LS variable metadata
Variable: WTEMST8
Table: ME81
Short description: Expanded employment status of wife/de facto spouse. 1981.

Variable coded as: TEMST8
Table: ME81
Short description: Employment status (census code). 1981.
Full description:  
Coding notes:  

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
0Not stated
1Apprentice or articled trainee
2Other employee
3Foreman
4Self - employed not employing others
5Self - employed employing others
6Manager
-9Not applicable or no 1981 Census record

Notes:  
Units of measurement:  
Source: 1981 Census. Derived from Question 13
Former name of variable: TEMST
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword: Socio-economic
Classification: EMPST81 
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 295, page 35.