LABOUR ACCOUNT SOURCES
Different data sources have been used in compiling the four quadrants of the Australian Labour Account. In general, the same data sources have been used to compile both quarterly and annual labour account estimates. Quarterly survey estimates have also been benchmarked to annual survey estimates where possible.
Australian Labour Account data at an industry level are derived where possible from data classified by industry reported in both business and household surveys. Where Australian Labour Account data at an industry level are not reported in surveys, the industry detail has been modelled using alternative sources.
The Australian Labour Account uses both published and unpublished data from various sources. These are detailed in Appendix 2. Where unpublished data sources are referenced, for example using an ABS catalogue number, this is intended to provide background information relating to the underlying survey data only. It is not intended that users be able to fully replicate published Australian Labour Account data.
Appendix 3 to Appendix 6 provide a visual representation of the data sources and methods used in each of the four quadrants of the Australian Labour Account.