Concepts and questions which apply only for a selected group of surveys can be thought of as belonging to a secondary set.
These sets of harmonised concepts and questions provide a standard means of collecting information about a given topic.
Secondary standards include benefits and tax credits, consumer durables, income, jobs, accommodation, housing costs and benefits, health, crime, and social capital.
|Benefits and tax credits (129 Kb Pdf)||Benefits and tax credits received by respondents|
|Consumer durables (107.5 Kb Pdf)||Typical electrical or electronic goods, such as televisions, computers, telephones and washing machines|
|Income for analysis and income as a variable (91.2 Kb Pdf)||Guidance for collecting detailed income for substantive analysis, as well as guidance for collecting income as a classificatory variable|
|Selected job details (74.3 Kb Pdf)||More detailed than primary standards. Length of time since respondent last worked and the number of hours (paid and unpaid) worked|
|Accommodation and Household Information (44.5 Kb Pdf)||Type of accommodation a household occupies, length of time they have been resident there, availability of motor vehicles to the household|
|Housing costs and benefits (82.9 Kb Pdf)||Housing costs (rent and mortgages) and housing benefits|
|Crime and fear of crime (75.2 Kb Pdf)||Crime, fear of crime and problems in the area, as perceived by respondents|
|Social capital (108.8 Kb Pdf)||Social capital refers to networks with shared norms, values and understandings, and to co-operation within or among groups|
|National Identity and Religion (91.5 Kb Pdf)||Standard questions for data collection on national identity and religion|
|Internet access (54.1 Kb Pdf)||Questions on Internet access, developed by the e-Society Team, ONS and asked on the Omnibus Survey|
|Sexual Identity (62.2 Kb Pdf)||Provides a standard question and guidance, for both users of sexual identity statistics and those organisations collecting data on sexual identity|
|Other secondary harmonised standards (63.5 Kb Pdf)||Contains miscellaneous topics, including qualifications|
Interim Standard - Personal Well-being (275.8 Kb Pdf)
Provides standard questions and guidance, for users wishing to add Personal Well-being questions to surveys