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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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This variable identifies the different parent-child relationships within families.

      Applicable to: All children.
        1 - Natural, or adopted child of both parents or lone parent
        2 - Step-child of male parent
        3 - Step-child of female parent
        4 - Foster child, so stated
        5 - Otherwise related child (under 15
        6 - Unrelated child (under 15)
        @ - Not applicable
        V - Overseas visitor
      Total number of categories: 8
      Not applicable (@) category comprises:
      • Husband, wife, partners, lone parents, other related individuals, non-family members, or visitors (from within Australia) in family households
      • Persons in non-family/non-classifiable households
      • Persons in non-private dwellings
      • Persons in migratory and off-shore CDs

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