LS variable metadata
Variable: QAL6S7
Table: ME71
Short description: Subject of sixth qualification. 1971.

Variable coded as: QAL1S7
Table: ME71
Short description: Subject of first qualification. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Education
2Physical Education
3Education with other subject in groups 2-10
4Pre-clinical studies (medicine)
5Clinical medicine not elsewhere specified
6Midwifery (medical students)
7Virology
8Pre-clinical dentistry
9Dentistry
10Pharmacy
10Music, drama and visual arts
11Pharmacology
12Other studies allied to medicine and health including combinations of subjects in the group with subjects in groups 3-10
13Midwifery not elsewhere specified.
14Radiography (medical)
15Medical optics and dispensing opticians
16Chiropody
17Physiotherapy
18Occupational therapy
19Public health
20Nursing
21Aeronautical engineering
22Chemical engineering
23Chemical technology
24Fuel technology
25Civil engineering
26Building
27Electrical engineering
28Electronic and radio engineering
29Mechanical engineering
30Fluid mechanics
31Agricultural engineering
32Automobile engineering
33Marine engineering
34Naval architecture
35Production engineering
36Control and systems engineering
37Mining
38Metallurgy
39General and other engineering subjects
40Nuclear engineering
41Combinations of engineering subjects
42Surveying
43General technology and manufacture (not elsewhere specified.)
44Plastics and rubber technology
45Clothing and footwear
46Food technology and manufacture not elsewhere specified
47Confectionery
48Printing and book production
49Textile technology and manufacture
50Combinations of engineering and technology subjects
51Combinations of engineering and science subjects including mathematics
52Combinations of engineering and science subjects excluding mathematics
53Combinations of technology and science subjects including mathematics
54Combinations of technology and science subjects excluding mathematics
55Combinations of engineering and non-science subjects below
56Combinations of technology and non-science subjects below
57Agriculture
58Agricultural biology
59Agricultural chemistry
60Forestry
61Veterinary studies
62Biology
63Botany
64Zoology
65Physiology and anatomy
66Biochemistry
67Combinations of biological sciences
68Mathematics (not elsewhere specified)
69Dynamics, applied dynamics, thermodynamics
70Mathematics/Physics
71Physics (not elsewhere specified)
72Materials science
73Applied electrics and heat metrology
74Chemistry
75Geology
76Mineralogy
77Environmental science (not elsewhere specified)
78Combinations of physical sciences excluding mathematics
79Combinations of physical sciences including mathematics (other than mathematics/physics)
80Biological with physical sciences excluding mathematics
81Biological with physical sciences including mathematics
82Combinations of science excluding mathematics with subjects below (except the philosophy/physiology/psychology - PPP degree)
83Combinations of science including mathematics with subjects in groups 6-10
84Management studies
85Business and commerce
86Secretarial studies
87Economics
88Geography
89Accountancy banking and insurance
90Government and public administration
91Law
92Psychology (including psychology/philosophy/ physiology - PPP degree)
93Sociology
94Social anthropology
95Combinations of social studies
96Combinations of social studies with subjects below (not elsewhere specified) (excluding archaeology/anthropology)
97Combinations of geography with English and/or history
98Architecture
99Town and country planning
100Catering and institutional management (not elsewhere specified)
101Hospital administration
102Home economics
103Vocational studies - not elsewhere specified
104Computer programming
105Auctioneering
106Librarianship
107Nautical subjects
108Transport
109Wholesale and retail trades
110English
111Welsh and other Celtic languages
112French language and studies
113French/German
114German language and studies
115Hispanic languages and studies
116Other West European languages and studies, including combinations of West European languages other than French/ German
117Russian language and studies
118Slavonic and East European languages (and studies other than Russian including combination of these languages)
119Chinese language and area studies
120Oriental, Asian and African languages (and studies other than Chinese, including combinations of these languages)
121Classical studies (including combinations of classics/philosophy)
122Other language studies (and combinations of subjects within the group excluding those such as French/German separately allowed for)
123Languages with arts (excluding classics/philosophy/archaeology/ancient history (classical)/history/English)
124English/history
125History (not elsewhere specified)
126Welsh history
127Archaeology (including archaeology/anthropology archaeology/ancient history (classical)
128Philosophy
129Theology
130Arts general (not elsewhere specified)
131Combinations within group 9-10
132Combinations within group 9
133Combinations within group 10
134Art and design
135Typographical design
136Drama
137Music
138General science and other science
139Greek
140Health subjects
141Hebrew
142Latin
143Other language (other than English)
144Technical subjects
145Building subjects
146Business and commerce (including management and data processing)
147Dental technology
148Food technology and catering
149Health and nursing subjects
150Horticulture
151Photography
152Textile and clothing subjects
153Science and applied science subjects
154Primary teachers' subjects
155Mathematics and any other science except Physics (1665 + any science other than 1668)
156Mathematics and any other subject except a science subject
157Physics and chemistry (1668 + 1671)
158Any other combination of science subjects (any two or more from 1659-1662, 1668, 1671, 1672, 1740 except 1668 + 1671)
159Any science subject (1659-1662, 1668, 1671, 1672, 1740) and any other subject except mathematics
160English, history and geography (1712 + 1727 + 1686)
161English and any other language (1713, 1714, 1716-1719, 1723, 1741, 1743-1745) with or without any other subject or subject combination not already mentioned.
162English and any other subject or subject combination not already mentioned
163Economics and commerce (1685 and 1683)
164Any combination of history, geography, modern studies and economics (1727, 1686, 1693, 1685) with or without any other subject combination not already mentioned.
165Latin and Greek (1744 + 1741)
166Any combination of languages other than English (1713, 1714, 1716-1719, 1723, 1741, 1743-1745) with or without any subject or subject combination not already mentioned.
167Engineering and technical subjects (1634 + 1746)
168Any other subject combination not already mentioned
168Any other subject combination not already mentioned
169Maths and engineering or building (1665+1634 or 1747) with or without any other subject except science
170Mathematics and science (1665 + 1755) with or without any other subject except building or engineering
171Maths (1665) and any other subject not already mentioned
172Science and engineering(1755 + 1634) with or without any subject not already mentioned
173Engineering and building (1634 + 1747) with or without any subject not already mentioned
174Engineering (1634) and any other subject not already mentioned
175Business or commerce and secretarial (1748 + 1684) with or without any other subject not already mentioned
176Any combination of agriculture, horticulture and forestry
177Any other combination of subjects not already mentioned
178Subjects not stated
179Computer design and computer technology
180Computer science
181Computing and data processing
182Computer systems analysis
183Computer studies - not elsewhere specified
184Combinations of subjects within group 2
185Counselling - not elsewhere specified
186Electrical and electronic engineering

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Question B14
Former name of variable: QAL1S
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Education
Classification: SUB71 
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. 270-273, page 66.
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 8