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6602.0 - Microdata: Longitudinal Labour Force, Australia, 2008-10 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/12/2012  First Issue
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The Level structure of the Longitudinal Labour Force Survey (LLFS) CURF is provided to allow for some analysis across the levels, although most analysis will relate to the Person level, to which most of the data items relate. The Household/Dwelling and Family levels are mainly provided to outline family and household relationships between the people selected in private dwellings.

Household/Dwelling Level

Record Count: 151,499 Private Households (+ 62,904 Special Dwelling records)

Households may comprise:
    • one lone person
    • one family
    • one family and related individual(s)
    • one family and unrelated individual(s)
    • multiple families with or without related individual(s)
    • multiple families with or without unrelated individual(s)
    • unrelated individuals (Group households)
    • Individuals from special dwellings
Data items include:
    • First month of selection in survey [ABSFMTH]
    • State or territory of selection and interview [STATSLCE]
    • Family composition of household [FAMCHHCE]
    • Number of people in household (including visitors) [HHNUMWVC]
    • Number of usual residents in household (excludes visitors) [HHNUMURC]


Record Count: 113,026 Families

Families are generally defined by the presence of couple and/or or parent-child relationships, and may comprise:
    • couple families with and without children/dependants
    • one parent families with and without children/dependants
    • other families (e.g. siblings living together)
Data items include:
    • Family Composition [FAMCOMCE]
    • Number of family members in family [FAMNUMC]


Record Count: 400,387 People

This level contains all of the standard demographic characteristics of each person, such as: The majority of data items and topics relate to the Person level, which include: More detailed information on data items is available from the Data Item List.

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