LS variable metadata
Variable: MHUPOS9
Table: ME91
Short description: Position of LS member within minimal household unit. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0Person in communal establishment
1Person in 'Non married individual' household
2Lone mother 'Lone parent with dependent children' household
3Lone father 'Lone parent with dependent children' household
4Dependent child with lone mother 'Lone parent with dependent children' household
5Dependent child with lone father 'Lone parent with dependent children' household
6Husband in 'Married couple with no dependent children' household
7Wife in 'Married couple with no dependent children' household
8Male partner in 'Cohabiting couple with no dependent children' household
9Female partner in 'Cohabiting couple with no dependent children' household
10Husband in 'Married couple with dependent children' household
11Wife in 'Married couple with dependent children' household
12Male partner in 'Cohabiting couple with dependent children' household
13Female partner in 'Cohabiting couple with dependent children' household
14Dependent child in 'Married couple with dependent children' household
15Dependent child in 'Cohabiting couple with dependent children' household
16Visitor in private household
17Visitor in communal establishment

Notes: Can be used to identify people who are cohabiting.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: this was derived using minimal household unit (MHUTYP9)
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family Marital
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