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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2001  
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Contents >> Mnemonic Index >> CPAF - Count of Persons Temporarily Absent from Family

CPAF Count of Persons Temporarily Absent from Family - 1st Release

This variable counts the total number of people who were temporarily absent from the family. Due to form limitations a maximum of three people can be coded as temporarily absent. This count includes husbands/wives, de facto partners, and children (i.e. dependent children under 15, dependent students (15–24) and non-dependent children).

Applicable to:    Families in family households

0     No persons temporarily absent from family
1     One person temporarily absent from family
2     Two persons temporarily absent from family
3     Three persons temporarily absent from family
@    Not applicable

Total number of categories:    5

Not applicable (@) category comprises:

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


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