LS variable metadata
Variable: WECONO9
Table: ME91
Short description: Economic position of wife/cohabitee. 1991.

Variable coded as: ECONPO9
Table: ME91
Short description: Economic Position (working students coded economically active). 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

1Economically active; Employees - full-time
2Economically active; Employees - part-time
3Economically active; Self-employed - with employees
4Economically active; Self-employed - without employees
5Economically active; On a Goverment scheme
6Economically active; Waiting to start a job
7Economically active; Unemployed
8Economically inactive; Students
9Economically inactive; Permanently sick
10Economically inactive; Retired
11Economically inactive; Looking after home/family
12Economically inactive; Other inactive

Notes: Includes all economically active and inactive students For definitions see 1991 Census Appendix 20. For information relating to students only see ECONSTU9.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census derived from Question 13.
Former name of variable: ECONPO
Derived: Y
Derivation: For derivation see 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 25
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification: ECONPOS91 
Comparable variables for other individuals: NECONPO9,ECONPO89,ALWEEK9
Comparable variables for other times: ECONP7,ECONACT8,ECOP0
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 2
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) pp. 329-330, page 47, page 61.
Reference 2: 1991 Census Algorithm Appendix 25
Reference 3: 1991 Census Appendix 20