LS variable metadata
Variable: AGCOPER9
Table: ME91
Short description: Age composition of persons aged 16+ usually resident in household. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 01-29. See 1991 Census Appendix 23

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Households with no person usually resident aged 16+
2H/hs with one person us.res. 16+; Male aged 16
3H/hs with one person us.res. 16+; Male aged 17+
4H/hs with one person us.res. 16+; Female aged 16
5H/hs with one person us.res. 16+; Female aged 17+
6H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; One male aged 16 with one female aged 16
7H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; One male aged 16 with one female aged 17+
8H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; One male aged 17+ with one female aged 16
9H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; One male aged 17+ with one female aged 17+
10H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; Both males aged 16
11H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; One male aged 16 with one male aged 17+
12H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; Both males aged 17+
13H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; Both females aged 16
14H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; One female aged 16 with one female aged 17+
15H/hs with two persons us.res. 16+; Both females aged 17+
16H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; Male(s) and female(s), all aged 16
17H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; Male(s) and female(s), one male aged 17+, all others aged 16
18H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; Male(s) and female(s), one female aged 17+, all others aged 16
19H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; Male(s) and female(s), one male aged 17+, one female aged 17+, all others aged 16
20H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; Male(s) and female(s), two males or two females aged 17+, all others aged 16
21H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; Male(s) and female(s), 3+ aged 17and over
22H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All males aged 16
23H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All males, one aged 17+, all others aged 16
24H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All males, two aged 17+, all others aged 16
25H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All males, 3+ aged 17+
26H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All females aged 16
27H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All females, one aged 17+, all others aged 16
28H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All females, two aged 17+, all others aged 16
29H/hs with 3+ persons us.res.16+; All females, 3+ aged 17+

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Questions 2, 3, 6 and 7. For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 8
Former name of variable: AGCOPER
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 and pp. 60-61.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 23
Reference 3: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 8