6238.0 - Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia, Aug 2004 to Jun 2005  
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APPENDIX POPULATIONS AND DATA ITEM LIST


DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

The ABS has a range of data available on request from the labour topics of the Multi-Purpose Household Survey (MPHS), that is, Barriers and Incentives to Labour Force Participation, Australia (cat. no. 6239.0) and Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia (cat. no. 6238.0). More detailed breakdowns of some data items may also be available on request.


The population(s) for a particular data item refer to the 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)).


For information about ABS data available on request, contact the Labour Market Statistics Section on Canberra (02) 6252 7206.



BARRIERS AND INCENTIVES TO LABOUR FORCE PARTICIPATION

Population 1: All persons aged 18 years and over.


Population 2: Employed persons.


Population 3: Unemployed persons.


Persons not in the labour force

Population 4: Persons not in the labour force.


Population 5: Persons who would like a paid job.


Population 6: Persons who would like a paid job but are not available start within four weeks.


Population 7: Persons who would like a paid job but are not actively looking for a job.


Population 8: Persons who would not like a paid job or did not know.


Employed persons who usually work 0 to 15 hours per week in all jobs

Population 9: Persons who usually work 0 to 15 hours per week in all jobs.


Population 10: Persons who would prefer to work more hours.


Population 11: Persons who would prefer to work more hours but are not available to start within four weeks.


Population 12: Persons who would prefer to work more hours but are not looking for work with more hours.


Population 13: Persons who would not prefer to work more hours.



RETIREMENT AND RETIREMENT INTENTIONS

Population 14: Persons aged 45 years and over.


Population 15: Persons aged 45 years and over who have worked, at some time, for two weeks or more.


Population 16: Persons in the labour force aged 45 years and over.


Population 17: Employed persons aged 45 years and over.


Population 18: Persons not in the labour force aged 45 years and over.


Population 19: Persons aged 45 years and over who have retired from the labour force.


Population 20: Persons aged 45 years and over who have worked, at some time, for two weeks or more, and are not retired from the labour force.


Population 21: Persons aged 45 years and over who intend to retire from the labour force.


The 'Populations and data items list' Data Cube contains the list of data items available from the 2004-05 MPHS and can be accessed through the 'Details' tab.