3415.0 - Migrant Data Matrices, Nov 2011  
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For this topic, 9 data cubes are currently available. Examples of data items contained in data cubes within this topic include: participation in formal, non-formal and informal adult learning by selected socio-demographic characteristics of participants and non-participants; Australians' literacy skills in the domains of prose literacy, document literacy, numeracy and problem solving; whether non-school qualification obtained in Australia or overseas; region in which qualification was obtained; study and training intentions; barriers to study and work-related training; highest year of school completed; non-school qualifications; level and main field of education; characteristics of training courses; educational enrolment experience; and type of study and attendance.

Migrant Data Matrices Data Cube

The Migrant Data Matrices data cube shows which migrant related data items are available for each of the source products. The Migrant Data Matrices data cube is presented in a number of formats; alphabetically, by survey reference year and for each topic. Each source product data cube is represented by a Product name (i.e. column headers). If data is available for a migrant related data item a 'yes' appears in the corresponding row of that data item in the column.

Whilst in the Migrant Data Matrices data cube, simply click on the Product name (i.e. column headers) to download the data cube of interest. The latest available releases of the data cubes are also available from the Downloads tab. For further information on how to use the Matrices or how to download spreadsheets click on the following links:

How to use the Matrices

How do I download Time Series Spreadsheets

Migrant population, Glossary and Guide to Migrant Statistical Sources

The migrant population referred to in these data cubes reflects the definition of a 'migrant' as described in the Glossary of migrant related terms unless otherwise stated. This glossary also contains definitions of other migrant related data items represented in the tables however, it is recommended that you refer to the specific glossary of each individual collection for an accurate description of the relevant data item within that collection. The Australian born population is included in the data cubes for comparative purposes.

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

The Characteristics of Recent Migrants Survey

The Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2010 survey collects information about the labour force status and other characteristics of 'recent migrants' and 'temporary residents'. Recent migrants are defined as people who were born overseas, arrived in Australia after 2000, were aged 15 years and over on arrival, were not an Australian citizen or New Zealand citizen on arrival, do not hold New Zealand citizenship, and have permanent Australian resident status. Information is also included for temporary residents who planned to stay in Australia for 12 months or more.

The following links take you to the .pdf and data cubes, Main Features of the publication and the Explanatory notes.

Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2010

Main Features - Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2010 (cat. no. 6250.0)
Explanatory Notes - Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2010 (cat. no. 6250.0)

(if available)
Adult Learning 2006-07
Adult Learning, Australia, 2006-07 (cat. no. 4229.0)
Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey 2006
Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey, Summary Results, Australia, 2006 (cat. no. 4228.0)
Characteristics of Recent Migrants Nov 2010Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2010 (cat. no. 6250.0)
Education and Training Experience 2005
Education and Training Experience, Australia, 2005 (cat. no. 6278.0)
Education and Work 2010Education and Work, 2010 (cat. no. 6227.0)