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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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2011 Census Dictionary >> Glossary >> Public/Private Employer Indicator (GNGP)

Public/Private Employer Indicator (GNGP)

This variable was previously called Government/Non-government Employer Indicator, but has been renamed Public/Private Employer Indicator for the 2011 Census.

GNGP classifies employed people aged 15 years and over according to whether they are employed in the public or private sector. There are three categories for the three levels of government. That is, National, state/territory and local government. Employed people who are not employed by government or by entities controlled by government are coded to the category Private sector.

For more information on Economic Sector classifications see the Standard Economic Sector Classifications of Australia (SESCA) (cat. no. 1218.0). This publication describes the suite of economic sector classifications used by the ABS to produce Australia's official economic sector statistics.

See also Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), Industry of Employment (INDP), Place of Work (POWP), Working population.

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