2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2001  
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Contents >> Mnemonic Index >> FMTF - Family Type

FMTF Family Type - 1st Release

This variable classifies famil`ies into different types. When classifying families into different types, information about temporarily absent family members is used.

Applicable to: Families in family households

1    Couple family with children

11    children under 15

111    and non-dependent children
    1111    and relatives
    1112    without relatives

112    without non-dependents
    1121    and relatives
    1122    without relatives

12    dependent students (15–24)

121    and non-dependent children
    1211    and relatives
    1212    without relatives

122    without non-dependents
    1221    and relatives
    1222    without relatives

13    children under 15 and dependent students (15–24)

131    and non-dependent children
    1311    and relatives
    1312    without relatives

132    without non-dependent children
    1321    and relatives
    1322    without relatives

14    non-dependent children

141    with non-dependent children
    1411    and relatives
    1412    without relatives

2    Couple family without children

24    Couple family without children

242    Couple family without children
    2421    and relatives
    2422    without relatives

3    One parent family

31    with children under 15

311    and non-dependent children
    3111    and relatives
    3112    without relatives

312    without non-dependent children
    3121    and relatives
    3122    without relatives

32    with dependent students (15–24)

321    and non-dependent children
    3211    and relatives
    3212    without relatives

322    without non-dependent children
    3221    and relatives
    3222    without relatives

33    with children under 15 and dependent students (15–24)

331    and non-dependent children
    3311    and relatives
    3312    without relatives

332    without non-dependent children
    3321    and relatives
    3322    without relatives

34    with non-dependent children

341    and non-dependent children
    3411    and relatives
    3412    without relatives

9    Other family

94    Other family

942    Other family
    9429    Other family

@@@@    Not applicable

Total number of categories:
one digit level     4
two digit level     10
three digit level   16
four digit level     32

Not applicable (@@@@) category comprises:

Non-Family/Non-Classifiable households
Unoccupied private dwellings
Non-Private dwellings
Migratory and off-shore CDs


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