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Item non-response rates

This page contains the Person and Dwelling item non-response rates for each State and Territory. For more information, refer to Understanding Census data quality.

Please use the following links to access the non-response rates:

Australia
Indigenous
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory


Australia

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, Australia (a)


2011 Place of enumeration (b)
2016 Place of Enumeration (b)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (c)
4.1%
0.5%
5.5%
0.5%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (d)
6.9%
3.4%
7.0%
2.0%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
6.0%
2.5%
6.9%
1.9%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
6.3%
2.8%
6.7%
1.7%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
6.2%
2.7%
6.9%
1.9%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
5.7%
2.2%
7.1%
2.2%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
5.6%
2.1%
6.9%
2.0%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
6.2%
2.9%
6.8%
2.0%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (e)
8.4%
5.0%
8.6%
3.5%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
4.9%
1.4%
6.0%
1.0%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
5.0%
1.5%
6.5%
1.5%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (f)
6.0%
2.9%
8.0%
3.1%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(c)
3.9%
0.3%
5.4%
0.4%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(c)
3.8%
0.2%
5.3%
0.2%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.3%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(c)(e)
5.2%
0.9%
6.8%
0.7%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (g)
8.6%
5.2%
9.1%
4.3%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (h)
18.3%
7.6%
27.6%
7.8%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(c)(i)
-
-
5.7%
0.7%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (e)
7.9%
4.4%
9.0%
3.9%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (j)
4.4%
4.4%
2.7%
2.7%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (e)
8.5%
5.0%
8.9%
3.8%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (e)
7.8%
4.3%
8.3%
3.2%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (e)
8.5%
5.0%
8.8%
3.7%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (e)
8.2%
4.7%
8.2%
3.1%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (k)
4.5%
4.5%
3.5%
3.5%

Footnotes
a) Australia includes Other Territories
b) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
c) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

d) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
e) Persons aged 15 years and over.
f) Females aged 15 years and over.
g) Answering this Census question is optional.
h) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
i) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
j) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
k) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, Australia (a)

2011 Place of enumeration (b)
2016 Place of Enumeration (b)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (c)
-
-
7.5%
2.4%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (c)
2.2%
2.2%
1.9%
1.9%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (c)
1.1%
1.1%
1.2%
1.2%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (c)
5.6%
2.0%
6.7%
1.5%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (c)
1.5%
1.5%
1.0%
1.0%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (c)
2.2%
2.2%
2.0%
2.0%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (c)
2.6%
2.9%
2.8%
2.8%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (c)
1.7%
1.7%
1.2%
1.2%
Occupation (OCCP) (c)
0.8%
0.8%
1.0%
0.7%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (d)
5.3%
1.8%
8.6%
3.7%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (e)
6.5%
3.0%
8.0%
3.0%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (c)
2.5%
2.5%
5.1%
5.1%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (c)
-
-
10.0%
10.0%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (c)
1.1%
1.1%
1.2%
1.2%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (c)
-
-
1.0%
1.0%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (d)
5.1%
1.6%
8.3%
3.5%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (e)
6.0%
2.5%
7.3%
2.4%

Footnotes
a) Australia includes Other Territories
b) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
c) Persons aged 15 years and over.
d) Persons aged 1 year and over.
e) Persons aged 5 years and over.
Item non-response rates for first release person variables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia (a)

2011 Place of enumeration (b)
2016 Place of Enumeration (b)

Persons for whom
question was relevant
Persons for whom there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Persons for whom
question was relevant
Persons for whom there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (c)
548,370
8,348
1.5%
649,171
11,544
1.8%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (d)
548,370
41,333
7.5%
649,171
32,852
5.1%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
548,370
33,508
6.1%
649,171
26,766
4.1%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
548,370
34,018
6.2%
649,171
30,501
4.7%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
548,370
34,929
6.4%
649,171
31,958
4.9%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
548,370
33,872
6.2%
649,171
39,547
6.1%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
548,370
18,202
3.3%
649,171
19,558
3.0%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
548,370
37,400
6.8%
649,171
37,754
5.8%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (e)
351,283
37,874
10.8%
428,777
40,646
9.5%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
548,370
25,279
4.6%
649,171
30,525
4.7%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (f)
181,470
12,062
6.6%
219,663
16,164
7.4%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(c)
548,370
5,539
1.0%
649,171
5,951
0.9%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(c)
548,370
2,430
0.4%
649,171
3,121
0.5%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
73,422
1,415
1.9%
77,938
2,639
3.4%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(c)(g)
351,283
10,935
3.1%
428,777
12,983
3.0%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
548,370
56,674
10.3%
649,171
48,670
7.5%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
25,944
2,509
9.7%
29,901
2,092
7.0%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(c)(h)
-
-
-
649,171
7,207
1.1%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (e)
351,283
36,870
10.5%
428,777
42,744
10.0%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
186,526
16,384
8.8%
223,204
12,374
5.5%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (e)
351,283
39,945
11.4%
428,777
43,012
10.0%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (e)
351,283
35,859
10.2%
428,777
37,147
8.7%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (e)
351,283
39,023
11.1%
428,777
40,523
9.5%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (e)
351,283
39,544
11.3%
428,777
38,165
8.9%

Footnotes
a) Australia includes Other Territories
b) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
c) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

d) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
e) Persons aged 15 years and over.
f) Females aged 15 years and over.
g) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.

Item non-response rates for person second release variables for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Australia (a)

2011 Place of enumeration (b)
2016 Place of Enumeration (b)

Persons for whom
question was relevant
Persons for whom there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Persons for whom
question was relevant
Persons for whom there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Employment Type (EMTP) (c)
-
-
-
428,777
170,340
7.5%
Hours Worked (HRSP) (c)
147,708
6,846
4.6%
182,146
6,752
3.7%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (c)
147,708
3,966
2.7%
182,146
4,268
2.3%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (c)
351,281
17,227
4.9%
428,777
16,001
3.7%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (c)
147,708
4,538
3.1%
182,146
3,865
2.1%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (c)
95,024
5,948
6.3%
145,232
8,240
5.7%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (c)
95,024
4,828
5.1%
145,232
7,304
5.0%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (c)
8,900
565
6.3%
11,587
239
2.1%
Occupation (OCCP) (c)
147,708
3,012
2.0%
182,146
2,729
1.8%
Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago (PUR1P - SA2 Level) (d)
535,843
26,955
5.0%
635,814
45,078
7.1%
Place of Usual Residence Five Years Ago (PUR5P - SA2 Level) (e)
480,952
38,420
8.0%
575,907
47,044
8.2%
Place of Work (POWP) (c)
147,708
6,634
4.5%
182,146
14,934
8.2%
Public/Private Employer Indicator (GNGP) (c)
147,708
3,885
2.6%
182,146
4,268
2.3%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (c)
-
-
-
182,146
2,819
1.5%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (d)
535,843
23,990
4.5%
635,814
39,219
6.2%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (e)
480,952
32,740
6.8%
575,907
37,380
6.5%

Footnotes
a) Australia includes Other Territories
b) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
c) Persons aged 15 years and over.
d) Persons aged 1 year and over.
e) Persons aged 5 years and over.
Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, Australia (a)

2011 Place of enumeration (b)
2016 Place of Enumeration (b)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (c)
9,117,032
10,927
0.1%
9,901,496
47,021
0.5%
Landlord type (LLDD) (d)
2,349,335
53,247
2.3%
2,606,630
47,044
1.8%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (e)
2,723,626
143,184
5.3%
2,871,413
121,910
4.2%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (f)
8,182,563
442,629
5.4%
8,861,623
654,208
7.4%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (f)
8,182,563
534,127
6.5%
8,861,623
742,467
8.4%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (d)
2,349,335
89,179
3.8%
2,606,630
87,513
3.4%
Tenure type (TEND) (f)
8,182,563
495,324
6.1%
8,861,623
680,970
7.7%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (f)
8,182,563
572,918
7.0%
8,861,623
677,222
7.6%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (f)
7,760,322
147,473
1.9%
8,286,077
509,668
6.2%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (f)
7,760,322
226,083
2.9%
8,286,077
240,750
2.9%


Footnotes

a) Australia includes Other Territories
b) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
c) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
d) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
e) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
f) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
New South Wales

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, New South Wales

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
4.1%
0.5%
5.5%
0.5%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
6.9%
3.4%
7.0%
2.0%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
6.0%
2.5%
6.9%
1.9%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
6.3%
2.8%
6.7%
1.7%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
6.2%
2.7%
6.9%
1.9%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
5.7%
2.2%
7.1%
2.2%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
5.6%
2.1%
6.9%
2.0%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
6.2%
2.9%
6.8%
2.0%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
8.4%
5.0%
8.6%
3.5%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
4.9%
1.4%
6.0%
1.0%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
5.0%
1.5%
6.5%
1.5%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
6.0%
2.9%
8.0%
3.1%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
3.9%
0.3%
5.4%
0.4%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
3.8%
0.2%
5.3%
0.2%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.3%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
5.2%
0.9%
6.8%
0.7%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
8.6%
5.2%
9.1%
4.3%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
18.3%
7.6%
27.6%
7.8%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
5.7%
0.7%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
7.9%
4.4%
9.0%
3.9%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
4.4%
4.4%
2.7%
2.7%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
8.5%
5.0%
8.9%
3.8%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
7.8%
4.3%
8.3%
3.2%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
8.5%
5.0%
8.8%
3.7%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
8.2%
4.7%
8.2%
3.1%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
4.5%
4.5%
3.5%
3.5%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, New South Wales

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
-
7.4%
2.4%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
2.3%
2.3%
2.0%
2.0%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
1.2%
1.2%
1.4%
1.4%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
2.1%
5.6%
6.6%
1.5%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.5%
1.5%
1.0%
1.0%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
2.3%
2.3%
2.2%
2.2%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
3.6%
2.4%
2.9%
2.9%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
1.7%
1.7%
1.2%
1.2%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
0.8%
0.8%
1.1%
0.8%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
1.8%
5.2%
8.4%
3.6%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
2.9%
6.4%
7.7%
2.9%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
2.5%
2.5%
5.7%
5.7%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
11.4%
11.4%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
1.2%
1.2%
1.4%
1.4%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
1.0%
1.0%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
1.6%
5.1%
8.2%
3.4%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
2.5%
6.0%
7.2%
2.4%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, New South Wales

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
2,864,532
4,486
0.2%
3,059,599
16,670
0.5%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
756,833
16,057
2.1%
839,525
14,443
1.7%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
828,140
43,769
5.3%
844,378
37,416
4.4%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
2,599,194
146,237
5.6%
2,774,855
207,051
7.5%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
2,599,194
177,599
6.8%
2,774,855
237,303
8.6%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
756,833
27,838
3.7%
839,525
27,717
3.3%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
2,599,194
162,549
6.3%
2,774,855
215,097
7.8%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
2,599,194
189,196
7.3%
2,774,855
214,796
7.7%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (e)
2,471,299
49,242
2.0%
2,604,314
162,201
6.2%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (e)
2,471,299
73,570
3.0%
2,604,314
77,994
3.0%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
Victoria

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, Victoria

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
3.6%
0.5%
5.1%
0.4%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
6.4%
3.4%
6.5%
1.9%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
5.4%
2.4%
6.4%
1.8%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
5.8%
2.8%
6.2%
1.5%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
5.6%
2.6%
6.4%
1.7%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
5.1%
2.1%
6.7%
2.0%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
5.1%
2.1%
6.7%
2.0%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
5.8%
2.9%
6.4%
1.9%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
8.0%
5.0%
8.1%
3.4%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
4.6%
1.5%
5.7%
1.1%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
4.5%
1.4%
6.0%
1.3%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
5.7%
2.9%
7.8%
3.2%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
3.3%
0.2%
5.0%
0.3%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
3.3%
0.2%
4.9%
0.2%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.3%
1.2%
1.0%
1.0%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
4.6%
0.8%
6.4%
0.7%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
8.3%
5.3%
8.8%
4.3%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
15.0%
7.0%
25.3%
7.2%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
5.4%
0.7%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
7.6%
4.6%
8.6%
3.9%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
4.5%
4.5%
2.7%
2.7%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
8.1%
5.1%
8.4%
3.8%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
5.9%
4.3%
7.8%
3.1%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
8.1%
5.1%
8.3%
3.6%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
7.8%
4.8%
7.7%
2.9%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
4.3%
4.3%
3.5%
3.5%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, Victoria

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
-
7.0%
2.2%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
2.2%
2.2%
1.9%
1.9%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
1.1%
1.1%
1.3%
1.3%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
5.2%
2.0%
6.2%
1.4%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.6%
1.6%
1.0%
1.0%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
2.3%
2.3%
2.0%
2.0%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
2.9%
2.1%
2.7%
2.7%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
1.8%
1.8%
1.3%
1.3%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
4.7%
1.6%
8.1%
3.5%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
5.8%
2.7%
7.3%
2.7%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
3.0%
3.0%
5.2%
5.2%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
10.3%
10.3%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
1.1%
1.1%
1.3%
1.3%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
1.0%
1.0%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
4.5%
1.5%
7.9%
3.3%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
5.4%
2.3%
6.9%
2.2%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.
Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, Victoria

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
2,277,970
1,018
0.0%
2,520,912
8,997
0.4%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
525,605
11,853
2.3%
616,985
10,692
1.7%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
700,583
39,513
5.6%
750,389
34,949
4.7%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
2,031,226
102,319
5.0%
2,242,283
159,284
7.1%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
2,031,226
126,196
6.2%
2,242,283
182,265
8.1%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
525,605
20,191
3.8%
616,985
21,040
3.4%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
2,031,226
118,652
5.8%
2,242,283
167,735
7.5%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
2,031,226
135,115
6.7%
2,242,283
165,836
7.4%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (e)
1,944,690
36,267
1.9%
2,112,706
128,922
6.1%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (e)
1,944,690
54,107
2.8%
2,112,706
60,813
2.9%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.

Queensland

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, Queensland

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
4.5%
0.5%
6.0%
0.4%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
7.3%
3.5%
7.6%
2.1%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
6.4%
2.5%
7.5%
2.0%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
6.6%
2.8%
7.3%
1.7%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
6.6%
2.7%
7.5%
1.9%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
6.1%
2.2%
7.7%
2.2%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
5.9%
2.0%
7.4%
1.9%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
6.5%
2.8%
7.3%
2.0%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
8.6%
4.8%
9.1%
3.4%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
5.2%
1.3%
6.6%
1.0%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
5.4%
1.5%
7.0%
1.5%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
6.2%
2.8%
8.3%
2.9%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
4.4%
0.5%
6.1%
0.5%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
4.2%
0.3%
5.9%
0.3%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.4%
1.2%
1.2%
1.2%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
5.8%
0.9%
7.5%
0.7%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
9.2%
5.4%
9.6%
4.2%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
21.1%
8.0%
30.2%
8.3%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
6.3%
0.7%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
8.3%
4.4%
9.5%
3.8%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
4.4%
4.4%
2.6%
2.6%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
8.8%
4.9%
9.5%
3.8%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
8.2%
4.3%
8.9%
3.2%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
8.9%
5.0%
9.3%
3.7%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
8.4%
4.6%
8.8%
3.0%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
4.7%
4.7%
3.5%
3.5%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, Queensland

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
-
8.1%
2.3%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
2.2%
2.2%
1.8%
1.8%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
6.0%
2.1%
7.3%
1.5%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.4%
1.4%
0.9%
0.9%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
2.3%
2.3%
1.9%
1.9%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
2.9%
2.5%
2.8%
2.8%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.1%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
0.8%
0.8%
0.9%
0.7%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
5.7%
1.8%
9.2%
3.8%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
7.2%
3.3%
8.8%
3.3%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
2.3%
2.3%
5.0%
5.0%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
9.4%
9.4%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
1.0%
1.0%
1.1%
1.1%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
0.9%
0.9%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
5.5%
1.6%
8.9%
3.5%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
6.5%
2.6%
7.9%
2.4%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, Queensland

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
1,826,450
2,196
0.1%
1,987,313
12,171
0.6%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
527,304
12,178
2.3%
576,822
10,146
1.8%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
537,079
29,683
5.5%
561,786
23,517
4.2%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
1,648,537
92,832
5.6%
1,791,739
141,654
7.9%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
1,648,537
109,785
6.7%
1,791,739
157,625
8.8%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
527,304
18,599
3.5%
576,822
16,974
2.9%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
1,648,537
100,870
6.1%
1,791,739
146,024
8.1%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
1,648,537
117,879
7.2%
1,791,739
145,438
8.1%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (e)
1,547,304
29,178
1.9%
1,656,831
102,727
6.2%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (e)
1,547,304
47,221
3.1%
1,656,831
47,592
2.9%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.South Australia

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, South Australia

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
3.0%
0.5%
4.2%
0.4%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
5.6%
3.1%
5.6%
1.9%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
4.8%
2.3%
5.6%
1.9%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
5.2%
2.8%
5.5%
1.7%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
5.2%
2.7%
5.6%
1.9%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
4.5%
2.0%
5.9%
2.1%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
4.5%
2.0%
5.8%
2.0%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
5.2%
2.8%
5.7%
2.0%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
7.5%
5.0%
7.4%
3.6%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
3.9%
1.4%
4.9%
1.1%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
3.9%
1.4%
5.2%
1.5%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
4.9%
2.8%
6.5%
2.8%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
2.8%
0.3%
4.1%
0.3%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
2.7%
0.2%
4.0%
0.2%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.4%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
3.9%
0.9%
5.3%
0.7%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
8.9%
6.5%
8.3%
4.6%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
13.6%
6.2%
20.7%
6.9%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
4.5%
0.7%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
6.6%
4.1%
7.4%
3.6%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
4.8%
4.8%
2.8%
2.8%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
7.3%
4.8%
7.5%
3.7%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
6.6%
4.1%
6.9%
3.1%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
7.3%
4.8%
7.3%
3.6%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
6.8%
4.3%
6.7%
2.9%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
4.6%
4.6%
3.2%
3.2%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, South Australia

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
-
6.2%
2.3%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
1.9%
1.9%
1.6%
1.6%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
4.4%
1.9%
5.2%
1.3%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.4%
1.4%
0.9%
0.9%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
2.2%
2.2%
2.0%
2.0%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
3.1%
2.3%
2.7%
2.7%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
1.7%
1.7%
1.4%
1.4%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
4.1%
1.6%
7.5%
3.8%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
5.4%
2.9%
6.9%
3.1%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
2.4%
2.4%
3.9%
3.9%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
6.5%
6.5%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
1.0%
1.0%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
4.0%
1.5%
7.3%
3.6%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
4.9%
2.5%
6.3%
2.6%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, South Australia

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
727,673
658
0.1%
765,786
3,002
0.4%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
175,986
4,126
2.3%
185,535
3,621
2.0%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
219,479
9,687
4.4%
227,039
7,908
3.5%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
643,895
28,040
4.4%
673,541
39,784
5.9%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
643,895
34,702
5.4%
673,541
46,556
6.9%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
175,986
7,142
4.1%
185,535
6,662
3.6%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
643,895
33,086
5.1%
673,541
41,943
6.2%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
643,895
38,026
5.9%
673,541
41,295
6.1%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (e)
619,041
11,306
1.8%
638,792
38,129
6.0%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (e)
619,041
17,162
2.8%
638,792
19,284
3.0%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
Western Australia

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, Western Australia

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
5.1%
0.5%
6.3%
0.6%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
7.7%
3.1%
7.7%
2.0%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
7.2%
2.6%
7.7%
2.1%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
7.4%
2.8%
7.4%
1.8%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
7.3%
2.8%
7.6%
2.0%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
6.8%
2.2%
7.9%
2.3%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
6.5%
1.9%
7.5%
1.8%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
7.2%
2.8%
7.5%
2.1%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
9.4%
4.8%
9.4%
3.6%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
5.9%
1.3%
6.6%
0.9%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
6.2%
1.6%
7.2%
1.6%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
6.4%
2.6%
8.4%
3.1%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
5.1%
0.4%
6.1%
0.4%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
4.9%
0.2%
5.9%
0.2%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.3%
1.2%
1.1%
1.1%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
6.6%
0.9%
7.6%
0.6%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
9.8%
5.3%
9.9%
4.4%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
24.0%
8.5%
29.0%
8.2%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
6.3%
0.6%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
8.8%
4.2%
9.6%
3.8%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
4.9%
4.9%
3.0%
3.0%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
9.3%
4.7%
9.6%
3.7%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
8.7%
4.1%
9.0%
3.2%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
9.3%
4.7%
9.4%
3.6%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
9.0%
4.4%
8.9%
3.1%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
5.1%
5.1%
3.1%
3.1%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, Western Australia

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
-
8.3%
2.4%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
2.0%
2.0%
1.7%
1.7%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
1.0%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
6.6%
1.9%
7.4%
1.5%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.4%
1.4%
1.2%
1.2%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
2.1%
2.1%
2.1%
2.1%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
1.5%
4.0%
2.9%
2.9%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
1.6%
1.6%
1.1%
1.1%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
6.5%
1.9%
9.3%
3.8%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
7.7%
3.2%
8.7%
3.1%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
2.0%
2.0%
4.9%
4.9%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
9.5%
9.5%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
1.0%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
0.9%
0.9%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
6.3%
1.7%
9.0%
3.5%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
7.3%
2.7%
8.0%
2.4%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.

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Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, Western Australia


2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
960,718
1,719
0.2%
1,070,962
4,168
0.4%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
302,389
14,893
4.9%
346,219
13,177
3.8%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
238,976
5,948
2.5%
251,495
5,202
2.1%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
851,391
51,431
6.0%
938,092
71,825
7.7%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
851,391
59,865
7.0%
938,092
79,568
8.5%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
238,976
10,028
4.2%
251,495
9,233
3.7%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
851,391
56,220
6.6%
938,092
74,356
7.9%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
851,391
65,016
7.6%
938,092
74,100
7.9%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (e)
794,157
14,369
1.8%
866,777
52,239
6.0%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (e)
794,157
23,212
2.9%
866,777
23,028
2.7%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
Tasmania

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, Tasmania

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
2.8%
0.5%
4.9%
0.5%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
5.8%
3.6%
6.4%
2.0%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
4.7%
2.5%
6.3%
1.9%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
5.2%
3.0%
6.3%
1.9%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
5.1%
2.9%
6.4%
2.0%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
4.4%
2.2%
6.8%
2.4%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
4.6%
2.4%
7.0%
2.7%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
5.3%
3.2%
6.7%
2.5%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
7.6%
5.5%
8.6%
4.2%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
3.8%
1.5%
5.8%
1.4%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
3.7%
1.5%
6.0%
1.6%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
4.7%
2.7%
7.2%
2.8%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
2.6%
0.3%
4.8%
0.4%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
2.5%
0.2%
4.7%
0.2%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.3%
1.1%
1.3%
1.3%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
3.8%
1.0%
6.3%
1.0%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
8.9%
6.8%
9.0%
4.7%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
11.8%
6.7%
22.2%
7.6%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
5.3%
0.9%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
6.0%
3.9%
8.1%
3.7%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
5.0%
5.1%
3.2%
3.2%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
7.3%
5.2%
8.6%
4.2%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
6.6%
4.4%
7.9%
3.5%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
7.3%
5.2%
8.5%
4.1%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
6.9%
4.8%
7.7%
3.3%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
4.3%
4.3%
3.7%
3.7%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, Tasmania

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
-
7.2%
2.8%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
1.9%
1.9%
1.7%
1.7%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
1.0%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
4.3%
2.1%
6.0%
1.5%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.4%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
2.3%
2.3%
2.2%
2.2%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
3.4%
2.3%
3.1%
3.1%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
1.6%
1.7%
1.5%
1.5%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
0.7%
0.7%
1.1%
0.6%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
4.0%
1.8%
8.3%
4.0%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
5.2%
3.0%
7.8%
3.4%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
2.0%
2.0%
3.9%
3.9%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
6.5%
6.5%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
0.9%
0.9%
1.0%
1.0%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
1.2%
1.2%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
3.9%
1.6%
8.1%
3.8%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
4.9%
2.7%
7.3%
2.9%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.
Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, Tasmania

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
232,371
149
0.1%
241,744
813
0.3%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
51,941
1,531
2.9%
55,066
1,398
2.5%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
66,278
2,919
4.4%
66,613
2,412
3.6%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
199,878
8,005
4.0%
209,614
14,022
6.7%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
199,878
10,337
5.2%
209,614
16,687
8.0%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
51,941
1,725
3.3%
55,066
1,760
3.2%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
199,878
9,457
4.7%
209,614
14,718
7.0%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
199,878
11,192
5.6%
209,614
14,548
6.9%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (e)
192,826
3,830
2.0%
197,575
12,245
6.2%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (e)
192,826
5,830
3.0%
197,575
7,043
3.6%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.Northern Territory

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, Northern Territory

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
9.1%
2.0%
12.3%
2.4%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
11.8%
4.9%
13.7%
4.0%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
10.4%
3.3%
12.6%
2.8%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
11.1%
4.2%
13.4%
3.6%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
11.0%
4.0%
13.4%
3.6%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
11.5%
4.5%
14.7%
5.1%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
9.2%
2.1%
12.3%
2.4%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
11.5%
4.8%
13.9%
4.6%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
13.9%
6.8%
16.5%
6.4%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
8.5%
1.3%
11.2%
1.2%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
10.7%
3.6%
13.3%
3.6%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
11.5%
5.1%
15.6%
6.3%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
8.5%
1.3%
11.2%
1.2%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
8.0%
0.7%
10.7%
0.7%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.7%
1.5%
2.0%
2.0%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
11.6%
2.7%
14.8%
2.8%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
14.7%
8.0%
16.2%
6.7%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
26.1%
14.8%
38.8%
14.2%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
11.0%
1.0%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
13.6%
6.5%
17.3%
7.2%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
5.9%
5.9%
4.5%
4.5%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
14.0%
6.9%
17.0%
6.9%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
10.1%
6.1%
16.0%
5.7%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
13.9%
6.8%
16.5%
6.4%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
13.7%
6.6%
16.2%
6.0%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
7.0%
7.0%
4.3%
4.3%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, Northern Territory

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
-
15.2%
4.9%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
2.7%
2.7%
2.5%
2.5%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
10.8%
3.4%
13.8%
3.3%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.9%
1.9%
1.5%
1.5%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
3.0%
3.0%
2.5%
2.5%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
3.1%
2.3%
2.8%
2.8%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
5.1%
5.1%
1.7%
1.7%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
1.0%
1.0%
1.4%
1.0%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
10.5%
3.4%
14.9%
5.3%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
11.9%
4.8%
15.1%
5.3%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
2.5%
2.5%
5.8%
5.8%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
10.6%
10.6%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
1.1%
1.1%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
10.2%
3.2%
14.3%
4.7%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
11.3%
4.2%
14.0%
4.1%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, Northern Territory

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
81,189
626
0.8%
89,959
878
1.0%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
31,668
1,014
3.2%
34,376
988
2.9%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
18,959
1,020
5.4%
19,586
867
4.4%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
72,592
8,318
11.5%
79,246
11,367
14.3%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
72,592
8,996
12.4%
79,246
12,354
15.6%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
31,668
2,298
7.3%
34,376
2,700
7.9%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
72,592
8,519
11.7%
79,246
11,532
14.6%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
72,592
9,316
12.8%
79,246
11,685
14.7%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (f)
60,893
1,506
2.5%
65,061
3,897
6.0%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (f)
60,893
2,317
3.8%
65,061
2,313
3.6%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
Australian Capital Territory

Item non-response rates for first release person variables, Australian Capital Territory

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Age (AGEP, IFAGEP) (b)
3.5%
0.4%
4.8%
0.2%
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (c)
5.6%
2.5%
6.0%
1.5%
Australian Citizenship (CITP)
5.0%
2.0%
6.4%
1.9%
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP)
5.1%
2.0%
5.7%
1.2%
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP)
5.1%
2.0%
5.9%
1.4%
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP)
4.7%
1.6%
5.9%
1.4%
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP)
4.6%
1.5%
5.7%
1.2%
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP)
4.8%
1.8%
5.6%
1.3%
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (d)
6.2%
3.0%
6.9%
2.1%
Indigenous Status (INGP)
4.0%
0.9%
5.2%
0.6%
Language Spoken at Home (LANP)
4.2%
1.1%
5.6%
1.1%
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (e)
4.8%
2.0%
6.8%
2.4%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level)(b)
3.4%
0.3%
4.8%
0.2%
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level)(b)
3.3%
0.2%
4.7%
0.1%
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP)
1.2%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%
Registered Marital Status (MSTP, IFMSTP)(b)(d)
4.3%
0.5%
5.8%
0.3%
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (f)
7.7%
4.7%
8.7%
4.3%
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (g)
20.1%
6.2%
27.8%
7.6%
Sex (SEXP) (IFSEXP)(b)(h)
-
-
4.9%
0.4%
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (d)
5.8%
2.6%
7.2%
2.5%
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (i)
2.6%
2.6%
1.6%
1.6%
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (d)
6.3%
3.1%
7.2%
2.5%
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (d)
5.8%
2.6%
6.9%
2.1%
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (d)
6.2%
2.9%
7.0%
2.3%
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (d)
6.1%
2.9%
6.7%
2.0%
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (j)
3.9%
3.9%
2.7%
2.7%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) The variables Age, Marital Status, Sex, Usual Address Indicator Census Night, Place of Usual Residence on Census Night are calculated as 'imputation rates' rather than non-response as a 'not stated' is not a category within these variables.
When a person has not responded to the Census at all, then these key demographic variables are imputed.

c) For 2016, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
d) Persons aged 15 years and over.
e) Females aged 15 years and over.
f) Answering this Census question is optional.
g) Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
h) The imputation flag for sex (IFSEXP) was not available in 2011.
i) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
j) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Item non-response rates for second release person variables, Australian Capital Territory

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Non-response rate (%)
Non-response rate
(excl. imputed persons) (%)
Engagement in Employment, Education and Training (EEET) (b)
-
6.3%
1.5%
Hours Worked (HRSP)/Hours Worked (ranges) (HRWRP) (b)
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
Industry of Employment (INDP) (b)
0.7%
0.7%
0.9%
0.9%
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (b)
4.5%
1.2%
5.9%
1.1%
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (b)
1.0%
1.0%
0.6%
0.6%
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (b)
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (b)
0.8%
2.7%
1.6%
1.6%
Number of Employees (EMPP) (b)
1.5%
1.5%
0.7%
0.7%
Occupation (OCCP) (b)
0.4%
0.4%
2.0%
0.5%
Place of Usual Residence 1 year ago (PUR1P) (c)
4.4%
1.2%
8.1%
3.7%
Place of Usual Residence 5 years ago (PUR5P) (d)
5.3%
2.1%
6.8%
2.3%
Place of Work (POWP) - not stated only (b)
1.4%
1.4%
4.1%
4.1%
Place of Work (POWP) - total imputed rate where POW was partially/completely not stated (b)
-
-
7.7%
7.7%
Public/Private Sector (GNGP) (b)
0.7%
0.7%
0.9%
0.9%
Status in Employment (SIEMP) (b)
-
-
0.5%
0.5%
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (c)
4.2%
1.1%
7.9%
3.5%
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (d)
4.9%
1.7%
6.2%
1.7%

Footnotes
a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census Night. This count
◦excludes overseas visitors for all person variables
◦excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas
◦excludes non-applicable persons
b) Persons aged 15 years and over.
c) Persons aged 1 year and over.
d) Persons aged 5 years and over.Item non-response rates for Dwelling variables, Australian Capital Territory

2011 Place of enumeration (a)
2016 Place of Enumeration (a)

Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwellings for which
question was relevant
Dwellings for which there
was no response
Non-response rate (%)
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (b)
145,230
57
0.0%
163,286
312
0.2%
Landlord type (LLDD) (c)
40,582
522
1.3%
46,219
508
1.1%
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (d)
50,654
1,696
3.3%
55,100
1,657
3.0%
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (e)
135,035
5,356
4.0%
150,693
9,050
6.0%
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (e)
135,035
6,540
4.8%
150,693
9,948
6.6%
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (c)
40,582
1,302
3.2%
46,219
1,355
2.9%
Tenure type (TEND) (e)
135,035
5,870
4.3%
150,693
9,408
6.2%
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (e)
135,035
7,074
5.2%
150,693
9,364
6.2%
Household One Year Mobility Indicator (MV1D) (f)
129,425
1,742
1.3%
142,664
9,251
6.5%
Household Five Year Mobility Indicator (MV5D) (f)
129,425
2,639
2.0%
142,664
2,613
1.8%


Footnotes

a) The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where they were located on Census night.
b) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. Information is primarily sourced from the ABS Address Register. A Field Officer (but not householder), may also provide a response.
c) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
d) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a shared equity scheme.
e) Includes all occupied private dwellings.