LS variable metadata
Variable: AGCNCHA9
Table: ME91
Short description: Age composition of usually resident persons household. 1991.
Full description: Indicates age composition of adults and dependent children in LS member's household.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Households with no adults usually resident
2Household with one pensionable age adult no usually resident dependent children
3Household with one adult under pensionable age with no usually resident dependent children
4Household with one adult of any age with one or more usually resident dependent children
5Household with one male and one female and no usually resident dep children
6Household with one male and one female and 1+ usually resident dep children
7Household with two adults, both male or both female and no usually resident dep children
8Household with two adults, both male or both female and 1+ usually resident dep children
9Household with three or more adults, male(s) and female(s) and no usually resident dep children
9Household with three or more adults, male(s) and female(s) and no usually resident dep children
10Household with three or more adults, male(s) and female(s) and 1+ usually resident dep children
11Household with three or more adults, all males or all females and no usually resident dep children
12Household with three or more adults, all males or all females and 1+ usually resident dep children.
-9Missing

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Questions 2, 3, 6 and 7.
Former name of variable: AGCNCHAD
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 303, pp. 327-328 and pp. 60-61.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 1
Reference 3: 1991 Census Appendix 20