Definition: Household relationship (including reference person)

Social statistics

Relationship refers to relationship between the members of a household, (non-family relationship or what kind of family). There is no agreed international recommendation on household relationship to be followed.
Relationship codes:
 - 1. Spouse, registered partner
 - 2. Cohabite
 - 3. Own child
 - 4. Step/adopted/fostered child
 - 5. Spouse/registered partner to person in category 3 or 4
 - 6. Cohabitant to person in category 3 or 4
 - 7. Sibling (both parents same), including partners sibling 
 - 8. Step/adopted/foster sibling
 - 9. Grand child (including step/adopted/foster)
 - 10. Own parent
 - 11. Step/foster/adopted parent, guardian 
 - 12. Parent-in-law (including step/adopted/foster), including parent of cohabitant
 - 13. Grand parent (including step/adopted/foster, of respondent or of respondents partner)
 - 14. Other relative, own or of spouse/registered partner/cohabitant
 - 15. Spouse/registered partner to person in category 7-14
 - 16. Cohabitant to person in category 7-14
 - 17. Not related.
Source:
Harmonisation of recommended core units, variables and classifications, 2000 Edition, Eurostat, p.10
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