Classification: SUB91
Short name: SUB91
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.
Keyword: Education
Start date: Census 1991
Equivalent classifications: SUB71 (Census 1971)