Variable : Obtaining basic qualifications

Variables serve as the dimensions of nCubes, and are generally based on the questions on forms such as the census schedule. However, in the aggregate data held in the Vision of Britain system we do not store the individual responses but counts of the number of each kind of response, so variables are made up of categories, such as age groups.

Obtaining basic qualifications
Variable (V)
Whether or not the person completed basic schooling and/or obtained basic educational qualifications. In 1951, whether they stayed at school to age 15. education' data. In 2001, whether or not they left school with qualifications.

Variable " Obtaining basic qualifications " is contained within:

Themes, which organise the database into broad topics:

Entity ID Entity Name
T_LEARN Learning & Language

Datasets or nCubes, containing the actual data:

Entity ID Entity Name
N_EDUC_LEVEL_UNQU_GEN Educational Level: Unqualified

Variable " Obtaining basic qualifications " contains:

Variables, defining what data was gathered for :

Entity ID Entity Name
V_EDUC_LEVEL_1951 Terminal Education Age
V_EDUC_LEVEL_1961 Terminal Education Age

Categories, defining the values available for each variable :

Entity ID Entity Name
C_EDUC_LEVEL_UNQU_1 Unqualified