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6210.2 - Workforce Participation and Workplace Flexibility,Victoria, Dec 2010 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/08/2011  First Issue
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ADDITIONAL DATA AVAILABLE

Introduction

In addition to the statistics presented in this publication, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) can produce customised tables on request. Subject to confidentiality and data request constraints, tables can be produced from the survey by cross-classifying any of the following data items for the relevant survey populations. Inquiries should be made to the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Peter Rochester in Melbourne on (03) 9615 7411.

Demographics
Aggregations of Collection District (CD) of usual residence 1
Sex of person
Age of person
Social marital status
Country of birth
Indigenous status

Household Demographics
Area of usual residence
Labour Force statistical region
Household / family type
Number of children in household aged 0 to 14
Number of children in household aged 0 to 4
Number of children in household aged 5 to 9
Number of children in household aged 10 to 14
Number of full-time students aged 15 to 24 in household
Number of dependent children aged 0 to 14 and full-time students aged 15 to 24 in household

Persons not in the labour force and not on long-term leave 2
Length of time since last worked for pay, in any job or business for 2 weeks or more
Main reason stopped working in last job
Main reason not looking for work now
Whether would like to return to or start work
If would like to return to or start work, flexible working arrangements needed to ensure work fits with family or social commitments

Current main employment characteristics
Length of time worked in current main job
Sector of current main job
Occupation of current main job
Industry of current main job
Number of employees at place of work for current main job
Whether provided with paid sick leave in current main job
Whether provided with paid holiday leave in current main job
Whether employed as a casual in current main job

Work preferences
Whether would prefer to reduce current working hours
Main reason for preferring to reduce current working hours
Reasons for not reducing current working hours
Level of balance between work and family responsibilities

Requests for flexible working arrangements made by employees or people on long-term unpaid leave 3
Whether employee has requested changes to working arrangements during the past 12 months
Which changes to working arrangements employee has requested during the past 12 months
Main reason for most recent employee request to change working arrangements
Whether most recent employee request to change working arrangements was approved
Employer's main reason for refusing most recent employee request to change working arrangements
Employee's main reason for not requesting any changes to working arrangements during the past 12 months

Income
Equivalised annual household income


1 Although it is unlikely that an individual CD would provide reliable estimates, the ABS can aggregate these areas to match groupings that meet the needs of the user and which will provide more reliable estimates.
2 Persons not in the labour force, not including persons on long-term unpaid leave.
3 Employees, or persons not in the labour force on long-term unpaid leave.


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