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Number of Children
Definition

Number of children

Number of children is a derived variable that identifies the number of children in a family nucleus.

Number of dependent children

Number of dependent children is a derived variable that identifies the number of dependent children in a family nucleus.

Number of dependent young persons

Number of dependent young persons is a derived variable that identifies the number of dependent young people in a family nucleus.

Number of adult children

Number of adult children is a derived variable that identifies the number of adult children in a family nucleus.

All four classifications can be applied to (embedded or nested in) the following standard classifications:

See the child dependency status statistical standard for further information about dependent children and dependent young persons.

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