LS variable metadata
Variable: RECTYPE
Table: ME81
Short description: Record type. 1981 Census record.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 31 = LS members record from 1981 Household File Record type
33 = LS members from 1981 Absent Usual resident file Record type
34 = non LS members record from 1981 Absent Usual resident file
Notes: Users of the database need to be aware that some record type 315 (LS members 1981 Census record) are enumerations of LS members who were not in their usual residence at Census night (URESIND). Usual residence household data must be found on a corresponding record type 33 (LS members Absent Usual Resident record).
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census Household File 1981 Census Absent Usual Residents File. These files were formatted, using VME, into the Model 204 record structure consisting of one record for every LS member on the 1981 Census Household File, one record for every LS member on the 1981 Census Absent Usual Residents File, one record for every non-LS member on the 1981 Census Household File and one record for every non-LS member on the 1981 Census Absent Usual Residents File
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: LS
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
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Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See also additional details on 1991 Census - LS Link