LS variable metadata
Variable: ECONSTT9
Table: ME91
Short description: Economic Position of Student LS member (10% sample). 1991.
Full description: This variable is derived from '10% coded' variables. It should not be used except with extreme caution, as totals will differ from those resulting from 100% coded variables.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Economically Active Students. Includes: employees - full-time/part-time, self-employed with/without employees, waiting to start a job.
2Economically Inactive Students Includes: at school or in full-time education, permanently sick, retired, looking after home/family, other inactive
spaceNot a student

Notes: This variable was imputed during the 10% edit stage (which edits the 100% 'hard to code' items) if ECONSTU was found to be inconsistent with other data.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census derived from Question 13 For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20 For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 29
Former name of variable: ECONSTUT
Derived: Y
Derivation: Set to 1 for ALWEEKT9 = 14-19. Set to 2 for ALWEEKT9 = 13, 20-23,
Date range:  
Keyword: 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) pp. 329-330, page 47, page 61.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 29
Reference 3: 1991 Census Appendix 20