LS variable metadata
Variable: MHUTYP7
Table: ME71
Short description: Minimal household unit type. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0Person in a communal establishment
1Non-married individuals (single, widowed, separated and divorced)
2One-parent families with dependent children
3Married couples with no dependent children
4Married couples with dependent children
5Visitor in a private household
6Visitor in a communal establishment

Notes: Any LS member with TRACIND = 10-13 (i.e. not present at 1981 Census) is arbitrarily coded to 3.
Units of measurement:  
Source:  
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: 1971 Census. Derived from FAMSTAT, FMDCH and FMDCH19
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification: MHU84 
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
Reference 2: 1981 Census Appendix 22