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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 >> Changes to classification mnemonics

For some classifications which were also used in the 1991 Census, the mnemonics have changed to make them clearer and to bring them into line with ABS standard naming conventions.

List of changes to mnemonics since the 1991 Census


    1991 Mnemonic
    1996 Mnemonic

    CDAF
    Number of dependent offspring temporarily absent
    Similar to CDCAF and CDSAF
    Count of dependent children under 15 temporarily absent and Count of dependent students (15-24) temporarily absent
    COAF
    Number of other offspring temporarily absent
    Similar to CNDAF
    Count of non-dependent children temporarily absent
    HRPP
    Household reference person indicator
    Similar to RPIP
    Family/household reference person indicator
    NOCD
    Nature of occupancy
    TEND
    Tenure type
    OTPP
    Offspring type
    Similar to CTPP
    Child type
    PCDP
    Postcode of usual residence
    POCUCP
    Postal area of usual address census night
    QALP
    Qualification (highest) field
    QALFP
    Post-school educational qualification: field of study
    QLLP
    Qualification (highest) level
    QALLP
    Post-school educational qualification: level of attainment
    QLYP
    Qualification, year obtained
    QALYP
    Post-school educational qualification: year completed
    RLCP
    SLA of usual residence
    SLAUCP
    SLA of usual residence census night
    RLVP
    SLA of usual residence five years ago
    SLAU5P
    SLA of usual residence five years ago
    RSCP
    State of usual residence on census night
    STEUCP
    State of usual residence census night
    RSOP
    State of usual residence one year ago
    STEU1P
    State of usual residence one year ago
    RSVP
    State of usual residence five years ago
    STEU5P
    State of usual residence five years ago





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