LS variable metadata
Variable: NQMLVHQ8
Table: NM81
Short description: Level of highest qualification. 1981.

Variable coded as: QMLVHIQ8
Table: ME81
Short description: Level of highest qualification at 1981 Census.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Highest qualification is level `a'
2Highest qualification is level `b'
3Highest qualification is level `c'
4Highest qualification is not stated
-9Person aged under 16 or has no qualifications

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Question 16
Former name of variable: QMLEVHIQ
Derived: Y
Derivation: Summary of HIQAL8
Date range:  
Keyword: Education
Classification: LEVQUAL81 
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) pp. 300-302, page 66.
Reference 2: 1981 Census Appendix 6