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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> Family Income Derivation Indicator - FIDF

2nd Release

This variable has been set up to allow Family Income (FINF) to be derived under different circumstances other than as described below. There are cases where Individual Income (INCP) is not stated, negative, or not available because a family member is temporarily absent. These different situations are indicated in FIDF to allow different derivations of family income as required.

      Applicable to: Families in family households.
        1 - No members aged 15+ temporarily absent and all incomes stated and no negative incomes stated
        2 - No members aged 15+ temporarily absent and all incomes stated and one or more negative incomes stated
        3 - No members aged 15+ temporarily absent and one or more incomes not stated and no negative incomes stated
        4 - No members aged 15+ temporarily absent and one or more incomes not stated and one or more negative incomes stated
        5 - One or more members aged 15+ temporarily absent but incomes stated for all members present and no negative incomes stated
        6 - One or more members aged 15+ temporarily absent but incomes stated for all members present and one or more negative incomes stated
        7 - One or more members aged 15+ temporarily absent and one or more incomes of members present not stated and no negative incomes stated
        8 - One or more members aged 15+ temporarily absent and one or more incomes of members present not stated and one or more negative incomes stated
        9 - Not applicable
      Total number of categories: 9
      Not applicable (9) category comprises:
      • Non-family/Non-classifiable households
      • Unoccupied private dwellings
      • Non-private dwellings
      • Migratory and off-shore CDs





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