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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/07/1996   
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> Count of Persons Temporarily Absent from Household - CPAD

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

      Applicable to: Family and group households.
        0 - No persons temporarily absent from household
        1 - One person temporarily absent from household
        2 - Two persons temporarily absent from household
        3 - Three persons temporarily absent from household
        @ - Not applicable
      Total number of categories: 5
      Not applicable (@) category comprises:
      • Lone person households
      • Households containing visitors only
      • Non classifiable households
      • Unoccupied private dwellings
      • Non-private dwellings
      • Migratory and off-shore CDs









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