6298.0 - Information Paper: Labour Force Survey Standard Errors, 2003  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/12/2003   
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Provides a comprehensive discussion of the reliability of estimates from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). It includes an explanation of how to calculate standard errors for LFS estimates using the associated spreadsheet (available free in Data Cubes).

This information paper relates to data from the LFS, as available in 6202.0, 6291.0.55.001 and 6105.0. For standard errors in earlier periods, see the 2003 edition of this paper or the technical notes in issues of Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6203.0 or cat. no. 6202.0) for the relevant period.