6202.0.30.005 - Labour Force Survey and Labour Mobility, Australia: Basic Confidentialised Unit Record File, Technical Manual, Feb 2006  
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APPENDIX 2 DATA ITEM LIST


DATA ITEMS

This section lists the data items, SAS names and populations which relate to the LFS and Labour Mobility CURF. Every record has an identifier ABSPID.


The LFS weight is called LFSWTD.


The LABOUR MOBILITY weight is called FINPRSWT.


The following data items are LFS items:

  • State/territory
  • Capital city/balance of state
  • Sex
  • Social marital status
  • Relationship in household
  • Year of arrival
  • Country of birth
  • Age
  • Labour force status at February 2006
  • Status in employment at February 2006
  • Full-time or part-time status at February 2006
  • Usual hours worked at February 2006
  • Occupation at February 2006
  • Industry at February 2006.

All other data items are only available for the Labour Mobility sample. For more information see 'Use of weights' in the 'Using the CURF microdata' chapter.

Classification
SAS Name
Population

State/terriitory
STATEURC
All
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
Balance of Aust.*
* (NT/ACT/Other territories)
Capital city/balance of state
AREAURC
All
Capital city
Balance of state
Sex
SEX
All
Male
Female
Social marital status
MARSTAT
All
Married
Not married
Relationship in household
LMRHHCF
All
Husband, wife or partner
Lone parent
Dependent student
Non-dependent child
Other related individual
Non-family member
Relationship not determined
Year of arrival
BIRTHARC
All
Born in Australia
Arrived 1985 and before
Arrived 1986-1995
Arrived 1996 to year of collection
Not stated/Inadequately described
Country of birth
COBCURF
All
Not collected
Australia
Main English speaking countries *
Other
* Canada, Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States of America
Age
AGEBCB
All
15 to 24 *
25 to 29
30 to 34
35 to 39
40 to 44
45 to 49
50 to 54
55 to 64 *
65 to 69
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 and over
* single years
Labour force status at February 2006
LFSTATCF
All
Employed
Unemployed
Not in the labour force
Status in employment at February 2006 *
STATEMPC
All
Not applicable
Employee
Employer
Own account worker/Contributing family worker
* in current main job
Full-time or part-time status at February 2006
FTPTSTAT
2,3,5,7-10
Not applicable
Full-time employed
Part-time employed
Usual hours worked at February 2006
HRAWMJCF
All
Not applicable/Less than 1 hour
1 to 5 hours
6 to 10 hours
11 to 15 hours
16 to 20 hours
21 to 24 hours
25 to 29 hours
30 to 34 hours
35 to 39 hours
40 hours
41 to 44 hours
45 to 49 hours
50 to 59 hours
60 hours and over
Occupation at February 2006
OCURCURF
2,3,5,7-10
Not applicable
Managers and administrators
Professionals
Associate professionals
Tradespersons and related workers
Advanced clerical and service workers
Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers
Intermediate production and transport workers
Elementary clerical, sales and service workers
Labourers and related workers
Industry at February 2006
LMINDCJS
2,3,5,7-10
Not applicable
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Mining
Manufacturing
Electricity, gas and water supply
Construction
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
Transport and storage
Communication services
Finance and insurance
Property and business services
Government administration and defence
Education
Health and community services
Cultural and recreational services
Personal and other services
Level of highest educational attainment
EATASCDC
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
Year 9
Year 8 or below/Never attended school
Level not determined
Level of highest non-school qualification
HIGHNSQC
All
Postgraduate Degree, Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate not further defined
No non-school qualification
Level not determined
Highest year of school completed
SCHEDUC
All
Year 12 or equivalent
Year 11 or equivalent
Year 10 or equivalent
Year 9 or equivalent
Year 8 or below, including never attended school
Number of employers or businesses in the last 12 months
EMPBUSYC
All
None
One
Two
Three
Four or more
Change of employer/business
CHEMBUSC
4,5
Not applicable
1 change in employer/business in the last 12 months
2 changes in employer/business in the last 12 months
3 or more changes in employer/business in the last 12 months
Did not change employer/business in the last 12 months
Currently not employed
Change in work
CHGWORKC
3,8
Not applicable
Same employer for one year or more: Employees (excluding OMIEs) with some change in work
Same employer for one year or more: Employees (excluding OMIEs) with no change in work
Owner managers and contributing family workers
Whether working at February 2006
LMWKINGC
All
Working
Not working
Employment type at February 2006
TYPEEMPC
2,3,5,7-10
Not applicable
Employees (excluding OMIEs) with paid leave entitlements
Employees (excluding OMIEs) without paid leave entitlements
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises/
Contributing family workers
Duration with employer/business at February 2006
DREM06CF
2,3,5,7-10
Not applicable
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
Whether changed occupation with current employer in the last 12 months (any change)
MOBQ109C
3
Not applicable
Same occupation
Changed occupation
Whether changed occupation at ASCO Major Group (previous occupation to current occupation)*
OCPRECUR
3
Not applicable
Same occupation
Different occupation
* Been with current employer for 12 months or more and whether had a change in occupation in the last 12 months
Previous occupation with current employer/business
OCCPREVC
8
Not applicable
Managers and administrators
Professionals
Associate professionals
Tradespersons and related workers
Advanced clerical and service workers
Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers
Intermediate production and transport workers
Elementary clerical, sales and service workers
Labourers and related workers
Whether changed usual hours worked with current employer/business in the last 12 months - Employees (excluding OMIEs)
CHGHCURF
3
Not applicable
Same usual hours worked
Changed usual hours worked:
Still full time
Still part time
Full time to part time
Part time to full time
Varied/did not know
Whether changed usual hours worked with current employer/business in the last 12 months - Owner managers and contributing family workers
CHGHR3C
3
Not applicable
Same usual hours worked
Changed usual hours worked:
Still full time
Still part time
Full time to part time
Part time to full time
Varied/did not know
Previous usual hours worked with current employer/business
PREVHRSC
All
Not applicable/Less than 1 hour
1 to 5 hours
6 to 10 hours
11 to 15 hours
16 to 20 hours
21 to 24 hours
25 to 29 hours
30 to 34 hours
35 to 39 hours
40 hours
41 to 44 hours
45 to 49 hours
50 to 59 hours
60 hours and over
Whether entitled to paid sick leave at February 2006
SICK100C
3,9-10
Not applicable
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
Whether entitled to paid holiday leave at February 2006
HOLS101C
3,9-10
Not applicable
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid
holiday leave
Did not know
Whether had paid leave entitlements at February 2006
LVENTMJC
3,9-10
Not applicable
Had paid leave entitlements
Did not have paid leave entitlements
Whether promoted with current employer in the last 12 months
PROMEMP
3
Not applicable
Promoted
Not promoted
Whether transferred with current employer in the last 12 months
TRANSEMP
3
Not applicable
Transferred
Not transferred
Whether promoted and/or transferred with current employer in the last 12 months
PROMTRAC
3
Not applicable
Promoted and/or transferred
Not promoted and/or transferred
Reason for ceasing last job
MOBCEASC
4,5
Not applicable
Job losers:
Retrenched, made redundant, employer went out of business, dismissed, no work was available
Job was temporary or seasonal
Own 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
Usual hours worked in last job
HRQ135DC
All
Not applicable/Less than 1 hour
1 to 5 hours
6 to 10 hours
11 to 15 hours
16 to 20 hours
21 to 24 hours
25 to 29 hours
30 to 34 hours
35 to 39 hours
40 hours
41 to 44 hours
45 to 49 hours
50 to 59 hours
60 hours and over
Employment type in last job
TYPEMP2C
4,5
Not applicable
Employees (excluding OMIEs) with paid leave entitlements
Employees (excluding OMIEs) without paid leave entitlements
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises/Contributing family workers
Duration of last job
DURLJB2C
4,5
Not applicable
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
When began last job
BEGANLSJ
4,5
Not applicable
Began last job more than one year ago
Began and ceased a job in the last 12 months
Whether changed occupation (last to current employer/business)
LMCHOCCF
5
Not applicable
Same occupation
Changed occupation
Whether changed industry (last to current employer/business)
LMCINDCF
5
Not applicable
Same industry
Changed industry
Whether changed employment type (last to current employer/business)
CHEMTYCF
5
Not applicable
Same employment type
Changed employment type
Whether changed usual hours worked (last to current employer/business)
CHUSHRCF
4,5
Not applicable
Same usual hours worked
Changed usual hours worked
Currently not employed
Occupation of last job
OCCLASTC
4,5
Not applicable
Managers and administrators
Professionals
Associate professionals
Tradespersons and related workers
Advanced clerical and service workers
Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers
Intermediate production and transport workers
Elementary clerical, sales and service workers
Labourers and related workers
Industry of last job
LMINDLST
4,5
Not applicable
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Mining
Manufacturing
Electricity, gas and water supply
Construction
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
Transport and storage
Communication services
Finance and insurance
Property and business services
Government administration and defence
Education
Health and community services
Cultural and recreational
services
Personal and other services
Whether entitled to paid sick leave in last job
SICK137C
4,5
Not applicable
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
Whether entitled to paid holiday leave in last job
HOLS138C
4,5
Not applicable
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid holiday
leave
Did not know
Whether had paid leave entitlements in last job
LVENTLJC
4,5
Not applicable
Had paid leave entitlements
Did not have paid leave entitlements
Whether working at February 2005
LMWKNG2C
3-8
Working
Not working
Usual hours worked at February 2005
MOBQ155C
All
Not applicable/Less than 1 hour
1 to 5 hours
6 to 10 hours
11 to 15 hours
16 to 20 hours
21 to 24 hours
25 to 29 hours
30 to 34 hours
35 to 39 hours
40 hours
41 to 44 hours
45 to 49 hours
50 to 59 hours
60 hours and over
Employment type at February 2005
TYPEMP3C
3,6-8
Not applicable
Employees (excluding OMIEs) with paid leave entitlements
Employees (excluding OMIEs) without paid leave entitlements
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises/Contributing family workers
Whether changed occupation (February 2005 to February 2006)
LMCHOMAC
3,7,8
Not applicable
Same occupation
Different occupation
Whether changed industry (February 2005 to February 2006)
LMCHINDC
3,7,8
Not applicable
Same industry
Different industry
Whether changed employment type (February 2005 to February 2006)
LMCEMTYC
3,7,8
Not applicable
Same employment type
Different employment type
Whether changed usual hours worked (February 2005 to February 2006)
LMCUSHRC
3
Not applicable
Same usual hours worked
Different usual hours worked
Currently not employed
Occupation at February 2005
OCCFEBCU
3,6-8
Not applicable
Managers and administrators
Professionals
Associate professionals
Tradespersons and related workers
Advanced clerical and service workers
Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers
Intermediate production and transport workers
Elementary clerical, sales and service workers
Labourers and related workers
Industry at February 2005
LMINDLFB
3,6-8
Not applicable
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Mining
Manufacturing
Electricity, gas and water supply
Construction
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Accommodation, cafes and restaurants
Transport and storage
Communication services
Finance and insurance
Property and business services
Government administration and defence
Education
Health and community services
Cultural and recreational
services
Personal and other services
Whether entitled to paid sick leave at February 2005
SICK157C
3
Not applicable
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
Whether entitled to paid holiday leave at February 2005
HOLS158C
3
Not applicable
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid holiday
leave
Did not know
Whether had paid leave entitlements at February 2005
LVENTFJC
3
Not applicable
Had paid leave entitlements
Did not have paid leave entitlements