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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/07/1996   
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> SLA of Usual Residence Five Years Ago - SLAU5P

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This variable identifies the Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence five years ago. For details of these areas see the Statistical Geography Volume 1: Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) (1216.0). SLAs can be aggregated to form higher ASGC areas: Local Government Area (LGA), Statistical Subdivision (SSD), Statistical Division (SD), Statistical District (SDIST), Statistical Region (SR), Major Statistical Region (MSR) and State/Territory (STE).

Refer also to Usual Residence Indicator 1996, 1995 and 1991 (UAICP, UAI1P and UAI5P) for answers to the usual residence questions.

      Applicable to: Persons aged 5 years and over.
        0099 - Undefined Capital City
        9299 - Overseas
        9499 - No usual address
        9779 - Migratory and off-shore
        9899 - Undefined State
        &&&& - Not stated
        @@@@ - Not applicable
        VVVV - Overseas visitor
      Total number of categories: 1375

To uniquely define the above categories by State/Territories, users must combine SLAU5P with State of Usual Residence (STEU5P). When combined, the categories Undefined Sydney, Undefined Melbourne, ..., Undefined Canberra etc. are obtained.
      Not applicable (@@@@) category comprises:
      • Persons aged under 5 years

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