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Gaelic language skills: proportion of adults in household with any Gaelic language skills

Mnemonic (reference code): PAWGSHS11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: Proportion of adults in a household with any Gaelic language skills.  Adults are defined as persons aged 18 and over.

Applicability: Household

Classification:      

0% of adults in the household have any Gaelic language skills

Health Board Area 2014

The 14 Health Board Areas (HBAs) are responsible for local health care in Scotland. Following a change in legislation in 2014, the Health Board Area boundaries were re-aligned to follow the combined area of each local authority that they serve.

Health Board Area 2006

The 14 Health Board Areas (HBAs) are responsible for local health care in Scotland.

They report to the Scottish Government and are based on groups of the local government districts that existed before the introduction of council areas in 1996. This means that although most HBs cover one or more complete council areas, there are cases where council areas are split.

Grandparent family

Mnemonic reference (code): GRANDFAM

Type: Derived variable

Definition: A family is defined as a group of people who are:

• married, same-sex civil partnership or cohabiting couple, with or without child(ren),

• lone parent with child(ren),

• married, same-sex civil partnership or cohabiting couple with grandchild(ren) but with no children present from the intervening generation, or

• single grandparent with grandchild(ren) but no children present from the intervening generation.

Hours worked

Mnemonic reference (code): HRSWRKD

Type: Primary variable                                                              

Definition: The number of hours that a person aged 16 and over worked in their main job or in their last main job. This includes paid and unpaid overtime.

Applicability: Person

Classification:

Code

Household type (alternative)

Mnemonic (reference code): AHTHUK11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: Household type classifies households in an alternative way to the household composition classification that is used in most standard census results.

A household is classified by the type of family present, but households with more than one family are categorised in the priority order:

• married couple family,

• same-sex civil partnership couple family,

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