3415.0 - Migrant Data Matrices, 2012  
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For this topic, 20 data cubes are currently available. Examples of data items contained in data cubes within this topic include: labour force status; unemployment rate; participation rate; full-time and part-time status; occupation in current job; weekly earnings; leave entitlements; trade union membership; hours usually worked; migration status and type of visa by labour force status; whether had a job or looked for a job since arrival; occupation before arrival in Australia; persons not in the labour force; time since last job; main activity when not in the labour force; steps taken to find work; underemployment status, part-time workers who would prefer more hours; single jobholders; multiple jobholders; work in selected cultural and leisure activities.

How to use the Matrices

The links in the table below take you to the migrant data cubes, previous releases and Main Features.

Migrant Data Cubes
Previous ReleasesMain Features for Source Product
Education and Work 20102007, 2006Education and Work, Australia, May 2010 (cat. no. 6227.0)
Employee Earnings Benefits and Trade Union Membership 2006n/aEmployee Earnings, Benefits and Trade Union Membership, Aug 2006 (cat. no. 6310.0)
Employment Arrangements Retirement and Superannuation 2007n/aEmployment Arrangements Retirement and Superannuation, Australia, Apr to Jul 2007 (Re-issue) (cat. no. 6361.0)
Forms of Employment 20092007Forms of Employment, Australia, Nov 2009 (cat. no. 6359.0)
Job Search Experience 2006n/aJob Search Experience, Australia, Jul 2006 (cat. no. 6222.0)
Labour Force Feb 2007n/aLabour Force, Australia, Feb 2007 (cat. no. 6202.0)
Characteristics of Recent Migrants Nov 20102007, 2004Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2010 (cat. no. 6250.0)
Labour Mobility 2010n/aLabour Mobility, Australia, Feb 2010 (cat. no. 6209.0)
Learning and Work 2010-11n/aLearning and Work, Australia, 2010–11 (cat. no. 4235.0)
Persons Not In The Labour Force 20112007Persons Not In The Labour Force, Australia, Sep 2011 (cat. no. 6220.0)
Underemployed Workers 20112007Underemployed Workers, Australia, Sep 2011 (cat. no. 6265.0)
Working Time Arrangements 2006n/aWorking Time Arrangements, Australia, Nov 2006 (cat. no. 6342.0)
Work in Selected Culture and Leisure Activities 2007n/aWork in Selected Culture and Leisure Activities, Australia, Apr 2007 (cat no. 6281.0)

Detailed information on the data collections from which these ABS products are sourced can also be found under the Labour Topic in the Guide to Migrant Statistical Sources (cat. no. 3414.0).

6291.0.55.001 Labour Force, Australia, Detailed Electronic Delivery
The Labour Force survey has four regularly updated datacubes of migrant related data available on a monthly basis. These datacubes are available in Summary Record Database (SRD) format. To view these files, you will need to install the SuperTABLE software. It is free to download and is used to view and manipulate data in multi-dimensional tables. For help and information on SuperTABLE go to 'How do I download data cubes with a SRD file extension?'.

The relevant migrant tables are as follows;

LM4_Apr01 - Labour Force Status by Sex, Country of Birth (Major Country Groups), Year of Arrival, State
LM5_Apr01 - Labour Force Status by Sex, Age, Country of Birth (Major Country Groups), State
LM6 - Labour Force Status by Country of Birth (detailed), State, Sex
LM7 - Labour Force Status by Sex, Country of Birth (Main English speaking, other), Year of Arrival, State