1286.0 - Family, Household and Income Unit Variables, 2014
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/08/2019
|Page tools: Print Page Print All|
The different wording options in the brackets depend on mode and who is answering, as follows:
The term 'legal' is not used in the question wording, however the question encourages respondents to report legally registered marital status with an instruction stating that 'Married refers to registered marriages', and by not including a de facto option in the answer categories.
An additional question 'When did [you/(name of person)/they] get married? [mm/yy]' may be used to screen out de facto relationships if a more precise measure of this concept is required.
Registered Marital Status can also be derived from the suite of Social Marital Status questions.
STANDARD INPUT CATEGORIES
The standard input categories are the same as the categories of the Registered Marital Status classification with the addition of the supplementary category, 'Not stated':
These documents will be presented in a new window.