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6602.0 - Microdata: Longitudinal Labour Force, Australia, 2008-10 Quality Declaration 
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This data item indicates whether someone is a usual resident or a visitor to a private dwelling. It also indicates whether someone is in a special dwelling.

Special dwellings are places like hotels, prisons, hospitals, boarding schools etc. These are selected to complement the private dwelling selections in order to get a complete view of the Australian population.

Dwellings in indigenous communities are also grouped with special dwellings.

For more information, refer to Sample design.






Usual resident of private dwelling
Visitor to private dwelling
Special dwelling

Related Information

Usual Residence Concepts Sources and Methods Paper, Jan 2004 (cat. no. 1389.0)
Family, Household and Income Unit Variables, 2005: Definitions of common concepts - Usual residence (cat. no. 1286.0)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods: 18. Methods Used in ABS Household Surveys - 18.9 to 18.13 (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)
Information Paper: Labour Force Survey Sample Design, Nov 2007 (cat. no. 6269.0)

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