Catalogue

UK Data Service data catalogue record for:

Family Resources Survey, 1993-1994

Title details

SN: 3332
Title: Family Resources Survey, 1993-1994
Persistent identifier: 10.5255/UKDA-SN-3332-1
Series: Family Resources Survey [Family Resources Survey, 1993-]
Depositor: Department of Social Security
Principal investigator(s): Department of Social Security
Office of Population Censuses and Surveys
Social and Community Planning Research
Data collector(s): Department of Social Security
Sponsor(s): Department of Social Security

Citation

The citation for this study is:

Department of Social Security, Office of Population Censuses and Surveys, Social and Community Planning Research. (1996). Family Resources Survey, 1993-1994. [data collection]. UK Data Service. SN: 3332, http://doi.org/10.5255/UKDA-SN-3332-1

Select the text above to add data citation in your outputs.

Select citation format: 
XML citation formats:  CSL  EndNote

Subject Categories

Consumer behaviour - Economics
Family life and marriage - Social stratification and groupings
Income, property and investment - Economics

Abstract

Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

Safe Room Access FRS data
Safe Room access datasets for FRS data from 2005/06 are available in addition to the versions available under the standard End User Licence (EUL), held at the UK Data Archive under SN 7196, Family Resources Survey and Households Below Average Income: Safe Room Access.

The Safe Room access data are currently only available to UK HE/FE applicants and for access from the UK Data Archive's Safe Room at the University of Essex, Colchester. Prospective users of the Safe Room access version of the FRS/HBAI will need to fulfil requirements additional to those associated with standard End User Licence datasets. Full details of the application requirements are available from Guidance on applying for the Family Resources Survey: Secure Access.

Further information about the FRS can be found on the Family Resources Survey pages on the Department for Work and Pensions web site.

European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC)
In 2005, the European Union (EU) made a legal obligation for member states to collect additional statistics on income and living conditions (EU-SILC). In addition to this the EU-SILC data cover poverty and social exclusion. These statistics are used to help plan and monitor European social policy by comparing poverty indicators and changes over time across the EU. The EU-SILC requirement was integrated into the General Household Survey (GHS)/General Lifestyle Survey (GLF) in 2005. Since the closure of the GLF in 2012 the cross-sectional element of EU-SILC has been collected via the FRS. The FRS also provides the first wave of the EU-SILC longitudinal element, which is carried out by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Please refer to study documentation for further details.

The purpose of this survey is to provide the Department of Social Security with up-to-date detailed data for policy monitoring and evaluation, benefit expenditure forecasting, and other analyses such as Households Below Average Income.
Main Topics:
Household characteristics (including size, type tenure, etc.); household income (including benefit receipt, unearned income, etc.); housing costs (rent, mortgages, etc.); individuals' characteristics (ethnic origin, employment status, etc.); information on carers and disability; assets and savings; pensions; consumer durables.

Coverage, universe, methodology

Dates of fieldwork: April 1993 - March 1994
Country: United Kingdom
Spatial units: Standard Statistical Regions
Observation units: Families/households
Universe: National
Families
Households
Private households in Great Britain south of the Caledonian Canal.
Private households in Northern Ireland.
Time dimensions: Repeated cross-sectional study
annual - analysed on a financial year basis.
Sampling procedures: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Number of units: 25000 (target) 26253 (obtained)
Method of data collection: Face-to-face interview
Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details

Thesaurus search on keywords

View keywords... Hide keywords...
ABSENTEEISMADMINISTRATIVE AREASAGE
APARTMENTSAPPOINTMENT TO JOBATTITUDES
BEDROOMSBONDSBONUS PAYMENTS
CARE OF DEPENDANTSCARE OF THE DISABLEDCARE OF THE ELDERLY
CARE OF THE SICKCENTRAL HEATINGCHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS
CHILD BENEFITSCHILD CARECHILD DAY CARE
CHILD WORKERSCHILD-MINDINGCHILDREN
COALCOLOUR TELEVISION RECEIVERSCOMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
COMMUNITY CHARGECOMMUTINGCOMPANY CARS
COMPUTERSCONSUMER GOODSCONSUMPTION
COSTSCOUNCIL TAXDAY NURSERIES
DEBTSDIESEL OILDISABLED PERSONS
DISMISSALDISTANCE MEASUREMENTDOMESTIC APPLIANCES
DOMESTIC RESPONSIBILITIESECONOMIC ACTIVITYECONOMIC VALUE
EDUCATIONEDUCATIONAL BACKGROUNDEDUCATIONAL FEES
EDUCATIONAL GRANTSEDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONSELDERLY
ELECTRIC POWER SUPPLYEMPLOYEESEMPLOYMENT HISTORY
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAMMESEMPLOYMENTENDOWMENT ASSURANCE
ETHNIC GROUPSEXPENDITUREFAMILIES
FAMILY MEMBERSFINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSFINANCIAL RESOURCES
FINANCIAL SUPPORTFOODFOSTER PARENTS
FRIENDSFRINGE BENEFITSFUEL OILS
FUELSFULL-TIME EMPLOYMENTFURNISHED ACCOMMODATION
FURTHER EDUCATIONGAS SUPPLYGENDER
GIFTSGRANTSGREAT BRITAIN
HEADS OF HOUSEHOLDHEARING IMPAIRMENTSHEATING SYSTEMS
HIGHER EDUCATIONHOLIDAYSHOME OWNERSHIP
HOME SHARINGHOME-BASED WORKHOURS OF WORK
HOUSEHOLD BUDGETSHOUSEHOLD HEAD'S OCCUPATIONHOUSEHOLDS
HOUSING FACILITIESHOUSING FINANCEHOUSING TENURE
HOUSINGINCOME TAXINCOME
INDUSTRIESINSURANCE PREMIUMSINSURANCE
INTEREST (FINANCE)INVESTMENT RETURNINVESTMENT
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB HUNTINGLANDLORDS
LAVATORIESLEAVELOANS
LODGERSMANAGERSMARITAL STATUS
MARRIED WOMEN WORKERSMARRIED WOMENMATERNITY LEAVE
MATERNITY PAYMEALSMEDICAL PRESCRIPTIONS
MILKMORTGAGE PROTECTION INSURANCEMORTGAGES
MOTOR VEHICLESNEIGHBOURSOCCUPATIONAL PENSIONS
OCCUPATIONSONE-PARENT FAMILIESOVERTIME
PARTNERSHIPS (BUSINESS)PART-TIME COURSESPART-TIME EMPLOYMENT
PENSION CONTRIBUTIONSPENSIONSPERSONAL SOCIAL SERVICES
PETROLPHYSICALLY DISABLED PERSONSPRICES
PRIVATE EDUCATIONPRIVATE PENSIONSPRIVATE PERSONAL PENSIONS
PRIVATE SCHOOLSPROFITSPUBLIC TRANSPORT
RATESREBATESREDUNDANCY PAY
REDUNDANCYRENTED ACCOMMODATIONRENTS
RESIDENTIAL MOBILITYRETIREMENTROOM SHARING
ROOMSROYALTIESSAVINGS
SCHOLARSHIPSSCHOOL MEALSSCHOOL MILK PROVISION
SCHOOLCHILDRENSCHOOLSSEASONAL EMPLOYMENT
SECONDARY EDUCATIONSECONDARY SCHOOLSSELF-EMPLOYED
SEWAGE DISPOSAL AND HANDLINGSHARESSHIFT WORK
SICK LEAVESICK PAYSICK PERSONS
SOCIAL HOUSINGSOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITSSOCIAL SECURITY CONTRIBUTIONS
SOCIAL SERVICESSOCIAL SUPPORTSOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS
SOLID FUEL HEATINGSPECIAL EDUCATIONSTATE EDUCATION
STATE RETIREMENT PENSIONSSTRIKESSTUDENT LOANS
STUDENTSSTUDYSUBSIDIARY EMPLOYMENT
SUPERVISORSTAX RELIEFTAXATION
TELEPHONESTELEVISION RECEIVERSTEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT
TERMINATION OF SERVICETIED HOUSINGTOP MANAGEMENT
TRANSPORTTRAVELUNEARNED INCOME
UNEMPLOYEDUNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITSUNFURNISHED ACCOMMODATION
VIDEO RECORDERSVISION IMPAIRMENTSVOLUNTARY WORK
WAGESWATER SERVICES (BUILDINGS)WIDOWED
WORKING MOTHERSWORKING WOMEN

Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 02 February 1996
Copyright: Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland
Access conditions: The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions of access for further information.
Please note: Users of the 1993-1994 Family Resources Survey data should refer to the 1993-1994 user guide for further information on the potential double counting of benefit income for cases where more than one benefit had been paid in combination.
Availability: UK Data Service
Contact: Get in touch

Documentation

Title File Name Size (KB)
User Guide 3332userguide.pdf 1904
Study information and citation UKDA_Study_3332_Information.htm 6
READ File read3332.txt 9
View related studies and guides... Hide related studies and guides...

Publications

View publications... Hide publications...

By principal investigator(s):
Department of Social Security (1995) Family Resources Survey statistics Great Britain 1993/94, revised edition, February.

Department of Social Security (1996) Family Resources Survey Great Britain 1994-95, London: HMSO. ISBN 0-11-762389-X.

Department of Social Security (1997) Family Resources Survey Great Britain 1995-96, London: The Stationery Office. ISBN 0-11-762537-X.

Department of Social Security (1998) Family Resources Survey Great Britain 1996-97, London: Corporate Document Services. ISBN 1-84123-047-2.

Department of Social Security (1999) Family Resources Survey Great Britain 1997-98, London: Corporate Document Services. ISBN 1-84123-117-7.

Wilmot, A. (1999) Family Resources Survey: technical report on the fifth survey year: April 1997 - March 1998, London: ONS. ISBN 1857743229.

Department of Social Security (2000) Family Resources Survey Great Britain 1998-99, London: Corporate Document Services. ISBN 1-84123-237-8.

Department of Social Security/ONS (2001) Family Resources Survey Great Britain 1999-2000, London: Corporate Document Services. ISBN 1-84123-367-6.

Department for Work and Pensions/ONS (2004) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom 2002-2003, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 1-84388-263-9.

Department for Work and Pensions/ONS (2005) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom 2003-2004, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 1-84388-470-4.

Department for Work and Pensions/ONS (2006) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom 2004-2005, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 1-84388-857-2.

Department for Work and Pensions (2012) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom 2010-2011, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-526-8.

Department for Work and Pensions (2013) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom 2011-2012, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78153-456-4.

Department for Work and Pensions (2014) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom, 2012-2013, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-186-4.

Department for Work and Pensions (2015) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom, 2013-2014, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-533-6.

Department for Work and Pensions (2016) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom, 2014-2015, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-801-6.

Department for Work and Pensions (2017) Family Resources Survey: United Kingdom, 2015-2016, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-915-0.

Department for Work and Pensions (2015) Pensioners’ incomes series: an analysis of trends in pensioner incomes 1979 to 2013-2014, United Kingdom, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-532-9.

Department for Work and Pensions (2016) Pensioners’ incomes series: an analysis of trends in pensioner incomes 1994-1995 to 2014-2015, United Kingdom, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-802-3.

Department for Work and Pensions (2017) Pensioners’ incomes series: an analysis of trends in pensioner incomes 1994-1995 to 2015-2016, United Kingdom, London: Department for Work and Pensions. ISBN 978-1-78425-913-6.

Resulting from secondary analysis:
Department of Social Security (1996) FRS Update, February.

Government Statistical Service (1996) Family Resources Survey statistical report 1994-95, Press Release, Department of Social Security.

Ray, A. (1996) Grossing up: an investigation of different methods applied to data from the Family Resources Survey, Analytical Notes: No.5, Analytical Services Division, Department of Social Security.

Kiernan, K. and Mueller, G. (1998) The divorced and who divorces?, CASEpaper CASE/7, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics, May.

Berthoud, R. (1998) Incomes of ethnic minorities, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.

Barrientos, A. (1998) 'Supplementary pension coverage in Britain' Fiscal Studies, 19(4), pp.429-446. Also available as: University of Hertfordshire Business School Economics Paper 18 (UHBS 1997:18).

DETR (1998) The incidence effects of charging for domestic water and sewerage services, London: DETR.

Paull, G., Walker, I. and Zhu, Y. (2000) 'Child support reform: some analysis of the 1999 White Paper' Fiscal Studies, 21(1), pp.105-140.

Ginn, J. and Arber, S. (2000) 'Ethnic inequality in later life: variation in financial circumstances by gender and ethnic group' Education and Ageing, 15(1), pp.65-83.

Sawkins, J.W. and Dickie, V.A. (2000) Paying for water and sewerage in Scotland: domestic incidence and vulnerable households, Discussion Paper in Economics No.2000/7, Economics Division, School of Management, Heriot-Watt University.

Dickie, V.A. and Sawkins, J.W. (2000) Increased water and sewerage charges in Scotland: mitigating the impact on vulnerable households, Occasional Papers in Economics, Economics Division, School of Management, Heriot-Watt University.

Piachaud, D. and Sutherland, H. (2002) Changing poverty post-1997, CASEPaper 63, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics.

Sawkins, J.W. and Dickie, V.A. (2002) Affordability of water and sewerage services in Great Britain, Scottish Economics Policy Network (scotecon.net), Department of Economics, School of Management, Heriot-Watt University. ISBN 190436506x.

Sawkins, J.W. and Dickie, V.A. (2002) Council Tax in Scotland: the economic case for reform, Scottish Economy Policy Network Research Paper (scotecon.net), Department of Economics, School of Management, Heriot-Watt University. ISBN 1904365027.

Sawkins, J.W. and Dickie, V.A. (2003) Affordability of water and sewerage charges for low income households. Reports and recommendations, Water Customer Consultation Panels. ISBN 0954591615.

Zaidi, A. and Burchardt, T. (2003) Comparing incomes when needs differ: equivalisation for the extra costs of disability in the UK, CASEpaper 64, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics.

Hancock, R. and Barker, G. (2005) 'The quality of social security benefit data in the British Family Resources Survey: implications for investigating income support take-up by pensioners', Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A, 168(1), pp.63-82.

Sawkins, J.W. and Dickie, V.A. (2005) 'Affordability of household water and sewerage services in Great Britain', Fiscal Studies, 26(2), pp. 225-244.

Myck, M. and Reed, H. (2006) 'Tax and benefit reforms in a model of labour market transitions', Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, 75(3), pp.208–239.

Myck, M. (2007) Wages and ageing: is there evidence for the “Inverse-U” profile?, IZA Discussion Paper No.2983, Bonn, Germany: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit. Also published as DIW Berlin Discussion Paper 724, Berlin, Germany: DIW Berlin (German Institute for Economic Research).

Haan, P. and Myck, M. (2007) 'Apply with caution: introducing UK-style in-work support in Germany', Fiscal Studies, 28(1), pp.43-72.

Prasad, N. (ed.) (2008) Social policies and private sector participation in water supply: beyond regulation, Social Policy in a Development Context series, United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Sawkins, J. and Dickie, V.A. (2008) Affordability of Scottish household water and sewerage charges: historic trends and current position, Edinburgh: Waterwatch Scotland/Heriot-Watt University.

Sutherland, H. et al. (2008) 'Keeping up or falling behind? The impact of benefit and tax uprating on incomes and poverty', Fiscal Studies, 29(4), pp.467–498.

Blackburn, C., Read, J. and Spencer, N. (2010) 'Prevalence of childhood disability and the characteristics and circumstances of disabled children in the UK: secondary analysis of the Family Resources Survey', BMC Paediatrics, 10, 21.

The FRS has been used by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation for their 'Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion' research programme. The 2010 report may be found at http://www.jrf.org.uk/publications/monitoring-poverty-2010 and further reports may be found at http://www.poverty.org.uk/.

Spencer N.J., Blackburn C.M. and Read, J.M. (2010) 'Prevalence and social patterning of limiting long-term illness/disability in children and young people under the age of 20 years in 2001: UK census-based cross-sectional study', Child Care Health Dev., 36(4), pp.566-73.

Blackburn, C.M., Spencer, N.J. and Read J.M. (2010) 'Prevalence of childhood disability and the characteristics and circumstances of disabled children in the UK: secondary analysis of the Family Resources Survey', BMC Pediatr., 16(10), p.21.

Adam, S. (2013) 'Housing taxation and support for housing costs', in T. Callan (ed.) Budget perspectives 2014, Dublin: Economic and Society Research Institute.

Adam, S. and Browne, J. (2013) Do the UK Government’s welfare reforms make work pay?, IFS Working Paper W13/26, Institute for Fiscal Studies, September.

Adam, S., Johnson, P. and Roantree, B. (2013) Taxing an Independent Scotland, IFS Briefing Note B141, Institute for Fiscal Studies, October.

Amior, M., Crawford, R. and G. Tetlow (2013) The UK's public finances in the long run: the IFS model, IFS Working Paper W13/29, Institute for Fiscal Studies, November.

Amior, M., Crawford, R. and G. Tetlow (2013) Fiscal sustainability of an independent Scotland, IFS Report R88, Institute for Fiscal Studies, November.

Chevalier, A., Harmon, C., O'Sullivan, V. and Walker, I. (2013) 'The impact of parental income and education on the schooling of their children', IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2(8). doi:10.1186/2193-8997-2-8

Adams, A., Hood, A. and Levell, P. (2014) 'The squeeze on incomes', The IFS Green Budget 2014, (Chapter 6), London IFS, 2014. retrieved May 12th, 2014 from http://www.ifs.org.uk/budgets/gb2014/gb2014.pdf . Also presented at the Green Budget Launch on 6 February 2014 and the ONS Labour Market Statistics User Group Conference at the Royal Society, London, 24 March 2014.

MacInnes, T., Tinson, A., Gaffney, D., Horgan, G. and Baumberg, B. (2015) Disability, long-term conditions and poverty, 2015, New Policy Institute. Retrieved July 20, 2015 from: http://npi.org.uk/files/7814/0490/1005/Disability_long_term_conditions_and_poverty.pdf

Tinson, A. (2015) Where does Working Tax Credit go? 2014, New Policy Institute. Retrieved July 20, 2015 from: http://npi.org.uk/files/1914/1261/8405/Where_does_working_tax_credit_go.pdf

Syntax/Code

No previously uploaded files

  (login required)

Upload syntax/code file


3332
Family Resources Survey, 1993-1994

I agree to the terms and conditions *

Confirm new syntax/code file version


A previous version of syntax file "" has already been uploaded and approved.

If you continue with this upload, the previous version of the syntax file will be overwritten with this new version.

This new version of the syntax file will be subject to the UK Data Service approval process before it becomes available for download.

Do you want to continue?

    


Back to top