LS variable metadata
Variable: WPLADET9
Table: ME91x
Short description: Workplace postcode. 1991.
Full description:  
Coding notes: If any of the following conditions apply, the first digit is this number, followed by seven '$' digits. If none of the above apply, first digit is blank, followed by a seven-digit postcode. In Scotland field is of length 8 to accomodate 7-digit postcode plus split indicator

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1No fixed place
2Mainly at home
3Other outside GB
4Offshore installation
5Not stated
6Northern Ireland
7Workplace postcode unassignable
8Not used

Notes: Not available for analysis.
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1991 Census. Question 7.
Former name of variable: WPLADET
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Occupation Geog
Classification:  
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: Y
Data type: Text
Length of field: 8
Reference 1: See LS Technical Volume (Hattersley and Creeser, 1995) page 303, pp. 338-339, page 57.