LS variable metadata
Variable: HRC8
Table: ME81
Short description: Relationship to head of household. 1981.
Full description: This gives the relationship to the head of household whether or not the LS member is usually resident in the household.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Head
2Spouse
3Son or daughter
4Son-in-law or daughter-in-law
5Mother or father
6Mother-in-law or father-in-law
7Brother or sister
8Brother-in-law or sister-in-law
9Grandchild
10Nephew or niece
11Other relative
12Resident domestic servant and family
13Boarder
14De facto spouse
15Joint head
16Other unrelated
-9Person in Communal establishment

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Question 5.
Former name of variable: HRC
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification: HOHREL81 
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. 292-293, page 65.
Reference 2: See LS Update article on Using the LS for intra household analyses, (Judith Wright and Kevin Lynch), Issue no. 12, November 1995, pp. 12-16
Reference 3: 1981 Census Appendix 5