Classification: PQUAL01
Short name: PQUAL01
Full name: Professional Qualification 2001
General description: A question on professional qualifications was first included in the 2001 Census.
Information on the Census form was collected by means of a multi-tick question asking respondents to identify all professional qualifications obtained.
The classification of professional qualification distinguishes between:
- People with professional qualifications
- Various categories of health care professional
- people who are qualified teachers for schools
- people with other professional qualifications
It applies to all people aged 16 to 74 in England and Wales; others are categorised as not applicable.
LS description:
Keyword: Education
Start date: Census 2001
Equivalent classifications: QUAL81 (Census 1981)
QUAL71 (Census 1971)
QUAL91 (Census 1991)