2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016  
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This document was added 12/14/2016.



20/02/2018

Classifications entry:
INDP Industry of Employment
Updated entry with a link to information about labour force status as collected in the 2016 Census and the Labour Force Survey


23/10/2017

What's New for 2016?
Updated the 'Summary of changes to variables from 2011 to 2016' section to include information on CDPP Community Development Programme Participation

Classifications entries:

CDPP Community Development Programme Participation
New entry added

LFSP Labour Force Status
Updated entry with a link to information about labour force status as collected in the 2016 Census and the Labour Force Survey

LLOD Landlord Type
Corrected a wording error in the not applicable category from 'Being purchased under rent/buy scheme' to 'Being purchased under shared equity scheme'


Glossary entries:

CDP Community Development Programme
Updated entry to further provide clarification

LFSP Labour Force Status
Updated entry with further information and also provided a link to information about labour force status as collected in the 2016 Census and the Labour Force Survey



13/09/2017

What's New for 2016?
Updated the 'Summary of changes to variables from 2011 to 2016' section to include information on the following classifications:

  • IFNMFD Imputation Flag for Number of Males and Females in Dwelling
  • IFPOWP Imputation Flag for Place of Work

Managing Census Quality
Updated 'Post Enumeration Survey' and 'Where to find data quality information' sections

Classifications entries:

IFMSTP Imputation Flag for Registered Marital Status
Updated the 'Applicable' and 'Not Applicable' categories

IFPOWP Imputation Flag for Place of Work
New classification added

POWP Place of Work
Updated entry to include information on IFPOWP Imputation Flag for Place of Work and removed 'Not stated' from the categories list

SIEMP Status in Employment
Updated classification categories to include two new categories

Glossary entries:

Average persons per household
New glossary added

Derivations and Imputations
Added information about Imputation Flags

Introduced random error
Updated section containing information about adjustments to counts and tables

Place of Work (POWP)
Updated reference to predefined tables for Place of enumeration and Working Population data and added information about Imputation flag for Place of Work (IFPOWP) and Place of Work (POWP)

Whole of Dictionary
Various small formatting errors corrected


03/03/2017

What's New for 2016?
Updated the Labour Force Status (LFSP) variable to add clarification on Community Development Programme (CDP)

Managing Census Quality
Added reference to upcoming Quality publication

Glossary - Added four glossary items:
  • Community Development Programme (CDP)
  • Dwelling non-response
  • Item non-response
  • Person non-response

Glossary - Labour Force Status (LFSP)
Updated this entry

Whole of Dictionary
Updated the release schedule for some data items, to confirm the main data release of 27 June 2017


13/01/2017

What's new for 2016?
Updated the 'Summary of changes to variables from 2011 to 2016' section to include HEAP - Level of Highest Educational Attainment classification

EETP Engagement in Employment, Education and Training
Correction of category number from '5' to '&' (Engagement status undetermined/Not Stated)

FMGF Grandparent Families (and corresponding glossary entry)
Removed line saying "Data, including more detailed grandparent family types, are available as customised data requests". For 2016, this data will be included in the standard output.

HEAP Level of Highest Educational Attainment
Categories within the HEAP variable have been re-ordered to align with the Education standard. In particular, non-school qualifications Certificate III and above are listed above Year 12 and Certificates I and II are listed below Year 10.

Glossary - Primary Family
Revised description to better reflect concept

Whole of Dictionary
Various small grammatical and formatting errors have been corrected

Now includes a print friendly version of the 2016 Census Dictionary in pdf format, available from the downloads tab.