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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 topic index is provided as a ready reference to identify the classifications available for a particular topic. For each topic listed the names and mnemonics for all relevant classifications are shown. Once the name of a particular classification has been identified full details of all categories, and the population for which the variable is applicable can be found in the alphabetic listing of classfications in the main part of the directory.

TOPIC CLASSIFICATION INDEX
TopicMnemonicClassification title

Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander
ABLP
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin
Age
AGEP
Age
ALSP
Age left schoo
AncestrySee Ethnicity
Bedrooms
BEDD
Number of bedrooms in private dwelling
Birthplace
BPFP
Birthplace of mother (female parent)
BPLP
Birthplace of individual
BPMP
Birthplace of father (male parent)
Caravans
DLOD
Dwelling location
DWTD
Dwelling type
STRD
Dwelling structure
Children
CDCAF
Count of dependent children under 15 temporarily absent
CDSAF
Count of dependent students (15-24) temporarily absent
CNDAF
Count of non-dependent children temporarily absent
CTPP
Child type
RLHP
Relationship in household
STUP
Full/part-time student
TISP
Number of children ever born
Citizenship
NATP
Australian citizenship
YARP
Year of arrival in Australia
Dwelling
BEDD
Number of bedrooms in private dwelling
DLOD
Dwelling location
DWTD
Dwelling type
FUFD
Furnished/unfurnished
HLRD
Housing loan repayment (monthly) dollar values
HLRD01
Housing loan repayment (monthly) ranges
LLDD
Landlord type
NPDD
Type of non-private dwelling
RNTD
Rent (weekly)
RNTD01
Rent (weekly) ranges
STRD
Dwelling structure
TEND
Tenure type
Employment See Labour Force
Education
ALSP
Age left school
QALFP
Post-school educational qualification: field of study
QALLP
Post-school educational qualification: highest level
QALYP
Post-school educational qualification: year completed
STUP
Full/part-time student
TYPP
Type of educational institution attending
Ethnicity
ABLP
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin
BPFP
Birthplace of mother (female parent)
BPLP
Birthplace of individual
BPMP
Birthplace of father (male parent)
ENGP
Proficiency in English
ENGP01
Proficiency in English/language
LANP
Language spoken at home
RELP
Religion
YARP
Year of arrival in Australia
Family
CDCAF
Count of dependent children under 15 temporarily absent
CDSAF
Count of dependent students (15-24) temporarily absent
CNDAF
Count of non-dependent children temporarily absent
CPAF
Count of persons temporarily absent from family
CTPP
Child type
FIDF
Family income derivation indicator
FMTF
Family type
FNOF
Family number
FRLF
Relationship between families
HHTD
Household type
MDCP
Social marital status
MSTP
Registered marital status
RPIP
Family/household reference person indicator
RLHP
Relationship in household
SPLF
Location of spouse
Father
BPMP
Birthplace of father (male parent)
Female
BPFP
Birthplace of mother (female parent)
SEXP
Sex
Geographic areasSee Usual residence
Group housholds
CPAD
Count of persons temporarily absent from household
HHTD
Household type
RLHP
Relationship in household
Hours worked
HRSP
Hours worked
See also Labour force
Household
DWTD
Dwelling type
HHTD
Household type
HIDD
Household income derivation indicator
HIND
Household income
RPIP
Family/household reference person indicator
MV1D
Household one year mobility indicator
MV5D
Household five year mobility indicator
RLHP
Relationship in household
Housing costs
HLRD
Housing loan repayment (monthly)
RNTD
Rent (weekly)
Housing loan repayments
See Housing costs
Immigration
BPFP
Birthplace of mother (female parent)
BPLP
Birthplace of individual
BPMP
Birthplace of father (male parent)
ENGP
Proficiency in English
ENGP01
Proficiency in English/Language
LANP
Language spoken at home
YARP
Year of arrival in Australia
Income
FIDF
Family income derivation indicator
FINF
Family income
HIDD
Household income derivation indicator
HIND
Household income
INCP
Individual income
Industry
GNGP
Industry sector
INDP
Industry
Internal migration
MV1D
Household one year mobility indicator
MV5D
Household five year indicator mobility indicator
SLAUCP
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence census night
SLAU1P
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence one year ago
SLAU5P
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence five years ago
STEUCP
State of usual residence census night
STEU1P
State of usual residence one year ago
STEU5P
State of usual residence five years ago
Journey to work
DZNP
Work destination zone
DZSP
Work destination study area
TPTP
Method of travel to work
Labour force
DZNP
Work destination zone
DZSP
Work destination study area
FIDF
Family income derivation indicator
FINF
Family income
GNGP
Industry sector
HIDD
Household income derivation indicator
HIND
Household income
HRSP
Hours worked
INCP
Individual income
INDP
Industry
LFSP
Labour force status/Status in employment
OCCP
Occupation
TPTP
Method of travel to work
LandlordSee Dwelling
Language
ENGP
Proficiency in English
ENGP01
Proficiency in English/language
LANP
Language spoken at home
Lone person
HHTD
Household type
RLHP
Relationship in household
Male
BPMP
Birthplace of father (male parent)
SEXP
Sex
Marital status
MDCP
Social marital status
MSTP
Registered marital status
SPLF
Location of spouse
Method of travel to work See Journey to work
MortgageSee Housing costs
Mother
BPFP
Birthplace of mother (female parent)
Motor vehicles
VEHD
Number of motor vehicles
Non-private dwelling
DWTD
Dwelling type
NPDD
Type of non-private dwelling
RLNP
Relationship in non-private dwelling
Occupation
OCCP
Occupation
Overseas visitorsNote: Only Age (AGEP), Sex (SEXP) and Registered marital status (MSTP) are collected for overseas visitors.
Postal area
POCUCP
Postal area of usual address on census night
Qualifications
QALFP
Post-school educational qualification: field of study
QALLP
Post-school educational qualification: highest level
QALYP
Post-school educational qualification: year completed
TYPP
Type of educational institution attending
Relationship
FRLF
MDCP
Relationship between families
Social marital status
MSTP
Registered marital status
RLHP
Relationship in household
RLNP
Relationship in non-private dwelling
Religion
RELP
Religion
Rent See Housing costs
Sex
SEXP
Sex
See Female and Male
State
STEUCP
State of usual residence census night
STEU1P
State of usual residence one year ago
STEU5P
State of usual residence five years ago
Statistical Local Area (SLA)
SLAUCP
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence census night
SLAU1P
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence one year ago
SLAU5P
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence five years ago
Structure
STRD
Dwelling structure
See Dwelling, Family and Household
Student
ALSP
Age left school
QALFP
Post-school educational qualification: field of study
QALLP
Post-school educational qualification: highest level
QALYP
Post-school educational qualification: year completed
STUP
Full/part-time student
TYPP
Type of educational institution attending
Temporary absentees
CPAD
Number of persons temporarily absent from household
CPAF
Count of persons temporarily absent from family
CDCAF
Count of dependent children under 15 temporarily absent
CDSAF
Count of dependent students (15-24) temporarily absent
CNDAF
Count of non-dependent children temporarily absent
SPLF
Location of spouse
Torres Strait Islander
ABLP
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander origin
Usual Residence
SLAUCP
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence census night
SLAU1P
Statitiscal Local Area (SLA) of usual residence one year ago
SLAU5P
Statistical Local Area (SLA) of usual residence five years ago
STEUCP
State of usual residence census night
STEU1P
State of usual residence one year ago
STEU5P
State of usual residence five years ago
YARP
Year of arrival in Australia
VehiclesSee Motor vehicles
Visitors
HHTD
Household type
RLHP
Relationship in household
See Usual Residence
Work destination zoneSee Journey to work
Year of arrival
YARP
Year of arrival in Australia





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