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Unpaid Work (Census 96) 1996



Glossary
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    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).
    Show details for Access to a telephoneAccess to a telephone
    Show details for Adult childAdult child
    Show details for AgeAge
    Show details for AreaArea
    Show details for Area of usual residenceArea of usual residence
    Show details for Area unitArea unit
    Show details for Available for workAvailable for work
    Show details for Census night addressCensus night address
    Show details for ChildChild
    Show details for Cigarette smoking behaviourCigarette smoking behaviour
    Show details for CityCity
    Show details for Community boardCommunity board
    Show details for ConstituencyConstituency
    Show details for Country of birthCountry of birth
    Show details for CoupleCouple
    Show details for De facto marriageDe facto marriage
    Show details for De facto populationDe facto population
    Show details for Dependent childDependent child
    Show details for DistrictDistrict
    Show details for Duration of residence in New ZealandDuration of residence in New Zealand
    Show details for DwellingDwelling
    Show details for Dwelling addressDwelling address
    Show details for Dwelling statusDwelling status
    Show details for Economic familyEconomic family
    Show details for Electoral boundariesElectoral boundaries
    Show details for Electoral districtsElectoral districts
    Show details for EthnicityEthnicity
    Show details for Extended familyExtended family
    Show details for Familial relationshipFamilial relationship
    Show details for Family nucleusFamily nucleus
    Show details for Family typeFamily type
    Show details for FertilityFertility
    Show details for Foster childFoster child
    Show details for Highest school qualificationHighest school qualification
    Show details for Hours of unpaid work outside the homeHours of unpaid work outside the home
    Hide details for Hours worked in employmentHours worked in employment
    Hours worked is the total number of hours worked in employment in the week before the census..

    The definition of employed used in the census includes all people aged 15 and over in employment for pay, profit or payment in kind, or those people who worked unpaid in a family business. Hours worked exclude unpaid work other than work performed in a family business and unpaid overtime. In the census, hours worked in all jobs are counted, not just the main job.

    Show details for HouseholdHousehold
    Show details for Household characteristicsHousehold characteristics
    Show details for Household compositionHousehold composition
    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
    Show details for Internal migrationInternal migration
    Show details for IwiIwi
    Hide details for Job search methodsJob search methods
    Job search methods refers to the methods used to look for paid work in the four weeks prior to the census.

    Response categories:

    · looked at job advertisements in the newspapers
    · wrote, phoned or applied in person to an employer
    · contacted the Department of Labour’s New Zealand Employment Service to look for a job
    · contacted friends or relatives for help in finding a job
    · contacted career advisers or vocational guidance officers
    · other method(s), for instance: contacted other employment agency, placed an ad about a job, took steps to set up own business.
    Show details for Labour forceLabour force
    Show details for Labour force participation rateLabour force participation rate
    Show details for Labour force statusLabour force status
    Show details for LanguageLanguage
    Show details for Living arrangementsLiving arrangements
    Show details for Looked for paid workLooked for paid work
    Show details for Main means of travel to workMain means of travel to work
    Show details for Mäori descentMäori descent
    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
    Show details for MeshblocksMeshblocks
    Show details for Motor vehiclesMotor vehicles
    Show details for New ZealandNew Zealand
    Show details for Never marriedNever married
    Show details for Non-private dwellingNon-private dwelling
    Show details for Number of childrenNumber of children
    Hide details for Number of inmates or guest occupantsNumber of inmates or guest occupants
    Number of inmates or guest occupants refers to the number of people who are inmates in prisons, penal institutions or police lock-ups and stations, and the number of people who are residents or guests in hospitals, hotels, motel complexes, private hotels, guest houses, boarding houses, rooming houses, motor camps and the like (for example, shearing quarters, work camps) on census night.
    Show details for Number of occupantsNumber of occupants
    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
    Show details for Post school qualificationsPost school qualifications
    Show details for Private dwellingPrivate dwelling
    Hide details for Regional councilsRegional councils
    There are 16 regional councils (Gisborne, Tasman and Marlborough Districts; and Nelson City are all unitary authorities. As such they are districts with the power of regional authorities.) These 16 cover every territorial authority in New Zealand with the exception of the Chatham Islands District.

    Generally, regional councils contain complete territorial authorities. The geographical boundaries of the regions conform as far as practical to the boundaries of one or more water catchments. In determining regions, consideration was also given to regional communities of interest, natural resource management, land use planning, port facilities and environmental matters.
    Hide details for Registered marriageRegistered marriage
    A registered marriage is one for which a marriage certificate has been signed legalising the marriage of two people of the opposite sex. People who are "legally married" have signed a marriage certificate that is valid at the time of the survey.

    Show details for Religious affiliationReligious affiliation
    Show details for RemarriedRemarried
    Show details for Rent paidRent paid
    Show details for Resident populationResident population
    Show details for Rural areasRural areas
    Show details for Rural centresRural centres
    Hide details for Same-sex partnersSame-sex partners
    Two people of the same sex who are living together as partners.
    Show details for Sector of landlordSector of landlord
    Show details for SeparatedSeparated
    Show details for SexSex
    Show details for Statistical areasStatistical areas
    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)
    Show details for Temporary private dwellingTemporary private dwelling
    Show details for Tenure of dwellingTenure of dwelling
    Show details for Territorial authorityTerritorial authority
    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
    Show details for Usual residence five years agoUsual residence five years ago
    Show details for VisitorVisitor
    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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