2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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CDCF Count of Dependent Children in Family
First release

Icon - Families Counts the number of dependent children in the family. A dependent child is a person who is either a child under 15 years of age, or a dependent student aged 15-24 years. It includes up to three dependent children who were temporarily absent from the dwelling on Census night.

See also Child Type (CTPP), Count of Non-Dependent Children in Family (CNDCF)

Applicable to:Families with children in family households

Categories:Couple family with:

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01
02
03
04
05
06
No dependent children
One dependent child
Two dependent children
Three dependent children
Four dependent children
Five dependent children
Six or more dependent children

One parent family with:

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08
09
10
11
12
13
No dependent children
One dependent child
Two dependent children
Three dependent children
Four dependent children
Five dependent children
Six or more dependent children

Not applicable:

@@Not applicable

Number of categories: 15

Not applicable (@@) category comprises:

  • Couple families with no children
  • Other families
  • Non-family/Non-classifiable households
  • Unoccupied private dwellings
  • Non-private dwellings
  • Migratory, off-shore and shipping SA1s



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