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ABS Training: Introduction to Labour Statistics


      This course provides an overview of the range of concepts and issues associated with ABS labour statistics. It explores the data produced by both household and employer based collections, and highlights the range of products available to access labour-related data.


      1 day

Who should attend
      People who use and/or need to understand ABS labour statistics.

Course Outcomes
      • Understanding of key labour concepts and issues
      • Awareness of available ABS labour-related data and products

Course contents
      • Overview of ABS labour collections
      • Labour supply and labour demand
      • Measures of underutilised labour
      • Labour market dynamics
      • Describing employment conditions
      • Information about population groups (including regions and Indigenous persons)
      • Earnings and labour costs
      • Industrial relations
      • Guide to ABS data sources (including publications, spreadsheets datacubes, standard errors, original/trend and seasonally adjusted series)

      $775 (inc GST) per person

When is this course run?
      For scheduled training courses see the ABS Training Calendar. We can also run the course in your organisation if you have sufficient numbers.

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