LS variable metadata
Variable: MHUCOM9
Table: ME91
Short description: Combination of minimal household units within household. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0Person in communal establishment
1One MHU in household; One person Household (MHUTYP 1)
2One MHU in household; Lone parent family with dependent children, no others(MHUTYP 2)
3One MHU in household; Married couple with no dependent children, no others (MHUTYP 3)
4One MHU in household; Cohabiting couple with no dep children, no others (MHUTYP 4)
5One MHU in household; Married couple with dependent children, no others (MHUTYP 5)
6One MHU in household; Cohabiting couple with dependent children, no others (MHUTYP 6)
7Households with > 1 MHU; No family household (2 or more MHUTYP 1's)
8Households with > 1 MHU; Lone parent fam with dep childn, + non-dep children, no others
9Households with > 1 MHU; Lone parent fam with dep childn,no non-dep children, + others
10Households with > 1 MHU; Lone parent fam with dep childn, + non-dep children, + others
11Households with > 1 MHU; Lone parent fam,no dep children, + non-dep children, no others
12Households with > 1 MHU; Lone parent fam,no dep children, + non-dep children, + others
13Households with > 1 MHU; Married couple, no dep children, + non-dep children, no others
14Households with > 1 MHU; Cohab couple, no dep children, + non-dep children, no others
15Households with > 1 MHU; Married couple, no dep children, no non-dep children, + others
16Households with > 1 MHU; Cohab couple, no dep children,no non-dep children, + others
17Households with > 1 MHU; Married couple, no dep children, + non-dep children, + others
18Households with > 1 MHU; Cohab couple, no dep children, + non-dep children, + others
19Households with > 1 MHU; Married couple, + dep children, + non-dep children, no others
20Households with > 1 MHU; Cohab couple + dep children, + non-dep children, no others
21Households with > 1 MHU; Married couple + dep children,no non-dep children, + others
22Households with > 1 MHU; Cohab couple + dep children,no non-dep children, + others
23Households with > 1 MHU; Married couple + dep children, + non-dep children, + others
24Households with > 1 MHU; Cohab couple + dep children, + non-dep children, + others
25Complex households
26Household with NO residents

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification: MHU91 
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Update article Notes on using the 1991 Census household variables, Issue no. 10, February 1995, pp. 11-14