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Social grade (approximated)

Mnemonic (reference code): SCGPUK

Definition: Social grade is the socio-economic classification used by the Market Research and Marketing Industries. Although it is not possible to allocate social grade precisely from information collected in the Census, the Market Research Society has developed a method for using Census information to provide a good approximation of social grade.

Supervisor status

Mnemonic (reference code): SUMPUK

Definition: This variable identifies whether a person is a supervisor or foreman responsible for overseeing the work of other employees on a day-to-day basis.

Applicability: All people aged 16 to 74 who have ever worked, UK.

Classification:

Code

Name

Size of workforce

Mnemonic (reference code): SIZPUK

Definition: This variable records how many people work for the organisation that the person is employed by, at the person's place of employment. Self-employed persons should show how many people they employ (including themselves).

Applicability: All people aged 16 to 74 who have ever worked, UK.

Classification:

Code

Tenure of household

Mnemonic (reference code): TENHUK

Definition: This derived variable combines information from Questions 8 and 9 on the Census form.

Applicability: All occupied household spaces, UK.

Classification:

Code

Name

0

Owned: Owned outright

Tenure of dwelling

Mnemonic (reference code): TENDUK

Definition: This variable provides information on the tenure of a dwelling. On the final output database it applies to all dwellings. For an unshared dwelling it repeats the information given in tenure of household (TENHUK). For shared dwellings, where tenure differs for the households in the dwelling the priority order is owned, social rented, private rented, lives rent free.

Applicability: All partially or fully occupied dwellings.

Classification:

Rooms required

Mnemonic (reference code): ROOMREQ

Definition: This variable counts the number of rooms that are 'required' by the members of the household. It is compared with the actual number of rooms (NORHUK) to provide a measure of under-occupancy and overcrowding (the 'occupancy rating').

Applicability: All occupied household spaces, UK.

Classification:

Code

Sex

Mnemonic (reference code): GENPUK

Definition: This variable identifies each person's sex.

Applicability: All people, UK.

Classification:

Code

Name

1

Male

2

Female

Transport to place of work or study of people in a household

Mnemonic reference (code): WSTRHS11

Note: This variable is also listed under the title 'Method of travel to place of work or study of people in a household'

Type: Derived variable

Definition: This variable provides a count of the number of people working or studying in a household with the method of travel used for the longest part, by distance, of their usual journey to work or place of study.

Applicability: Household

Classification:

SNS Data Zone 2011

Data zones are the core geography for dissemination of results from Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS). The data zone geography covers the whole of Scotland and nest within local authority boundaries (as they were in 2011).

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