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Unpaid Work (Census 96) 1996

    A full list of the definitions and terms used in the 1996 Census of Population and Dwellings is contained in the report An Introduction to the Census of Population and Dwellings. Refer to Statistics New Zealand for a complete list of concepts, definitions and classifications.

    Hide details for AbsenteeAbsentee
    An absentee is a person who is temporarily absent from a dwelling at the time of the census and who the occupier/reference person in the dwelling considers to be a usually resident household member.

    The category includes children away at boarding school, and people away on business, on holiday, in hospital and so on. Excluded are long-term hospital patients and university and other tertiary students who live away from the dwelling for most of the year.

    Required details of absentees include name, sex, age, relationship to occupier/reference person, marital status and location (in New Zealand or overseas).
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    Show details for De facto marriageDe facto marriage
    Show details for De facto populationDe facto population
    Show details for Dependent childDependent child
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    Show details for DwellingDwelling
    Show details for Dwelling addressDwelling address
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    Show details for EthnicityEthnicity
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    Show details for Familial relationshipFamilial relationship
    Hide details for Family nucleusFamily nucleus
    A family nucleus consists of two or more people, who are members of the same household, and who comprise either a couple, or at least one parent role/child relationship, or both.

    All people in a household under the age of 18 who are not employed full-time are classified as a child in a family nucleus in that household except when they have a partner or child (or children) of their own in the household or do not usually reside with the members of that household.

    Note: For this definition, the term "family nucleus" is used to clarify the specific type of family group that is being referred to. In the family classifications, the term "family" is used as an abbreviation of "family nucleus".
    Show details for Family typeFamily type
    Show details for FertilityFertility
    Show details for Foster childFoster child
    Hide details for Highest school qualificationHighest school qualification
    A school qualification is an award for educational attainment which is the result of formally recognised learning gained by people aged 15 years and over. The qualification is awarded by:

    · A "secondary school" or "educational institution" as defined by the Education Act.
    · Any other organisation providing school qualifications and assessed under the auspices of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
    Show details for Hours of unpaid work outside the homeHours of unpaid work outside the home
    Show details for Hours worked in employmentHours worked in employment
    Hide details for HouseholdHousehold
    A household consists of either one person who usually resides alone or two or more people who usually reside together and share facilities (such as eating facilities, cooking facilities, bathroom and toilet facilities, a living area).
    Show details for Household characteristicsHousehold characteristics
    Hide details for Household compositionHousehold composition
    Household composition differentiates households according to the relationships between people in those households.
    Show details for Income (total income)Income (total income)
    Hide details for IndustryIndustry
    Industry is the type of activity undertaken by the organisation, enterprise, business or unit of economic activity within which a person is employed. Any individual business can be assigned an appropriate industry category on the basis of its predominant activity, which is its main income-producing activity.
    Show details for Inlets and harbours, oceanic waters and islandsInlets and harbours, oceanic waters and islands
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    Show details for Living arrangementsLiving arrangements
    Show details for Looked for paid workLooked for paid work
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    Hide details for Mäori descentMäori descent
    A person is said to have New Zealand Mäori descent if they consider they have Mäori ancestors, no matter how distant.
    Show details for Marital statusMarital status
    Show details for Means of cooking in a dwellingMeans of cooking in a dwelling
    Show details for Means of heating dwellingMeans of heating dwelling
    Show details for Means of water heating in a dwellingMeans of water heating in a dwelling
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    Show details for Motor vehiclesMotor vehicles
    Show details for New ZealandNew Zealand
    Show details for Never marriedNever married
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    Show details for Number of childrenNumber of children
    Show details for Number of inmates or guest occupantsNumber of inmates or guest occupants
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    Show details for Number of rooms/bedroomsNumber of rooms/bedrooms
    Show details for OccupationOccupation
    Show details for Occupied dwellingOccupied dwelling
    Show details for Occupier/reference personOccupier/reference person
    Show details for Overseas visitor populationOverseas visitor population
    Show details for Parent roleParent role
    Show details for PartnerPartner
    Show details for Permanent private dwellingPermanent private dwelling
    Show details for Place of residencePlace of residence
    Show details for Population resident in New ZealandPopulation resident in New Zealand
    Show details for Population usually resident in areaPopulation usually resident in area
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    Show details for RemarriedRemarried
    Show details for Rent paidRent paid
    Show details for Resident populationResident population
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    Show details for Same-sex partnersSame-sex partners
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    Show details for Status in employmentStatus in employment
    Show details for StepchildStepchild
    Show details for Temporarily absent (household and family statistics)Temporarily absent (household and family statistics)
    Hide details for Temporary private dwellingTemporary private dwelling
    Refers to any private dwelling that is temporary or mobile (such as a tent, caravan, campervan or boat) and occupied on census night.

    In order to provide family statistics on persons living in temporary accommodation, residents of motor camps, caravan parks and camping grounds who resided or intended residing there on a permanent basis - that is, had no other address, planned to live in such accommodation or had lived in such accommodation for three months or more - are enumerated as separate private households. Accordingly the category of "Caravan, cabin or tent in a motor camp" is now included in the "Temporary Private Dwelling" category. Short-term guests and visitors in motor camps continue to be enumerated in the "Non-Private Dwelling" category.
    Show details for Tenure of dwellingTenure of dwelling
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    Show details for Total fertility rateTotal fertility rate
    Show details for Total household incomeTotal household income
    Show details for Total populationTotal population
    Show details for Unemployed and seeking workUnemployed and seeking work
    Show details for Unoccupied dwellingUnoccupied dwelling
    Show details for Unpaid workUnpaid work
    Show details for Urban areasUrban areas
    Show details for Usual residenceUsual residence
    Hide details for Usual residence five years agoUsual residence five years ago
    The reported usual place of residence of a respondent five completed years prior to the census.
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    Show details for WardsWards
    Show details for Weekly rentWeekly rent
    Show details for WidowedWidowed
    Show details for Workplace addressWorkplace address
    Show details for Year of arrival in New ZealandYear of arrival in New Zealand
    Show details for Years lived at usual residenceYears lived at usual residence

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