LS variable metadata
Variable: PCD2KM8
Table: PW81x
Short description: 1981 Census ward level postcode density, 2km smoothed.
Full description: The number of postcodes per square kilometre (km), smoothed over a 2km radius.
Coding notes: 1 to 12,886
Units of measurement:  
Source: Calculated by finding all population weighted census ward centroids within 2km of the target ward, giving a total number of postcodes and a total area. Data supplied in 1996 by Paul Wilkinson, Environmental Epidemiology Unit (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Small-area
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: Y
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 3