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2914.0.55.001 - 2006 Census Non-Response Rates Fact Sheets, 2006  
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Note: this page has been reissued to include second release variables non response rates.

Image: Non-Response Rates, QueenslandNON-RESPONSE RATES, QUEENSLAND
Place of enumeration count (a)



2006
2001
Variable
Persons for whom question was
relevant
Persons from
whom there

was no
response
Non-
response
rate
Persons for whom
question was
relevant
Persons from
whom there

was no
response
Non-
response
rate
no.
no.
%
no.
no.
%

PERSON VARIABLES
AGEP (Age) (b)
4 046 880
220 278
5.44
3 655 139
119 780
3.28
ANC1P (Ancestry1) (c)
3 973 960
334 259
8.41
3 585 639
246 895
6.89
ASSNP (Core Activity Need for Assistance) (d)
3 973 960
267 695
6.74
na
na
na
BPFP (Country of Birth of Mother) (e)
3 973 960
292 413
7.36
3 585 639
186 943
5.21
BPLP (Country of Birth of Person) (e)
3 973 960
280 129
7.05
3 585 639
183 112
5.11
BPMP (Country of Birth Father) (e)
3 973 960
290 749
7.32
3 585 639
149 181
4.16
CHCAREP (Unpaid Child Care) (d) (f)
3 163 394
301 029
9.52
na
na
na
CITP (Australian Citizenship)
3 973 960
282 156
7.10
3 585 639
159 840
4.46
DOMP (Unpaid Domestic Work) (d) (f)
3 163 394
328 456
10.38
na
na
na
EMPP (Number of Employees) (d) (f)
304 901
6 031
1.98
na
na
na
EMTP (Employment Type) (d) (f)
1 840 883
15 547
0.84
na
na
na
ENGP (Proficiency in Spoken English) (g)
307 312
6 507
2.12
252 691
5 545
2.19
GNGP (Government/Non-government Employer Indicator) (f) (h)
1 840 883
23 286
1.26
1 568 864
37 669
2.40
HRSP (Hours Worked) (f)
1 840 883
50 421
2.74
1 568 864
48 110
3.07
HSCP (Highest Year of School Completed) (f)
3 163 394
315 755
9.98
2 823 097
200 957
7.12
INCP (Individual Income) (f)
3 163 394
293 234
9.27
2 823 097
210 326
7.45
IND06P (Industry of Employment) (f) (i)
1 840 883
23 523
1.28
1 568 864
27 927
1.78
INGP (Indigenous Status)
3 973 960
234 165
5.89
3 585 639
134 196
3.74
LANP (Language Spoken at Home)
3 973 960
238 794
6.01
3 585 639
158 558
4.42
LFS06P (Labour Force Status) (f) (j)
3 163 394
219 025
6.92
na
na
na
MSTP (Registered Marital Status) (b) (f)
3 228 231
188 357
5.83
2 884 181
90 960
3.15
MTWP (Method of Travel to Work) (f)
1 840 883
31 153
1.69
1 568 864
27 084
1.73
OCC06P (Occupation) (f) (k)
1 840 883
14 527
0.79
1 568 864
19 211
1.22
PURP (Place of Usual Residence on Census Night) SLA level (l)
3 973 960
231 959
5.84
na
na
na
SLAUCP (SLA of Usual Residence on Census Night) (l)
na
na
na
3 522 044
10 585
0.30
PUR1P (Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago) (l) (m)
3 920 554
254 218
6.48
na
na
na
SLAU1P (SLA of Usual Residence One Year Ago) (l) (m)
na
na
na
3 539 388
138 216
3.91
PUR5P (Place of Usual Residence Five Years Ago) (l) (n)
3 714 788
300 421
8.09
na
na
na
SLAU5P (SLA of Usual Residence Five Years Ago) (l) (n)
na
na
na
3 343 088
166 388
4.98
QALFP (Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (f)
1 250 941
34 208
2.73
971 026
39 527
4.07
QALLP (Non-School Qualification: Level of Education) (f)
1 250 941
44 653
3.57
971 026
51 386
5.29
RELP (Religious Affiliation) (o)
3 973 960
471 062
11.85
3 585 639
359 564
10.03
RLNP (Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling) (p)
137 094
25 650
18.71
115 943
12 084
10.42
STUP (Full/Part-Time Student Status)
3 973 960
304 999
7.67
3 585 639
140 717
3.92
TISP (Number of Children Ever Born) (q)
1 610 699
13 597
7.05
na
na
na
TYPP (Type of Educational Institution Attending) (r)
904 120
38 814
4.29
877 410
25 691
2.93
UAI1P (Usual Address Indicator One Year Ago) (m)
3 920 554
245 713
6.27
3 539 388
129 693
3.66
UAI5P (Usual Address Indicator Five Years Ago) (n)
3 714 788
276 633
7.45
3 343 088
143 983
4.31
UNCAREP (Unpaid Assistance to a Person with a Disability) (d) (f)
3 163 394
325 551
10.29
na
na
na
VOLWP (Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group) (d) (f)
3 163 394
307 284
9.71
na
na
na
YARP (Year of Arrival in Australia)YARP (Year of Arrival in Australia)(s)
711 451
36 822
5.18
616 241
31 441
5.10

2006
2001
Variable
Dwellings
for which
question
was relevant
Dwellings
from which
there was
no response
Non-
response
rate
Dwellings
for which
question
was relevant
Dwellings
from which
there was
no response
Non-
response
rate
no.
no.
%
no.
no.
%

DWELLING VARIABLES
BEDD (Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling) (t)
1 508 522
100 069
6.63
1 355 613
52 708
3.89
HLRD (Housing Loan Repayments - monthly) (u)
473 249
38 492
8.13
349 333
20 997
6.01
LLDD (Landlord Type) (v)
452 597
14 284
3.16
428 280
10 033
2.34
NEDD (Type of Internet Connection) (d) (t)
1 508 522
114 893
7.62
na
na
na
RNTD (Rent - weekly) (v)
452 597
15 898
3.51
428 280
14 713
3.44
STRD (Dwelling Structure) (w)
1 660 748
1 389
0.08
1 482 912
14 417
0.97
TEND (Tenure Type) (t)
1 508 522
109 380
7.25
1 355 613
60 399
4.46
VEHD (Number of Motor vehicles) (t)
1 508 522
119 142
7.90
1 355 613
83 812
6.18


Footnotes:
(a) The Place of Enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state/territory they were located on Census Night. This count:
  • includes overseas visitors for Age (AGEP) and Registered Marital Status (MSTP)
  • excludes overseas visitors for all other person variables
  • excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas.
(b) Includes overseas visitors.
(c) For 2006, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. For 2001, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
(d) New variable for 2006.
(e) In 2006, this variable's name changed from Birthplace, to Country of Birth.
(f) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(g) Persons who speak a language other than English at home. Excludes non-respondents to the Language Spoken at Home (LANP) question.
(h) Replaces the Industry Sector (GNGP) variable. Differs from the 2001 category in that Community Development Employment Projects Participation (CDEP) has been deleted.
(i) Industry of Employment is coded to a revised classification (ANZSIC 2006) for the 2006 Census.
(j) The derivation of Labour Force Status has changed between 2001 and 2006, and is not comparable.
(k) Occupation is coded to a new classification (ANZSCO) for the 2006 Census.
(l) PURP, PUR1P and PUR5P are new hierarchical variables, combining the concepts of State of usual residence, SLA of usual residence, and CD of usual residence, which were output as separate fields in previous censuses. The non-response rate represents the number and percentage of people who gave no information, at any geographic level, regarding their usual residence at a specific point of time.
(m) Persons aged 1 year and over.
(n) Persons aged 5 years and over.
(o) Answering this census question is optional.
(p) Persons in a non-private dwelling.
(q) Females aged 15 years and over. New variable for 2006. It was last included in 1996.
(r) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
(s) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.
(t) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
(u) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a rent/buy scheme.
(v) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
(w) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. A Collector, not householder, provides the response.

na = not available


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