Family Resources Survey

General Information

Data type Survey data
Country UK
Years 1993-present
Data depositor Department for Work and Pensions
Principal investigator Department for Work and Pensions, National Centre for Social Research, Office for National Statistics. Social and Vital Statistics Division
Analysis unit Private households in the United Kingdom
Spatial unit Government Office Regions
Sampling method Multi-stage stratified random sample
Data collection method Face-to-face interview
Weight Yes
Access UK Data Service
Reference number GN 33283
Cost No
Available documentation
Notes A household survey, conducted continuously since 1992, which includes questions pertaining to businesses run by those in each household. May therefore be particularly useful for research on home-based business.

Variable Information - About the business

Number of employees in business Yes
Legal status of business Yes
VAT registration status No
Annual turnover No
Type of business Not specified
Number of clients No
Home based Yes
Home-based measurement 1 Yes, No
Survey Response items 1 Are any of the rooms in this accommodation used wholly or partly for business?
Home-based measurement 2 (number)
Survey Response items 2 How many rooms are used...i) wholly for business? ii) partly for business?

Variable Information - About the owner

Self employed Yes
Employee director Yes
Employs others Yes
Subcontractor No