Indigenous Household Indicator (INGDWTD)

This variable indicates households who have identified as having one or more Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons usually resident/enumerated within them.

Indigenous Household Indicator (INGDWTD) is created from responses to the question asking if the person is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin (question 7 on the Census Household Form). Responses to this question are captured automatically from mark box responses on the form so the risk of processing error is minimal. Sample checks are undertaken to ensure an acceptable level of quality.

For more information see the data quality statement for Indigenous Status (INGP).

More information on INGDWTD is available in the 2011 Census Dictionary (cat. no. 2901.0).

Question 7 as it appeared on the 2011 Census Household Form

Image of question 7 from the 2011 Census
A text only version of this question is also available

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