LS variable metadata
Variable: HH81BAS9
Table: ME91
Short description: Number of persons usually resident in household -1981 Population Base. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 0 = Household with 0 persons (i.e. a visitor-only household)
1 - 49 = Number of persons
50 = 50 or more persons
-9 = Wholly absent (or vacant) household
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Household type, Question 6 and 7. Includes persons usually resident in LS member's household (so long as some of the household members were present on Census night) according to the 1981 Population Base. For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 42.
Former name of variable: HH81BASE
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
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) pp. 303-305.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 42