4912.1 - Managing Care and Work, New South Wales, Oct 2005  
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APPENDIX ADDITIONAL DATA AVAILABLE


ADDITIONAL DATA AVAILABLE

In addition to the statistics provided in this publication, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) can produce customised tables to meet special data requirements. These tables are subject to confidentiality and data quality restrictions. Inquiries should be made to the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. Information collected in the survey included:


Demographic

  • Age
  • Sex
  • Sydney/balance of state
  • Household/family composition
  • Number of dependent children

Recipient of care
  • Own children aged 14 years or under
      • Whether had a long term health condition or disability
      • Whether used formal/informal child care
  • Other children aged 14 years or under
      • Whether had a long term health condition or disability
  • Persons aged 15 to 64 years with a long-term health condition or disability
  • Persons aged 15 to 64 years with a short-term sickness or injury
  • Persons aged 65 years or over

Caring
  • Whether provided care
  • Type of care
  • Relationship of care recipient
  • Frequency of care

Work arrangements
  • Labour force status
  • Sector of employment of main job
  • Whether employee carer receives leave entitlements
  • Whether employer provides paid sick leave/ holiday leave
  • Work arrangements used to care for someone
  • Type of paid leave used to care for someone
  • Whether wanted to make more use of work arrangements already used to care
  • Whether wanted to use work arrangements not already used to care
  • Reasons could not make more use of work arrangements already used to care
  • Reasons could not make use of work arrangements not already used to care
  • Changes made to job in order to care for someone
  • Job changes wanted but couldn't because of caring responsibilities
  • Whether main reason not looking for paid work is because of caring responsibilities
  • Whether became self-employed to make it easier to care for someone
  • Main source of income for carers who are not looking for paid work