ABOUT THIS RELEASE
Persons who were not in the labour force are classified by whether they wanted to work, whether looked for work in the last 12 months, reasons for not actively looking for work, main activity, time since last job and details of that job. Characteristics of persons with marginal attachment to the labour force and discouraged jobseekers are provided. Estimates can be cross-classified by labour force demographics such as state, sex, marital status and birthplace.
Data for September 1994 and September 1995 are available as a standard data service (6220.0.40.001).