LS variable metadata
Variable: NFMUNIT9
Table: NM91
Short description: Family unit. 1991.

Variable coded as: FAMUNIT9
Table: ME91
Short description: Family unit. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 01-60 See 1991 Census Appendix 28

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
01All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household only
02All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household and Sons and/or daughters
03All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household and Grandchildren
04All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household and Spouse
05All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Spouse, Son and/or daughters
06All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Spouse, Grandchildren
07All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Cohabitee
08All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Cohabitee, Sons/daughters of HEAD
09All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Cohabitee, Sons/daughters of COHABITEE
10All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Cohabitee, Sons/daughters of HEAD, Sons/daughters of COHABITEE
11All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Cohabitee, Grandchildren of Head
57All families which include the HEAD; Head of Household, Cohabitee, Single Child(ren) of Cohabitee, Single Grandchild(ren) of Head
12Contain persons related to the Head; Son or Daughter
13Contain persons related to the Head; Son or Daughter, Grandchild(ren)
14Contain persons related to the Head; Son or Daughter, Son-in-law or Daughter-in-law
15Contain persons related to the Head; Son or Daughter, Son-in-law or Daughter-in-law, Grandchild(ren)
16Contain persons related to the Head; Son or Daughter, Cohabitee of child
17Contain persons related to the Head; Son or Daughter, Cohabitee of child, Grandchild
18Contain persons related to the Head; Non-single Son or Daughter of Cohabitee
19Contain persons related to the Head; Son/Daughter-in-law
20Contain persons related to the Head; Son/Daughter-in-law, Grandchild(ren)
21Contain persons related to the Head; Parent
22Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Head and One Parent
23Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Head, One Parent, Siblings (ie heads brothers and/or sisters the parents children)
24Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; One Parent, Siblings (ie heads brothers and/or sisters the parents children)
25Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Both Parents
26Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Head, Both Parents
27Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Head, Both Parents, Brothers and/or Sisters
28Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Both Parents, Brothers and/or Sisters
29Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Parent-in-law
30Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Parent-in-law, Brothers/Sisters-in-law
31Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Parents-in-law
32Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Parents-in-law, Brothers/Sisters-in-law
33Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Brother or Sister
34Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Brother or Sister, Nephews and/or Nieces
35Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Brother or Sister, Brother-in-law or Sister-in-law
36Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Brother or Sister, Brother-in-law or Sister-in-law, Nephews and/or Nieces
37Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Brother/Sister-in-law
38Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Brother/Sister-in-law, Nephews/Nieces
39Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Grandchild
40Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Nephew/Niece
41Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Other Relative
42Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Boarder/Lodger
43Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Joint Head
44Contain persons related to the Head but, where the Head appears in the family unit, the Head has never been married and has no partner or children; Unrelated
45Contain persons related to the Head who do not fall into the above family units; Married Couple
46Contain persons related to the Head who do not fall into the above family units; Cohabiting Couple
47Contain persons related to the Head who do not fall into the above family units; Married Couple with Children
48Contain persons related to the Head who do not fall into the above family units; Cohabiting Couple with Children
49Contain persons related to the Head who do not fall into the above family units; Single Parent with Children
50Contain persons who are not related to the Head but can be allocated into family units; Married Couple
51Contain persons who are not related to the Head but can be allocated into family units; Cohabiting Couple
52Contain persons who are not related to the Head but can be allocated into family units; Married Couple with Children
53Contain persons who are not related to the Head but can be allocated into family units; Cohabiting Couple with Children
54Contain persons who are not related to the Head but can be allocated into family units; Single Parent with Children
55Relate to households which contain no persons 16 years of age or over; Household containing only 1 person who is under 16yrs
56Relate to households which contain no persons 16 years of age or over; Household containing MORE than 1 person where NO persons in the household are 16yrs or over
58Relate to households which contain visitors ; All visitor Household (no usual residents)
59Relate to households which contain visitors ; Visitors in a Household WITH usual residents
60Relate to households which contain visitors ; Visitor (single person in Household) with no other residents

Notes: Applies to all persons enumerated in LS member's household on Census night, 21/04/91 For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Derived from Questions 3, 4, 5 and 7.
Former name of variable: FAMUNIT
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: 1991 Census Appendix 28
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 20
Reference 3: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 303, page 323, pp. 331-332.