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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011
Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/05/2011
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2011 Census Dictionary
2011 Census Classifications
Place of Work
Place of Work is coded from the workplace address question on the Census form and relates to where the person worked in the week prior to Census Night.
Place of Work is coded to a Destination Zone. Destination Zones are designed by State Transport Authorities (STAs) in each state and territory and cover all of Australia.
Place of Work is a hierarchical field and can be broken into State, SA2 and Destination Zone.
- Destination Zone
Place of Work can be cross classified with Place of Usual Residence and/or Method of Travel to Work to provide Journey to Work data.
A list of categories is available from Information Consultancy, although the following are always included:
Number of categories:
Available on request
Not applicable (@) category comprises:
Unemployed persons, looking for either full-time or part-time work
Persons not in the labour force
Persons with Labour Force Status (LFSP) not stated
Persons aged under 15 years
This page last updated 22 August 2016
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