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6204.0.55.001 - Labour Force Historical Timeseries, Australia, February 2009 Quality Declaration 
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These spreadsheets and data cubes contain information on employed and unemployed persons and are classified to standards that have been superceded.

Occupation Classification

For the period August 1986 to May 1996 Occupation is classified to the Australian Classification of Occupations First Edition (FE).

Industry Classification

For the period August 1986 to July 1994 data was collected on 1983 Australian Standard Industrial Classification (ASIC) and reclassified to the 1993 Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 93).

For the period August 1994 to May 1996 data was collected on classified to the 1993 Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 93).

Region Classification

The LFS Statistical Regions between September 1992 and August 1997 are based on Volume 1 of Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), 1996 Edition.

Duration of Unemployment Classification

For the period April 1986 to Mar 2001 Duration of unemployment is based on an analysis of Duration of unemployment since last full-time job Classification


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