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Non-response rates – Tasmania

The tables below provide non-response rates from the 2011 Census for Tasmania. Non-response rates are available for Persons by Place of Usual Residence and place of enumeration, and for Dwellings by place of enumeration.

Non-response rates

Tasmania

Person

2011 non-response rates, Tasmania
Person variable 2011 Place of Usual Residence (a) 2011 Place of enumeration (b)
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 (%)
Age (AGEP) (c) 495,351 14,426 2.91 489,029 13,686 2.80
Ancestry 1st Response (ANC1P) (d) 495,351 29,378 5.93 486,838 28,324 5.82
Core Activity Need For Assistance (ASSNP) 495,351 22,409 4.52 486,838 21,403 4.40
Birthplace of Female Parent (BPFP) 495,351 26,433 5.34 486,838 25,347 5.21
Country of Birth of Person (BPLP) 495,351 23,438 4.73 486,838 22,395 4.60
Birthplace of Male Parent (BPMP) 495,351 25,794 5.21 486,838 24,727 5.08
Unpaid Child Care (CHCAREP) (e) 401,481 27,106 6.75 393,162 25,914 6.59
Australian Citizenship (CITP) 495,351 24,040 4.85 486,838 23,015 4.73
Unpaid Domestic Work (DOMP) (e) 401,481 29,990 7.47 393,162 28,746 7.31
Number of Employees (EMPP) (e) 31,057 511 1.65 30,516 502 1.65
Employment Type (EMTP) (e) 217,298 2,010 0.92 215,208 1,957 0.91
Proficiency in Spoken English (ENGP) (f) 23,269 314 1.35 23,280 309 1.33
Public/Private Employer Indicator (GNGP) (e) 217,298 1,965 0.90 215,208 1,926 0.89
Hours Worked (HRSP) (e) 217,299 4,097 1.89 215,209 4,046 1.88
Highest Year of School Completed (HSCP) (e) 401,481 31,096 7.75 393,162 29,925 7.61
Total Personal Income (weekly) (INCP) (e) 401,481 24,865 6.19 393,162 23,735 6.04
Industry of Employment (INDP) (e) 217,298 1,986 0.91 215,208 1,951 0.91
Indigenous Status (INGP) 495,351 19,378 3.91 486,838 18,378 3.77
Language Spoken at Home (LANP) 495,351 19,083 3.85 486,838 18,115 3.72
Labour Force Status (LFSP) (e) 401,481 17,978 4.48 393,162 16,985 4.32
Registered Marital Status (MSTP) (c) (e) 401,481 13,659 3.40 395,195 12,869 3.26
Method of Travel to Work (MTWP) (e) 217,298 3,152 1.45 215,208 3,082 1.43
Occupation (OCCP) (e) 217,298 1,507 0.69 215,208 1,463 0.68
Place of Work (POWP) (e) 217,298 4,321 1.99 215,208 4,255 1.98
Place of Usual Residence One Year Ago (PUR1P - SA2 Level) (g) 489,402 20,229 4.13 480,876 19,211 4.00
Place of Usual Residence Five Years Ago (PUR5P - SA2 Level) (h) 464,170 24,845 5.35 455,693 23,784 5.22
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA1 level) 495,351 13,819 2.79 486,838 12,749 2.62
Place of Usual Residence on Census Night (PURP - SA2 level) 495,351 13,196 2.66 486,838 12,188 2.50
Non-School Qualification: Field of Study (QALFP) (e) 171,675 4,017 2.34 168,299 3,914 2.33
Non-School Qualification: Level of Education (QALLP) (e) 171,675 5,821 3.39 168,299 5,661 3.36
Religious Affiliation (RELP) (i) 495,351 44,604 9.00 486,838 43,289 8.89
Residential Status in a Non-Private Dwelling (RLNP) (j) 16,908 2,318 13.71 14,109 1,666 11.81
Full-Time/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) 495,351 27,098 5.47 486,838 25,988 5.34
Number of Children Ever Born (TISP) (k) 206,939 9,826 4.75 202,815 9,450 4.66
Type of Educational Institution Attending (TYPP) (l) 112,686 5,678 5.04 112,310 5,671 5.05
Usual Address One Year Ago Indicator (UAI1P) (g) 489,402 19,547 3.99 480,876 18,534 3.85
Usual Address Five Years Ago Indicator (UAI5P) (h) 464,170 23,166 4.99 455,693 22,125 4.86
Unpaid Assistance to a Person With a Disability (UNCAREP) (e) 401,481 29,992 7.47 393,162 28,768 7.32
Voluntary Work for an Organisation or Group (VOLWP) (e) 401,481 28,420 7.08 393,162 27,254 6.93
Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP) (m) 57,650 2,495 4.33 56,723 2,441 4.30

Footnotes

  1. The Place of Usual Residence count is derived from the usual residence questions on the Census Form.
  2. The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where 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.
  3. By definition, Place of Usual Residence counts for Age (AGEP) and Registered Marital Status (MSTP) exclude overseas visitors.
  4. For 2011, two variables, Ancestry1 (ANC1P) and Ancestry2 (ANC2P) were used to record responses separately. Prior to the 2006 Census, both ancestry responses were coded to a single variable, Ancestry (ANCP).
  5. Persons aged 15 years and over.
  6. Persons who speak a language other than English at home. Excludes non-respondents to the Language Spoken at Home (LANP) question.
  7. Persons aged 1 year and over.
  8. Persons aged 5 years and over.
  9. Answering this Census question is optional.
  10. Persons in a Non-Private Dwelling.
  11. Females aged 15 years and over.
  12. Persons attending an educational institution. Excludes non-respondents to the Full/Part-Time Student Status (STUP) question.
  13. Persons born overseas, but excludes overseas visitors.

Dwelling

2011 non-response rates, Tasmania
Place of enumeration (a)
Dwelling variable Dwellings for which question was relevant Dwellings from which there was no response Non response rate (%)
Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) (b) 199,878 8,005 4.00
Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED) (c) 66,278 2,919 4.40
Landlord type (LLDD) (d) 51,941 1,531 2.95
Type of Internet Connection (NEDD) (b) 199,878 11,192 5.60
Rent (weekly) Dollar Values (RNTD) (d) 51,941 1,725 3.32
Dwelling Structure (STRD) (e) 232,371 149 0.06
Tenure type (TEND) (b) 199,878 9,457 4.73
Number of Motor Vehicles (VEHD) (b) 199,878 10,337 5.17

Footnotes

  1. The place of enumeration count refers to the count of people in the state or territory where 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.
  2. Includes all occupied private dwellings.
  3. Occupied private dwellings being purchased. Includes dwellings being purchased under a rent/buy scheme.
  4. Occupied private dwellings being rented. Includes dwellings being occupied rent free.
  5. Includes all occupied and unoccupied private dwellings. A Collector, not householder, provides the response.


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