6602.0 - Microdata: Longitudinal Labour Force, Australia  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/06/2020   
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30/11/2020 - Version 2010, Oct 1982 to Oct 2020

          • Addition of month Oct 2020.
          • Revisions to Weight (WEIGHT) for Aug 2020 and Sep 2020 due to adjustments in the weighted contribution from the incoming rotation group.
          • Revisions to Previous weight (PREVWT) for the period Aug 2018 to Sep 2020 to match the previous version (version 2009).
          • Revisions to Number of responses (NUMRESP) for the period Mar 2020 to Sep 2020 to account for the additional month of data.

23/10/2020 - Version 2009, Oct 1982 to Sep 2020
          • Addition of month Sep 2020.
          • Revisions to Weight (WEIGHT) for Aug 2020 due to adjustments in the weighted contribution from the incoming rotation group.
          • Revisions to Previous weight (PREVWT) for the period Jul 2018 to Aug 2020 to match the previous version (version 2008).
          • Revisions to Number of responses (NUMRESP) for the period Feb 2020 to Aug 2020 to account for the additional month of data.
          • Revisions to Duration of job search (weeks) (DURJSCH) for three records in Aug 2020 due to a minor coding error

25/09/2020 - Version 2008, Oct 1982 to Aug 2020
          • Addition of month Aug 2020.
          • Revisions to Weight (WEIGHT) and Population count (POPCOUNT) for the period Jul 2018 to Jul 2020 due to LFS quarterly rebenchmarking.
          • Revisions to Previous weight (PREVWT) for the period Jun 2020 to Jul 2020 to match the previous version (version 2007).
          • Revisions to Number of responses (NUMRESP) for the period Jan 2020 to Jul 2020 to account for the additional month of data.
          • Additional files provided for concordance of industry and occupation data to International standards and between historical and current Australian standards. For more information, refer to NEW: Concordance files

21/08/2020 - Version 2007, Oct 1982 to Jul 2020
          • Addition of month Jul 2020.
          • Revisions to Weight (WEIGHT) for June 2020 due to adjustments in the weighted contribution from the incoming rotation group.
          • Revisions to Previous weight (PREVWT) for the period May 2020 to June 2020 to match the previous version (version 2006).
          • Revisions to Number of responses (NUMRESP) for the period Dec 2019 to Jun 2020 to account for the additional month of data.

24/07/2020 - Version 2006, Oct 1982 to Jun 2020
          • Addition of month Jun 2020.
          • Revisions to Weight (WEIGHT) for May 2020 due to adjustments in the weighted contribution from the incoming rotation group.
          • Revisions to Previous weight (PREVWT) for the period Jul 2018 to May 2020 to match the previous version (version 2005).
          • Revisions to Number of responses (NUMRESP) for the period Nov 2019 to May 2020 to account for the additional month of data.

26/06/2020 - Version 2005, Oct 1982 to May 2020
          • Addition of month May 2020.
          • Revisions to Weight (WEIGHT) and Population count (POPCOUNT) for the period Jul 2018 to Apr 2020 due to LFS quarterly rebenchmarking.
          • Addition of new item (PREVWT) which provides the unrevised weights from the previous version (version 2004) as a secondary weight for comparison against the newly revised weights.
          • Revisions to Number of responses (NUMRESP) for the period Oct 2019 to Apr 2020 to account for the additional month of data.
          • Addition of new items relating to retrenchments and other jobs left or lost - Number of jobs left or lost in last 3 months (NUMLLJ3M), Lost jobs and retrenchment status in last 3 months (RTRNCH3M), and Reasons left or lost job(s) in last 3 months (RSLLJ3MA to RSLLJ3MM). See the updated Data Item List in Downloads for more details.
          • Addition of new item - Away from work status (AWAYWORK). See the updated Data Item List in Downloads for more details.

22/05/2020 - Version 2004, Oct 1982 to Apr 2020
          • Addition of months Sep 2019 to Apr 2020.
          • Revisions to Weight (WEIGHT) and Population count (POPCOUNT) for the period Apr 2018 to Aug 2019 due to LFS quarterly rebenchmarking.
          • Revisions to Number of responses (NUMRESP) and Response number (RESPNUM) for the period Feb 2019 to Aug 2019 to account for the additional months of data.
          • Updates to Decade of arrival (DECARR), Year of arrival (YRARR), Year left school (YRSCHOOL), and Year completed highest non-school qualification (YRCOMNSQ) to include the year 2020.
          • Updates to First day of reference week (STRTDATE) for the period Oct 2005 to Jun 2014 to include more detailed data.
          • Revisions to Labour market region of usual residence (REGNASGS) for the period Jul 2018 to Aug 2019 to include previously missing data.

06/12/2019 - Version 1908, Oct 1982 to Aug 2019

10/12/2012 - First release, Jan 2008 to Dec 2010


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