LS variable metadata
Variable: SOCS7
Table: ME71
Short description: Social class - statistics code. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0I Professional
1II Intermediate
2IIIN Skilled nonmanual
3IIIM Skilled manual
4IV Partly Skilled
5V Unskilled
7Armed forces
8Inadequately described
9Students, independent means, permanently sick, housewives
-1Child

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Questions B16 and B17.
Former name of variable: SOCS
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification: SOCLASS71 
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, pp. 62-65.