2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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Contents >> Glossary >> Variables


Census variables contain person, dwelling or family characteristics for which data can be produced. The data may be acquired directly from the questions on the Census form or derived or imputed from information acquired from a combination of these questions.

Each variable is represented by a mnemonic e.g. 'VEHD' for the variable 'Number of Motor Vehicles'. There is a Mnemonic Index and a Topic Index in Section 1 of this dictionary.

See also dwelling-related variables, family-related variables, Mnemonics, Person variables.

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