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6227.0 - Education and Work, Australia, May 2007  
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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 Survey of Education and Work. 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. These include Industry, Occupation, Level of education and Field of education.


The population(s) (footnote 1) for a particular data item refers to those persons 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)).



Population 1:

Persons aged 15-64 years



Population 2:

Persons aged 15-64 years who attended an educational institution in 2006



Population 3:

Persons aged 15-64 years who attended school in 2006



Population 4:

Persons aged 15-64 years who attended an educational institution other than school in 2006



Population 5:

Leavers from full-time education (aged 15-64 years) at May 2007



Population 6:

Persons aged 15-64 years enrolled in a course of study in May 2007



Population 7:

Persons aged 15-64 years attending an educational institution other than school in May 2007



Population 8:

Persons aged 15-64 years who have a non-school qualification



Population 9:

Persons aged 15-24 years who attended school in 2006 but were not attending school in May 2007



Population 10:

Employed persons aged 15-54 years who were apprentices in May 2007



Population 11:

Persons aged 15-64 years who were not enrolled in a course of study leading to a qualification in 2006 but who were enrolled in a course of study leading to a qualification in May 2007 (Starters)



Population 12:

Persons aged 15-64 years who were enrolled in a course of study leading to a qualification in 2006 but who were not enrolled in a course of study leading to a qualification in May 2007 (Leavers)



Population 13:

Persons aged 15-64 years who were enrolled in a course of study leading to a qualification in 2006



Population 14:

Persons aged 15-64 years who were enrolled in a course of study leading to a qualification in May 2007



Population 15:

Employed persons aged 15-64 years



Population 16:

Unemployed persons aged 15-64 years



Population 17:

Persons in the labour force aged 15-64 years

A1 DATA ITEMS LIST AND POPULATIONS

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
Australia
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 Indigenous status
All
Not Aboriginal nor Torres Strait Islander
Aboriginal
Torres Strait Islander
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
6 Marital status
All
Married
Not married
7 Relationship in household
All
Family member
Husband, wife or partner
With dependants
Without dependants
Lone parent
With dependants
Without dependants
Dependant student
Non-dependant child
Other family person
Non-family member
Lone person
Not living alone
Relationship not determined
8 Country of birth (1)
All
Born in Australia
Born overseas
9 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
Other
10 Period of arrival in Australia
All
Born in Australia
Born overseas
Arrived before 1986
Arrived 1986-1990
Arrived 1991-1995
Arrived 1996-2000
Arrived 2001-2005
Arrived 2006-2010
11 Age group (years)
All
15-19
20-24
25-34
35-39
40-44
45-54
55-64
Note: alternative age groupings available on request
12 Labour force status
1-9, 11-14
In the labour force
Employed
Employed full-time
Employed part-time
Unemployed
Looking for full-time work
Looking for part-time work
Not in the labour force
13 Status in employment in current job
15
Employee
Other
14 Occupation
15
Managers
Professionals
Technicians and Trades Workers
Community and Personal Service Workers
Clerical and Administrative Workers
Sales Workers
Machinery Operators and Drivers
Labourers
15 Occupation of last job
15
Same as 14 above
16 Industry
15
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
17 Industry of last job
16
Same as 16 above
18 Duration of unemployment
16
Under 2 weeks
2 and under 4 weeks
4 and under 8 weeks
8 and under 13 weeks
13 and under 26 weeks
26 and under 39 weeks
39 and under 52 weeks
52 and under 65 weeks
65 and under 78 weeks
78 and under 91 weeks
91 and under 104 weeks
104 weeks and over
19 Whether attended an educational institution and type of attendance in 2006
1
Attended in 2006
Full-time
Part-time
Did not attend in 2006
20 Whether attended an educational institution and type of institution attended in 2006
1
Attended in 2006
School
Higher education
TAFE
Business college
Industry skills centre
Other institution
Did not attend in 2006
21 Whether attended an educational institution and level of education of study in 2006 (ASCED)
1
Attended in 2006
Study leading to a qualification
Postgraduate Degree
Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate n.f.d.
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10 or below
Level not determined
Study not leading to a qualification
Did not attend in 2006
22 Main field of education of study in 2006 (ASCED)
2, 4-5, 12-13
Study leading to a qualification
Natural and physical sciences
Information technology
Engineering and related technologies
Architecture and building
Agriculture, environmental and related studies
Health
Education
Management and commerce
Society and culture
Creative arts
Food, hospitality and personal services
Mixed field programmes
Field not determined
Study not leading to a qualification
23 Status of course of study undertaken in 2006
2, 4, 13
Completed qualification studied for in 2006
Identified as highest qualification obtained
Identified as not highest qualification obtained
Had not completed qualification studied for by May 2007
Attending an educational institution other than school in May 2007
Not attending in May 2007
24 Whether attending an educational institution and type of attendance in May 2007 (all study)
1
Attending in 2007
Full-time
Part-time
Did not attend
25 Whether attending an educational institution and type of institution attending in May 2007 (all study)
1
Attending in 2007
School
Higher education
TAFE
Business college
Industry skills centre
Other institution
Did not attend
26 Whether attending an educational institution and level of education of study in May 2007 (ASCED) (study for a qualification)
1
Attending in May 2007
Study leading to a qualification
Postgraduate Degree
Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate n.f.d.
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10 or below
Level not determined
Study not leading to a qualification
Not attending in May 2007
27 Main field of education of study in May 2007 (ASCED)
6- 7, 11, 14
Study leading to a qualification
Natural and physical sciences
Information technology
Engineering and related technologies
Architecture and building
Agriculture, environmental and related studies
Health
Education
Management and commerce
Society and culture
Creative arts
Food, hospitality and personal services
Mixed field programmes
Field not determined
Study not leading to a qualification
28 Type of school attending in May 2007
Age 15-24 years
Attending school
Government
Non-government
Catholic
Other
Not attending school
Not attending school
Not asked
29 Commencement of apprenticeship
10
Commenced in last 12 months
Commenced more than 12 months ago
30 Industry sector
10
Public
Private
31 Field of trade
10
Construction
Electrotechnology and Telecommunications
Automotive and Engineering
Food
Hairdressers
Other technicians and trades
Other
32 Whether applied to enrol in an educational institution in 2007 and type of institution (unmet demand)
1
Enrolled or applied to enrol in a course of study in 2007
Studying in May 2007
Gained placement but deferred study
Higher education
TAFE
Other educational institution
Unable to gain placement on application
Higher education
TAFE
Other educational institution
Did not apply to enrol in a course of study in 2007
33 Age at time of leaving full-time education
Age 15-24 years
Attending full-time in May 2007
Not attending school
Left at age (in years)
14 and under
15-19
15
16
17
18
19
20-24
20
21
22
23
24
Never attended an educational institution full-time
34 Year last attended an educational institution full-time
Age 15-24 years
Attending full-time in May 2007
Not attending full-time in May 2007
Year last attended full-time
Left before 1997
Left in 1997
Left in 1998
Left in 1999
Left in 2000
Left in 2001
Left in 2002
Left in 2003
Left in 2004
Left in 2005
Left in 2006
Left in 2007
Never attended an educational institution full-time
35 Time of leaving full-time education
5
January-May 2006
June 2006
July 2006
August-October 2006
November 2006
December 2006
January-May 2007
36 Main reason left full-time non-school education
5
Completed course of study
Changed to part-time study
Employment or financial reasons
Family responsibilities, illness, injury, personal reasons
Deferred course, lost interest, failed course
Course unavailable
Other reasons
37 Type of school last attended
Age 15-24 years
Attending school
Government
Non-government
Catholic
Other
Not attending school
Never Attended School
Not asked (persons aged 15-24 and still at school, and boarding school pupils)
38 Level of highest educational attainment (ASCED)
All
Postgraduate Degree
Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate n.f.d.
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10 or below
Level not determined
39 Level of highest non-school qualification (ASCED)
1
With non-school qualification
Postgraduate Degree
Graduate Diploma/Graduate Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate n.f.d.
Level not determined
Without non-school qualification
40 Highest year of school completed
All
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10
Year 9
Year 8 or below
Never attended school
41 Main field of highest educational attainment (ASCED)
All
Natural and physical sciences
Information technology
Engineering and related technologies
Architecture and building
Agriculture, environmental and related studies
Health
Education
Management and commerce
Society and culture
Creative arts
Food, hospitality and personal services
Mixed field programmes
Field not determined
42 Year completed highest non-school qualification
8
Before 1981
1981-1990
1991-2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
43 Number of non-school qualifications obtained
8
One
Two
Three or more
44 Main field of highest non-school qualification (ASCED)
8
Natural and physical sciences
Information technology
Engineering and related technologies
Architecture and building
Agriculture, environmental and related studies
Health
Education
Management and commerce
Society and culture
Creative arts
Food, hospitality and personal services
Mixed field programmes
Field not determined


1 Excludes persons out of scope of the survey. For further details, see paragraphs 6-9 of the Explanatory Notes <back


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