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|Title:||Living in Wales: Property Survey, 2008|
|Series:||Living in Wales [Living in Wales, 2004-2008]|
|Depositor:||Welsh Assembly Government. Statistical Directorate|
Welsh Assembly Government. Statistical Directorate
Welsh Assembly Government
|Other acknowledgements:||Local Government Data Unit - Wales, for survey management.|
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Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.The Living in Wales (LIW) survey series, which ran from 2004-2008, was the main general source of statistical information about households and the condition of homes in Wales. The LIW survey was also referred to as the Welsh Household and Dwelling Survey and replaced the former Welsh House Condition Survey (WHCS), which was last conducted in 1997 and 1998, when a Household Survey was completed in 1997 and a Property Survey in 1998.
The LIW survey had two separate but linked components: the Household Survey and the Property Survey. The Household Survey was completed annually from 2004 and was conducted as a face-to-face interview with the household reference person (HRP) or another appropriate adult. It aimed to provide additional information to complement the Property Survey, but also to provide information about the community, the use of the Welsh language, the health of the members of the household, the values and opinions of the respondent as well as demographic characteristics. The Property Survey was conducted in 2004 and 2008 (held under SNs 7201 and 7202 respectively) and comprised an internal and external assessment of the property which was completed by a qualified surveyor.
The Living in Wales survey closed in 2008. From 2009/2010 onwards, it has been replaced by the National Survey for Wales (held at the Archive under GN 33435). Further information can be found on the Welsh Assembly Government Living in Wales web page.
The 2008 Property Survey covered: the Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS); repair costs; Housing Health and Safety Rating System (HHSRS); fuel poverty; energy efficiency and Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP).
|Dates of fieldwork:||September 2008 - December 2008|
|Kind of data:||
Individual (micro) level
Private households in Wales, 2008
Repeated cross-sectional study
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Addresses for the household interviews were selected from the Postcode Address File (PAF) and were stratified by local authority. Property survey addresses were selected from successful household interviews and were further stratified by first impression of the external condition, using the 'Good, bad and ugly' approach. Properties included were occupied first homes and where multiple households occupied the same property only the first household was included in the property survey sample. The results are available at Wales level only.
|Number of units:||2,741 properties|
|Method of data collection:||
Observation; Physical measurements
|Weighting:||Weighting used. See documentation for details|
|AIDS FOR THE DISABLED||APARTMENTS||BATHROOMS|
|DISABLED FACILITIES||DOMESTIC SAFETY||ENERGY CONSERVATION|
|ENERGY CONSUMPTION||FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT||FREEHOLD|
|FUELS||FURNISHED ACCOMMODATION||HEATING SYSTEMS|
|HIGH RISE FLATS||HOME SHARING||HOUSE PRICES|
|HOUSING CONDITIONS||HOUSING CONSTRUCTION||HOUSING DESIGN|
|HOUSING FACILITIES||HOUSING IMPROVEMENT||HOUSING TENURE|
|RENTED ACCOMMODATION||ROOM SHARING||ROOMS|
|RURAL AREAS||SAFETY AND SECURITY||SOCIAL HOUSING|
|STANDARDS||THERMAL INSULATION||TIED HOUSING|
|UNFURNISHED ACCOMMODATION||URBAN AREAS||WALES|
|Date of release:|
|First edition:||01 February 2013|
|Copyright:||Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland|
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|UKDA Data Dictionaries - All 38 Combined||7202_ukda_data_dictionaries.pdf||4074|
|Study information and citation||UKDA_Study_7202_Information.htm||18|
By principal investigator(s):
Publications and results may be found on the Welsh Assembly Government’s Living in Wales Survey Results web page.
Swires-Hennessy, E. and Thomas, G.W. (1987) 'The good, the bad and the ugly: multiple stratified sampling in the 1986 Welsh House Condition Survey', Statistical News, 79, pp.24-26.
Resulting from secondary analysis:
Equality and Human Rights Commission (2013) Standard of Living, Measurement Framework Series Briefing Paper no.10, Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission. Retrieved February 26, 2014 from http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/measurement_framework/Standard_of_living/standard_of_living.pdf