LS variable metadata
Variable: MIG109
Table: ME91
Short description: Ten year migration indicator. 1991
Full description: Indicates whether LS member's place of usual residence has altered between 1981 and 1991 Censuses.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Assumed not to have moved, or moved less than 500 metres
2Assumed to have moved between 1981 and 1991 (500m - 616km)
3Complex multiple enumeration, indicator not derived

Notes: Applies to those LS members with one 'usually resident' record in both the 1981 and 1991 Censuses, and includes single enumerations and 'simple' ie present/absent pair enumerations. Excluded are those LS members with 'complex' (ie enumerated at two or more locations) multiple enumerations, and residents in communal establishments.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census Question 6,7 and Enumeration District. 1991 Census Question 6,7 and Enumeration District.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Classification:  
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) page 274, page 303.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 33
Reference 3: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 111