LS variable metadata
Variable: STATS78
Table: ME81
Short description: 1981 Census employment status coded to 1970 (statistics code) classification. 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

4self employed employing others
5self employed not employing others
9students, no occupation because permanently sick or disabled, housewife, not stated, armed forces
-9Not applicable

Notes: Only applies to 20% of sample, as it was the result of an exercise on Males aged > 45 only.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census.
Former name of variable: STATS7
Derived: Y
Derivation: Derived by recording employment status at the 1981 Census using the 1970 classification
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification: EMPST71 
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) page 295, page 35, page 39.