6602.0 - Microdata: Longitudinal Labour Force, Australia, 2008-10 Quality Declaration
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STATE OR TERRITORY OF USUAL RESIDENCE
This data item is the state or territory where someone usually lives.
Standard labour force estimates are output to State or territory of usual residence.
Most of the time, the private dwelling selected in the labour force survey is where someone usually lives, so State or territory of selection and interview [STATSLCE] is typically the same as State or territory of usual residence.
Visitors to selected dwellings may have a State or territory of usual residence that is different to that State or territory of selection and interview. These people have their Weight for the current month WEIGHT] adjusted to account for the differing chance of selection between the states and territories (see Information Paper: Labour Force Survey Sample Design, Nov 2007, cat. no. 6269.0).
Jervis Bay Territory, the Australian Antarctic Territory and the Territories of Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands are excluded from the Labour Force Survey.
Labour Force Survey Standard Products and Data Item Guide: State (cat. no. 6103.0)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods: 16.34 Geographic Classifications (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)
Information Paper: Labour Force Survey Sample Design, Nov 2007 (cat. no. 6269.0)
Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), July 2011 (cat. no. 1216.0)