Accessing the data
The Survey of Education and Work (SEW) provides annual statistics about the educational activity and qualifications of the population. It is conducted in May each year throughout Australia as a supplement to the monthly Labour Force Survey (LFS). See Education and Work, Australia, May 2020 for summary results, methodology and other information.
The data can be accessed using the following microdata products:
- TableBuilder - produce your own tables and graphs. TableBuilder is available for the following survey years: all years from 2011 to 2020.
- DataLab - detailed microdata is available in DataLab for the following survey years: 2016 and 2017.
- Basic microdata - confidentialised unit record files provide basic microdata for the following survey years: 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011.
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