Constituency Level Census Data Variables

Evan Odell

2019-09-15

Variable names in census_11

Due to the 191 variables included in the census_11 dataset, including information on each variable in the parlitools reference manual is very lengthy and not very user friendly. This vignette reproduces the table including with the British Election Study data, available here. The ‘Name’ column refers to the variable name used in the bes_2015 dataset, the ‘Data Type’ column refers to the R data type, and the ‘Census Table’ column refers to the location in the 2011 Census that demographic data was retrieved from.

Name Label Data Type Census table
pano Press Association Constituency ID numeric
ons_const_id ONS Constituency ID character
constituency_name Constituency Name factor
country Country factor
region Region factor
constituency_type County or Borough Constituency factor
population Census 2011: Usual resident population numeric KS101
population_density Census 2011: Population density numeric KS101
male Census 2011: Male numeric KS101
female Census 2011: Female numeric KS101
households Census 2011: People living in households numeric KS101
communal Census 2011: People living in Communal establishments numeric KS101
age_0_to_4 Census 2011: Age 0 to 4 numeric KS102
age_5_to_7 Census 2011: Age 5 to 7 numeric KS102
age_8_to_9 Census 2011: Age 8 to 9 numeric KS102
age_10_to_14 Census 2011: Age 10 to 14 numeric KS102
age_15 Census 2011: Age 15 numeric KS102
age_16_to_17 Census 2011: Age 16 to 17 numeric KS102
age_18_to_19 Census 2011: Age 18 to 19 numeric KS102
age_20_to_24 Census 2011: Age 20 to 24 numeric KS102
age_25_to_29 Census 2011: Age 25 to 29 numeric KS102
age_30_to_44 Census 2011: Age 30 to 44 numeric KS102
age_45_to_59 Census 2011: Age 45 to 59 numeric KS102
age_60_to_64 Census 2011: Age 60 to 64 numeric KS102
age_65_to_74 Census 2011: Age 65 to 74 numeric KS102
age_75_to_84 Census 2011: Age 75 to 84 numeric KS102
age_85_to_89 Census 2011: Age 85 to 89 numeric KS102
age_90_plus Census 2011: Age 90 plus numeric KS102
house_owned Census 2011: Housing tenure - Owned numeric KS402
house_outright Census 2011: Housing tenure - Owned outright numeric KS402
house_mortgage Census 2011: Housing tenure - Owned with a mortgage numeric KS402
house_shared Census 2011: Housing tenure - Shared ownership numeric KS402
house_social Census 2011: Housing tenure - Social rented numeric KS402
house_social_la Census 2011: Housing tenure - Social rented from council (Local Authority) numeric KS402
house_social_other Census 2011: Housing tenure - Other social rented numeric KS402
house_private Census 2011: Housing tenure - Private rented numeric KS402
house_private_landlord Census 2011: Housing tenure - Private rented from landlord or letting agency numeric KS402
house_private_other Census 2011: Housing tenure - Other private rented numeric KS402
house_rent_free Census 2011: Housing tenure - Living rent free numeric KS402
household_one_person Census 2011: Household - One person numeric KS105
household_one_person_65_plus Census 2011: Household - One person aged 65 and older numeric KS105
household_one_person_other Census 2011: Household - One person other numeric KS105
household_one_family Census 2011: Household - One family numeric KS105
household_one_family_65_plus Census 2011: Household - One family all 65 and older numeric KS105
household_married Census 2011: Household - Married numeric KS105
household_married_no_children Census 2011: Household - Married no children numeric KS105
household_married_dependents Census 2011: Household - Married with dependent children numeric KS105
household_married_nondependents Census 2011: Household - Married with no dependent children numeric KS105
household_cohabit Census 2011: Household - Cohabitating numeric KS105
household_cohabit_no_children Census 2011: Household - Cohabitating no children numeric KS105
household_cohabit_dependents Census 2011: Household - Cohabitating with dependent children numeric KS105
household_cohabit_nodependents Census 2011: Household - Cohabitating with no dependent children numeric KS105
household_lone Census 2011: Household - Lone parent numeric KS105
household_lone_dependents Census 2011: Household - Lone parent with dependent children numeric KS105
household_lone_nodependents Census 2011: Household - Lone parent with no dependent children numeric KS105
household_other Census 2011: Household - Other numeric KS105
household_other_dependents Census 2011: Household - Other with dependent children numeric KS105
household_all_students Census 2011: Household - All full-time students numeric KS105
household_all_65_plus Census 2011: Household - Other all 65 plus numeric KS105
household_any_other Census 2011: Household - Any other numeric KS105
cars_none Census 2011: No cars or vans in household numeric KS404
cars_one Census 2011: one car or van in household numeric KS404
cars_two Census 2011: Two cars or vans in household numeric KS404
cars_three Census 2011: Three cars or vans in household numeric KS404
cars_four Census 2011: Four cars or vans in household numeric KS404
ethnicity_white Census 2011: Ethnicity - White numeric KS201
ethnicity_mixed Census 2011: Ethnicity - Mixed numeric KS201
ethnicity_asian Census 2011: Ethnicity - Asian numeric KS201
ethnicity_black Census 2011: Ethnicity - Black numeric KS201
ethnicity_other Census 2011: Ethnicity - Other numeric KS201
ethnicity_white_british Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - White British/English/Scottish/Northern Irish numeric KS201
ethnicity_white_irish Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - White Irish numeric KS201
ethnicity_white_traveller Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - White Gypsy or Irish Traveller numeric KS201
ethnicity_white_other Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - White other numeric KS201
ethnicity_mixed_caribbean Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Mixed White and Black Caribbean numeric KS201
ethnicity_mixed_african Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Mixed White and Black African numeric KS201
ethnicity_mixed_asian Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Mixed White and Asian numeric KS201
ethnicity_mixed_other Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Mixed other numeric KS201
ethnicity_indian Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Indian numeric KS201
ethnicity_pakistani Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Pakistani numeric KS201
ethnicity_bangladeshi Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Bangladeshi numeric KS201
ethnicity_chinese Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Chinese numeric KS201
ethnicity_other_asian Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Other Asian numeric KS201
ethnicity_black_african Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Black African numeric KS201
ethnicity_black_caribbean Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Black Caribbean numeric KS201
ethnicity_black_other Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Black Other numeric KS201
ethnicity_arab Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Arab numeric KS201
ethnicity_any_other Census 2011: Ethnicity detailed - Any other ethnic group numeric KS201
born_uk Census 2011: Country of birth - UK numeric KS204
born_england Census 2011: Country of birth - England numeric KS204
born_ni Census 2011: Country of birth - Northern Ireland numeric KS204
born_scotland Census 2011: Country of birth - Scotland numeric KS204
born_wales Census 2011: Country of birth - Wales numeric KS204
born_uknot_specified Census 2011: Country of birth - Northern Ireland numeric KS204
born_ireland Census 2011: Country of birth - Ireland numeric KS204
born_other_eu Census 2011: Country of birth - Other EU (not Ireland) numeric KS204
born_other_pre_2004_eu Census 2011: Country of birth - Other pre 2004 EU (not Ireland) numeric KS204
born_post_2004_eu Census 2011: Country of birth - country joined EU 2004 or later numeric KS204
born_other Census 2011: Country of birth - Other numeric KS204
passport_none Census 2011: Passport held - None numeric KS205
passport_any Census 2011: Passport held - Any numeric KS205
passport_uk Census 2011: Passport held - United Kingdom numeric KS205
passport_ireland Census 2011: Passport held - Republic of Ireland numeric KS205
passport_eu Census 2011: Passport held - Other Europe EU Countries numeric KS205
passport_europe_not_eu Census 2011: Passport held - Other Europe Non EU countries numeric KS205
passport_africa Census 2011: Passport held - Africa numeric KS205
passport_asia Census 2011: Passport held - Middle East and Asia numeric KS205
passport_north_america Census 2011: Passport held - North America and the Caribbean numeric KS205
passport_central_america Census 2011: Passport held - Central America numeric KS205
passport_south_america Census 2011: Passport held - South America numeric KS205
passport_oceania Census 2011: Passport held - Antarctica and Oceania numeric KS205
english_all Census 2011: All 16+ have English (or Welsh in Wales) as main language numeric KS206
english_one Census 2011: At least one 16+ has English (or Welsh in Wales) as main language numeric KS206
english_child Census 2011: At least one 3-15 has English (or Welsh in Wales) as main language numeric KS206
english_none Census 2011: No one 16+ has English (or Welsh in Wales) as main language numeric KS206
christian Census 2011: Religion - Christian numeric KS209
buddhist Census 2011: Religion - Buddhist numeric KS209
hindu Census 2011: Religion - Hindu numeric KS209
jewish Census 2011: Religion - Jewish numeric KS209
muslim Census 2011: Religion - Muslim numeric KS209
sikh Census 2011: Religion - Sikh numeric KS209
religion_other Census 2011: Religion - Other numeric KS209
no_religion Census 2011: Religion - No Religion numeric KS209
religion_not_stated Census 2011: Religion - Not Stated numeric KS209
nssechigher_manager Census 2011: NS-SeC Large employers, higher managerial and administrative numeric KS611
nssechigher_professional Census 2011: NS-SeC Higher professional occupations numeric KS611
nsseclower_manager Census 2011: NS-SeC Lower managerial, administrative and professional numeric KS611
nssecintermediate Census 2011: NS-SeC Intermediate numeric KS611
nssecsmall_employer Census 2011: NS-SeC Small employers and own account workers numeric KS611
nsseclower_supervisor Census 2011: NS-SeC Lower supervisory and technical numeric KS611
nssecsemi_routine Census 2011: NS-SeC Semi-routine occupations numeric KS611
nssecroutine Census 2011: NS-SeC Routine numeric KS611
nssecnever_worked Census 2011: NS-SeC Never worked numeric KS611
nsseclongterm_unemployed Census 2011: NS-SeC Long-term unemployed numeric KS611
economic_active Census 2011: Economically active - all numeric KS601
employed Census 2011: Economically active - Employed numeric KS601
employed_part_time Census 2011: Economically active - Employee: Part-time numeric KS601
employed_full_time Census 2011: Economically active - Employee: Full-time numeric KS601
self_employed Census 2011: Economically active - Self-employed numeric KS601
unemployed Census 2011: Economically active - Unemployed numeric KS601
economically_active_student Census 2011: Economically active - Full-time student numeric KS601
economic_inactive Census 2011: Economically inactive - all numeric KS601
retired Census 2011: Economically inactive - Retired numeric KS601
economically_inactive_student Census 2011: Economically inactive - Student (including full-time students) numeric KS601
looking_after_home Census 2011: Economically inactive - Looking after home or family numeric KS601
long_term_sick Census 2011: Economically inactive - Long-term sick or disabled numeric KS601
economic_inactive_other Census 2011: Economically inactive - Other numeric KS601
unemployed_16_to_24 Census 2011: Unemployed age 16 to 24 numeric KS601
unemployed_50_to_74 Census 2011: Unemployed age 50 to 74 numeric KS601
neverworked Census 2011: Never worked numeric KS601
long_term_unemployed Census 2011: Long-term unemployed numeric KS601
fulltime_student Census 2011: Full-time students numeric KS611
industry_agriculture Census 2011: Industry - Agriculture, forestry and fishing numeric KS605
industry_mining Census 2011: Industry - Mining and quarrying numeric KS605
industry_manufacturing Census 2011: Industry - Manufacturing numeric KS605
industry_electricity_supply Census 2011: Industry - Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply numeric KS605
industry_water_supply Census 2011: Industry - Water supply numeric KS605
industry_construction Census 2011: Industry - Construction numeric KS605
industry_wholesale Census 2011: Industry - Wholesale and retail trade numeric KS605
industry_transport Census 2011: Industry - Transport and storage numeric KS605
industry_accommodation Census 2011: Industry - Accommodation and food service activities numeric KS605
industry_communication Census 2011: Industry - Information and Communication numeric KS605
industry_finance Census 2011: Industry - Financial and insurance activities numeric KS605
industry_real_estate Census 2011: Industry - Real estate activities numeric KS605
industry_professional Census 2011: Industry - Professional, scientific and technical activities numeric KS605
industry_administrative Census 2011: Industry - Administrative and support service activities numeric KS605
industry_public_administration Census 2011: Industry - Public administration and defence numeric KS605
industry_education Census 2011: Industry - Education numeric KS605
industry_social_work Census 2011: Industry - Human Health and Social Work Activities numeric KS605
industry_other Census 2011: Industry - Other numeric KS605
qual_none Census 2011: Highest qualification - None numeric KS501
qual_level_1 Census 2011: Highest qualification - Level 1 numeric KS501
qual_level_2 Census 2011: Highest qualification - Level 2 numeric KS501
qual_apprentice Census 2011: Highest qualification - Apprenticeship numeric KS501
qual_level_3 Census 2011: Highest qualification - Level 3 numeric KS501
qual_level_4 Census 2011: Highest qualification - Level 4 and above numeric KS501
qual_other Census 2011: Highest qualification - Other numeric KS501
degree Census 2011: University Degree numeric QS502
health_very_good Census 2011: Very good health numeric KS301
health_good Census 2011: Good health numeric KS301
health_fair Census 2011: Fair health numeric KS301
health_bad Census 2011: Bad health numeric KS301
health_very_bad Census 2011: Very bad health numeric KS301
no_adults_employed Census 2011: No adults in employment in household numeric KS106
no_adults_employed_children Census 2011: No adults in employment in household with dependent children numeric KS106
no_adults_employed_no_children Census 2011: No adults in employment in household without dependent children numeric KS106
deprived_none Census 2011: Household is not deprived on any dimension numeric QS119
deprived_1 Census 2011: Household deprived on one dimension numeric QS119
deprived_2 Census 2011: Household deprived on two dimensions numeric QS119
deprived_3 Census 2011: Household deprived on three dimensions numeric QS119
deprived_4 Census 2011: Household deprived on four dimensions numeric QS119