LS variable metadata
Variable: TRACE81
Table: CORE1
Short description: 1981 Census Tracing History Indicator.
Full description:  
Coding notes: Codes 97 and 98 were assigned during the 1991 Census link for processing purposes.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
081 Census matched to Scottish LSM
181 Census not traced or matched
281 Census matched against 71 no trace and traced
381 Census matched against 71 no trace and still no
481 Census matched against 71 D171traced
581 Census matched against new birth
681 Census matched against immigrant
781 Census not matched but traced
881 Census not matched but traced to new birth
981 Census not matched but traced to immigrant
1071 Census traced but no 81 Census match
1171 Census no trace; no 81 Census match; now traced
1271 Census no trace; no 81 Census match; still not traced
1371 Census traced; died
14Immigrant; no 81 Census match
15Immigrant; died
16New birth; no 81 Census match
17New birth; died
97Should have code but Missing
98Not present in decade

Notes: Variables TRACE81 and TRACE91 have been superceded by TRACE, which my be used in conjunction with DBIR, DDET, DEMB, DFBR or DMIG.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census link exercise
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Tracing
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) page 349.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Appendix 19