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6602.0 - Microdata: Longitudinal Labour Force, Australia, 2008-10 Quality Declaration 
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Contents >> Education >> Main field of highest non-school qualification (ASCED 2001) [MFHNSQCE]


EDUCATION

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MAIN FIELD OF HIGHEST NON-SCHOOL QUALIFICATION
(ASCED 2001)

This data item describes the main field of study in someone's completed and highest non-school qualification. It does not include any unfinished qualifications that they may be currently enrolled in and/or attending (see Educational enrolment [EDUENROC]).

It is based on the Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001 (cat. no. 1272.0).

This item was not collected in the monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS), but was collected in the following supplementary surveys and appended to the longitudinal data.
    • Education and Work, Australia (SEW, cat. no. 6227.0)
        Every May from seven-eighths of the LFS sample aged 15 to 64 years in 2008 and 15 to 74 years in 2009 and 2010.

    • Underemployed Workers, Australia (UEW, cat. no. 6265.0)
        Every September from underemployed workers in seven-eighths of the LFS sample

    • Labour Mobility, Australia (LMS, cat. no. 6209.0)
        February every 2 years from seven-eighths of the LFS sample

    • Multipurpose Household Survey, Australia (MPHS, cat. no. 4100.0)
        Every month from a selected person per household in the out-going group of the LFS (the one-eighth of the LFS sample that has been in the survey for the full 8 months)
        Note: Information obtained in the MPHS is always collected via a personal interview, and so does not relate to the data item Respondent detail [RESPTYPC], which only relates to the data items collected in the LFS and other supplementary surveys.


Identifier:MFHNSQCE

Level:Person

Source:SEWUEWLMSMPHS

Frequency:Annual
(May)
Annual
(Sep)
Biennial
(Feb)
Monthly

Population:7/8th sample
Aged 15 - 64 (2008)
Aged 15 - 74 (2009-10)
Underemployed
in 7/8th sample
7/8th sample1/8th sample
(a selected person per household)

Categories:
0
No non-school qualification / Not applicable
1
Natural and physical sciences
2
Information technology
3
Engineering and related technologies
4
Architecture and building
5
Agriculture, environmental and related studies
6
Health
7
Education
8
Management and commerce
9
Society and culture
10
Creative arts
11
Food, hospitality and personal services
12
Mixed field programmes / Field not determined
99
Not collected



Related Information

Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods: 16.27 Field of education (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)
Education and Work, Australia: Glossary - Field of education (cat. no. 6227.0)
Underemployed Workers, Australia: Appendix 1 - Educational attainment (cat. no. 6265.0)
Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001 (cat. no. 1272.0)
Census Dictionary, 2011: Non-School Qualification: Field of Study [QALFP] (cat. no. 2901.0)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods: 21.7 Labour Mobility (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods: 21.14 Underemployed Workers (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)
Labour Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods: 22. Multi-Purpose Household Survey (cat. no. 6102.0.55.001)

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