LS variable metadata
Variable: NFMTFAM0
Table: NM01
Short description: Family type. 2001.

Variable coded as: FMTFAM0
Table: ME01
Short description: Family type. 2001.
Full description: This derived variable classifies families into different types.
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Lone parent family; Male parent
2Lone parent family; Female parent
3Couple family (Married or remarried); No children
4Couple family (Married or remarried); Non step-family
5Couple family (Married or remarried); Step-family
6Cohabiting; No children
7Cohabiting; Non step-family
8Cohabiting; Step-family
-5Not applicable (communal establishment)
-6Missing (unable to derive due to initial extract only input record)
-9No code required

Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification: FAMTYP01 
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2