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Relationship to household reference person code NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term351361
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 27/04/2007
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing the relationship to the reference person within the household.

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Family, household and income unit variables (relationship in household) 2005
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
11In a registered marriage
12In a de facto marriage
21Lone parent
31Natural or adopted child under 15
32Step-child under 15
33Foster child under 15
34Grandchild under 15
35Otherwise related child under 15
36Unrelated child under 15
41Natural or adopted dependent student
42Student step-child
43Student foster child
51Non-dependent natural or adopted child
52Non-dependent step-child
53Non-dependent foster child
61Brother/Sister
62Father/Mother
63Non-dependent grandchild
64Grandfather/grandmother
65Cousin
66Uncle/Aunt
67Nephew/Niece
69Other related individual (not elsewhere classified)
71Unrelated individual living in a family household
72Group household member
73Lone person
99Visitor

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 21     Lone parent:

Should be used where a person has no spouse or partner present in the household but who forms a parent-child relationship with at least one dependent or non-dependent child who is usually resident in the household.

CODE 99     Not stated/inadequately described:

Not for use on primary collection forms. It is primarily for use in administrative collections when transferring data from data sets where the item has not been collected

Collection methods:Help on this term

A major purpose of this classification is as the basis for identification of income units and families, statistical units that are important for further analysis.

Data captured on relationships are allocated to the 'Relationship in household' classification in output processing.

Relationships to the selected Person 1 are coded, enabling the family units existing in the household to be identified.

The first person named is identified as Person 1.

Q1 below is asked of all usual residents of the household, except for Person 1:

Q1. What is (your/the Person's) relationship to (Person 1)?

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Statistical Concepts Library - Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables - Family, Household and Income Unit Variables - Relationship in household - Classification and coding

Reference online through:

Family, Household and Income Unit Variables, Relationship in Household

Relational attributes

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

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

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

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