Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Glossary Item|
|Registration status:||Community Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007|
Collection and usage attributes
In order to be classified as a child, the person can have no partner or child of his/her own usually resident in the household. A separate family in the household is formed in this instance. If a person is aged under 15 and has a partner and/or a spouse these relationships are not recorded.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Bureau of Statistics|
Australian Bureau of Statistics 2001. Census Dictionary. Cat. no. 2901.0. Canberra: ABS.
|Metadata items which use this glossary item:|
Dependent child Community Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007
Non-dependent child Community Services (retired), Standard 31/08/2007