LS variable metadata
Variable: WARDDEP
Table: WD81x
Short description: Ward deprivation score for ward of usual residence in 1981. England and Wales.
Full description:  
Coding notes: '-6.03' - '19.78'
'99.98' = visitors
'99.99' = not applicable (excluded ward or shipping ward) Spaces
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Deprivation variables derived by Vera Carstairs (Edinburgh University). Calculated by standardising to the means and standard deviations of wards in England and Wales for the variables PJOBSEEK, POVERCD, PNOCAR and PSCL45 See 1981 Census Appendix 26 for details of calculation
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Small-area Area-classification
Classification: WRDCAR81 
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: Y
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 5