LS variable metadata
Variable: CARS9
Table: ME91
Short description: Cars and Vans. 1991.
Full description: Refers to the number of cars and vans normally available for use by usually resident persons in LS member's private household Includes cars or vans provided by employers if normally available for use. Excludes vans used only for carrying goods.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

0No cars
1One car
2Two cars
33 or more

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census Box H5. The same question asked in the 1981 Census was included on the 1991 Census form.
Former name of variable: CARS
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Household Socio-economic
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 322, page 45.