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2914.0.55.001 - 2006 Census Non-Response Rates Fact Sheets, 2006  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/12/2007  Reissue
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Note: this page has been reissued to include second release variables non-response rates.

Image: Non-Response Rates, Australia. 2006: Usual residence and Place of enumerationSUMMARY OF 2006 NON-RESPONSE RATES: States, Territories and Australia (a)

2006 Non-response rates: summary matrix (a)
NSW
VIC
QLD
SA
WA
TAS
NT
ACT
OT
Australia

%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Person Variables (state/territory of usual residence):
AGEP (Age)
5.13
4.46
5.10
3.73
5.81
3.66
9.64
4.19
6.47
4.91
ANC1P/ANC2P (Ancestry1/ Ancestry2)
8.42
7.83
8.31
6.59
8.61
7.31
12.36
6.10
9.84
8.11
ASSNP (Core Activity Need for Assistance)
6.61
5.96
6.62
5.12
7.29
5.33
11.63
4.94
6.26
6.39
BPFP (Country of Birth of Mother)
7.39
6.65
7.24
5.80
7.96
6.13
11.42
5.47
9.24
7.09
BPLP (Country of Birth of Person)
7.21
6.58
6.91
5.72
7.56
6.15
9.43
5.31
7.34
6.88
BPMP (Country of Birth Father)
7.28
6.54
7.20
5.74
7.93
6.00
11.36
5.40
9.24
7.01
CHCAREP (Unpaid Child Care)
9.56
9.01
9.37
7.74
9.72
8.29
13.54
6.53
10.37
9.22
CITP (Australian Citizenship)
6.99
6.16
6.98
5.34
7.62
5.71
10.28
5.22
7.03
6.69
DOMP (Unpaid Domestic Work)
10.51
9.97
10.24
8.50
10.56
9.25
14.28
6.95
11.39
10.12
ENGP (Proficiency in Spoken English)
1.65
1.72
2.11
1.92
1.89
3.17
2.69
1.79
1.92
1.77
HSCP (Highest Year of School Completed)
10.25
9.65
9.85
8.56
10.58
9.37
14.60
6.78
11.84
9.88
INCP (Individual Income)
9.14
8.78
9.14
7.36
9.58
7.30
13.25
6.22
9.52
8.90
INGP (Indigenous Status)
5.97
5.39
5.76
4.58
6.50
4.81
8.56
4.64
6.73
5.71
LANP (Language Spoken at Home)
5.92
5.20
5.88
4.43
6.60
4.54
10.83
4.45
6.30
5.68
MSTP (Registered Marital Status)
5.48
4.80
5.45
4.03
6.04
4.07
10.48
4.36
6.52
5.24
PURP (Place of Usual Residence on Census Night) SLA level
5.82
5.14
5.71
4.48
6.42
4.51
9.07
4.55
6.00
5.57
RELP (Religious Affiliation)
10.06
11.16
11.75
11.99
12.77
12.20
17.12
10.22
9.71
11.20
RLNP (Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling)
14.43
14.11
17.91
12.84
17.53
14.44
20.92
12.93
45.50
15.44
STUP (Full/Part-Time Student Status)
7.76
7.15
7.55
6.24
8.22
6.77
12.93
5.54
9.06
7.49
TISP (Number of Children Ever Born)
7.17
6.67
6.92
5.62
7.32
5.66
12.69
5.22
4.54
6.87
TYPP (Type of Educational Institution Attending)
4.48
4.57
4.29
4.35
4.89
4.64
6.55
2.77
11.25
4.49
UNCAREP (Unpaid Assistance to a Person with a Disability)
10.52
9.94
10.15
8.55
10.50
9.20
14.51
6.99
10.99
10.09
VOLWP (Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group)
9.96
9.38
9.57
7.90
9.97
8.57
14.01
6.70
11.50
9.53
YARP (Year of Arrival in Australia)
4.76
4.71
5.20
4.78
4.74
4.67
5.78
3.87
7.47
4.81
NSW
VIC
QLD
SA
WA
TAS
NT
ACT
OT
Australia

%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
%

Dwelling Variables:

BEDD (Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling)
6.72
5.80
6.63
5.06
7.08
4.74
12.77
4.91
3.91
6.35
HLRD (Housing Loan Repayments - monthly)
8.10
8.15
8.13
7.45
7.89
7.00
7.02
5.45
16.42
7.96
LLDD (Landlord Type)
2.84
2.94
3.16
3.15
3.26
3.86
3.51
1.65
2.91
3.01
NEDD (Type of Internet Connection)
7.91
7.02
7.62
6.15
8.07
5.87
13.38
5.63
5.04
7.47
RNTD (Rent - weekly)
3.34
3.64
3.51
4.00
3.76
3.34
6.90
3.04
11.63
3.58
STRD (Dwelling Structure)
0.09
0.02
0.08
0.06
0.06
0.02
0.14
0.04
0.00
0.06
TEND (Tenure Type)
7.44
6.75
7.25
5.95
7.73
5.59
12.80
5.37
4.92
7.11
VEHD (Number of Motor vehicles)
8.34
7.36
7.90
6.26
8.37
6.31
13.75
6.17
5.93
7.81



(a) refer to individual state/territory non-response rate fact sheets, Data Quality Statements, and the Census Dictionary, for information regarding the relevant populations for each variable and rate, inclusions/exclusions, and any extra conditions pertaining to the variable of interest.


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