2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016  
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RLCPRelationship as Reported for Couples
June release

Icon - Persons Records the husband/wife or de facto partner relationship as it is reported for both opposite-sex and same-sex couples in the relationship question (Question 5 on the paper 2016 Census Household Form). This variable shows the number of people who reported their relationship as 'Husband or wife' (regardless of whether they are a same-sex or opposite-sex couple). It should be noted that relationships are only recorded where the couple have been counted in an occupied private dwelling.

Data available on request.

See also Same-Sex Couple Indicator (SSCF).

Applicable to:Persons in Couple Families

Categories:1Husband or Wife as reported, opposite-sex couple
2De facto partner as reported, opposite-sex couple
3Husband or Wife as reported, same-sex couple
4De facto partner as reported, same-sex couple
@Not applicable
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Number of categories:6

Not applicable (@) category comprises:

  • Lone Parent and Other Families
  • Persons in Non-family/Non-classifiable households
  • Persons in Non-private dwellings
  • Persons in migratory, off-shore or shipping SA1s



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