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6310.0 - Employee Earnings, Benefits and Trade Union Membership, Australia, Aug 2008 Quality Declaration 
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APPENDIX 1 POPULATIONS AND DATA ITEM LIST


POPULATIONS

The ABS has a range of data available on request from the Employee Earnings, Benefits and Trade Union Membership Survey. This section lists the data items and populations which relate to the survey. More detailed breakdowns of some data items may also be available on request.

The population(s) for a particular data item refers to the persons in the survey to whom the data 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)).

To obtain data available on request, or for more information about our customised data service contact Labour Market Statistics in Canberra on (02) 6252 7206 or by facsimile on (02) 6252 5066, or by email to labour.statistics@abs.gov.au.


Population 1

Employees in main job


Population 2

Full-time employees in main job


Population 3

Employees in main job who were full-time workers


Population 4

Employees who worked as an employee in the reference week in their second job


Population 5

Employees who were members of a trade union in their main job


Population 6

Employees (excluding OMIEs) in main job


Population 7

Owner managers of incorporated enterprises in their main job


Population 8

Employees in main job who were part-time workers

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 related individual
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
Other
8 Age group (years)
All
15-19
20-24
25-34
35-44
45-54
55-59
60-64
65 and over
Note: Age collected in single years
9 Age of youngest child
0-4 years
All
5-9 years
10-14 years
No dependent children
10 Number of dependent children under 15 years
All
None
One
Two
Three or more
11 Age and whether attending an educational institution
All
Not applicable
15-19 year old, left school, not studying full-time
15-19 year old, left school, studying full-time
15-19 year old attending school
20-24 year old not studying full-time
20-24 year old studying full-time
12 Occupation of main job
All
Managers
Professionals
Technicians and trades workers
Community and personal service workers
Clerical and administrative workers
Sales workers
Machinery operators and drivers
Labourers
13 Industry of main job
All
Agriculture, forestry and fishing
Mining
Manufacturing
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
Construction
Wholesale trade
Retail trade
Accommodation and food services
Transport, postal and warehousing
Information media and telecommunications
Financial and insurance services
Rental, hiring and real estate services
Professional, scientific and technical services
Administrative and support services
Public administration and safety
Education and training
Health care and social assistance
Arts and recreation services
Other services
14 Duration of employment in main job
All
Less than 3 months
3 months to less than 6 months
6 months to less than 12 months
12 months or more
15 Future employment expectations
All
Expects to be working with current employer/business in 12 months
Does not expect to be working with current employer/business in 12 months
Voluntary/non economic reasons
Involuntary/economic reasons
16 Weekly earnings in main job
All
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 $1,200
$1,200 and under $1,400
$1,400 and under $1,600
$1,600 and under $1,800
$1,800 and over
Did not draw a wage or salary
Note: Earnings collected in single dollars
17 Weekly earnings in second job
4
Under $100
$100 and under $200
$200 and over
Did not draw a wage or salary
Note: Earnings collected in single dollars
18 Weekly earnings in all jobs
All
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 $1,200
$1,200 and under $1,400
$1,400 and under $1,600
$1,600 and under $1,800
$1,800 and over
Did not draw a wage or salary
Note: Earnings collected in single dollars
19 Hours worked in main job
All
Less than 1 hour
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Note: Collected in single hours
20 Hours worked in second job
4
Less than 1 hour
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Note: Collected in single hours
21 Hours worked in all jobs
All
Less than 1 hour
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Note: Collected in single hours
22 Hours paid for in main job
All
1-19
20-29
30-34
35-39
40
41-44
45-48
49 and over
Workers' compensation
Note: Collected in single hours
23 Full-time or part-time status in main job
All
Full-time employees
Part-time employees
24 Full-time or part-time status in all jobs
All
Full-time workers
Part-time workers
25 Whether part-time and looking and available to work more hours
8
Prefers more hours and looking and available
Did not prefer to work more hours and not looking and available
26 Sector of main job
All
Public
Private
Could not be determined
27 Frequency of pay in main job
All
Weekly
Fortnightly
Four-weekly
Monthly
Quarterly
Other
28 Whether had paid leave entitlements
6
With paid leave entitlements
Without paid leave entitlements
29 Size of location in main job
All
Less than 10 employees
10-19 employees
20-99 employees
100 or more
Did not know
30 Number of paid leave entitlements
6
No entitlements
One or more paid leave entitlements
One entitlement
Two entitlements
Three entitlements
Four entitlements
31 Superannuation coverage
All
Provided by current employer
Provided by other than current employer
Did not belong to a superannuation scheme
Did not know
32 Whether entitled to paid holiday leave
6
Entitled to paid holiday leave
Not entitled to paid holiday leave
Did not know
33 Whether entitled to paid sick leave
6
Entitled to paid sick leave
Not entitled to paid sick leave
Did not know
34 Whether entitled to paid
long service leave
6
Entitled to paid long service leave
Not entitled to paid long service leave
Did not know
35 Whether entitled to paid
maternity/paternity leave
6
Entitled to paid maternity/paternity leave
Not entitled to paid maternity/paternity leave
Did not know
36 Type of paid leave entitlement
6
No paid leave entitlement
Paid holiday leave
Paid sick leave
Paid long service leave
Paid maternity/paternity leave
37 Whether received share benefit
All
Received share benefit
Did not receive share benefit
38 Trade union membership
All
Trade union member
Not a trade union member
Did not know
39 Multiple job-holder status
All
Multiple job-holder
Not a multiple job-holder
40 Whether considered job to be casual
6
Considered job to be casual
Did not consider job to be casual
41 Whether able to choose when holidays were taken
6
Could choose
Could sometimes choose
Could not choose
42 Employment type
All
Employees (excluding OMIEs)
With paid leave entitlements
Without paid leave entitlements
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises




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