Australian Bureau of Statistics
2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2001
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/04/2001
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RLHP Relationship in Household - 1st Release
This variable describes the relationship of each person residing within the same household.
All persons aged under 15 years are classified as a child under 15 and considered dependent.
To be classified as a Dependent Student (15–24) or a Non-Dependent Child the person must be a biological, step, adopted or foster child of a couple or lone parent usually resident in the household; AND have no partner or child of his/her own usually resident in the household. Furthermore, if such a person is aged 15–24 years and studying full time they are classified as a Dependent Student, otherwise they are classified as a Non-Dependent Child.
See also Family Type (FMTF).
Applicable to: Persons present in the household on Census Night
Husband, Wife or Partner
11 Husband, wife in a registered marriage
21 Lone parent
Child under 15
31 Natural, or adopted child under 15
Dependent student (15–24)
41 Natural, or adopted dependent student
51 Natural, or adopted non-dependent child
Other related individual
71 Unrelated individual living in family household
Visitor (from within Australia)
99 Visitor (from within Australia)
@@ Not applicable
Total number of categories: 30
Not applicable (@@) category comprises:
Persons in other not classifiable households
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