LS variable metadata
Variable: WKCON7
Table: ME71
Short description: Conurbation of workplace. 1971.
Full description:  
Coding notes: This field is used in conjunction with region to determine with conurbation is referred to

Region Conurbation

North Tyneside
Yorkshire and Humberside West Yorkshire
North West Merseyside
West Midlands West Midlands
South East Greater London
Scotland Central Clydeside

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
-9Not applicable
-4Unempl tmp sick
-3Retired perm sick
-2Other inactive
-1Student or Child
0Region with no conurbation
1Conurbation
2South East Lancashire conurbation of North West Region
8Outer Metropolitan area of South East Region
9Remainder of region

Notes: This field is used in combination with region of workplace of LS member.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1971 Census. Question B20.
Former name of variable: WKCON
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Occupation Geog
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 266, pp. 53-55.
Reference 2: 1971 Census Appendix 15