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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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2011 Census Dictionary >> Glossary >> Number of Children Ever Born (TISP)


Number of Children Ever Born (TISP)

This variable counts the number of children ever born to women aged 15 years and over. It counts live births.

Information obtained from this question is used to calculate measures of lifetime fertility, including average number of children born to women and childlessness. This information will assist with calculating future population projections for Australia and for studies into fertility of specific groups of women in Australia. It also provides information about the impact of fertility trends on social issues, such as the ageing of the population.




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