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Document 32021R0466

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/466 of 17 November 2020 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council by specifying the number and the title of the variables for the income and living conditions domain on health and quality of life (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2020/7896

OJ L 96, 19.3.2021, p. 1–4 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_del/2021/466/oj

19.3.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 96/1


COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2021/466

of 17 November 2020

supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council by specifying the number and the title of the variables for the income and living conditions domain on health and quality of life

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and the Council of 10 October 2019 establishing a common framework for European statistics relating to persons and households, based on data at individual level collected from samples, amending Regulations (EC) No 808/2004, (EC) No 452/2008 and (EC) No 1338/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 and Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council (1), and in particular Article 6(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

To cover the needs identified in the relevant detailed topics, the Commission should specify the number and title of the variables for the data set in the living conditions domain (EU-SILC).

(2)

The EU statistics on income and living conditions survey (‘EU-SILC survey’) is a key instrument for providing information required by the European Semester and the European Pillar of Social Rights, in particular for income distribution, poverty and social exclusion. It also provides information on health care, health determinants, health status and disability from the three-yearly module on Health, and data on well-being and social and cultural participation from the six-yearly module on Quality of life.

(3)

The number of variables to be collected does not exceed by more than 5% the number of variables collected for the living conditions domain when Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 entered into force on 3 November 2019,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The number and the title of the variables for the three-yearly module on Health and six yearly module on Quality of life in the living conditions domain are set out in the Annex.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 17 November 2020.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)  OJ L 261 I, 14.10.2019, p. 1.


ANNEX

Number and titles of the variables for the three yearly module on Health and six yearly module on Quality of life in the income and living conditions domain.

Module

Detailed topic

Variable identifier

Variable name

Health

Health care

(6 collected variables)

HS200

Financial burden of medical care (excluding medicines)

HS210

Financial burden of dental care

HS220

Financial burden of medicines

PH090

Number of consultations with a general practitioner or family doctor in the past 12 months

PH080

Number of consultations with dentist, orthodontist or other dental care specialists in the past 12 months

PH100

Number of consultations of a medical or surgical specialist (excluding dentists, orthodontists or other dental care specialists) in the past 12 months

Health determinants

(8 collected variables)

PH110A

BMI 1 Weight

PH110B

BMI 2 Height

PH122

Type of physical activity when working

PH132

Frequency of physical activities (excluding working)

PH142

Frequency of eating fruit (excluding any juice)

PH152

Frequency of eating vegetables or salad (excluding any juice)

PH171

Frequency of tobacco use (including electronic cigarettes or similar electronic devices)

PH180

Frequency of consumption of an alcoholic drink of any kind

Details on health status and disability

(6 collected variables)

PH101

Difficulty in seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses

PH111

Difficulty in hearing, even when using a hearing aid

PH121

Difficulty in walking or climbing steps

PH131

Difficulty in remembering or concentrating

PH141

Difficulty (with self-care such as) washing all over or dressing

PH151

Difficulty in communicating (using usual language, for example understanding or being understood by others)

Quality of life

Well-being

(7 collected variables)

PW241

Feeling left out

PW030

Satisfaction with financial situation

PW160

Satisfaction with personal relationships

PW120

Satisfaction with time use (amount of leisure time)

PW230

Feeling lonely

PW090

Being happy

PW180

Help from others

Social and cultural participation

(13 collected variables)

PS010

Number of times going to the cinema

PS020

Number of times going to live performances (plays, concerts, operas, ballet and dance performances)

PS030

Number of visits to cultural sites

PS040

Number of times attending live sport events

PS041

Practice of artistic activities

PS042

Reading books (including e-books or audio books, during year)

PS050

Frequency of getting together with family (relatives)

PS060

Frequency of getting together with friends

PS070

Frequency of contacts with family (relatives)

PS080

Frequency of contacts with friends

PS110

Participation in formal voluntary activities

PS111

Participation in informal voluntary activities

PS102

Active citizenship


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