4914.0.55.001 - Newsletter: Age Matters, Apr 2005  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/04/2005   
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    1351.0.55.002 Research Paper: Modelling Languages Other Than English Spoken in Australia from Census Data, 2000-01 This paper presents the results from multivariate modelling analysis of non-English languages. The research aimed to construct a predictive model of languages spoken using other census responses such as Ancestry, Birthplace, and Religious Affiliation; to estimate the number of people who speak a language other than English at home in each statistical local area (SLA), using the model above; and to evaluate the models and assess the feasibility of reducing the language question.

    1383.0.55.001 Measures of Australia's Progress: Summary Indicators, 2005 Presents the key 15 dimensions of Australia's progress. It provides a national summary of the most important areas of progress, presenting them in a way which can be quickly understood by all Australians. It informs and stimulates public debate and encourages all Australians to assess the bigger picture when contemplating progress.

    3101.0 Australian Demographic Statistics, September 2004 This publication provides quarterly estimates of total population for states, territories and Australia. It includes the most recent estimates of the population in five-year age groups; numbers (and some rates) of births, deaths, infant deaths, interstate and overseas movements.

    4430.0.55.002 Disability, Ageing and Carers, Disability and Long Term Health Conditions, 2003 Tables 12 to 19. This product providing further tables expanding on those in Disability, Ageing and Carers, Disability and Long Term Health Conditions (4430.0.55.001); particularly focussing on long term health conditions and disability groups for specific age groups. These spreadsheets use the Glossary and Explanatory notes from Disability, Ageing and Carers Australia: Summary of Findings (4430.0).

    6105.0 Australian Labour Market Statistics, Australia This publication draws together data from a range of sources, mostly ABS household and business surveys, to provide an overall picture of the labour market. The key purpose of this publication is to raise awareness of the data available, so that users will be able to use it more effectively.

    6202.0 Labour Force, March 2005, Australia This publication provides summary results of the monthly Labour Force Survey containing estimates of employed and unemployed persons classified by sex, full-time/part-time status, states and territories and some age groups; and persons not in the labour force.

    6220.0 Persons Not in the Labour Force, Australia, September 2004 This publication provides details on persons who were not in the labour force. They are classified by whether they wanted to work, whether they looked for work in the last 12 months, reasons for not actively looking for work, main activity, time since their 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.

    6265.0 Underemployed Workers, Australia, September 2004 This publication provides information on visible underemployment. Persons who worked less than 35 hours in the week prior to the survey who would have preferred to work more hours were asked about whether they were looking for work with more hours, available to start work with more hours, and their experience in looking for work with more hours. Other information includes, the duration of the current period of insufficient work, and the number of extra hours preferred. Estimates can be cross-classified by labour force demographics such as state, sex, age, marital status and birthplace.

    6354.0 Job Vacancies, Australia, February 2005 This publication contains estimates of the number of job vacancies with State and Territory and industry dissections.

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