LS variable metadata
Variable: URREG7
Table: ME71
Short description: Standard region of usual address (pre-1974 geography). 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

BYorkshire and Humberside
CNorth West
DEast Midlands
EWest Midlands
FEast Anglia
GSouth East
HSouth West
KIreland BOTH Channel Isles Isle of Man
LOld and New Commonwealth

Notes: There is a mistake in the discussion and table about this variable in LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pages 54-55. Contrary to this reference, both region variables at the 1971 Census were based on usual address but differed in the geography used.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. From the enumerators's panel on the front of the Census form and Question B4.
Former name of variable: URREG
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Text
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pp. 53-55.