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2037.0.30.001 - Census of Population and Housing: Household Sample File, 1981, Basic, 1981  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/10/2006   
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A file of unidentified individual statistical records containing data on 51,637 Dwellings (46,688 Private and 4,949 Non Private Dwellings) and 146,088 persons in Private and Non Private Dwellings. The records on this file represent a 1% sample of the 1981 Census full unit record database with the level of detail collapsed for some variables to ensure the confidentiality of the data.

The following data are included on the file:

DTP Dwelling type, FST First person indicator, AGE Age, ALS Age left school, BPF Birthplace of father, BPL Birthplace of individual, BPM Birthplace of mother, CIT Country of citizenship, DUR Duration of marriage, EDI Attending educational institution, ENG Use of English language, FIN Family income, FMC Family classification, FNO Family number, GNG Government/ non-government employment, HRS Hours worked, INC Individual income, IND Industry, IUT Income unit type, MMO Number of marriages, MST Marital status, OCC Occupation, PER Period of residence in Australia, QAL Qualifications, RAC Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander, REL Religion, REV Resident/ visitor status, RLF Relationship to family head, RMC Usual residence 1981, RMO Usual residence 1980, RMV Usual residence 1976, SEX Sex, STC Occupational status, TIS Total issue, TPT Method of travel to work, YOQ year qualification obtained, ABD Aboriginal dwelling, ALM Total mortgage payments, BED Number of bedrooms, FPD Females in private dwellings, HIN Household income, IMD Inmates in dwelling, MAT Material of outer walls, MPD Males in private dwelling, MUA Type of area, NFA Number of persons in first secondary family, NFB Number of persons in second secondary family, NFC Number of persons in third secondary family, NFP Number of persons in primary family, NOC Nature of occupancy, NOF Number of families in household, RNT Amount of rent paid, STR Dwelling structure, VEH Number of motor vehicles.

More information about the CURF is provided in the Technical Paper available below. Information in the Technical Paper was correct at time of publication.

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