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Household questions

Household questions H1 - H14

  1. H1. Who usually lives here?
  2. H2. Counting everyone you included in question H1, how many people usually live here?
  3. H3. Starting with yourself, list the names of all the people counted in question H2 including children, babies and lodgers.
  4. H4. Apart from everyone counted in question H2, who else is staying overnight here on 13 October 2019?
  5. H5. Counting only the people included in question H4, how many visitors are staying overnight here on 13 October 2019?
  6. H6. How are members of this household related to each other?
  7. H7. What type of accommodation is this?
  8. H8. Are all the rooms in this accommodation, including the kitchen, bathroom and toilet, behind a door that only this household can use?
  9. H9. How many bedrooms are available for use only by this household?
  10. H10. What type of central heating does this accommodation have?
  11. H12. Does your household own or rent this accommodation?
  12. H13. Who is your landlord?
  13. H14. In total, how many cars or vans are owned, or available for use, by members of this household?

Individual questions

Individual questions 1 - 10

  1. 1. What is your name?
  2. 2. What is your date of birth?
  3. 3. What is your sex?
  4. 4. On 13 October 2019, what is your legal marital or registered civil partnership status?
  5. 6. Do you stay at another address for more than 30 days a year?
  6. 8. Are you a schoolchild or student in full-time education?
  7. 9. During term time, where do you usually live?
  8. 10. What is your country of birth?

Individual questions 11 - 20

  1. 11. If you were not born in the United Kingdom, when did you most recently arrive to live here?
  2. 12. Including the time you have already spent here, how long do you intend to stay in the United Kingdom?
  3. 13. Can you understand, speak, read or write Welsh?
  4. 14. What is your main language? (If you live in England)
  5. 14. What is your main language? (If you live in Wales)
  6. 15. How well can you speak English?
  7. 16. How would you describe your national identity?
  8. 17. What is your ethnic group?
  9. 18. What is your religion?
  10. 19. One year ago, what was your usual address?
  11. 20. What passports do you hold?

Individual questions 21 - 30

  1. 21. How is your health in general?
  2. 22. Do you have any physical or mental health conditions or illnesses lasting or expected to last 12 months or more?
  3. 23. Do any of your conditions or illnesses reduce your ability to carry out day-to-day activities?
  4. 24. Do you look after, or give any help or support to, anyone because they have long-term physical or mental health conditions or illnesses, or problems related to old age?
  5. 26. Which of the following best describes your sexual orientation?
  6. 27. Is your gender the same as the sex you were registered at birth?
  7. 29. Have you completed an apprenticeship?
  8. 30. Have you achieved a qualification at degree level or above?

Individual questions 31 - 40

  1. 31. Have you achieved any other qualifications?
  2. 32. Have you previously served in the UK Armed Forces?
  3. 33. In the last seven days, were you doing any of the following?
  4. 34. Which of the following describes what you were doing in the last seven days?
  5. 35. In the last four weeks, were you actively looking for any kind of paid work?
  6. 36. If a job became available now, could you start it within two weeks?
  7. 37. In the last seven days, were you waiting to start a job already accepted?
  8. 38. Have you ever done any paid work?
  9. 40. In your main job, what is (was) your employment status?

Individual questions 41 - 50

  1. 41. What is (was) the name of the organisation or business you work (worked) for?
  2. 42. What is (was) your full job title?
  3. 43. Briefly describe what you do (did) in your main job.
  4. 44. What is (was) the main activity of your organisation, business or freelance work?
  5. 45. Do (did) you supervise or oversee the work of other employees on a day-to-day basis?
  6. 47. In your main job, how many hours a week do you usually work?
  7. 48. How do you usually travel to work?
  8. 49. Where do you mainly work?
  9. 50. What is the address of your workplace or depot?

Visitor questions

  1. V1. What is this person's name?
  2. V2. What is this person's date of birth?
  3. V3. What is this person's sex?
  4. V4. What is this person's usual UK address?