LS variable metadata
Variable: PENS7
Table: ME71
Short description: Number of pensioners usually resident in the household. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 0 - 99 = Number of pensioners.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-9Missing
-4No Dependent Children
-3Not In A Family
-2Untraced miss NM data
-1Communal Establishment

Notes: Pensioners are women aged 60 and over and men aged 65 and over.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B2, B3 and B4.
Former name of variable: PENS
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Family
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. 236-237, page 65.