LS variable metadata
Variable: ECONAEM9
Table: ME91
Short description: Economic activity and employment indicator of usually residentadults in household. 1991.
Full description: Indicates the composition of economically active, inactive and employed usually resident adults in LS member's household.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Household with no usually resident adult
2Households with one usually resident adult; Economically inactive
3Households with one usually resident adult; Economically active but not in employment
4Households with one usually resident adult; Economically active and in employment
5Households with two or more usually resident adults; All economically inactive
6Households with two or more usually resident adults; One econ active but not in emplt, others economically inactive
7Households with two or more usually resident adults; One econactive and in emplt with others economically inactive
8Households with two or more usually resident adults; Two or more economically active and none in employment
9Households with two or more usually resident adults; Two or more economically active and one in employment
10Households with two or more usually resident adults; Two or more economically active and two or more in employment

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census Questions 3,7,13 and Economic Activity check boxes A/B. For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20
Former name of variable: ECONAEMP
Derived: Y
Derivation: For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 24
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic 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, pp. 329-330, page 47, page 61.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 24
Reference 3: 1991 Census Appendix 20