2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> Proficiency in English - ENGP

1st Release

For each person who speaks a language other than English at home this variable classifies their proficiency in English.

See also Proficiency in English/Language (ENGP01).

      Applicable to: Persons who speak a language other than English or did not state a language.
        1 - Very well
        2 - Well
        3 - Not well
        4 - Not at all
        5 - Not stated (language (LANP) stated, proficiency (ENGP) not stated)
        6 - Not stated (both language (LANP) and proficiency (ENGP) not stated)
        @ - Not applicable
        V - Overseas visitor
      Number of categories: 8
      Not applicable (@) category comprises:
      • Persons who speak English only

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