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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.

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    Show details for Available for workAvailable for work
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    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
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    Hide details for Extended familyExtended family
    An extended family is a group of related people who usually live together in the same household and consists of:

    · a family nucleus and one or more other related people; or
    · two or more related family nuclei, with or without other related people.
    Show details for Familial relationshipFamilial relationship
    Show details for Family nucleusFamily nucleus
    Hide details for Family typeFamily type
    Family type differentiates family nuclei according to the presence or absence of couples, parents and children.
    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
    Show details for Hours worked in employmentHours worked in employment
    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)
    Show details for IndustryIndustry
    Show details for Inlets and harbours, oceanic waters and islandsInlets and harbours, oceanic waters and islands
    Hide details for Internal migrationInternal migration
    Internal migration is the movement of population within the national boundaries of a country, resulting from changes of usual residence.

    Internal migration relates to people usually resident in New Zealand aged five years or more at the 1996 Census who were not living in the same subject area five years prior to the census. Excluded are persons who did not specify a usual New Zealand address for census night 1996 or five years earlier (1991) and were classified as having "no fixed abode", or had an "overseas" or "not specified New Zealand" address.
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    Show details for Job search methodsJob search methods
    Show details for Labour forceLabour force
    Show details for Labour force participation rateLabour force participation rate
    Show details for Labour force statusLabour force status
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    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
    Hide details for Motor vehiclesMotor vehicles
    The number of motor vehicles available for use by household members on census night. Included are vehicles which are privately owned, hired, borrowed, leased or supplied by an employer, and vehicles that are temporarily under repair. Business vehicles if available for private use are also included.

    Included are cars, station wagons, vans, trucks, utility vehicles, four-wheel drive vehicles and other vehicles used on public roads, but excluded are caravans, motorcycles, scooters, vehicles used only for business and farm vehicles such as tractors.

    Hide details for New ZealandNew Zealand
    Geographic New Zealand includes the Kermadec, Campbell and Three Kings Islands and the Ross Dependency, but excludes the Tokelau Islands.
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    Show details for Number of inmates or guest occupantsNumber of inmates or guest occupants
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    Show details for Permanent private dwellingPermanent private dwelling
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    Show details for Population resident in New ZealandPopulation resident in New Zealand
    Show details for Population usually resident in areaPopulation usually resident in area
    Hide details for Post school qualificationsPost school qualifications
    A post school qualification is an award for educational attainment which is the result of formally recognised learning. The qualification is awarded by:

    · a "secondary school" or "educational institution" as defined by the Education Act 1990,
    · any other organisation assessed under the auspices of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)
    · the publicly recognised New Zealand authority of a profession, academic discipline or trade
    · the recognised overseas authority of a profession, academic discipline or trade.

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    Hide details for RemarriedRemarried
    A person who is currently legally married and has previously been legally married and subsequently divorced or widowed is said to be remarried.
    Show details for Rent paidRent paid
    Show details for Resident populationResident population
    Show details for Rural areasRural areas
    Hide details for Rural centresRural centres
    Rural centres have statistical boundaries (being an area unit) but have no legal status. They are rural centres with a population of 300 to 999 in a reasonably compact area which service their surrounding rural areas (district territory). Examples are Ruatoria, Waitoa and Cust.
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    Hide details for Statistical areasStatistical areas
    Statistical areas are broad geographic regions which do not conform to any legal or administrative boundaries, nor do they have any pre-determined population size. There are 13 statistical areas many of which conform to the old provincial districts. These areas include islands outside regions but part of 'geographic New Zealand'.

    The major importance of statistical areas is in historical comparability of data from these areas.
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    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
    Hide details for Unoccupied dwellingUnoccupied dwelling
    Any dwelling that is unoccupied at all times during the 12 hours following midnight on the night of the census is deemed to be unoccupied. Dwelling questionnaires are not completed for these dwellings. The numbers of such dwellings are compiled under the following categories:

    · Residents Away
    · Empty Dwelling
    · Bach or Holiday Home
    · Dwelling Under Construction

    Hide details for Unpaid workUnpaid work
    Unpaid work includes activities which are undertaken either:

    · performed in the seven days prior to Sunday 3 March 1996 for persons living in the same household as the respondent; or

    · performed in the last four weeks prior to census for persons outside of the respondent’s household for which the performance of those activities is not paid.
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    Show details for Weekly rentWeekly rent
    Hide details for WidowedWidowed
    A widowed person is a person who has not remarried following the death of his or her legal husband or wife.
    Show details for Workplace addressWorkplace address
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