LS variable metadata
Variable: INDO7
Table: ME71
Short description: Industry order. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

-3Retired perm sick
-2Other inactive
-1Student or Child
0Agriculture forestry fishing
1Mining and quarrying
2Food drink and tobacco
3Coal and Petroleum products
4Chemicals and allied industries
5Metal manufacture
6Mechanical Engineering
7Instrument engineering
8Electrical engineering
9Sipbuilding and marine engineering
11Metal Goods NEC
13Leather leather goods and fur
14lothing and Footwear
15Bricks pottery glass cement etc
16Timber furniture etc
17Paper printing and publishing
18Other manufacturing industries
20Gas electricity and water
21Transport and communication
22Distributive trades
23Insurance banking finance and businessservices
24Professional and scientific services
25Miscellaneous Services
26Public administration and defence
27Inadequately Described
28Outside UK

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Question B15
Former name of variable: INDO
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Occupation
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. 259-262.
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 4