LS variable metadata
Variable: CLUSTW9
Table: CL91x
Short description: Ward cluster code of ward.
Full description: Wards have been allocated into 1 of 43 types of cluster within Great Britain.
Coding notes: ONS 1996 VALUES:
1) Classic Commuters
2) Agricultural Heartland
3) Better-Off Pensioners
4) Traditional Manufacturing
5) Most Agricultural
6) 'Better Off'
7) Small or Rural Scottish Deprived
8) Maturer Populations
9) Mainly Scotland
10) Innerish London
11) Blue Collar Manufacturing/ West Midlands
12) Remoter Coastal and Rural
13) Country Fringes
14) Armed Forces Bases
15) Mostly Scottish - Public Sector Housing
16) Leafier Suburbs
17) Industrial Margins
18) Qualified Professionals
19) Scotland
20) Poorer wards in nice areas
21) Miners Terraces
22) Remoter Retirement Areas
23) Merseyside and Similar
24) Mainly London
25) Outerish London
26) Young Singles
27) Textile Town Terraces
28) More Metro Mature
29) Smaller Industrial Towns
30) Concentrations of Prosperity
31) Textile Cities Inner Areas
32) Non-metropolitan Industrial England
33) Heavy Industry
34) Small, expanding towns
35) More Struggling Pensioners
36) Edge of Town
37) Coalfields
38) Deeclining Resorts
39) Prosperous English Villages
40) Welsh Coalfields
41) More Accessible Rural
42) Very Elderly in Coastal Towns
43) Expanding Towns
Notes: For further details see Wallace M, Charlton J and Denham C (1995) The new OPCS area classifications , Population Trends, no. 79, pp. 15-30 and SMPS No 59 'A socio-economic classification of local and health authorities of Great Britain'.
Units of measurement:  
Source: These classifications are derived from 1991 Census data.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Small-area Area-classification
Classification: CLUST91 
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: CLUST717
Restricted: Y
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2