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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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History of Changes

8 October 2009

A minor change has been made to the "Not applicable (@@@) category" under the entry for Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) entry in the Characteristics Documents 2006 of the Census Dictionary.

31 July 2009

The following two characteristics documents have been added to the "Short Definitions and Classifications - 2006" section of the 2006 Census Dictionary:-

Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D)

Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D)

22 June 2009


The following five new Characteristic Documents have been added to the "Short Definitions and Classifications" section of the 2006 Census Dictionary:-

Count of Dependent Children in Family (CDCF)

Count of Persons in Family (CPRF)

Indigenous Household Indicator (INDGWTD)

Number of Persons Usually Resident (NPRD)

Same Sex Couple Indicator (SSCF)

21 January 2009

Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat.no. 2901.0) has been amended to update the Quality Statements for the following Classification entries:-

Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP)

Level of Highest Educational Attainment (HEAP)

Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)

Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP)

Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP)

Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP)

Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP)


29 August 2008


Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat.no. 2901.0) has been amended to update the Quality Statements for the following Classification entries:-

Place of Work (POWP)

Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)

Country of Birth of Father (BPMP)

Country of Birth of Mother (BPFP)

Occupation (OCC06P)

Unpaid Childcare (CHCAREP)

Unpaid Domestic Work : Number of Hours (DOMP)

8 August 2008

Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat. no. 2901.0) has been amended to update the Quality Statement for Unpaid Assistance to a Person with a Disability (UNCAREP).

6 June 2008

Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat. no. 2901.0) is being re-issued to include updates to the Quality Statements contained in some of the Characteristic documents.

13 November 2007

The following 5 Characteristic Documents, containing Data Quality statements, have been added to the "Short Definitions and Classifications - 2006" section of the 2006 Census Dictionary:

Community Development Employment Projects Participation (CDEP) - Characteristics 2006

Level of Highest Educational Attainment (HEAP) - Characteristics 2006

Place of Work (POWP) - Characteristics 2006

Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) - Characteristics 2006

Usual Address Once Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) - Characteristics 2006


29 October 2007


Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat.no 2901.0) was reissued to include updates to the Quality Statements contained in some of the Characteristics documents.


23 August 2007


The following 18 Characteristic Documents, containing Data Quality statements, have been added to the "Short Definitions and Classifications" section of the 2006 Census Dictionary on 23 August 2007:

Count of Dependent Children under 15 Temporarily Absent (CDCAF) - Characteristics 2006

Count of Dependent students (15-24) temporarily absent (CDSAF) - Characteristics 2006

Count of Non-Dependent Children Temporarily absent (CNDAF) - Characteristics 2006

Count of Persons Temporarily Absent from household (CPAD) - Characteristics 2006

Count of Persons Temporarily Absent from Family (CPAF) - Characteristics 2006

Proficiency in Spoken English/Language (ENGP01) - Characteristics 2006

Family Number (FNOF) - Characteristics 2006

Relationship Between Families (FRLF) - Characteristics 2006

Housing Loan Repayments (monthly) ranges (HLRD01) - Characteristics 2006

Imputation Flag for Age (IFAGEP) - Characteristics 2006

Imputation Flag for Registered Marital Status (IFMSTP) - Characteristics 2006

Imputation Flag for Number of Males and Females in Dwelling (IFNMFD) - Characteristics 2006

Imputation Flag for Place of usual Residence (IFPURP) - Characteristics 2006

Rent (weekly) ranges (RNTD01) - Characteristics 2006

Family/Household Reference Person Indicator (RPIP) - Characteristics 2006

Location of Spouse (SPLF) - Characteristics 2006

Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) - Characteristics 2006

Usual Address Indicator Census Night (UAICP) - Characteristics 2006

09 August 2007

Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat. no. 2901.0) was re-issued to include updates to Quality Statement - Relationship in Household (RLHP)

06 August 2007

Census Dictionary, 2006 (cat. no. 2901.0) is being re-issued to include updates to the Quality Statements contained in some of the Characteristic documents

20 July 2007

Census Dictionary,2006 has been reissued to include updates to the Quality Statements contained the: Family Blending, Family Composition, Individual Income and Landlord Type Characteristics only

17 July 2007

Census Dictionary, 2006 has been reissued to include updates to the Quality Statements contained the Indigenous Status Characteristic only.

13 July 2007

Census Dictionary, 2006 has been reissued to include updates to the Quality Statements contained in some of the Characteristic documents.

25 May 2007

Census Dictionary, 2006 has been reissued to include updates to the Glossary and Quality Statements contained in some of the characteristic documents.


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