LS variable metadata
Variable: QUP0
Table: ME01
Short description: Qualifications. 2001.
Full description: Compound field describing whether or not person has each kind of qualification and no qualifications.
Coding notes: This variable has twelve columns or positions. Each position corresponds to one of the twelve boxes in question 16. A '1' indicates that the person ticked the box.
Column
1 - 1+O levels/CSEs/GCSEs (any grades)
2 - 5+O levels,5+CSEs (grade 1), 5+GCSEs (grades A-C),School Certificate
3 - 1+A levels/AS levels
4 - 2+A levels,4+AS levels,Higher School Certificate
5 - First Degree (eg BA,BSc)
6 - Higher Degree (eg MA,PhD,PGCE, post-graduate certificates/diplomas)
7 - NVQ Level 1,Foundation GNVQ
8 - NVQ Level 2,Intermediate GNVQ
9 - NVQ Level 3,Advanced GNVQ
10 - NVQ Level 4-5,HNC,HND
11 - Other Qualifications (eg City and Guilds,RSA/OCR,BTEC/Edexcel)
12 - No qualifications
Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census. Question 16. Applicability: people aged 16 to 74.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Education
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals: NQUP0
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 12
Reference 1: 2001 Census Appendix 27