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6342.0 - Working Time Arrangements, Australia, November 2012 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/05/2013   
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APPENDIX 1 POPULATIONS AND DATA ITEMS LIST


DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

The ABS has a range of data available on request from the Working Time Arrangements Survey. This section lists the data items and populations which relate to the survey. More detailed breakdowns of some data items may also be available on request.

The population(s) for a particular data item refers to the person in the survey to whom the data item relates. Where alternative output categories are available for the same data item, these are shown and the data item name is followed by a bracketed numeral (e.g. Country of birth (2)).

For more information about ABS data available on request, contact National Information and Referral Service in Canberra on 1300 135 070 or via email to <client.services@abs.gov.au> or contact Labour Supplementary Survey Section on (02) 6252 7206 or via email to <labour.statistics@abs.gov.au>.


Population 1

Employees in main job


Population 2

Employees (excluding OMIEs) in main job


Population 3

Employees who were single jobholders


Population 4

Employees in main job who were multiple jobholders

Data items
Populations

1 State or territory of usual residence
All
New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
South Australia
Western Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory
Australian Capital Territory
2 Area of usual residence
All
State capital city
Balance of state/territory
3 Region of usual residence
All
Standard labour force dissemination regions
4 Sex
All
Males
Females
5 Social marital status
All
Married
Not married
6 Relationship in household
All
Family member
Husband, wife or partner
With dependants
Without dependants
Lone parent
With dependants
Without dependants
Dependent student
Non-dependent child
Other family person
Non-family member
Lone person
Not living alone
Relationship not determined
7A Country of birth and period of arrival
All
Born in Australia
Born overseas
Arrived before 1971
Arrived 1971-1980
Arrived 1981-1990
Arrived 1991-2000
Arrived 2001-2010
Arrived 2011 to survey date
Inadequately described
7B Country of birth (1)
All
Born in Australia
Born overseas
Born in main English-speaking countries
Born in other than main English-speaking countries
Inadequately described
7C Country of birth (2)
All
Born in Australia
Born overseas
Oceania and Antarctica
North-West Europe
Southern and Eastern Europe
North Africa and the Middle East
South-East Asia
North-East Asia
Southern and Central Asia
Americas
Sub-Saharan Africa
Inadequately described
8 Age group (years)
All
15-19
20-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-59
60-64
65 and over
Note: Age collected in single years.
9 Whether had any child(ren) under 15 years
All
Had child(ren) under 15 years
1 child
2 children
3 children
4 children
5 children
6 or more children
Did not have any children under 15 years
10 Full-time or part-time status in main job
All
Full-time workers
Part-time workers
11 Full-time or part-time status of employment
All
Full-time workers
Part-time workers
12 Occupation of main job
All
Managers
Professionals
Technicians and trades workers
Community and personal service workers
Clerical and administrative workers
Sales workers
Machinery operators and drivers
Labourers
13 Industry of main job
All
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Mining
Manufacturing
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
Construction
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Accommodation and food services
Transport, postal and warehousing
Information media and telecommunications
Financial and insurance services
Rental, hiring and real estate services
Professional, scientific and technical services
Administrative and support services
Public administration and safety
Education and training
Health care and social assistance
Arts and recreation services
Other services
14 Sector of main job
All
Public
Private
Could not be determined
15 Hours actually worked in all jobs
All
Less than 1 hour/no hours
1-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35
36-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Note: Collected in single hours
16 Hours actually worked in main job
All
Less than 1 hour/no hours
1-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35
36-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Note: Collected in single hours
17 Hours usually worked in all jobs
All
Less than 1 hour
1-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35
36-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Note: Collected in single hours
18 Hours usually worked in main job
All
Less than 1 hour
1-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35
36-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Note: Collected in single hours
19 Whether entitled to paid holiday leave in main job
2
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid holiday leave
Did not know
20 Whether entitled to paid sick leave in main job
2
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
21 Whether had paid leave entitlements in main job
2
With paid leave entitlements
Without paid leave entitlements
22 Whether had any say in the days on which worked in main job
2
With paid leave entitlements
Without paid leave entitlements
Had some say in the days on which worked
Did not have any say in the days on which worked
23 Whether considered job to be casual in main job
2
Considered job to be casual
Did not consider job to be casual
24 Whether received casual loading as part of pay in main job
2
Received casual loading
Did not receive casual loading
Did not know
25 Whether guaranteed a minimum number of hours of work in main job
2
Guaranteed a minimum number of hours
Not guaranteed a minimum number of hours
26 Whether had any say in start and finish times in main job
All
Had some say
Able to choose times on a day-to-day basis
Times negotiated with employer in advance
Other
Did not have any say
27 Whether had an agreement with employer to work flexible hours in main job
All
Had an agreement to work flexible hours
Had a written agreement with the employer to work flexible hours
Had an unwritten agreement to work flexible hours
Did not have an agreement to work flexible hours
28 Whether able to choose to work extra hours in order to take time off in main job
All
Able to choose to work extra hours
Not able to choose to work extra hours
Did not know
29 Whether able to choose when holidays were taken in main job
All
Could choose
Could sometimes choose
Could not choose
30 Whether earnings/income varied from one pay period to the next in main job
All
Earnings/income varied
Earnings/income did not vary
31 Whether usually required to be on call or standby in main job
All
Usually required to be on call or standby
Not usually required to be on call or standby
32 Whether usually worked the same number of hours each week in main job
All
Usually worked the same number of hours each week
Did not usually work the same number of hours each week
33 Whether hours varied weekly or was usually required to be on call or standby in main job
All
Hours varied weekly or was usually required to be on-call or standby
How far in advance work schedule was known
Less than 1 day
1 day to less than 1 week
1 day
2 days
3 days
4 days
5 days
6 days
1 week to less than 2 weeks
2 weeks to less than 4 weeks
4 weeks or more
Other/varied
Hours did not vary weekly and was not required to be on-call or standby
34 Whether usually worked extra hours or overtime and how compensated for overtime worked
All
Usually worked extra hours or overtime
Paid for overtime
Included in salary package
Entitled to receive time off in lieu
Compensated in some other way
Not compensated
Note: Multiple response category. People may appear in more than one category.
Did not usually work extra hours or overtime
35 Whether usually worked shift work and hours usually work in a shift in main job All
Usually worked shift work
Hours worked in a shift
Less than 8 hours
8 hours
9-12 hours
13 hours and over
Did not usually work shift work
36 Whether usually worked shift work and type of shift usually worked in main job
All
Usually worked shift work
Type of shift usually worked
A rotating shift which periodically changes
A regular evening shift or graveyard shift
A regular morning shift
A regular afternoon shift
Irregular shift
Split shift
On call
Other
Did not usually work shift work
37 Days of the week usually worked in all jobs(a)
All
Monday to Friday(b)
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Days varied
Note: Multiple response category. People may appear in more than one category.
38 Number of days of the week usually worked in all jobs
All
1 day
2 days
3 days
4 days
5 days
6 days
7 days
39 Whether worked weekdays and/or weekends in all jobs
All
Weekdays only
Weekends only
Both weekdays and weekends
40 Whether usually worked any hours between 7pm and 7am in all jobs
All
Usually worked majority of hours between 7pm and 7am
Did not usually work majority of hours between 7pm and 7am

(a) See paragraph 19 of the Explanatory Notes for more information.
(b) Comprises people who usually work on all days Monday to Friday and who also worked on Saturday and/or Sunday. These people are also included in the Saturday and/or Sunday categories.


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