Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
5.3.8 Item 5: household group :
Whether or not the household belongs to scheduled tribe or scheduled caste or neo-Buddhists will be indicated against this item in terms of the specified codes which are:
Those who do not come under any one of the first three groups will be assigned code 9 meant to cover all other categories. In case, different members belong to different households groups, the group to which the head of the household belongs will be considered as the 'household group' and the group code appropriate for the head of the household will be assigned.
This variable indicates the social group to which the household belonged.