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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, NTNON-RESPONSE RATES, NORTHERN TERRITORY
Place of enumeration count (a)



2006
2001
Variable
Persons for whom question was
relevant
Persons from
whom there

was no
response
Non-
response
rate
Persons for whom
question was
relevant
Persons from
whom there

was no
response
Non-
response
rate
no.
no.
%
no.
no.
%

PERSON VARIABLES
AGEP (Age) (b)
217 090
22 302
10.27
210 664
14 385
6.83
ANC1P (Ancestry1) (c)
210 428
26 299
12.50
202 729
18 334
9.04
ASSNP (Core Activity Need for Assistance) (d)
210 428
24 829
11.80
na
na
na
BPFP (Country of Birth of Mother) (e)
210 428
24 511
11.65
202 729
16 352
8.07
BPLP (Country of Birth of Person) (e)
210 428
20 603
9.79
202 729
15 416
7.60
BPMP (Country of Birth Father) (e)
210 428
24 347
11.57
202 729
14 809
7.30
CHCAREP (Unpaid Child Care) (d) (f)
162 261
22 311
13.75
na
na
na
CITP (Australian Citizenship)
210 428
22 119
10.51
202 729
14 794
7.30
DOMP (Unpaid Domestic Work) (d) (f)
162 261
23 482
14.47
na
na
na
EMPP (Number of Employees) (d) (f)
11 290
414
3.67
na
na
na
EMTP (Employment Type) (d) (f)
94 191
777
0.82
na
na
na
ENGP (Proficiency in Spoken English) (g)
45 377
1 216
2.68
46 256
1 223
2.64
GNGP (Government/Non-government Employer Indicator) (f) (h)
94 191
1 799
1.91
90 434
2 030
2.24
HRSP (Hours Worked) (f)
94 191
2 960
3.14
90 434
2 844
3.14
HSCP (Highest Year of School Completed) (f)
162 261
23 768
14.65
153 584
15 675
10.21
INCP (Individual Income) (f)
162 261
21878
13.48
153 584
15 305
9.97
IND06P (Industry of Employment) (f) (i)
94 191
1 799
1.91
90 434
1 615
1.79
INGP (Indigenous Status)
210 428
18 824
8.95
202 729
12 105
5.97
LANP (Language Spoken at Home)
210 428
23 228
11.04
202 729
16 762
8.27
LFS06P (Labour Force Status) (f) (j)
162 261
19 265
11.87
na
na
na
MSTP (Registered Marital Status) (b) (f)
168 462
18 925
11.23
160 962
11 753
7.30
MTWP (Method of Travel to Work) (f)
94 191
1 973
2.09
90 434
1 788
1.98
OCC06P (Occupation) (f) (k)
94 191
805
0.85
90 434
1 259
1.39
PURP (Place of Usual Residence on Census Night) SLA level (l)
210 428
19 984
9.50
na
na
na
SLAUCP (SLA of Usual Residence on Census Night) (l)
na
na
na
188 073
868
0.46
PUR1P (Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago) (l) (m)
207 304
22 723
10.96
na
na
na
SLAU1P (SLA of Usual Residence One Year Ago) (l) (m)
na
na
na
199 571
15 072
7.55
PUR5P (Place of Usual Residence Five Years Ago) (l) (n)
194 408
24 377
12.54
na
na
na
SLAU5P (SLA of Usual Residence Five Years Ago) (l) (n)
na
na
na
186 343
16 510
8.86
QALFP (Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (f)
61 566
1 922
3.12
53 658
2 017
3.76
QALLP (Non-School Qualification: Level of Education) (f)
61 566
2 183
3.55
53 658
2 813
5.24
RELP (Religious Affiliation) (o)
210 428
36 226
17.22
202 729
28 635
14.12
RLNP (Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling) (p)
16 446
3 525
21.43
12 871
1 891
14.69
STUP (Full/Part-Time Student Status)
210 428
27 485
13.06
202 729
16 667
8.22
TISP (Number of Children Ever Born) (q)
78 175
9 886
12.65
na
na
na
TYPP (Type of Educational Institution Attending) (r)
44 290
2 886
6.52
47 817
1 962
4.10
UAI1P (Usual Address Indicator One Year Ago) (m)
207 304
22 231
10.72
199 571
14 523
7.28
UAI5P (Usual Address Indicator Five Years Ago) (n)
194 408
23 202
11.93
186 343
15 244
8.18
UNCAREP (Unpaid Assistance to a Person with a Disability) (d) (f)
162 261
23 823
14.68
na
na
na
VOLWP (Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group) (d) (f)
162 261
22 978
14.16
na
na
na
YARP (Year of Arrival in Australia)YARP (Year of Arrival in Australia)(s)
29 215
1 688
5.78
29 354
1 801
6.14

2006
2001
Variable
Dwellings
for which
question
was relevant
Dwellings
from which
there was
no response
Non-
response
rate
Dwellings
for which
question
was relevant
Dwellings
from which
there was
no response
Non-
response
rate
no.
no.
%
no.
no.
%

DWELLING VARIABLES
BEDD (Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling) (t)
67 161
8 577
12.77
65 057
6 383
9.81
HLRD (Housing Loan Repayments - monthly) (u)
18 184
1 277
7.02
15 724
824
5.24
LLDD (Landlord Type) (v)
28 282
994
3.51
29 406
749
2.55
NEDD (Type of Internet Connection) (d) (t)
67 161
8 983
13.38
na
na
na
RNTD (Rent - weekly) (v)
28 282
1 951
6.90
29 406
1 485
5.05
STRD (Dwelling Structure) (w)
74 193
106
0.14
71 976
896
1.24
TEND (Tenure Type) (t)
67 161
8 594
12.80
65 057
6 419
9.87
VEHD (Number of Motor vehicles) (t)
67 161
9 236
13.75
65 057
7 644
11.75


Footnotes:
(a) The Place of Enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state/territory they were located on Census Night. This count:
  • includes overseas visitors for Age (AGEP) and Registered Marital Status (MSTP)
  • excludes overseas visitors for all other person variables
  • excludes Australian residents temporarily overseas.
(b) Includes overseas visitors.
(c) For 2006, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. For 2001, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
(d) New variable for 2006.
(e) In 2006, this variable's name changed from Birthplace, to Country of Birth.
(f) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(g) Persons who speak a language other than English at home. Excludes non-respondents to the Language Spoken at Home (LANP) question.
(h) Replaces the Industry Sector (GNGP) variable. Differs from the 2001 category in that Community Development Employment Projects Participation (CDEP) has been deleted.
(i) Industry of Employment is coded to a revised classification (ANZSIC 2006) for the 2006 Census.
(j) The derivation of Labour Force Status has changed between 2001 and 2006, and is not comparable.
(k) Occupation is coded to a new classification (ANZSCO) for the 2006 Census.
(l) PURP, PUR1P and PUR5P are new hierarchical variables, combining the concepts of State of usual residence, SLA of usual residence, and CD of usual residence, which were output as separate fields in previous censuses. The non-response rate represents the number and percentage of people who gave no information, at any geographic level, regarding their usual residence at a specific point of time.
(m) Persons aged 1 year and over.
(n) Persons aged 5 years and over.
(o) Answering this census question is optional.
(p) Persons in a non-private dwelling.
(q) Females aged 15 years and over. New variable for 2006. It was last included in 1996.
(r) Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
(s) Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.
(t) Includes all occupied private dwellings.
(u) Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a rent/buy scheme.
(v) Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
(w) Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. A Collector, not householder, provides the response.

na = not available


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