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Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago (PUR1P)
How this variable is created
Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago is coded to Statistical Area 2 (SA2) level based on the response to the question of where the person lived one year ago. An image of this question is provided below. If Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago cannot be coded to the SA2 level, it is assigned to a 'capital city undefined' category, or a 'state undefined' category. The proportion of records coded to these categories was 0.1% in 2016 compared with 0.2% in 2011.
This question relating to Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago was first asked in the 1976 Census and has been asked at every census since then. Geographic classifications have been changed for the 2016 Census so that they match the updated Australian Statistical Geography Standard. The date listed for one year ago was also updated.
The majority of item non-response is attributable to the people who did not respond to the Census at all. Refer to item non-response rates for more information. The second and smaller contributor to item non-response is when people return a Census form but may not answer a particular question(s). For more information, refer to Understanding Census data quality.
A definition of Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago is available in the 2016 Census Dictionary.
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2900.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Understanding the Census and Census Data, Australia , 2016
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