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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/11/2006  Reissue
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Age This variable contains a person's age at last birthday. These data are collected for each person. Age is calculated from date of birth, however if this is not provided, stated age will be used. If neither is provided age is imputed.
For the 2001 Census age was available for 0 to 99 years singly and then 100 years and over. For 2006 age is available for 0 to 115 years singly.
See also Imputation Flag for Age (IFAGEP).
Applicable to: All persons
000-115 0 to 115 years of age singly
Or data may be output by age group
For example by 5 year age groups:
0-4 years
5-9 years
10-14 years
15-19 years
20-24 years
25-29 years
30-34 years
35-39 years
40-44 years
45-49 years
50-54 years
55-59 years
60-64 years
65-69 years
70-74 years
75-79 years
80-84 years
85 years and over
Total number of categories:
by single year 116
by 5 year age group 18

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