LS variable metadata
Variable: HDECTEN9
Table: ME91
Short description: Tenure and economic activity of usually resident head of household. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes: See 1991 Census Appendix 29

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1H/h is owner occupied - Head is economically active unemployed student
2H/h is owner occupied - Head is economically active other student
3H/h is owner occupied - Head is economically active unemployed non-student
4H/h is owner occupied - Head is economically active other non-student
5H/h is owner occupied - Head is economically inactive
6H/h is rented privately or with job or business - Head is economically active unemployed student
7H/h is rented privately or with job or business - Head is economically active other student
8H/h is rented privately or with job or business - Head is economically active unemployed non-student
9H/h is rented privately or with job or business - Head is economically active other non-student
10H/h is rented privately or with job or business - Head is economically inactive
11H/h is rented from a housing assoc. - Head is economically active unemployed student
12H/h is rented from a housing assoc. - Head is economically active other student
13H/h is rented from a housing assoc. - Head is economically active unemployed non-student
14H/h is rented from a housing assoc. - Head is economically active other non-student
15H/h is rented from a housing assoc. - Head is economically inactive
16H/h is rented from a local authority - Head is economically active unemployed student
17H/h is rented from a local authority - Head is economically active other student
18H/h is rented from a local authority - Head is economically active unemployed non-student
19H/h is rented from a local authority - Head is economically active other non-student
20H/h is rented from a local authority - Head is economically inactive
21H/h is rented from a new town - Head is economically active unemployed student
22H/h is rented from a new town - Head is economically active other student
23H/h is rented from a new town - Head is economically active unemployed non-student
24H/h is rented from a new town - Head is economically active other non-student
25H/h is rented from a new town - Head is economically inactive
26H/h is rented from Scottish Homes - Head is economically active unemployed student
27H/h is rented from Scottish Homes - Head is economically active other student
28H/h is rented from Scottish Homes - Head is economically active unemployed non-student
29H/h is rented from Scottish Homes - Head is economically active other non-student
30H/h is rented from Scottish Homes - Head is economically inactive
-9Missing

Notes: Heads under 16 are considered economically inactive for the purposes of this derived variable
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Questions 5, 7 and 13. Applies to usually resident persons in LS member's household For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20 For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 35
Former name of variable: HDECTENU
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
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. 328-329.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 29
Reference 3: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 35