LS variable metadata
Variable: POPD5KM8
Table: PW81x
Short description: 1981 Census ward level population density, 5km smoothed.
Full description: The number of people per square kilometre, smoothed for a 5km radius.
Coding notes: 1 - 9170
Units of measurement:  
Source: Calculated by selecting all population weighted census ward centroids within 5km of the target ward, giving a total population and a total area. Ward populations from the 1981 Census. 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: 4