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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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LFSFLabour Force Status of Parents/Partners in Families
Second release

Icon - Families Indicates labour force status of parents or partners in couple and lone parent families. An expanded version of this variable is available in TableBuilder Pro.

See also Family Composition (FMCF), Labour Force Status (LFSP)

Applicable to:Families in family households

Categories:01Couple family: Both employed, worked full-time
02Couple family: One employed full-time, other part-time
03Couple family: One employed full-time, other away from work
04Couple family: One employed full-time, other unemployed
05Couple family: One employed full-time, other not in the labour force
06Couple family: One employed full-time, other labour force status not stated
07Couple family: Both employed, worked part-time
08Couple family: One employed part-time, other away from work
09Couple family: One employed part-time, other unemployed
10Couple family: One employed part-time, other not in the labour force
11Couple family: One employed part-time, other labour force status not stated
12Couple family: Both employed, away from work
13Couple family: One away from work, other unemployed
14Couple family: One away from work, other not in the labour force
15Couple family: One away from work, other labour force status not stated
16Couple family: Both unemployed
17Couple family: One unemployed, other not in the labour force
18Couple family: One unemployed, other labour force status not stated
19Couple family: Both not in the labour force
20Couple family: One not in the labour force, other labour force status not stated
21Couple family: Both labour force status not stated
22One parent family: Employed, worked full-time
23One parent family: Employed, worked part-time
24One parent family: Employed, away from work
25One parent family: Unemployed
26One parent family: Not in the labour force
27One parent family: Labour force status not stated
28Other family
@@Not applicable

Number of categories:29

Not applicable (@@) category comprises:

  • Non-family/Non-classifiable households
  • Unoccupied private dwellings
  • Non-private dwellings
  • Migratory, off-shore and shipping SA1s



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