Concept variable

Family number (BESYS)

  Norwegian (bokmål)
Name Family number (BESYS)
Definition This variable shows family number used in the family statistics, that is the national identity number of the reference persons of the family. Married couples/registered partners with or without children, mothers/fathers with children and cohabitants with at least one common child have the same family number. Cohabitants without common children have separate family numbers.
Valid from 1989-01-01
Valid to 2006-01-01
Owner 320 - Division for population statistics
Comments Reference person for married couple is the husband, for cohabitants is it the woman and for registered partners the oldest person.
Statistical unit Family
Subject 02.01.20 - Families, households