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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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NOTE:

Since the release of the Census Dictionary, 2006,a number of errors have been detected. In addition, some changes have occurred to standard classifications. These amendments are documented and have been released in a Corrigendum on 17 November 2006. A re-issue of the Census Dictionary PDF will occur on 22 November 2006.

Any final amendments to the Census Dictionary will be released to coincide with the first release of 2006 Census data in mid-2007.


CONTENTS

    Introduction to the 2006 Census Dictionary
    About Census Classifications
      What is a classification?
      Specifying recodes and defined fields
    Indexes
      Topic index
      Mnemonic index
      Two phase release index
    Managing Census Quality
      Introduction
      Respondent error
      Processing error
      Partial response
      Undercount
      Quality assurance of Census products
      Where to find data quality information
    What's New for 2006
      Overview
      New topics
      New and revised classifications
      Summary of changes to variables - 2001 to 2006
    2006 Census Classifications
      Introduction
      AGEP
      ANC1P/ANC2P
      ASSNP
      BEDD
      BPFP
      BPLP
      BPMP
      CDCAF
      CDEP
      CDSAF
      CHCAREP
      CITP
      CNDAF
      CPAD
      CPAF
      CTPP
      DLOD
      DOMP
      DWTD
      EMPP
      EMTP
      ENGP
      ENGP01
      FBLF
      FIDF
      FINASF
      FINF
      FMCF
      FMTF
      FNOF
      FRLF
      GNGP
      HEAP
      HHCD
      HHTD
      HIDD
      HIED
      HINASD
      HIND
      HLRD
      HLRD01
      HRSP
      HSCP
      IFAGEP
      IFMSTP
      IFNMFD
      IFPURP
      INCP
      IND06P
      INGP
      LANP
      LFS06P
      LLDD
      MDCP
      MSTP
      MTWP
      MV1D
      MV5D
      NEDD
      NPDD
      OCC06P
      POWP
      PURP
      PUR1P
      PUR5P
      QALFP
      QALLP
      RELP
      RLHP
      RLNP
      RNTD
      RNTD01
      RPIP
      SEXP
      SPLF
      STRD
      STUP
      TEND
      TISP
      TYPP
      UAICP
      UAI1P
      UAI5P
      UNCAREP
      VEHD
      VOLWP
      YARP
    Glossary
      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) regions
      Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin
      Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander
      Absentees
      ACAP
      Accommodation for the retired or aged (not self-contained)
      Accommodation for the retired or aged, self-care
      Address
      Adopted child
      Age (AGEP)
      Ancestry (ANC1P/ANC2P)
      Antarctica
      ANZSCO
      ANZSIC
      Apartment
      Area (measurement)
      Arrival in Australia, year of
      ASCCEG
      ASCED
      ASCO
      ASCRG
      ASGC
      ASIC
      Attribution (component of digital geographic information)
      Australia
      Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO)
      Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
      Australian born
      Australian Census Analytic Program (ACAP)
      Australian Citizenship (CITP)
      Australian residents temporarily overseas
      Australian Standard Classification of Cultural and Ethnic Groups (ASCCEG)
      Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED)
      Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO)
      Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups (ASCRG)
      Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC)
      Australian Standard Industrial Classification (ASIC)
      Australian Statistics Advisory Council (ASAC)
      Average
      Babies
      Base map
      Bedsitter/flat
      Birthplace
      Blended family
      Boarding school student
      Boundaries
      Bounded locality
      Buying/owning a dwelling
      Cabins
      Capital City Statistical Division (Capital City SD)
      Caravans, houseboats, etc.
      CD
      CD-Derived Postal Areas (POA)
      CD of Usual Residence Census Night (CDUCP)
      CDEP
      CDRD
      CED
      Census
      Census and Statistics Act
      Census collection district
      Census Consultancy Service
      Census counts
      Census date
      Census form
      Census Geographic Areas
      Census Map Production System (CMPS)
      Census products
      Census regulations
      Centroid
      Child
      Child Type (CTPP)
      Child under 15
      Christmas Island
      Citizenship
      Classifications
      Classifications and recodes
      Cocos (Keeling) Islands
      Collection District maps
      Collection District Record Database (CDRD) 2006
      Collection District (CD)
      Commonwealth Electoral Division (CED)
      Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP)
      Community Government Council
      Comparability (geographic, over time)
      Confidentiality
      Consultancy services
      Contributing family worker
      Copyright
      Core Activity Need for Assistance (ASSNP)
      Count of ...
      Country of birth
      Couple family
      Craft in marinas
      Customised geographic reports
      Customised mapping service
      Data processing
      Data Processing Centre
      Data Quality
      Data release
      Date of the Census
      De facto
      De facto population counts
      De jure population counts
      Dependent child
      Dependent child type
      Dependent Children, Count of (CDCAF)
      Dependent foster child
      Dependent offspring
      Dependent student
      Derivations and imputations
      Desktop mapping packages
      Destination Zone
      Digital base map data
      Digital boundaries
      Digital spatial data
      Digital topography
      Diplomatic representatives and dwellings
      Directory of Census Statistics
      Disability
      Division
      Divorced
      Dwelling
      Dwelling Location (DLOD)
      Dwelling Structure (STRD)
      Dwelling Type (DWTD)
      eCensus
      Education - General Information
      Educational qualification
      Elderly people
      Electoral District
      Electoral division
      Employed
      Employee
      Employer
      Employment
      Employment sector
      Employment status
      Employment Type (EMTP)
      English, proficiency in
      Enumeration
      Enumeration district
      Error
      Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
      Ethnic enumeration
      Ethnicity
      External territories
      Family - General Information
      Family Blending (FBLF)
      Family Composition (FMCF)
      Family/Household Reference Person Indicator (RPIP)
      Family Income as Stated (FINASF)
      Family Income Derivation Indicator (FIDF)
      Family Income (FINF)
      Family members temporarily absent
      Family Number (FNOF)
      Family reference person
      Family Type (FMTF)
      Features (components of digital base map data)
      Field of Study
      First release data
      Flats
      Foster child
      Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
      Gender
      Geographic areas
      Geographic data
      Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
      Geographical Australia
      GIS
      Government
      Government/Non-government Employer Indicator (GNGP)
      Group household
      Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP)
      Home owner/purchaser
      Homeless people
      Hours Worked (HRSP)
      Houseboat
      Household
      Household Composition (HHCD)
      Household form
      Household Income - Equivalised (HIED)
      Household Income as Stated (HINASD)
      Household Income Derivation Indicator (HIDD)
      Household Income (HIND)
      Household members temporarily absent
      Household mobility
      Household reference person
      Household Type (HHTD)
      Households with Indigenous person(s)
      House/flat attached to a shop, office
      Housing
      Housing Loan Repayments (monthly) (HLRD)
      Husband
      ICT
      Immigration
      Improvised home
      Imputation variables
      Inadequately described
      Income
      Indigenous Area (IARE)
      Indigenous family
      Indigenous household
      Indigenous languages
      Indigenous Location (ILOC)
      Indigenous personal form
      Indigenous Region (IREG)
      Indigenous special enumeration strategy
      Indigenous Status (INGP)
      Individual Income (weekly) (INCP)
      Industry of Employment (IND06P)
      Industry sector
      Information Consultancy
      Institution
      Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR)
      Internal migration
      Internet
      Interstate migration
      Interviewer household form
      Introduced random error
      Jervis Bay Territory
      Job
      Journey to Work (JTW)
      Journey to Work: Destination Zone (JTWDZNP)
      Journey to Work: Study Area (JTWSAP)
      Labour Force
      Labour Force Status (LFS06P)
      Landlord Type (LLDD)
      Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
      Legal marital status
      Level of Highest Educational Attainment (HEAP)
      LGA
      Local Government Area (LGA)
      Locality
      Location of dwelling
      Location of Spouse (SPLF)
      Lone parent
      Lone person household
      Lord Howe Island
      Main language other than English spoken at home
      Major Statistical Region (MSR)
      Major urban
      Manufactured home estates
      Maps
      Marina
      Marital status
      Married de facto
      Married registered
      Mean
      Median
      Median income
      Mesh Block
      Method of Travel to Work (MTWP)
      Migrant
      Migration
      Migratory Collection District
      Mnemonics
      Mobility
      Mode
      Mortgage
      Motorbikes
      Multiple family households
      Municipality
      Name
      Name attribution (component of digital geographic information)
      Name of employer
      Nationality
      NEC (not elsewhere classified)
      Need for assistance
      Negative income
      NEI (not elsewhere included)
      Never married
      NFD (not further defined)
      Nominal child
      Non-ASGC areas
      Non-dependent child
      Non-family member
      Non-government
      Non-labour force occupations
      Non-private dwelling
      Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP)
      Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP)
      Norfolk Island
      Not applicable
      Not in the labour force
      Not stated
      Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD)
      Number of Children Ever Born (TISP)
      Number of Employees (EMPP)
      Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD)
      Occupation
      Occupied private dwelling
      Off-shore Collection District
      Offspring
      One-parent family
      Optional questions
      Origin
      Other
      Other family
      Other related individual
      Other territories
      Other urban
      Overseas-born
      Overseas visitor
      Owner managers
      Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
      Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises
      Parent
      Parent-child relationship
      Partner
      Pensions/benefits
      Period of residence
      Person variables
      Personal form
      Place of birth
      Place of enumeration
      Place of Usual Residence Five Years Ago (PUR5P)
      Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago (PUR1P)
      Place of Usual Residence (PURP)
      Place of Work (POWP)
      POA
      Post Enumeration Survey (PES)
      Postal Area (POA)
      Postcode
      Preliminary Data
      Primary family
      Private dwelling
      Product directory
      Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
      PSMA Australia Ltd. (PSMA)
      Qualifications
      Quality Alignment and Design System (QuADS)
      Random perturbation of table cells
      Recode
      Reference maps
      Reference person
      Region
      Registered Marital Status (MSTP)
      Related individuals
      Relations
      Relationship
      Relationship Between Families (FRLF)
      Relationship in Household (RLHP)
      Relatives
      Religious Affiliation (RELP)
      Remoteness Area (RA)
      Rent (weekly) (RNTD)
      Rented
      Residence
      Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP)
      Residual categories and supplementary codes
      Retention of name-identified information
      Retirement village (self-contained)
      Rooms in occupied private dwelling
      Row house
      Rural Balance
      S Dist
      SACC
      Same-sex couple
      School
      School leavers
      Scope and coverage
      SD
      Second family
      Second release data
      Section of State (SOS)
      Self-employed person
      Self-enumeration
      Semi-detached house
      Separate house
      Sex (SEXP)
      Shift workers
      Shipping Collection District
      Ships in or between Australian ports
      Single parent
      SLA
      SLA of Usual Residence Census Night (SLAUCP)
      SLA of Usual Residence Five Years Ago (SLAU5P)
      SLA of Usual Residence One Year Ago (SLAU1P)
      Sleepers-out
      Small area data
      Social Marital Status (MDCP)
      Social security benefits
      Sole parent
      SOS
      South Sea Islander
      Spatial data
      Special Data Services
      Special Indigenous personal form
      Spouse
      SR
      SSC
      SSD
      Standard Australian Classification of Countries (SACC)
      State and territory
      State Electoral Division (SED)
      State of Usual Residence Census Night (STEUCP)
      State of Usual Residence Five Years Ago (STEU5P)
      State of Usual Residence One Year Ago (STEU1P)
      State Suburb (SSC)
      Statistical District (S Dist)
      Statistical Division (SD)
      Statistical geography
      Statistical Local Area (SLA)
      Statistical Longitudinal Census Dataset
      Statistical Region (SR)
      Statistical Subdivision (SSD)
      Status in employment
      Step child
      Student
      Subdivision
      Suburb
      Temporarily absent
      Tent
      Tenure Type (TEND)
      Terrace house
      Territory
      Thematic maps
      Topographic features
      Torres Strait Islander
      Tourists
      Townhouse
      Transport
      Travel to work
      Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP)
      Type of Internet Connection (NEDD)
      Type of Non-Private Dwelling (NPDD)
      Undercounting and/or underenumeration
      Unemployed
      Unit Record File
      Unoccupied private dwelling
      Unpaid Assistance to a Person with a Disability (UNCAREP)
      Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP)
      Unpaid Domestic Work: Number of Hours (DOMP)
      Unpaid helpers
      Unpaid work
      Unrelated child (under 15)
      Unrelated individual living in a family household
      Urban Centre/Locality
      Usual Address
      Usual residence
      Variables
      Vector-based digital geography
      Vehicles
      Visitors to a household
      Visitors to Australia
      Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP)
      Wage or salary earner
      Water Collection Districts
      Weekly rent
      Wife
      Work Destination Zone
      Working population
      Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP)
      Year of birth
      Year of qualification
      Zone
    Appendix
    Short Definitions and Classifications - 2006
      2006 Census Geographies
      Age (AGEP) - Characteristics 2006
      Ancestry (ANC1P/ANC2P) - Characteristics 2006
      Community Development Employment Projects Participation (CDEP) - Characteristics 2006
      Australian Citizenship (CITP) - Characteristics 2006
      Level of Highest Educational Attainment (HEAP) - Characteristics 2006
      Place of Work (POWP) - Characteristics 2006
      Child Type (CTPP) - Characteristics 2006
      Core Activity Need for Assistance (ASSNP) - Characteristics 2006
      Count of Dependent Children in Family (CDCF) - Characteristics 2006
      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 in Family (CPRF) - 2006 Characteristics
      Count of Persons Temporarily Absent from Family (CPAF) - Characteristics 2006
      Count of Persons Temporarily Absent from Household (CPAD) - Characteristics
      Country of Birth of Person - Characteristics 2006
      Country of Birth of Mother - Characteristics 2006
      Country of Birth of Father - Characteristics 2006
      Dwelling Location (DLOD) - Characteristics 2006
      Dwelling Structure (STRD) - Characteristics 2006
      Dwelling Type (DWTD) - Characteristics 2006
      Employment Type (EMTP) - Characteristics 2006
      Family Blending (FBLF) - Characteristics 2006
      Family Composition (FMCF) - Characteristics 2006
      Family/Household Reference Person Indicator (RPIP) - Characteristic 2006
      Family Income (FINF) - Characteristics 2006
      Family Number (FNOF) - Characteristics 2006
      Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) - Characteristics 2006
      Government/Non-government Employer Indicator (GNGP) - Characteristics 2006
      Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) - Characteristics 2006
      Hours Worked (HRSP) - Characteristics 2006
      Household Composition (HHCD) - Characteristics 2006
      Household Income (HIND) - Characteristics 2006
      Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) - Characteristics 2006
      Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) - Characteristics 2006
      Housing Loan Repayments (monthly) Ranges (HLRD01) - Characteristics 2006
      Housing Loan Repayments (monthly) (HLRD) - Characteristics 2006
      Imputation Flag for Age (IFAGEP) - 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
      Imputation Flag for Registered Marital Status (IFMSTP) - Characteristics 2006
      Indigenous Household Indicator (INDGWTD) - Characteristics 2006
      Indigenous Status (INGP) - Characteristics 2006
      Individual Income (weekly) (INCP) - Characteristics 2006
      Industry of Employment (IND06P) - Characteristics 2006
      Labour Force Status (LFS06P) - Characteristics 2006
      Landlord Type (LLDD) - Characteristics 2006
      Language Spoken at Home (LANP) - Characteristics 2006
      Location of Spouse (SPLF) - Characteristic 2006
      Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) - Characteristics 2006
      Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) - Characteristics 2006
      Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) - Characteristics 2006
      Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) - Characteristics 2006
      Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) - Characteristics 2006
      Number of Employees (EMPP) - Characteristics 2006
      Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) - Characteristics 2006
      Number of Persons Usually Resident (NPRD) - Characteristics 2006
      Occupation - Characteristics 2006
      Place of Usual Residence Five Years Ago (PUR5P) - Characteristics 2006
      Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago (PUR1P) - Characteristics 2006
      Place of Usual Residence (PURP) - Characteristics 2006
      Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP) - Characteristics 2006
      Proficiency in Spoken English/Language (ENGP01) - Characteristics 2006
      Registered Marital Status (MSTP) - Characteristics 2006
      Relationship Between Families (FRLF) - Characteristics 2006
      Relationship in Household (RLHP) - Characteristics 2006
      Religious Affiliation (RELP) - Characteristics 2006
      Rent (weekly) (RNTD) - Characteristics 2006
      Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) - Characteristics 2006
      Same Sex Couple Indicator (SSCF) - Characteristics 2006
      Sex (SEXP) - Characteristics 2006
      Social Marital Status (MDCP) - Characteristics 2006
      Tenure Type (TEND) - Characteristics 2006
      Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) - Characteristics 2006
      Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) - Characteristics 2006
      Type of Non-Private Dwelling (NPDD) - Characteristics 2006
      Unpaid Assistance to a Person with a Disability (UNCAREP) - Characteristics 2006
      Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) - Characteristics 2006
      Unpaid Domestic Work: Number of Hours (DOMP) - Characteristics 2006
      Usual Address Indicator Census Night (UAICP) - Characteristics 2006
      Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) - Characteristics 2006
      Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) - Characteristics 2006
      Usual residence - Characteristics 2006
      Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) - Characteristics 2006
      Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) - Characteristics 2006


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