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ABS Census - B50 Structure Of Dwelling By Number Of Persons (Usually Resident) (LGA) 1991

The 1991 Census Basic Community profiles present 57 tables containing summary characteristics of persons and/or dwellings for Local Government Areas (LGA) in Australia.

This table contains data relating to structure of dwelling by number of persons (usually resident(a)). Counts are of occupied private dwellings containing family, group, and lone person households. Counts are based on place of enumeration on census night which excludes adjustment for under-enumeration however in determining family and household type visitors to dwellings are excluded and usual residents who are temporarily absent are included. The data is by LGA 1991 boundaries. Periodicity: 5-Yearly.

This data is ABS data (cat. no. 2101.0 & original geographic boundary cat. no. 1261.0.30.001) used with permission from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The tabular data was processed and supplied to AURIN by the Australian Data Archives. The cleaned, high resolution 1991 geographic boundaries are available from data.gov.au: https://data.gov.au/dataset/asgc-1991-edition-boundaries.

For more information please refer to the 1991 Census Dictionary: http://www.ausstats.abs.gov.au/ausstats/free.nsf/0/90059C6022B6EE0CCA2574BF001664A0/$File/29010_1991_210_Census%20Dictionary.pdf.

Please note:

  • (a) Spouses, offspring, and co-tenants (in group households) who were temporarily absent on census night are included. A maximum of 3 temporary absentees can be counted in each household.

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Source https://portal.aurin.org.au
Last Updated February 14, 2020, 05:04 (UTC)
Created November 1, 2019, 00:15 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia (CC BY 2.5 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_ABS_Census-UoM_AURIN_DB_Census1991_b50_structure_dwl_by_num_p_lga_1991
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Caravan etc in caravan park (c), 1, Caravan etc in caravan park (c), 2, Caravan etc in caravan park (c), 3, Caravan etc in caravan park (c), 4, Caravan etc in caravan park (c), 5, Caravan etc in caravan park (c), 6 or more, Flat or apartment, 1, Flat or apartment, 2, Flat or apartment, 3, Flat or apartment, 4, Flat or apartment, 5, Flat or apartment, 6 or more, Geometry Field, Local Government Area Code, Local Government Area Name, Not stated, 1, Not stated, 2, Not stated, 3, Not stated, 4, Not stated, 5, Not stated, 6 or more, Other, 1, Other, 2, Other, 3, Other, 4, Other, 5, Other, 6 or more, Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc, 1, Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc, 2, Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc, 3, Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc, 4, Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc, 5, Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc, 6 or more, Separate house, 1, Separate house, 2, Separate house, 3, Separate house, 4, Separate house, 5, Separate house, 6 or more, True Table Population, Total
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (1991): ABS Census - B50 Structure Of Dwelling By Number Of Persons (Usually Resident) (LGA) 1991; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice ©Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics 1991
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key lga_code
Type dataset
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