LS variable metadata
Variable: HHSEG909
Table: ME91
Short description: Socio-economic group of head of H/H. 1991.

Variable coded as: SEG909
Table: ME91
Short description: Socio-Economic Group. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
11.1 Employers in industry, commerce etc - large establishments
21.2 Managers in cent & loc.govt, ind, comm etc - large estabs
32.1 Employers in industry, commerce etc - small establishments
42.2 Managers in industry, commerce etc - small establishments
53 Professional workers - self-employed
64 Professional workers - employees
75.1 Ancillary workers and artists
85.2 Foremen and supervisors - non-manual
96 Junior non-manual workers
107 Personal service workers
118 Foremen and supervisors - manual
129 Skilled manual workers
1310 Semi-skilled manual workers
1411 Unskilled manual workers
1512 Own-account workers (other than professional)
1613 Farmers - employers and managers
1714 Farmers - own account
1815 Agricultural workers
1916 Members of armed forces
2017 Inadequately-described occupations and not stated

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Question 13 and 15. For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20 Produced from the Occupation Control File
Former name of variable: SEG90
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification: SEG90 
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, pp. 333-334, page 337, page 65.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 20