LS variable metadata
Variable: SEC7
Table: ME71
Short description: Socio-economic class. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes: 00 - 40. See 1971 Census Appendix 16.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-9Missing
-3Retired perm sick
-2Other inactive
-1Student or Child

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B16, B17 and B18
Former name of variable: SEC
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
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. 263-265.
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 16