LS variable metadata
Variable: MEIGH0
Table: ME01
Short description: Multiple ethnic identities. 2001.
Full description: This household classification provides an indicator of multiple ethnic identities within and between family generations. 'Same ethnic group' is defined as the same category in the 16 group classification (England and Wales), 14 group classification (Scotland) or 12 group classification (Northern Ireland). See Ethnic Group (ETHP0).
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1One person household
2All household members have the same ethnic group
3Different identities between generations only
4Different identities within partnerships (whether or not also different identities between generations)
5Any other combination of multiple ethnic identities
-5Not applicable (communal establishments)
-6Missing (unable to derive due to initial extract only input record)
-9No applicable (No residents in household)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Household, Ethnic
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2