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Family, household and income unit variables (relationship in household) 2005

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termClassification Scheme
METeOR identifier:Help on this term343349
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007
Definition:Help on this termRelationship in household' is the Australian Bureau of Statistics' (ABS) standard variable for identifying the familial and other relationships between persons in a given household.
Context:Help on this termHousehold and family statistics.
Classification structure:Help on this termThe 'Family, household and income unit variables' has a four level hierarchical classification for relationship in household. In the classification, relationship in household type are grouped in to progressively more detailed categories on the basis of similarity in terms of relationship type.

Collection and usage attributes

Comments:Help on this termThe ABS classification for relationship in household is a subset of the suite of standards called 'Family, household and income unit variables'. 'Relationship in household' underlies the suite of standards for Family statistics. It identifies and classifies the key relationships between persons usually resident in a given household. Although some collections output directly to the classification of 'Relationship in household', its major use is in providing the basis for derivation of 'Family composition', 'Income unit composition', 'Household composition' and 'Social marital status'. The 'Relationship in household' standard facilitates the definition, collection and classification of household relationship data in statistical collections.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
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Australian Bureau of Statistics. Family, household and income unit variables. Cat No. 1286.0. Canberra: ABS. Viewed on 29/09/2006

Reference documents:Help on this termFamily, household and income unit variables
Revision status:Help on this termRevised 2005 Standard

Relational attributes

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Relationship to household reference person code NN Community Services (retired), Superseded 27/04/2007

Relationship to household reference person code NN Community Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007

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