2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016  
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This document was added 12/14/2016.



13/09/2017

What's New for 2016?
Updated the 'Summary of changes to variables from 2011 to 2016' section to include information on the following classifications:

    • IFNMFD Imputation Flag for Number of Males and Females in Dwelling
    • IFPOWP Imputation Flag for Place of Work

Managing Census Quality
Updated 'Post Enumeration Survey' and 'Where to find data quality information' sections

Classifications entries:
    IFMSTP Imputation Flag for Registered Marital Status
    Updated the 'Applicable' and 'Not Applicable' categories

    IFPOWP Imputation Flag for Place of Work
    New classification added

    POWP Place of Work
    Updated entry to include information on IFPOWP Imputation Flag for Place of Work and removed 'Not stated' from the categories list

    SIEMP Status in Employment
    Updated classification categories to include two new categories
    Glossary entries:
      Average persons per household
      New glossary added

      Derivations and Imputations
      Added information about Imputation Flags

      Introduced random error
      Updated section containing information about adjustments to counts and tables

      Place of Work (POWP)
      Updated reference to predefined tables for Place of enumeration and Working Population data and added information about Imputation flag for Place of Work (IFPOWP) and Place of Work (POWP)

      Whole of Dictionary
      Various small formatting errors corrected


    03/03/2017

    What's New for 2016?
    Updated the Labour Force Status (LFSP) variable to add clarification on Community Development Programme (CDP)

    Managing Census Quality
    Added reference to upcoming Quality publication

    Glossary - Added four glossary items:
      • Community Development Programme (CDP)
      • Dwelling non-response
      • Item non-response
      • Person non-response

    Glossary - Labour Force Status (LFSP)
    Updated this entry

    Whole of Dictionary
    Updated the release schedule for some data items, to confirm the main data release of 27 June 2017


    13/01/2017

    What's new for 2016?
    Updated the 'Summary of changes to variables from 2011 to 2016' section to include HEAP - Level of Highest Educational Attainment classification

    EETP Engagement in Employment, Education and Training
    Correction of category number from '5' to '&' (Engagement status undetermined/Not Stated)

    FMGF Grandparent Families (and corresponding glossary entry)
    Removed line saying "Data, including more detailed grandparent family types, are available as customised data requests". For 2016, this data will be included in the standard output.

    HEAP Level of Highest Educational Attainment
    Categories within the HEAP variable have been re-ordered to align with the Education standard. In particular, non-school qualifications Certificate III and above are listed above Year 12 and Certificates I and II are listed below Year 10.

    Glossary - Primary Family
    Revised description to better reflect concept

    Whole of Dictionary
    Various small grammatical and formatting errors have been corrected

    Now includes a print friendly version of the 2016 Census Dictionary in pdf format, available from the downloads tab.