LS variable metadata
Variable: NSCLAS9
Table: NM91
Short description: Social class based on occupation. 1991.

Variable coded as: SCLAS9
Table: ME91
Short description: Social class based on occupation. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1I Professional Occupations
2II Managerial and Technical Occupations
3IIIN Skilled Non-manual Occupations
4IIIM Skilled Manual Occupations
5IV Partly-Skilled Occupations
6V Unskilled Occupations
7Armed Forces
8Inadequately Described
9Not stated

Notes: For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20. Produced from the Occupation Control File.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Question 15.
Former name of variable: SCLAS
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification: SOCLASS91 
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. 333-334, pp. 336-337, pp. 64-65.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 20