2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016  
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MV5D Household Five Year Mobility Indicator
October release

Icon - DwellingsThis derived variable shows the movement of households. It compares the usual address of household members on 9 August 2016 with their usual address five years earlier i.e. 9 August 2011. It indicates for households, if members have a different usual residential address on Census night than five years ago. Persons temporarily absent, visitors, and households containing only visitors, are excluded.

Applicable to:Family, group, lone person households

Categories:1All residents aged five years and over changed address during the last five years
2Some residents aged five years and over changed address over last five years but all stated address five years ago
3No residents aged five years and over changed address over the last five years
&Not stated
@Not applicable

Number of categories: 5

'Not stated' includes households in which one or more residents did not state their usual residence five years ago.
Not applicable (@) category comprises:

  • Visitor only households
  • Other non-classifiable households
  • Unoccupied private dwellings
  • Non-private dwellings
  • Migratory, off-shore and shipping SA1s

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