LS variable metadata
Variable: PCD5KM9
Table: PW91x
Short description: 1991 Census ward level postcode density, 5km smoothed.
Full description: The number of postcodes per square km, smoothed for a 5km radius.
Coding notes: 0 - 405
Units of measurement:  
Source: Calculated by finding all population weighted census ward centroids within 5km of the target ward, giving a total number postcodes and a total area. Data supplied in 1996 by Paul Wilkinson, Environmental Epidemiology Unit (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
Former name of variable:  
Derived: Y
Derivation: Not available
Date range:  
Keyword: Small-area
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: Y
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 3