LS variable metadata
Variable: OCCO17
Table: ME71
Short description: Occupation order one year ago. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

-3Retired perm sick
-2Other inactive
-1Student or Child
0Farmers Foresters Fishermen
1Miners and Quarrymen
2Gas Coke and Chemical Makers
3Glass and Ceramic Makers
4Furnace Forge Foundry Rolling Mill Workers
5Electrical and Electronic Workers
6Engineering and Allied Trades Workers n.e.c.
8Leather workers
9Textile Workers
10Clothing Workers
11Food Drink and Tobacco Workers
12Paper and Printing Workers
13Makers of other products
14Construction Workers
15Painters and Decorators
16Drivers of Stationery Engines Cranesetc
17Labourers nec
18Transport and Communications Workers
19Warehousemen Storekeepers Packers Bottlers
20Clerical Workers
21Sales Workers
22Service Sport and Recreation Workers
23Administrators and Managers
24Professional Technical Workers Artists
25Armed Forces British and Foreign
26Inadequately described occupations

Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Question B22
Former name of variable: OCCO1
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Occupation
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. 256-259, page 33, page 62.
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 5