26.2.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 54/16


COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) 2020/258

of 16 December 2019

supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 of the European Parliament and of the Council by specifying the number and the titles of the variables for the income and living conditions domain

(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 of 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 Regulation (EC) No 1177/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Regulation (EC) No 577/98 (1), and in particular Article 6(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

In order to cover the needs identified in the relevant detailed topics, the Commission should specify the number and the titles of the variables for the dataset in the income and living conditions domain (EU-SILC).

(2)

The 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, as well as various related living conditions and poverty EU policies, such as on child poverty, access to health care and other services, housing, over indebtedness and quality of life. It is also the main source of data for microsimulation purposes and flash estimates of income distribution and poverty rates.

(3)

The number of variables to be collected does not exceed by more than 5 % the number of variables collected for the income and living conditions domain at the time when Regulation (EU) 2019/1700 entered into force.

(4)

The Commission has carried out appropriate consultations of national experts as part of the preparation of this delegated act,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The number and the titles of the variables for the data set in the income and 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, 16 December 2019.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)  OJ L 261I, 14.10.2019, p. 1.


ANNEX

Number and titles of the variables for the income and living conditions domain

Detailed topic

Variable identifier

Variable name

Data collection information

DB010

Year of the survey

24 technical variables (annual)

DB020

Country of residence

3 derived variable (annual)

DB040

Region of residence

 

DB050

Stratum

 

DB060

Primary sampling unit (PSU)

 

DB062

Secondary sampling unit (SSU)

 

DB070

Order of selection of PSU

 

DB075

Rotational group

 

DB076

Interview wave

 

DB110

Household status

 

DB120

Contact at address

 

DB130

Household questionnaire result

 

DB135

Household interview acceptance

 

RB010

Year of the survey

 

RB020

Country of residence

 

HB010

Year of the survey

 

HB020

Country of residence

 

HB040

Day of the household interview

 

HB050

Month of the household interview

 

HB060

Year of the household interview

 

HB100

Number of minutes to complete the household questionnaire

 

PB010

Year of the survey

 

PB020

Country of residence

 

PB090

Day of the personal interview

 

PB100

Month of the personal interview

 

PB110

Year of the personal interview

 

PB120

Number of minutes to complete the personal questionnaire

Identification

DB030

Household ID

9 technical variables (annual)

RB030

Personal ID

 

RB032

Sequential number of the person in the household

 

RB040

Current household identification (ID)

 

RB100

Sample person or co-resident

 

HB030

Household ID

 

HB070

Personal ID of the person responding to the household questionnaire

 

PB030

Personal ID

 

PB265

Personal ID of the person who filled in the individual questionnaire

Weights

DB080

Household design weight

16 technical variables (annual)

DB090

Household cross-sectional weight

 

DB095

Household longitudinal weight

 

RB050

Personal cross-sectional weight

 

RB060

Personal base weight

 

RB062

Longitudinal weight (two-year duration)

 

RB063

Longitudinal weight (three-year duration)

 

RB064

Longitudinal weight (four-year duration)

 

RB065

Longitudinal weight (five-year duration)

 

RB066

Longitudinal weight (six-year duration)

 

RL070

Children’s cross-sectional weight for childcare

 

PB040

Personal cross-sectional weight (all household members aged 16 and over)

 

PB050

Personal base weight (all household members aged 16 and over)

 

PB060

Personal cross-sectional weight for selected respondent

 

PB070

Personal design weight for selected respondent

 

PB080

Personal base weight for selected respondent

Interview characteristics

RB250

Data status

4 technical variables (annual)

HB130

Interviewing mode used (household)

 

PB260

Nature of participation in the survey

 

PB270

Interviewing mode used (person)

Localisation

1 technical variable (annual)

DB100

Degree of urbanisation

Demography

RB080

Year of birth

9 collected variables (annual)

RB081

Age in completed years

9 derived variables (annual)

RB082

Age in completed years at the time of the interview

 

RB083

Passing of birthday at the time of the interview

 

RB090

Sex

 

RB110

Membership status

 

RB120

Location where the person moved

 

RB220

Father ID

 

RB230

Mother ID

 

RB240

Spouse/partner ID

 

RB245

Respondent status

 

PB140

Year of birth

 

PB150

Sex

 

PB160

Father ID

 

PB170

Mother ID

 

PB180

Spouse/partner ID

 

PB190

Marital status

 

PB200

Consensual union

Citizenship and migrant background

RB280

Country of birth

4 collected variables (annual)

RB290

Country of main citizenship

 

PB230

Country of birth of the father

 

PB240

Country of birth of the mother

Household composition

RB200

Residential status

2 collected variables (annual)

RG_Z#

Household grid

Household composition — additional specific details

HB110

Household type

3 derived variables (annual)

HB120

Household size

 

PB205

Partners living in the same household

Duration of stay in the country

1 collected variable (annual)

RB285

Duration of stay in the country of residence in completed years

Disability and Minimum European Health Module

PH010

Self-perceived general health

3 collected variables (annual)

PH020

Long standing health problems

 

PH030

Limitation in activities because of health problems

Children health

RCH010

General health (child)

2 collected variables (every 3 years)

RCH020

Limitation in activities because of health problems (child)

Access to healthcare

PH040

Unmet need for medical examination or treatment

4 collected variables (annual)

PH050

Main reason for unmet need for medical examination or treatment

 

PH060

Unmet need for dental examination or treatment

 

PH070

Main reason for unmet need for dental examination or treatment

Access to health care (children)

HCH010

Unmet need for medical examination or treatment (children)

4 collected variables (every 3 years)

HCH020

Main reason for unmet need for medical examination or treatment (children)

 

HCH030

Unmet need for dental examination or treatment (children)

 

HCH040

Main reason for unmet need for dental examination or treatment (children)

Main activity status (self-defined)

RB211

Main activity status (self-defined)

4 collected variables (annual)

PL032

Self-defined current economic status

 

PL040A

Status in employment

 

PL040B

Status in employment (last job)

Elementary job characteristics

PL051A

Occupation in main job

5 collected variables (annual)

PL051B

Occupation (last job)

 

PL111A

Economic activity of the local unit for the main job

 

PL111B

Economic activity of the local unit (last job)

 

PL145

Full or part-time main job (self-defined)

Duration of contract

1 collected variable (annual)

PL141

Permanency of main job

Detailed labour market situation

PL073

Number of months spent in full-time work as employee

1 collected variable (annual)

PL074

Number of months spent in part-time work as employee

11 derived variables (annual)

PL075

Number of months spent in full-time work as self-employed (including family worker)

 

PL076

Number of months spent in part-time work as self-employed (including family worker)

 

PL080

Number of months spent in unemployment

 

PL085

Number of months spent in retirement

 

PL086

Number of months unable to work due to long-standing health problems

 

PL087

Number of months spent studying

 

PL088

Number of months spent in compulsory military service

 

PL089

Number of months spent fulfilling domestic tasks

 

PL090

Number of months spent in other activity

 

PL271

Duration of the most recent unemployment spell

Supervisory responsibilities

1 collected variable (annual)

PL150

Supervisory responsibility in the main job

Previous work experience

PL016

Existence of previous employment experience

2 collected variables (annual)

PL200

Number of years spent in paid work (as employee or self-employed)

Calendar of activities

PL211A

Main activity in January

12 collected variables (annual)

PL211B

Main activity in February

 

PL211C

Main activity in March

 

PL211D

Main activity in April

 

PL211E

Main activity in May

 

PL211F

Main activity in June

 

PL211G

Main activity in July

 

PL211H

Main activity in August

 

PL211I

Main activity in September

 

PL211J

Main activity in October

 

PL211K

Main activity in November

 

PL211L

Main activity in December

Working hours

PL060

Number of hours usually worked per week in the main job

2 collected variables (annual)

PL100

Total number of hours usually worked per week in the second, third, … jobs

Educational attainment level

1 collected variable (annual)

PE041

Educational attainment level

Participation in formal education activities (current)

RL010

Education at pre-school

4 collected variables (annual)

RL020

Education at compulsory school

 

PE010

Participation in formal education and training (student or apprentice)

 

PE021

Level of current/most recent formal education or training activity

Quality of life

PW010

Overall life satisfaction

2 collected variables (annual)

PW191

Trust in others

Material deprivation

HD080

Replacing worn-out furniture

14 collected variables (annual)

HH050

Ability to keep home adequately warm

 

HS040

Capacity to afford paying for one week annual holiday away from home

 

HS050

Capacity to afford a meal with meat, chicken, fish (or vegetarian equivalent) every second day

 

HS060

Capacity to face unexpected financial expenses

 

HS090

Do you have a computer

 

HS110

Do you have a car

 

HS120

Ability to make ends meet

 

PD020

Replace worn-out clothes by some new (not second-hand) ones

 

PD030

Two pairs of properly fitting shoes (including a pair of all-weather shoes)

 

PD050

Get-together with friends/family (relatives) for a drink/meal at least once a month

 

PD060

Regularly participate in a leisure activity

 

PD070

Spend a small amount of money each week on yourself

 

PD080

Internet connection for personal use at home

Children-specific deprivation

HD100

Some new (not second-hand) clothes

13 collected variables (every 3 years)

HD110

Two pairs of properly fitting shoes (including a pair of all-weather shoes)

 

HD120

Fruits and vegetables once a day

 

HD140

One meal with meat, chicken or fish (or vegetarian equivalent) at least once a day

 

HD150

Books at home suitable for their age

 

HD160

Outdoor leisure equipment

 

HD170

Indoor games

 

HD180

Regular leisure activity

 

HD190

Celebrations on special occasions

 

HD200

Invite friends round to play or eat from time to time

 

HD210

Participate in school trips and school events that cost money

 

HD220

Suitable place to study or do homework

 

HD240

Go on holiday away from home at least one week per year

Main housing characteristics

HH010

Dwelling type

3 collected variables (annual)

HH021

Tenure status of the household

 

HH030

Number of rooms available to the household

Housing cost including reduced utility costs

HH060

Current rent related to the occupied dwelling

4 collected variables (annual)

HH070

Total housing cost

 

HH071

Mortgage principal repayment

 

HS022

Reduced utility cost

Childcare

RL030

Childcare at centre-based services outside school hours (before/after)

4 collected variables (annual)

RL040

Childcare at day-care centre

 

RL050

Childcare by a professional child-minder at child’s home or at child-minder’s home

 

RL060

Childcare by grandparents, household members other than parents, other relatives, friends or neighbours

Income from work

PY010G/PY010N

Employee cash or near cash income

5 collected variables (annual)

PY020G/PY020N

Non-cash employee income

 

PY021G/PY021N

Company car

 

PY030G

Employer’s social insurance contribution

 

PY050G/PY050N

Cash profits or losses from self-employment

Income from social transfers

HY050G/HY050N

Family/Children-related allowances

8 collected variables (annual)

HY060G/HY060N

Social exclusion allowances/benefits not classified elsewhere

32 variables known to the countries (annual)

HY070G/HY070N

Housing allowances

 

PY090G/PY090N

Unemployment benefits

 

PY110G/PY110N

Survivor’ benefits

 

PY120G/PY120N

Sickness benefits

 

PY130G/PY130N

Disability benefits

 

PY140G/PY140N

Education-related allowances

 

HY051G

Family/Children-related allowances (Contributory and means-tested)

 

HY052G

Family/Children-related allowances (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

HY053G

Family/Children-related allowances (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

HY054G

Family/Children-related allowances (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

 

HY061G

Social exclusion allowances/benefits not classified elsewhere (Contributory and means-tested)

 

HY062G

Social exclusion allowances/benefits not classified elsewhere (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

HY063G

Social exclusion allowances/benefits not classified elsewhere (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

HY064G

Social exclusion allowances/benefits not classified elsewhere (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

 

HY071G

Housing allowances (Contributory and means-tested)

 

HY072G

Housing allowances (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

HY073G

Housing allowances (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

HY074G

Housing allowances (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY091G

Unemployment benefits (Contributory and means-tested)

 

PY092G

Unemployment benefits (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY093G

Unemployment benefits (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

PY094G

Unemployment benefits (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY111G

Survivor’ benefits (Contributory and means-tested)

 

PY112G

Survivor’ benefits (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY113G

Survivor’ benefits (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

PY114G

Survivor’ benefits (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY121G

Sickness benefits (Contributory and means-tested)

 

PY122G

Sickness benefits (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY123G

Sickness benefits (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

PY124G

Sickness benefits (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY131G

Disability benefits (Contributory and means-tested)

 

PY132G

Disability benefits (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY133G

Disability benefits (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

PY134G

Disability benefits (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY141G

Education-related allowances (Contributory and means-tested)

 

PY142G

Education-related allowances (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY143G

Education-related allowances (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

PY144G

Education-related allowances (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

Income from pensions

PY080G/PY080N

Pension from individual private plans

2 collected variables (annual)

PY100G/PY100N

Old-age benefits

4 variables known to the countries (annual)

PY101G

Old-age benefits (Contributory and means-tested)

 

PY102G

Old-age benefits (Contributory and non means-tested)

 

PY103G

Old-age benefits (Non-contributory and means-tested)

 

PY104G

Old-age benefits (Non-contributory and non means-tested)

Other incomes, including income from property and capital and inter-household transfers

HY040G/HY040N

Income from rental of property or land

7 collected variables (annual)

HY080G/HY080N

Regular inter-household cash transfer received

 

HY081G/HY081N

Alimonies received (compulsory + voluntary)

 

HY090G/HY090N

Interest, dividends, profit from capital investments in unincorporated business

 

HY100G/HY100N

Interest repayments on mortgage

 

HY110G/HY110N

Income received by people aged under 16

 

HY170G/HY170N

Value of goods produced for own consumption

Taxes and contributions actually paid after reductions

HY120G/HY120N

Regular taxes on wealth

7 collected variables (annual)

HY121G/HY121N

Taxes paid on ownership of household main dwelling

 

HY130G/HY130N

Regular inter-household cash transfer paid

 

HY131G/HY131N

Alimonies paid (compulsory + voluntary)

 

HY140G/HY140N

Tax on income and social contributions

 

HY145N

Repayments/receipts for tax adjustment

 

PY035G/PY035N

Contributions to individual private pension plans

Total annual income at the level of persons and households

HI010

Change in the household income compared to the previous year

4 collected variables (annual)

HI020

Reason for increase in income

4 derived variables (annual)

HI030

Reason for decrease in income

 

HI040

Expectation of the household income in the next 12 months

 

HY010

Total household gross income

 

HY020

Total disposable household income

 

HY022

Total disposable household income before social transfers other than old-age and survivor’s benefits

 

HY023

Total disposable household income before social transfers including old-age and survivor’s benefits

Arrears

HS011

Arrears on mortgage or rental payments

4 collected variables (annual)

HS021

Arrears on utility bills

 

HS031

Arrears on hire purchase instalments or other loan payments

 

HS150

Financial burden of the repayment of debts from hire purchases or loans

Ad-hoc subject module 2021

 

 

Living arrangements and conditions of children in separated and blended families

HK010

Number of children who are household members and whose other parent lives outside the household

12 collected variables

HK020

Number of children who are not household members and whose parent lives inside the household

1 derived variable

PK010

Household member has children who are not household members

RK010

Parent ID and sequential number of the child who is not household member

RK020

Age of the child who is not household member

PK020

Main reason for not spending more time with children who are household members

PK030

Main reason for not spending more time with children who are not household members

 

RK030

Usual time the parent needs to get to the child who is not household member

 

RK040

Frequency of contact during the last 12 months (via phone, social media etc.) with the child who is not household member

 

RK050

Child having a bedroom in which to sleep (including bedroom shared with siblings)

 

RK060

Frequency of actively spending time with the child (meals, play, homework, walking, talking, etc.)

 

RK070

Number of nights per month the child spends in the household (average)

 

RK080

Legal child custody situation