LS variable metadata
Variable: MSTP0
Table: ME01
Short description: Marital status. 2001.
Full description: This variable identifies people in terms of their legal marital status on the night of the Census. See also the derived variable - Living Arrangements (LARP0).
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Single (never married)
2Married (first marriage)
3Re-married
4Separated (but still legally married)
5Divorced
6Widowed
-7Missing (initial extract only record)

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census. Question 4.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Marital
Classification: MARST01 
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2