LS variable metadata
Variable: TENURE8
Table: ME81
Short description: Housing tenure in 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Owner occupied freehold
2Owner occupied leasehold
3Renting from local authority
4Renting with a job, shop, farm or other business
5Renting from a housing association or charitable trust
6Other rented, furnished
7Other rented, unfurnished
-9Communal establishment or no 1981 Census record

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Question H2
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Household Socio-economic
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times: TENURE7,TENURE9,TENH0
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 284, pp. 59-60.