LS variable metadata
Variable: HOUSTYP7
Table: ME71
Short description: Household type. 1971.
Full description: Household Type - derived on Family File.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0No family; ; One Person
1No family; Two or more persons; All related in direct descent, no other(s)
2No family; Two or more persons; Some related in direct descent with other relative(s) only
3No family; Two or more persons; Some related in direct descent with other relative(s) and unrelated person(s)
4No family; Two or more persons; Some related in direct descent with unrelated person(s) only
5No family; Two or more persons; All related but none in direct descent
6No family; Two or more persons; Some related (none in direct descent) with unrelated person(s)
7No family; Two or more persons; All unrelated person(s)
8One family; Married couple, no children, no others
9One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With lone ancestor(s), no other(s)
10One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With lone ancestor(s) and other relative(s) only
11One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With lone ancestor(s), other relative(s) and unrelated person(s)
12One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With lone ancestor(s) and unrelated person(s) only
13One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With other relative(s) only (ie no lone ancestors)
14One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With other relative(s) and unrelated person(s)
15One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With unrelated person(s) only
16One family; Married couple with child(ren), no other(s)
17One family; Married couple with child(ren), with other(s); With lone ancestor(s), no others
18One family; Married couple with child(ren), with other(s); With lone ancestor(s), other relative(s) only
19One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With lone ancestor(s), other relative(s) and unrelated person(s)
20One family; Married couple with child(ren), with other(s); With lone ancestor(s) and unrelated person(s) only
21One family; Married couple with child(ren), with other(s); With other relative(s) only (ie no lone ancestor(s))
22One family; Married couple with child(ren), with other(s); With other relative(s) and unrelated person(s)
23One family; Married couple, no children, with others; With unrelated person(s) only
24One family; Lone parent with child(ren), no other(s)
25One family; Lone parent with child(ren), with other(s); With lone ancestor(s), no others
26One family; Lone parent with child(ren), with other(s); With lone ancestor(s), other relative(s) only
27One family; Lone parent with child(ren), with other(s); With lone ancestor(s),other relative(s) and unrelated person(s) only
28One family; Lone parent with child(ren), with other(s); With lone ancestor(s) and unrelated person(s) only
29One family; Lone parent with child(ren), with other(s); With other relative(s) only (ie no lone ancestor(s))
30One family; Lone parent with child(ren), with other(s); With other relatives and unrelated person(s)
31One family; Lone parent with child(ren), with other(s); With unrelated person(s) only
32Two families; Direct descent; No child(ren) of second generation, no other(s
33Two families; Direct descent; No child(ren) of second generation, lone ancestor(s) with or without other(s)
34Two families; Direct descent; No child(ren) of second generation, with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
35Two families; Direct descent; With child(ren) of second generation, no other(s)
36Two families; Direct descent; With child(ren) of second generation, with lone ancestor(s) with or without other(s)
37Two families; Direct descent; With child(ren) of second generation, with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
38Two families; Not direct descent; No child(ren)*, no other(s) *(as above)
39Two families; Not direct descent; No child(ren), lone ancestor(s) with or without other(s)
40Two families; Not direct descent; No child(ren) with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
41Two families; Not direct descent; With child(ren) no other(s)
42Two families; Not direct descent; With child(ren), with lone ancestor(s) with or without other(s)
43Two families; Not direct descent; With child(ren), with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
44Three or more families; All direct descent; No child(ren) of second or younger generation, no other(s)
45Three or more families; All direct descent; No child(ren) of second or younger generation, lone ancestor(s) with or without other(s)
46Three or more families; All direct descent; No child(ren) of second or younger generation, with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
47Three or more families; All direct descent; With child(ren)* no other(s)* (as above)
48Three or more families; All direct descent; With child(ren), lone ancestor(s) with or without other(s)
49Three or more families; All direct descent; With child(ren), with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
50Three or more families; Not all direct descent; No children, with lone ancestor(s), with or without other(s)
51Three or more families; Not all direct descent; With child(ren), with lone ancestor(s), with or without other(s)
52Three or more families; Not all direct descent; No child, no other(s)
53Three or more families; Not all direct descent; No child, with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
54Three or more families; Not all direct descent; With child(ren) no other(s)
55Three or more families; Not all direct descent; With child(ren), with other(s) but no lone ancestor(s)
63No persons de jure
-1Communal Establishment
-2Untraced miss NM data
-3Not In A Family
-4No Dependent Children
-9Missing

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census.
Former name of variable: HOUSTYPE
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived from Questions B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7 and B8.
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. 248-252, pp. 60-61
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 11