Collection methods

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Family, Household and Income Unit Variables
Reference period

Standard question module

Income unit composition is coded from 'Relationship in household' information and the recommended methodology and questionnaire modules are explained in the 'Relationship in household' standard. It may be necessary to identify an income unit reference person, using the same criteria described to identify Family and Household reference persons (see Appendix A of the 'Relationship in household' standard).

Standard input categories

The standard input categories are:

Couple only
Couple with dependent children
One parent
One person
Inadequately described
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