LS variable metadata
Variable: AGCODEP9
Table: ME91
Short description: Age composition of usually resident dependent & non-dependent persons in household. 1991.
Full description: Household composition of usually resident dependants and non- dependants analysed to produce an age breakdown to identify the youngest and oldest dependant in the LS member's household. A dependant person has DEPNAPER codes (1-6), and a non-dependant has DEPNAPER code (7).
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1One or more non-dependents with no dependents
2One dependent living alone - Male - Aged 0-64
3One dependent living alone - Male - Aged 65-74
4One dependent living alone - Male - Aged 75-84
5One dependent living alone - Male - Aged 85 and over
6One dependent living alone - Female - Aged 0-59
7One dependent living alone - Female - Aged 60-74
8One dependent living alone - Female - Aged 75-84
9One dependent living alone - Female - Aged 85 and over
102 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-pens.age, oldest dependent aged 0-pens.age
112 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-pens.age, oldest dependent aged pens.age-74
122 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-pens.age, oldest dependent aged 75-84
132 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-pens.age, oldest dependent aged 85 and over
142 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged pens.age-74, oldest dependent aged pens.age-74
152 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged pens.age-74, oldest dependent aged 75-84
162 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged pens.age-74, oldest dependent aged 85 and over
172 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged 75-84, oldest dependent aged 75-84
182 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged 75-84, oldest dependent aged 85 and over
192 or more dependents, no non-dependents - Youngest dependent aged 85 and over, oldest dependent aged 85 and over
201 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 0-4
211 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 5-15
221 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
231 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
241 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged 5-15
251 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
261 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
271 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 16-pens.age, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
281 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 16-pens.age, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
291 male non-dependent with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged pens.age and over, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
301 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 0-4
311 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 5-15
321 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
331 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
341 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged 5-15
351 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
361 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
371 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 16-pens.age, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
381 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 16-pens.age, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
391 female non-dependent with one or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged pens.age and over
402 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 0-4
412 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 5-15
422 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
432 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 0-4, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
442 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged 5-15
452 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
462 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 5-15, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
472 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 16-pens.age, oldest dependent aged 16-pens.age
482 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged 16-pens.age, oldest dependent aged pens.age and over
492 or more non-dependents with 1 or more dependents - Youngest dependent aged pens.age and over
-9Missing

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Questions 2, 3, 6 and 7. For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20. For derivation details see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 3
Former name of variable: AGCODEPA
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: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 3
Reference 2: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 303, page 323, pp. 327-329, page 60.
Reference 3: 1991 Census Appendix 20