LS variable metadata
Variable: HOFAMTY8
Table: ME81
Short description: Household and family type - 1981 Census
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
01Households with no family; One person
02Households with no family; Two or more persons
03Households with one family; Married couple only; No children, without others
04Households with one family; Married couple only; No children, with others
05Households with one family; Married couple with children, without others; All dependent children and aged under 19
06Households with one family; Married couple with children, without others; All non-dependent children
07Households with one family; Married couple with children, without others; Dependent children aged under 19 with Non-dependent children
08Households with one family; Married couple with children, with others; All Dependent children and aged under 19
09Households with one family; Married couple with children, with others; All Non-dependent children
10Households with one family; Married couple with children, with others; Dependent children aged under 19 with Non-dependent children
11Households with one family; Lone parent family, without others; All Dependent children and aged under 19
12Households with one family; Lone parent family, without others; All Non-dependent children
13Households with one family; Lone parent family, without others; Dependent children aged under 19 with Non-dependent children
14Households with one family; Lone parent family, with others; All Dependent children and aged under 19
15Households with one family; Lone parent family, with others; All Non-dependent children
16Households with one family; Lone parent family, with others; Dependent children aged under 19 with Non-dependent children
17Households with two or more families; All Dependent children and aged under 19, with or without others
18Households with two or more families; All Non-dependent children, with or without others
19Households with two or more families; Dependent children aged under 19 with Non-dependent children, with or without others
20Households with two or more families; No children, with or without others
spaceNot applicable (communal establishment or private household with no usually resident members)
-9Enumerated in a communal establishment or no 1981 Census record

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Derived from Questions 2 - 5, 7 and 10 as answered by LS member and other persons in the household.
Former name of variable: HOFAMTYB
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
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) pp. 291-294.
Reference 2: 1981 Census Appendix 2