Australian Bureau of Statistics
2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011
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Grandparent Families (FMGF)
This variable classifies families into different family types depending on the composition of the family.
FMGF can only be used in conjunction with other grandparent/child variables such as Relationship in Household (including grandchildren) (RLGP) and Child Type (including grandchildren) (CTGP). It cannot be used with standard family classifications.
Variations on the composition of grandparent families can be very detailed. When requesting customised data, users should take into account whether the grandparent families of interest contain only grandchildren under 15 years of age or if they also contain dependent student grandchildren aged 15-24 and/or non-dependent grandchildren of any age. Other considerations include whether or not there are other related children in the family.
Data, including more detailed grandparent family types, are available as customised data requests.
See also Relationship in Household (including grandchildren) (RLGP), Child Type (including grandchildren) (CTGP).
This page last updated 1 September 2011
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