6333.0 - Characteristics of Employment, Australia, August 2015 Quality Declaration 
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APPENDIX POPULATIONS

DATA AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

The ABS has a range of data available on request from the Characteristics of Employment Survey. This section lists the populations which are used in this release. Full details of the data items are available on the ABS website in an Excel spreadsheet, under the Downloads tab: Data Cube: Populations and Data items list.

The population(s) for a particular data item refers to the persons in the survey to whom the data item relates.

For more information about ABS data available on request, contact Client Services Section in Canberra on 1300 135 070 or via email <client.services@abs.gov.au>.

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Population 1

Employed persons

Population 2

Employees in main job

Population 3

Employees and Owner managers of incorporated enterprises (OMIEs) in main job

Population 4

Owner managers of incorporated enterprises (OMIEs) in main job

Population 5

Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises (OMUEs) in main job

Population 6

Employed persons who preferred to work more hours than usually worked

Population 7

Independent contractors

Population 8

Multiple job holders

Population 9

Employees in second job

Population 10

Employees and Owner managers of incorporated enterprises (OMIEs) in second job


Data items
Population

1 State or territory of usual residence
All
2 Region of usual residence (SA4)
All
3 Sex
All
4 Social marital status
All
5 Relationship in household
All
6 Country of birth
All
7 Country of birth and elapsed years since arrival in Australia
All
8 Age group (years)
All
9 Number of dependents aged 15 to 24 years
All
10 Number of dependents aged 0 to 15 years
All
11 Number of dependents aged 0 to 24 years
All
12Whether currently studying full-time or part-time
All
13Level of highest educational attainment
All
14Level of highest non-school qualification
All
15Highest year of school completed
All
16 Labour force status
All
17 Status of employment in main job
All
18 Whether held more than one job
All
19 Number of jobs or businesses held last week (held concurrently)
All
20 Main reason for absence from work
All
21 Hours actually worked in main job
All
22 Hours actually worked in all jobs
All
23Hours usually worked in main job
All
24 Hours usually worked in all jobs
All
25 Full-time or part-time status in all jobs
All
26 Full-time or part-time status in main job
All
27 Underemployment status
All
28Reason worked less hours than usually worked
All
29 Preferred total number of weekly hours
6
30 Preferred number of extra weekly hours
6
31 Whether available to start work within the reference week with more hours
1-5, 7-10
32Whether prefer and available within the next 4 weeks for more full-time or part-time hours
1-5, 7-10
33 Continuous duration with current employer/business
All
34 Expected future duration with current employer/business
All
35Reason expected future duration with current employer/business less than 12 months
All
36 Sector of main job
All
37 Occupation of main job
All
38 Industry of main job
All
39 Whether entitled to paid holiday leave
2
40 Whether entitled to paid sick leave
2
41Whether entitled to paid maternity/paternity leave
2
42 Whether had paid leave entitlements
2
43 Whether retrenched from any job in the previous 3 months
All
44 Weekly earnings in main job
2–4, 9–10
45 Weekly earnings in second job
9–10
46 Weekly earnings in all jobs
2–4, 9–10
47 Hours paid for in main job
2–4, 9–10
48 Hours paid for in second job
9–10
49 Hourly earnings in main job
2–4, 9–10
50 Hourly earnings in second job
9–10
51 Frequency of pay in main job
2–4, 9–10
52 Whether employment had a set completion date/event in main job
2
53 Time until set employment completion date/event in main job
2
54 Length of fixed term contract in main job
2
55 Whether considered to be an independent contractor
All
56 Status of employment of second job
8–10
57 Whether usually worked any paid or unpaid extra hours or overtime
All
58 Whether usually required to be on call or standby
All
59 Whether usually worked shift work and type of shift usually worked
All
60 Whether had an agreement with employer to work flexible hours
All
61 Whether preferred to work fewer hours each week and total number of preferred weekly hours in all jobs
All
62 Whether preferred to work fewer hours each week and preferred number of fewer weekly hours in all jobs
All
63 Whether usually worked from home in job/business and main reason worked from home in job or business
All
64 Days of the week usually worked in all jobs
All
65 Number of days of the week usually worked in all jobs
All
66 Whether worked weekdays and/or weekends in all jobs
All