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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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LFS06P

Second release
Labour Force Status
This variable records, for the week prior to Census Night, a person's labour force status. Derivation of this variable has changed since 2001.
See also Labour Force Status (LFS06P) in the Glossary and Employment Type (EMTP).
Note that the category, 'Employed, away from work' also includes persons who stated they worked but who did not state their number of hours worked.
Applicable to: Persons aged 15 years and over
1 Employed, worked full-time
2 Employed, worked part-time
3 Employed, away from work
4 Unemployed, looking for full-time work
5 Unemployed, looking for part-time work
6 Not in the labour force
& Not stated
@ Not applicable
V Overseas visitor
Total number of categories: 9
Not applicable (@) category comprises:
Persons aged under 15 years

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