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

Coding scheme

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

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
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Geog
Classification:  
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.