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Number of Children
Classification and coding process

Classification criteria and classification

Number of children

The criteria for putting a unit (either a family or a household) into the classification is the number of children in that unit.

Number of children is a hierarchical classification of two levels. Level 1 of the classification has six categories and level 2 has 17 categories.

Number of dependent children

The criteria for putting a unit (either a family or a household) into the classification is the number of dependent children in that unit.

Number of dependent children is a hierarchical classification of two levels. Level 1 of the classification has six categories and level 2 has 17 categories.

Number of dependent young persons

The criteria for putting a unit (either a family or a household) into the classification is the number of dependent young people in that unit.

Number of dependent young persons is a flat classification with six categories.

Number of adult children

The criteria for putting a unit (either a family or a household) into the classification is the number of adult children in that unit.

Number of adult children is a flat classification with six categories.

The full classification is available in the 'Available files' section on the main page.

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