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1350.0.55.001 - Australian Economic Indicators Glossary, 2006  
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HotelsSee licensed hotels and resorts with facilities.
Reference: Tourist Accommodation, Australia. cat. no. 8635.0.

Hours worked (Labour Force Survey and other household surveys)This variable records the number of hours worked in all jobs held during the reference week, by employed people aged 15 years and over. This excludes any time off but includes any overtime or extra time worked. Hours worked, when used in combination with Labour Force Status, provides information on full-time and part-time employment. Information on hours worked, classified by industry and occupation, allows changes in the labour force to be analysed.
Reference: Labour Force, Australia. cat. no. 6202.0.

Hours worked (National Accounts Basis)The hours worked by all labour engaged in the production of goods and services, including hours worked by civilian wage and salary earners, employers, self-employed persons, persons working one hour or more without pay in a family business or on a farm, and members of the Australian defence forces.
Reference: Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product. cat. no. 5206.0.

HouseA house is a detached building primarily used for long term residential purposed. It consists of one dwelling unit. For instance, detached 'granny flats' and detached dwelling units (e.g. caretaker's residences) associated with a non-residential building are defined as houses. Also includes 'cottage', 'bungalow' and rectories.
Reference: Building Approvals, Australia. cat. no. 8731.0.

Household (National Accounts Basis)A household is defined in SNA93 as ‘a small group of persons who share the same living accommodation, who pool some, or all, of their income and wealth and who consume certain types of goods and services collectively, mainly housing and food’. The Household sector includes all non-financial unincorporated enterprises that are owned and controlled by households and are not included in the private non-financial corporations sector. Most business partnerships and sole proprietorships are included because their owners combine their business and personal affairs and do not keep separate accounts for their business operations and therefore do not qualify as quasi-corporations. Although private non-market non-profit institution serving households, such as clubs and charities, are included in a separate sector in the Standard Economic Sector Classification of Australia (SESCA) (cat. no. 1218.0), in this publication such non-profit institutions are included with the households sector because separate information about their financial operations is not available. Households include group households of unrelated persons, same-sex couple households, single-parent households as well as one-person households. A household usually resides in a private dwelling (including caravans etc. in caravan parks). Persons usually resident in non-private dwellings, such as hotels, motels, boarding houses, jails and hospitals, are not included in household estimates. This definition of a household is consistent with the definition used in the Census. The number of households can be either based on count or estimated resident population.
Reference: Australian Demographic Statistics. cat. no. 3101.0.

Household (Labour Force Survey and other household surveys)A group of one or more persons in a private dwelling who consider themselves to be separate from other persons (if any) in the dwelling, and who make regular provision to take meals separately from other persons, i.e. at different times or in different rooms. Lodgers who receive accommodation but no meals are treated as separate households. Boarders who receive both accommodation and meals are not treated as separate households. A household may consist of any number of families and non-family members.
Reference: Australian Labour Market Statistics. cat. no. 6105.0.

Household countThe count of households is the number of households enumerated or counted in the Census. It is not adjusted for underenumeration, households of overseas visitors, households of Australian residents where all members were temporarily overseas at the time of the Census, households of Australian residents where all members were not home on census night and spent census night in a non-private dwelling in Australia, and households of Australian residents where some members were not at home on census night and were counted as a separate household elsewhere. Characteristics of households are available according to place of enumeration.
Reference: Household and Family Projections, Australia, 2001 to 2026. cat. no. 3236.0.

Household estimateHousehold estimate is a measure of the number of households of the usually resident population. It is based on the census count of households which is adjusted for missed households, households of overseas visitors, households of Australian residents where all members were temporarily overseas at the time of the Census and households of Australian residents where all members were not home on census night and spent census night in a non-private dwelling in Australia.
Reference: Australian Demographic Statistics. cat. no. 3101.0.

Household Expenditure Survey (HES)A sample survey conducted by the ABS to determine the expenditure patterns of private households. Data from the 1998-99 HES were the primary source of information for the expenditure weights for the 14th series CPI.
Reference: Australian Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods. cat. no. 6461.0.

Household populationThe household population is the estimated resident population (ERP) that usually lives in private dwellings. It is the ERP less the population that usually lives in non-private dwellings.
Reference: Australian Demographic Statistics. cat. no. 3101.0.

Household saving ratioThe ratio of household net saving to household net disposable income. Household net saving is calculated as household net disposable income less household final consumption expenditure. Household net disposable income is calculated as household gross disposable income less household consumption of fixed capital.
Reference: Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product. cat. no. 5206.0.

Household sizeHousehold size refers to the number of persons per household.
Reference: Australian Demographic Statistics. cat. no. 3101.0.

Household size propensityHousehold size propensity is the probability of a person residing in a household of a particular size.
Reference: Demographic Estimates and Projections: Concepts, Sources and Methods. cat. no. 3228.0.


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