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6209.0 - Labour Mobility, Australia, Feb 2008 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/10/2008   
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APPENDIX 2 POPULATIONS AND DATA ITEMS LIST


DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

The ABS has a range of data available on request from the Labour Mobility 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 persons in the survey to whom the data item relates.

For more information about ABS data available on request, contact Evelyne Degryse on Canberra (02) 6252 7822, or by facsimile on (02) 6252 5066, or by email to <evelyne.degryse@abs.gov.au>.


Population 1:

Persons who worked at some time during the year ending February 2008.


Population 2:

Persons who were working at February 2008.


Population 3:

Employees (excluding owner managers of incorporated enterprises) who had worked with their current employer for one year or more.


Population 4:

Persons who ceased a job during the year ending February 2008.


Population 5:

Persons who ceased a job during the year ending February 2008 and were working at February 2008.


Population 6:

Persons who were working at February 2007.


Population 7:

Persons who were working at February 2007 and at February 2008.


Population 8:

Persons who had worked with their employer/business at February 2008 for one year or more.


Population 9:

Employees (excluding owner managers of incorporated enterprises) at February 2008 with paid leave entitlements.


Population 10:

Employees (excluding owner managers of incorporated enterprises) at February 2008 without paid leave entitlements.

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 Marital status All
Married
Not married
6 Relationship in household All
Family member
Husband, wife or partner
With dependents
Without dependents
Lone parent
With dependents
Without dependents
Dependent student
Non-dependent child
Other related individual
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 to survey date
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
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
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 Level of highest educational attainment All
Postgraduate Degree
Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate not further defined
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10 or below
Level not determined
No educational attainment
10A Level of highest non-school qualification All
With a non-school qualification
Postgraduate Degree
Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate not further defined
Level not determined
Without a non-school qualification
10B Highest year of school completed All
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10
Year 9
Year 8 or below
Never attended school
11 Labour force status at February 2008 All
Employed
Unemployed
Not in the labour force
12 Number of employers or businesses in the last 12 months All
One
Two
Three
Four or more
13A Change of employer/business 4,5
Changed employer/business in the last 12 months
1 change in employer/business
2 changes in employer/business
3 or more changes in employer/business
Did not change employer/business in the last 12 months
Currently not employed
13B Change in work 3,8
Same employer for one year or more
Employees (excluding OMIEs) with some change in work
Employees (excluding OMIEs) with no change in work
Owner managers and contributing family workers
14 Whether changed employer/business in the last 12 months 4,5
Changed employer/business
Did not change employer/business
Currently not employed


Data Items Populations

15 Whether working at February 2008 All
Working
Not working
16 Status in employment at February 2008 2,5,7,8
Employees
Employers
Own account workers
Contributing family workers
17 Full-time or part-time status at February 2008 2,3,5,7-10
Full-time workers
Part-time workers
18 Usual hours worked at February 2008 2,3,5,7-10
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 or more
Less than 1 hour or no hours worked
Note: Collected in single hours.
19 Employment type at February 2008 2,3,5,7-10
Employees (excluding OMIEs)
With paid leave entitlements
Without paid leave entitlements
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises
Contributing family workers
20A Duration with employer/business at February 2008 (1) 2,3,5,7-10
Under 12 months
Under 3 months
3 and under 6 months
6 and under 12 months
1 and under 2 years
2 and under 3 years
3 and under 5 years
5 and under 10 years
10 and under 20 years
20 years and over
20B Duration with employer/business at February 2008 (2) 2,3,5,7-10
Less than 12 months with current employer/business
One year or more with current employer/business
21 Occupation at February 2008(a) 2,3,5,7-10
Managers
Professionals
Technicians and trades workers
Community and personal service
workers
Clerical and administrative workers
Sales workers
Machinery operators and drivers
Labourers
22 Industry at February 2008(b) 2,3,5,7-10
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
23A Whether changed Major occupation group (with current employer for one year or more)(a) 3
Same occupation
Changed occupation
23B Whether changed Minor occupation group (with current employer for one year or more)(a) 3
Same occupation
Changed occupation
24 Previous occupation with current employer/business(a) 3
Managers
Professionals
Technicians and trades workers
Community and personal service workers
Clerical and administrative workers
Sales workers
Machinery operators and drivers
Labourers
25A Whether changed usual hours worked with current employer/business in the last 12 months - Employees (excluding OMIEs) 3
Same usual hours worked
Changed usual hours worked
Changed hours still full-time
Changed hours still part-time
Full-time to part-time
Part-time to full-time
Did not know or usual hours worked varied
25B Whether changed usual hours worked with current employer/business in the last 12 months - Owner managers and contributing family workers 8
Same usual hours worked
Changed usual hours worked
Changed hours still full-time
Changed hours still part-time
Full-time to part-time
Part-time to full-time
Did not know or usual hours worked varied
Not applicable (Employees excluding OMIES)
26 Previous usual hours worked with current employer/business 3,8
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 or more
Less than 1 hour or no hours worked
Note: Collected in single hours.
27 Whether entitled to paid sick leave at February 2008 3,9,10
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
28 Whether entitled to paid holiday leave at February 2008 3,9,10
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid holiday leave
Did not know
29 Whether had paid leave entitlements at February 2008 3,9,10
Had paid leave entitlements
Did not have paid leave entitlements
30 Whether promoted with current employer in the last 12 months 3
Promoted
Not promoted
31 Whether transferred with current employer in the last 12 months 3
Transferred
Not transferred
32 Whether promoted and/or transferred with current employer in the last 12 months 3
Promoted and/or transferred
Promoted only
Transferred only
Promoted and transferred
Not promoted or transferred
33 Reason for ceasing last job 4,5
Job losers
Retrenched, made redundant, employer went out of business, dismissed, no work was available
Job was temporary or seasonal
Own ill health or injury
Job leavers
Unsatisfactory work conditions
Holiday job, returned to studies
Retired
New business, better job, family or other reasons
Business closed or sold for other reasons
34 Usual hours worked in last job 4,5
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 or more
Less than 1 hour or no hours worked
Note: Collected in single hours.
35 Employment type in last job 4,5
Employees (excluding OMIEs)
With paid leave entitlements
Without paid leave entitlements
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises
Contributing family workers
36 Duration of last job 4,5
Under 12 months
Under 3 months
3 and under 6 months
6 and under 12 months
1 and under 2 years
2 and under 3 years
3 and under 5 years
5 and under 10 years
10 and under 20 years
20 years and over
37 When began last job 4,5
Began last job more than one year ago
Began and ceased a job in the last 12 months
38A Whether changed Major occupation group (last to current employer/business)(a) 5
Same occupation
Changed occupation
38B Whether changed Minor occupation group (last to current employer/business)(a) 5
Same occupation
Changed occupation
39A Whether changed industry Division (last to current employer/business)(b) 5
Same industry
Changed industry
39B Whether changed industry Subdivision (last to current employer/business)(b) 5
Same industry
Changed industry
40 Whether changed employment type (last to current employer/business) 5
Same employment type
Changed employment type
41 Whether changed usual hours worked (last to current employer/business) 5
Same usual hours worked
Changed usual hours worked
42 Occupation of last job(a) 4,5
Managers
Professionals
Technicians and trades workers
Community and personal service
workers
Clerical and administrative workers
Sales workers
Machinery operators and drivers
Labourers
43 Industry of last job(b) 4,5
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
44 Whether entitled to paid sick leave in last job 4,5
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
45 Whether entitled to paid holiday leave in last job 4,5
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid holiday leave
Did not know
46 Whether had paid leave entitlements in last job 4,5
Had paid leave entitlements
Did not have paid leave entitlements
47 Whether working at February 2007 All
Working
Not working
48 Usual hours worked at February 2007 3,6-8
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 or more
Less than 1 hour or no hours worked
Note: Collected in single hours.
49 Employment type at February 2007 3,6-8
Employees (excluding OMIEs)
With paid leave entitlements
Without paid leave entitlements
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises
Contributing family workers
50A Whether changed Major occupation group (February 2007 and
February 2008)(a)
3,7,8
Same occupation
Different occupation
50B Whether changed Minor occupation group (February 2007 and
February 2008)(a)
3,7,8
Same occupation
Different occupation
51A Whether changed industry Division (February 2007 and February 2008)(b) 3,7,8
Same industry
Different industry
51B Whether changed industry Subdivision (February 2007 and February 2008)(b) 3,7,8
Same industry
Different industry
52 Whether changed employment type (February 2007 and February 2008) 3,7,8
Same employment type
Different employment type
53 Whether changed usual hours worked (February 2007 and February 2008) 3,7,8
Same usual hours worked
Different usual hours worked
Currently not employed
54 Occupation at February 2007(a) 3,6-8
Managers
Professionals
Technicians and trades workers
Community and personal service
workers
Clerical and administrative workers
Sales workers
Machinery operators and drivers
Labourers
55 Industry at February 2007(b) 3,6-8
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
56 Whether entitled to paid sick leave at February 2007 3,6-8
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
57 Whether entitled to paid holiday leave at February 2007 3,6-8
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid holiday leave
Did not know
58 Whether has paid leave entitlements at February 2007 3,6-8
Had paid leave entitlements
Did not have paid leave entitlements

(a) This data item is classified according to ANZSCO First Edition. See paragraph 13 of the Explanatory Notes for more information.
(b) This data item is classified according to ANZSIC 2006. See
paragraph 14 of the Explanatory Notes for more information.



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