Australian Bureau of Statistics
2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011
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Statistical Longitudinal Census Dataset (SLCD)
The Census provides a 'snapshot' of Australian people and households once every five years when the Census is taken. In 2006 the ABS initiated a project to increase the usefulness of the Census by combining it with future Censuses to form a Statistical Longitudinal Census Dataset (SLCD) based on a 5% sample of the Census population. By combining the 2006 Census with future Censuses it will be possible to build a picture of how society changes over time. Looking at pattern of change will enable us to identify the factors that influence particular outcomes, and which groups are affected by different types of change so that appropriate interventions can be developed. For example, we could use this long-term data to investigate:
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