (reference code): CARSNO

Type: Primary variable

Definition: The number of cars or vans that are owned, or available for use, by one or more members of a household. This includes company cars and vans that are available for private use. It does not include motorbikes or scooters, or any cars or vans belonging to visitors.

The count of cars or vans in an area relates only to households. Cars or vans used by residents of communal establishments are not counted.

Dual system estimation (DSE)

DSE is the method used to estimate the total population in a sample area by considering the number of people recorded by:

  • A: the census 
  • B: the Census Coverage Survey, and 
  • C: both the census and Census Coverage Survey

The dual system estimate (the estimate of the total population including people missed by both the census and the CCS) is calculated by A*B/C (A times B, divided by C). Dual System Estimation is also known as capture-recapture.

Deprivation

People are deprived if they lack the financial resources to provide the types of diet, clothing, housing, household facilities and fuel, and environmental, educational, working and social conditions, activities and facilities which are customary in the societies to which they belong.
 

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