6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Jan 2013 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/02/2013
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JANUARY KEY POINTS
TREND ESTIMATES (MONTHLY CHANGE)
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES (MONTHLY CHANGE)
FORTHCOMING IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CONTENT OF THE LABOUR FORCE SURVEY
The ABS is planning a number of improvements to the content of the Labour Force Survey (LFS) and labour supplementary surveys. The article featured in this issue provides an update on these forthcoming improvements and outlines an updated timetable for their implementation.
NOTES RELATING TO JANUARY ISSUE
See page 3 for details on the following:
Estimates of monthly change shown on the front cover have been calculated using unrounded estimates, and may be different from, but are more accurate than, movements obtained from the rounded estimates. The graphs on the front cover also depict unrounded estimates.
The estimates in this publication are based on a sample survey. Published estimates and the movements derived from them are subject to sampling variability. Standard errors give a measure of sampling variability (see pages 35 and 36). The interval bounded by two standard errors is the 95% confidence interval, which provides a way of looking at the variability inherent in estimates. There is a 95% chance that the true value of the estimate lies within that interval.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070, email email@example.com or Labour Force on Canberra (02) 6252 6525, email firstname.lastname@example.org\>.
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