LS variable metadata
Variable: PALWTEN9
Table: ME91
Short description: Primary activity last week. 1991
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Employee working full-time
2Employee working part-time
3Self-employed, employing others
4Self-employed, not employing others
5Government employment or training
6Waiting to take/start a job
7Unemployed/looking for work
8At school or in full-time education
9Unable to work because of long-term disability
10Retired from paid work
11Looking after the home/family
12Other Economically Inactive

Notes: This variable is derived from '10% coded' variables. It should not be used except with extreme caution, as totals will differ from those resulting from 100% coded variables.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census Question 13 For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20
Former name of variable: PALWTEN
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification:  
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. 329-330, page 47, page 61.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 20