2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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Contents >> Short Definitions and Classifications - 2006 >> Count of Dependent Children in Family (CDCF) - Characteristics 2006

This document was added or updated on 22/06/2009.

Count of Dependent Children in Family (CDCF)


This variable counts the number of dependent children aged under 15 years that are in the family, including those temporarily absent on Census night. CDCF is derived using the Relationship in Household (RLHP) classification at the family records level.


Applicable to: Families in family households


      0 0 children
      1 1 child
      2 2 children
      3 3 children
      4 4 children
      5 5 children
      6 6 or more children
      @ Not applicable

Total number or categories :8

Not applicable comprises:
    Non-family/Non-classifiable households
    Unoccupied private dwellings
    Non-private dwellings
    Migratory, off-shore and shipping CDs

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