This product provides a range of information about the release of microdata from the 2013 Characteristics of Recent Migrants survey (CORMS), including details about the survey methodology and how to use TableBuilder. Data item lists and information on the conditions of use and the quality of the microdata, as well as the definitions used, are also provided.
Microdata are the most detailed information available from a survey and are generally the responses to individual questions on the questionnaire or data derived from two or more questions and are released with the approval of the Australian Statistician.
CORMS was conducted in November 2013 throughout Australia and is designed to provide statistics such as visa type, education and employment both pre and post arrival for people who had arrived in Australia within the last 10 years, are not a New Zealand citizen and were planning on staying in Australia for 12 months or more.
The following microdata products are available from this survey:
- TableBuilder – an online tool for creating tables and graphs.
Further information about this service, and other information to assist users in understanding and accessing microdata in general, is available from the Microdata Entry Page
. Before applying for access, users should read and familiarise themselves with the information contained in the User Manual: TableBuilder
APPLY FOR ACCESS
To apply for access to TableBuilder, register and apply in the Registration Centre
Further information on access steps can be found on the How to Apply for Microdata
page on the ABS web site.
Further information about the survey and the microdata can be found in the various pages associated with this product, including:
- A detailed list of data items for the 2013 CORMS TableBuilder, available in the Downloads tab
- The Quality Declaration, Abbreviations and Glossary in the Explanatory Notes tab
- Other related products in the Related Information tab.
For further support in the use of this product, please contact Microdata Access Strategies
on 02 6252 7714 or via firstname.lastname@example.org
DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
Data obtained in the survey but not included in TableBuilder may be available from the ABS, on request, as statistics in tabulated form.
Subject to confidentiality and sampling variability constraints, special tabulations can be produced incorporating data items, populations and geographic areas selected to meet individual requirements. These are available, on request, on a fee for service basis. Contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or email@example.com
for further information.