3418.0.55.001 - Microdata: Personal Income of Migrants, Australia  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/05/2020   
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Data and file structure

A complete list of data items included in the Personal Income of Migrants microdata product is provided in an Excel workbook that can be accessed from the Downloads tab.

Data items are available at two levels:

  • Person Level
  • Job Level

The Data Item List spreadsheet contains the following categories of data items:
  • Demographic
  • Country of birth
  • Citizenship
  • Migration
  • Visa
  • Personal income
  • Occupation
  • Job Level

The following geographies are available:
Users intending to apply for access to the ABS DataLab should ensure the data they require, and the level of detail required, are available and applicable for the intended use. The test file would be helpful for this purpose.

Test file

A test file is available from the Downloads tab to assist users in understanding the structure of the data and to test code. This test file does not contain real data and cannot be used for analysis. The purpose of the test file is to allow researchers/analysts to become familiar with the data structure and prepare code/programs prior to applying for, or commencing, an ABS DataLab session. This aims to maximise the value of sessions by saving users' time and resources once they enter the ABS DataLab environment.


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