LS variable metadata
Variable: HECON89
Table: ME91
Short description: Economic position with students coded as economically inactive of husband/cohabitee. 1991.

Variable coded as: ECONPO89
Table: ME91
Short description: Economic position with student coded as economically inactive (consistent with 1981 coding). 1991
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Economically active; Employees - full-time
2Economically active; Employees - part-time
3Economically active; Self-employed with employees
4Economically active; Self-employed without employees
5Economically active; On a Government scheme
6Economically active; Waiting to start a job
7Economically active; Unemployed
8Economically inactive; Students
9Economically inactive; Permanently sick
10Economically inactive; Retired
11Economically inactive; Looking after home/family
12Economically inactive; Other inactive

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Derived from Question 13 For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20
Former name of variable: ECONPO81
Derived: Y
Derivation: For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 26
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Comparable variables for other individuals: NECONP89,ECONPO9,ALWEEK9
Comparable variables for other times: ECONP7,ECONACT8,ECOP0
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 26
Reference 3: 1991 Census Appendix 20