Data Notes Key information from Understanding Society

The Understanding Society Data Notes series gives brief snapshots of data on key issues. 

Relationship stability - how housing and work matters

Family structure for families with children is strongly associated with economic opportunity, whilst home ownership bears a particularly strong relationship to marriage. This Data Note explores the links between housing, work and relationship stability.

Changes in family structure

Looking at 25 years of British Household Panel Survey and Understanding Society data, what are the trends in marriage, cohabitation and lone motherhood? 

Family structure and education

The structure of families is diverging by education level, particularly for adults with low or middle level qualifications. What differences are appearing and what impact do they have on family life?