|Full name:||Subject 1991|
|General description:||Information on the major subject of higher qualifications is classified using the standard classification (based on the form used in the 1971 Census from the Department of Education and Science).|
The classification consists of 108 primary groups which are grouped into ten major groups. The major group structure remained the same between the 1971 and 1991 censuses; there were some changes at the primary group level.
|LS description:||Although variables relating to the 1991 subject of qualification follow the same major group structure as the 1971 classification, there are a number of changes to codes at the primary group level which impact upon the derivation of major groups using primary group codes.|
|Start date:||Census 1991|
|Equivalent classifications:||SUB71 (Census 1971)|