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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2001  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/04/2001   
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Contents >> Mnemonic Index >> CDCAF - Count of Dependent Children Under 15 Temporarily Absent

CDCAF Count of Dependent Children Under 15 Temporarily Absent - 1st Release

This variable counts the number of dependent children aged under 15 years that were temporarily absent from the family. Due to form limitations a maximum of three people can be coded as temporarily absent.

See also Relationship in Household (RLHP).

Applicable to:    Families which include children aged under 15 years

0    No dependent children under 15 temporarily absent
1    One dependent child under 15 temporarily absent
2    Two dependent children under 15 temporarily absent
3    Three dependent children under 15 temporarily absent
@    Not applicable

Total number of categories:    5

Not applicable (@) category comprises:

One parent or couple families with dependent students (15–24), non-dependent children and relatives (i.e. excludes children under 15)
One parent or couple families with dependent students (15–24) and non-dependent children only (i.e. excludes children under 15)
One parent or couple families with dependent students (15–24) and relatives (i.e. excludes children under 15)
One parent or couple families with dependent students (15–24) only (i.e. excludes children under 15)
One parent or couple families with non-dependent children and relatives (i.e. excludes children under 15)
One parent or couple families with non-dependent children only
Couple families without children, and with relatives
Couple only families
Other families
Non-family/Non-Classifiable households
Unoccupied private dwellings
Non-Private dwellings
Migratory and off-shore CDs


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