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6324.0 - Work-Related Injuries, Australia, 2005-06  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/12/2006   
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APPENDIX 2 POPULATIONS AND DATA ITEMS LIST


DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

The ABS has a range of data available on request from the Work-Related Injuries topic collected in the Multi-Purpose Household Survey (MPHS). 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 Sue Taylor on Canberra (02) 6252 5603.


Population 1

Persons aged 15 years and over who worked at some time in the last 12 months.


Population 2

Persons aged 15 years and over who worked at some time in the last 12 months and experienced a work-related injury or illness in that period.


Population 3

Persons aged 15 years and over who were employed in the reference week.

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
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 Marital status All
Married
Not married
6 Relationship in household All
Family member
Husband, wife or partner
With dependants
Without dependants
Lone Parent
With dependants
Without dependants
Dependent student
Non-dependent child
Other family person
Non-family member
Lone person
Not living alone
Relationship not determined
7A Country of birth and period of arrival All
Born in Australia
Born overseas
Arrived before 1971
Arrived 1971-1980
Arrived 1981-1990
Arrived 1991-2000
Arrived 2001 to survey
date
7B Country of birth (1) All
Born in Australia
Born overseas
Born in main English-speaking countries
Born in other than main English-speaking countries
7C 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
8 Age group (years) All
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65 and over
Note: Age collected in single years.
9 Level of highest non-school qualification All(a)
With a non-school
qualification
Postgraduate Degree
Graduate Diploma/Graduate
Certificate
Bachelor Degree
Advanced Diploma/
Diploma
Certificate III/IV
Certificate I/II
Certificate not further
defined
Level not determined
Without a non-school
qualification
10 Level of highest educational attainment All(a)
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 or below
Level not determined
No educational
attainment/attendance
11 Level of highest school educational attainment All(a)
Year 12
Year 11
Year 10 or below
No school educational
attainment/attendance
12 Main field of highest non-school educational attainment All(a)
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
13 Age and whether attending an educational institution All
15-19 years old, left school,
not studying full time
15-19 years old, left school,
studying full time
15-19 years old attending
school
20-24 years old not studying
full time
20-24 years old studying
full time
14 Labour force status All
Employed
Unemployed
Not in the labour force
15 Employment type of current main job 3
Employees(b)
With paid leave
entitlements
Without paid leave
entitlements
Owner managers of
incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of
unincorporated enterprises
Contributing family workers
16 Hours usually worked in all jobs 3
Less than 1
1-15
16-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-49
50 or more
Note: Collected in single hours.
17 Duration of current main job 3
Less than 1 year
Under 3 months
3 and under 6 months
6 and under 12 months
1 and under 2 years
2 and under 5 years
5 and under 10 years
10 years and over
18 Full-time or part-time status of employment in current main job 3
Full-time workers
Part-time workers
19 Status in employment in current main job 3
Employees
Employers
Own account workers
Contributing family workers
20 Hours usually worked in current main job 3
Less than 1
1-15
16-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-49
50 or more
Note: Collected in single hours.
21 Occupation of current main job 3
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
22 Industry of current main job 3
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
23 Full-time or part-time status of employment 3
Full-time workers
Part-time workers
24 Whether worked shift work in current main job 3
Worked under shift
arrangements
Did not work under shift
arrangements
25 Expected future duration in current main job 3
Expected to be with current
employer/business in
12 months time
Did not expect to be with
current employer/business
in 12 months time
26 Whether worked on a contract in current main job 3
Employees(b)
Worked on a fixed-term
contract
Did not work on a
fixed-term contract
Owner managers(c)
Worked on contract basis
Did not work on contract
basis
Contributing family workers
27 Hours usually worked in job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Less than 1
1-15
16-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-49
50-59
60 or more
Note: Collected in single hours.
28 Whether worked full time or part time in job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Worked full time
Worked part time
29 Status in employment of job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Employees
Employers
Own account workers
Contributing family workers
30 Whether worked on contract in job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Employees(b)
Worked on a fixed-term
contract
Did not work on a
fixed-term contract
Owner managers(c)
Worked on contract basis
Did not work on contract
basis
Contributing family workers
31 Whether worked shift work in job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Worked under shift
arrangements
Did not work under shift
arrangements
32 Occupation of job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
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
33 Industry of job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
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
34 Duration of employment in job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Less than 1 year
Under 3 months
3 and under 6 months
6 and under 12 months
1 and under 2 years
2 and under 5 years
5 and under 10 years
10 years and over
35 Expected future duration of job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Expected to be with current
employer/business in
12 months time
Did not expect to be with
current employer/business
in 12 months time
Work-related injury or illness
occurred in a previous job
36 Employment type of job where most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Employees(b)
With paid leave
entitlements
Without paid leave
entitlements
Owner managers of
incorporated enterprises
Owner managers of
unincorporated enterprises
Contributing family workers
37 Work-related injury or illness - summary item 2
Persons who worked at some
time in the last 12 months
Persons who experienced
a work-related injury or
illness
Employed in the
reference week
Most recent work-related injury or illness occurred in a current main job
Most recent work-related injury or illness occurred in a current other job
Most recent work-related injury or illness occurred in a previous job
Not employed in
reference week
Persons who did not
experience a
work-related injury or
illness
38 Whether most recent work-related injury or illness occurred in current main job, current other job or previous job 2
Injury or illness occurred in
a current job
Injury or illness occurred in
a main job
Injury or illness occurred in
an other job
Injury or illness occurred in a
previous job
39 Days or shifts absent from work in the last 12 months due to work-related injury or illness 2
None
Part of a day/shift
1-4 days
5-10 days
11 days or more
Had not returned to work
since injury or illness
occurred
40 Whether received financial assistance for medical expenses or income loss for most recent work-related injury or illness 2
Received financial assistance
Did not receive financial
assistance
41 All sources of financial assistance for medical expenses or income loss for most recent work-related injury or illness 2
Received financial assistance
Workers' compensation
Employer - regular sick
leave
Employer - other payment
Medicare
Social Security/Centrelink
Private health insurance
Income protection
insurance
Money from family and
friends
Other
Did not know
Did not receive any financial
assistance
42 Whether applied for and whether received workers' compensation as a result of most recent work-related injury or illness 2
Applied for workers' compensation
Received workers' compensation
Did not receive workers' compensation
Did not apply for workers' compensation
43 Main reason did not apply for workers' compensation 2
Did not apply for workers'
compensation
Not covered or not
aware of workers'
compensation
Did not think eligible
Minor injury only/not
considered necessary
Negative impact on current
or future
employment
Inconvenient/required too
much effort or
paperwork
Employer agreed to pay
costs
Other
Did not know
Applied for workers'
compensation
44 Whether most recent work-related injury or illness occurred within the first 6 months of starting job 2
Injury or illness occurred
within the first
6 months
Injury or illness did not occur
within the first 6 months
45 Most recent work-related injury or illness sustained 2
Fracture
Chronic joint or muscle
condition
Sprain/strain
Cut/open wound
Crushing injury/internal organ
damage
Superficial injury
Stress or other mental
condition
Amputation
Other
46 How the most recent work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Lifting, pushing or pulling
object
Repetitive movement
Prolonged standing, working in
cramped or unchanging
position
Vehicle accident
Hitting or being hit or cut by
an object
Fall on same level (including
slip or fall)
Fall from height
Exposure to mental stress
Long term exposure to sound
Contact with chemical or
substance
Other
47 Main reason for ceasing job where work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Ceased job where
work-related injury or illness
occurred
Result of workplace injury
or illness
Other health or disability
Laid off or retrenched
Job was temporary or
seasonal
Own business closed down
for economic
reasons
Unsatisfactory work
arrangements
Holiday job/returned to
studies
Other
Still worked in job where
work-related injury or illness
occurred
48 Whether returned to any work at any time after work-related injury or illness 2
Returned to work after injury
or illness sustained
Did not return to work after
injury or illness sustained
49 Whether received any formal training in OH&S risks in workplace at any time prior to work-related injury or illness 2
Received training in OH&S
risks
Did not receive training in
OH&S risks
50 Location where work-related injury or illness occurred 2
Workplace
Travelling on business
Travelling to or from work
Lunchtime or break activities
51 Current weekly gross personal income from all sources All(a)
Negative income
No income
$1 and under $100
$100 and under $200
$200 and under $300
$300 and under $400
$400 and under $500
$500 and under $600
$600 and under $700
$700 and under $800
$800 and under $900
$900 and under $1,000
$1,000 and under $1,100
$1,100 and under $1,200
$1,200 and under $1,300
$1,300 and under $1,400
$1,400 and under $1,500
$1,500 and under $1,600
$1,600 and under $1,700
$1,700 and under $1,800
$1,800 and under $1,900
$1,900 and under $2,000
$2,000 and over
Could not be determined
52 All sources of income All(a)
Profit or loss from own unincorporated business or share in partnership
Profit or loss from rental
property
Dividends or interest
Wages or salary (including
from own incorporated
business)
Government pension or
allowance
Child support or maintenance
Superannuation or Annuity
Workers' Compensation
Other
Did not know
Not stated
No specified income source
53 Main source of income All(a)
Profit or loss from own
unincorporated business or
share in a partnership
Profit or loss from rental
property
Dividends or interest
Wages or salary (including
from own incorporated
business)
Government pension or
allowance
Child support or maintenance
Superannuation or Annuity
Workers' Compensation
Other
Did not know
Not stated
No specified income source
54 All types of government pensions/allowance received All(a)
Received a government
pension/allowance
Age Pension
Family Tax Benefit A or B
(Centrelink)
Disability Support Pension
(Centrelink)
Disability Pension
(Veteran's Affairs)
Parenting Payment
Newstart Allowance
Youth Allowance
Carer Allowance or
Payment
Service Pension (Partners)
War Widow's/Widower's
Pension
Partner Allowance
Other
Did not receive a government
pension/allowance
Not stated
55 Total gross weekly household income from all sources All(a)
Negative income
No income
$1 and under $100
$100 and under $200
$200 and under $300
$300 and under $400
$400 and under $500
$500 and under $600
$600 and under $700
$700 and under $800
$800 and under $900
$900 and under $1,000
$1,000 and under $1,100
$1,100 and under $1,200
$1,200 and under $1,300
$1,300 and under $1,400
$1,400 and under $1,500
$1,500 and under $1,600
$1,600 and under $1,700
$1,700 and under $1,800
$1,800 and under $1,900
$1,900 and under $2,000
$2,000 and under $2,200
$2,200 and under $2,400
$2,400 and under $2,600
$2,600 and under $2,800
$2,800 and under $3,000
$3,000 and over
Could not be determined

(a) Collected for main sample only. See paragraph 10 of the Explanatory Notes for more information.
(b) Excludes 'Owner managers of incorporated enterprises'.
(c) Includes 'Owner managers of incorporated enterprises' and 'Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises'.


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