Census of Population and Housing 1971: Tabulation SP082

What is tabulation SP082?

Dimension of data sets

Record structure and details of classifications

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What is tabulation SP082?

Tabulation SP082 contains 9 files, one for Australia and one for each State and Territory. Each file gives counts of persons aged 15 years and over in the cross-classification Section of State by Industry by Marital status by Schooling by Qualifications by Occupation by Birthplace by Period of residence by Qualified in Australia by Age by Sex. Each record of the data file contains a count of the number of persons in one cell of the tabulation.

Dimensions of data sets

Tabulation SP082 consists of 9 data files, one for Australia and one for each of the six States and two Territories. The number of records in each file are:

	Australia			2 196 593
	New South Wales			993 370
	Victoria			815 856
	Queensland			362 475
	South Australia			305 375
	Western Australia		285 375
	Tasmania			103 780
	Northern Territory		31 318
	Australian Capital Territory	47 418
The record length is 24 characters.

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Record structure

Each record of the file contains information on one cell of the cross-tabulation, giving indicative values and a tally for the cell. The indicative values are the group codes of the characteristics which define a cell in the table. The tally is the number of persons counted in the census with that combination of characteristics. Cells with zero tally are omitted from the table.

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State/Territory files
 

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