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2914.0.55.001 - 2006 Census Non-Response Rates Fact Sheets, 2006  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/12/2007  Reissue
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Note: this page has been reissued to include second release variables non response rates.

Image: Non-Response Rates, SANon-Response Rates, South Australia
Place of enumeration count (a)




2006
2001
Variable
Persons for whom question was
relevant
Persons from
whom there

was no
response
Non-
response
rate
Persons for whom
question was
relevant
Persons from
whom there

was no
response
Non-
response
rate
no.
no.
%
no.
no.
%

PERSON VARIABLES
AGEP (Age) (b)
1 509 010
55 857
3.70
1 467 261
34 718
2.37
ANC1P (Ancestry1) (c)
1 499 772
98 047
6.54
1 458 912
81 282
5.57
ASSNP (Core Activity Need for Assistance) (d)
1 499 772
75 999
5.07
na
na
na
BPFP (Country of Birth of Mother) (e)
1 499 772
86 153
5.74
1 458 912
64 514
4.42
BPLP (Country of Birth of Person) (e)
1 499 772
84 811
5.65
1 458 912
62 862
4.31
BPMP (Country of Birth Father) (e)
1 499 772
85 290
5.69
1 458 912
49 831
3.42
CHCAREP (Unpaid Child Care) (d) (f)
1 220 024
93 666
7.68
na
na
na
CITP (Australian Citizenship)
1 499 772
79 240
5.28
1 458 912
51 504
3.35
DOMP (Unpaid Domestic Work) (d) (f)
1 220 024
103 008
8.44
na
na
na
EMPP (Number of Employees) (d) (f)
108 930
2 201
2.02
na
na
na
EMTP (Employment Type) (d) (f)
685 324
6 271
0.92
na
na
na
ENGP (Proficiency in Spoken English) (g)
183 860
3 532
1.92
172 479
3 499
2.03
GNGP (Government/Non-government Employer Indicator) (f) (h)
685 324
7 522
1.10
635 325
12 044
1.90
HRSP (Hours Worked) (f)
685 324
17 463
2.55
635 325
16 588
2.61
HSCP (Highest Year of School Completed) (f)
1 220 024
103 833
8.51
1 171 734
75 885
6.48
INCP (Individual Income) (f)
1 220 024
89 197
7.31
1 171 734
68 398
5.84
IND06P (Industry of Employment) (f) (i)
685 324
7 522
1.10
635 325
8 844
1.39
INGP (Indigenous Status)
1 499 772
67 650
4.51
1 458 912
44 442
3.05
LANP (Language Spoken at Home)
1 499 772
65 503
4.37
1 458 912
53 312
3.65
LFS06P (Labour Force Status) (f) (j)
1 220 024
62 180
5.10
na
na
na
MSTP (Registered Marital Status) (b) (f)
1 228 184
49 091
4.00
1 179 168
27 362
2.32
MTWP (Method of Travel to Work) (f)
685 324
11 300
1.65
635 325
9 537
1.50
OCC06P (Occupation) (f) (k)
685 324
4 910
0.72
635 325
6 414
1.01
PURP (Place of Usual Residence on Census Night) SLA level (l)
1 499 772
66 189
4.41
na
na
na
SLAUCP (SLA of Usual Residence on Census Night) (l)
na
na
na
1 470 057
2 857
0.19
PUR1P (Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago) (l) (m)
1 482 360
70 706
4.77
na
na
na
SLAU1P (SLA of Usual Residence One Year Ago) (l) (m)
na
na
na
1 442 522
44 816
3.11
PUR5P (Place of Usual Residence Five Years Ago) (l) (n)
1 412 705
85 735
6.07
na
na
na
SLAU5P (SLA of Usual Residence Five Years Ago) (l) (n)
na
na
na
1 369 383
50 426
3.68
QALFP (Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (f)
471 791
12 421
2.63
396 563
13 915
3.51
QALLP (Non-School Qualification: Level of Education) (f)
471 791
18 811
3.99
396 563
19 883
5.01
RELP (Religious Affiliation) (o)
1 499 772
178 982
11.93
1 458 912
151 148
10.36
RLNP (Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling) (p)
44 145
5 639
12.77
39 787
2 149
5.40
STUP (Full/Part-Time Student Status)
1 499 772
92 703
6.18
1 458 912
46 098
3.16
TISP (Number of Children Ever Born) (q)
625 518
34 773
5.56
na
na
na
TYPP (Type of Educational Institution Attending) (r)
351 694
15 295
4.35
359 960
10 858
3.02
UAI1P (Usual Address Indicator One Year Ago) (m)
1 482 360
68 655
4.63
1 442 522
42 871
2.97
UAI5P (Usual Address Indicator Five Years Ago) (n)
1 412 705
80 347
5.69
1 369 383
44 643
3.26
UNCAREP (Unpaid Assistance to a Person with a Disability) (d) (f)
1 220 024
103 574
8.49
na
na
na
VOLWP (Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group) (d) (f)
1 220 024
95 655
7.84
na
na
na
YARP (Year of Arrival in Australia)YARP (Year of Arrival in Australia)(s)
304 665
14 565
4.78
296 463
13 755
4.64

2006
2001
Variable
Dwellings
for which
question
was relevant
Dwellings
from which
there was
no response
Non-
response
rate
Dwellings
for which
question
was relevant
Dwellings
from which
there was
no response
Non-
response
rate
no.
no.
%
no.
no.
%

DWELLING VARIABLES
BEDD (Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling) (t)
609 910
30 841
5.06
584 042
15 249
2.61
HLRD (Housing Loan Repayments - monthly) (u)
204 073
15 200
7.45
169 968
8 411
4.95
LLDD (Landlord Type) (v)
156 288
4 919
3.15
152 929
3 336
2.18
NEDD (Type of Internet Connection) (d) (t)
609 910
37 489
6.15
na
na
na
RNTD (Rent - weekly) (v)
156 288
6 247
4.00
152 929
5 631
3.68
STRD (Dwelling Structure) (w)
679 662
375
0.06
645 944
4 545
0.70
TEND (Tenure Type) (t)
609 910
36 284
5.95
584 042
19 339
3.31
VEHD (Number of Motor vehicles) (t)
609 910
38 189
6.26
584 042
28 705
4.91


Footnotes:
(a) The Place of Enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state/territory they were located on Census Night. This count:
  • includes overseas visitors for Age (AGEP) and Registered Marital Status (MSTP)
  • excludes overseas visitors for all other person variables
  • excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas.
(b) Includes overseas visitors.
(c) For 2006, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. For 2001, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
(d) New variable for 2006.
(e) In 2006, this variable's name changed from Birthplace, to Country of Birth.
(f) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(g) Persons who speak a language other than English at home. Excludes non-respondents to the Language Spoken at Home (LANP) question.
(h) Replaces the Industry Sector (GNGP) variable. Differs from the 2001 category in that Community Development Employment Projects Participation (CDEP) has been deleted.
(i) Industry of Employment is coded to a revised classification (ANZSIC 2006) for the 2006 Census.
(j) The derivation of Labour Force Status has changed between 2001 and 2006, and is not comparable.
(k) Occupation is coded to a new classification (ANZSCO) for the 2006 Census.
(l) PURP, PUR1P and PUR5P are new hierarchical variables, combining the concepts of State of usual residence, SLA of usual residence, and CD of usual residence, which were output as separate fields in previous censuses. The non-response rate represents the number and percentage of people who gave no information, at any geographic level, regarding their usual residence at a specific point of time.
(m) Persons aged 1 year and over.
(n) Persons aged 5 years and over.
(o) Answering this census question is optional.
(p) Persons in a non-private dwelling.
(q) Females aged 15 years and over. New variable for 2006. It was last included in 1996.
(r) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
(s) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.
(t) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
(u) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a rent/buy scheme.
(v) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
(w) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. A Collector, not householder, provides the response.

na = not available


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