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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/07/1996   
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> Labour Force Status/Status in Employment - LFSP

This variable identifies whether a person was employed and what their status in employment was or if a person was unemployed, or not in the labour force in the week prior to the census night.

      Applicable to: Persons 15 years and over.
        Employed
        1 - Employee
        2 - Employer
        3 - Own account worker
        4 - Contributing family worker

        Unemployed
        5 - Unemployed looking for full-time work
        6 - Unemployed looking for part-time work

        Not in the Labour Force
        7 - Not in the Labour Force
        & - Not stated
        @ - Not applicable
        V - Overseas visitor
      Total number of categories:10
      Not applicable (@) category comprises:
      • Persons aged under 15 years



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