6238.0 - Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia, July 2016 to June 2017 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/12/2017
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Persons who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, a retainer fee from their employer while working on a commission basis, tips, piece rates, or payment in kind, or persons who operate their own incorporated enterprise with or without hiring employees.
Employees with paid leave entitlements
Employees who were entitled to either paid sick leave or paid holiday leave (or both).
Employees without paid leave entitlements
Employees who were not entitled to, or did not know whether they were entitled to, paid sick and paid holiday leave.
Full-time workers (usual)
Employed persons who usually work 35 hours or more a week in all jobs.
Fully self funded
Funded entirely from superannuation or any other income source, excluding any form of a government pension and/or allowance.
Income support payments from government to persons under social security and related government programs. Included are pensions and allowances received by aged, disabled, unemployed and sick persons, families and children, veterans and their survivors, and study allowances for students. Payments made by overseas governments as well as the Australian government are included.
An industry relates to a group of businesses or organisations that perform similar sets of activities in terms of the production of goods and services. In this publication, industry is classified according to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 2006 (Revision 2.0) (cat. no. 1292.0)
Intends to retire from the labour force
Those persons who indicated that they intended to give up all labour force activity: working or looking for work.
The civilian population can be split into two mutually exclusive groups: the labour force (employed and unemployed persons) and not in the labour force.
Refers to last job less than 20 years ago.
The job in which most hours were usually worked.
Persons who are either unemployed or not in the labour force.
Not retired from the labour force
Persons aged 45 years and over who have, at some time, worked for two weeks or more and were not retired from the labour force. That is, either employed, unemployed or not in the labour force and intend to look for, or take up, work in the future.
An occupation relates to a collection of jobs that are sufficiently similar in their title and tasks, skill level and skill specialisation which are grouped together for the purposes of classification. In this publication, occupation is classified according to ANZSCO – Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2 (cat. no. 1220.0).
Owner managers of incorporated enterprises (OMIEs)
Persons who work in their own incorporated enterprise, that is, a business entity which is registered as a separate legal entity to its members or owners (may also be known as a limited liability company).
An owner manager of an incorporated enterprise may or may not hire one or more employees in addition to themselves and/or other owners of that business. See Status in employment for more information.
Owner managers of unincorporated enterprises (OMUEs)
A person who operates his or her own unincorporated enterprise or engages independently in a profession or trade.
An owner manager of an unincorporated enterprise may or may not hire one or more employees in addition to themselves and/or other owners of that business. See Status in employment for more information.
Partially self funded
Funded by government pension and/or allowance and at least one other income source.
Part-time workers (usual)
Employed persons who usually work less than 35 hours a week (in all jobs).
Persons in the labour force
Persons who were classified as being in the labour force, that is, either employed or unemployed.
Persons not in the labour force
Persons who were not classified as employed or unemployed.
Private health insurance
Includes hospital and/or extras cover only. Persons who reported ambulance cover only, or other health arrangements (eg DVA) are not considered to have private health insurance.
Relationship in household
The relationship of persons who live in the same household.
Retired from the labour force
Persons who had previously worked for two weeks or more and had retired from work or looking for work, and did not intend to look for, or take up, work in the future.
Status of employment
Status of employment is determined by an employed person's position in relation to their job, and is usually in respect of a person's main job if they hold more than one job.
Employed persons are classified according to the reported relationship between the person and the enterprise for which they work, together with the legal status of the enterprise where this can be established. The groups include:
Any fund, association or organisation set up for the purpose of providing financial cover for members when they retire from work. For this survey, information about superannuation scheme membership was collected if the respondent indicated that contributions had been made to a scheme. Contributions could either have been made by the respondent, the respondent's partner or the respondent's employer.
Persons who were not employed during the reference week, and:
Usual number of hours
The number of hours usually worked in a week in all jobs.
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