LS variable metadata
Variable: NSOCC7
Table: NM71
Short description: Social class - Census code. 1971.

Variable coded as: SOCC7
Table: ME71
Short description: Social class - Census code. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0I - Professional
1II - Intermediate
2III(N) - Skilled non-manual
3III(M) - Skilled manual
4IV - Partly skilled
5V - Unskilled
6Armed forces and inadequately described
-1Student or Child
-2Other inactive
-3Retired or permanently sick
-9Missing

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B16, B17 and B18.
Former name of variable: SOCC
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification: SOCLASS71 
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. 263-265, pp. 62-65.