6227.0.55.003 - Education and Work, Australia - Additional data cubes, May 2012  
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  • Explanatory Notes


1 This publication contains results from the annual Survey of Education and Work (SEW) conducted throughout Australia in May 2012 as a supplement to the monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS).

2 The SEW provides a range of key indicators of educational participation and attainment of persons aged 15–74 years, along with data on people's transition between education and work. The annual time series allows for ongoing monitoring of: people presently participating in education; level of highest non-school qualification; level of highest educational attainment; characteristics of people's transition between education and work; and data on apprentices.

3 The publication Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0) contains information about survey design, sample redesign, scope, coverage and population benchmarks relevant to the monthly LFS, which also apply to supplementary surveys. It also contains definitions of demographic and labour force characteristics.


The publication Education and Work, Australia (cat. no. 6227.0) contains information about the SEW. It includes the following sections:

Explanatory Notes
Includes: Scope and Coverage; Data Collection; Estimation Method; Reliability of the Estimates; Data Comparability; Classifications; Products and Services



Quality Declarations - Summary
Includes: Institutional Environment; Timeliness; Accuracy; Coherence; Interpretability; Accessibility

Data quality (Technical Note)
Includes: Reliability of the Estimates; Calculation of Standard Error; Proportion and Percentages; Differences; Significance Testing; Other Sources of Error