LS variable metadata
Variable: DENSDJ8
Table: ME81
Short description: De jure density. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Over 1.5 persons per room
21.5 persons per room
31 < persons per room < 1.5
41 person per room
50.75 < persons per room < 1
60.75 persons per room
70.5 < persons per room < 0.75
80.5 persons per room
9Less than 0.5 persons per room
-9Communal establishment or not applicable (private household with no usually resident persons) or no 1981 Census record.

Units of measurement:  
Former name of variable: DENSOCDJ
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived from 1981 Census, Questions H1 and 7 (number of rooms and number of persons usually resident)
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
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 274, pp. 282-285, page 38, page 59.