General information about the 2015 Characteristics of Employment (COE), including summary results, are available in the publication Characteristics of Employment, Australia (cat. no. 6333.0).
Detailed information about the survey including scope and coverage, survey design, data collection methodology, weighting, estimation and benchmarking, estimate reliability and a glossary can be accessed from the Explanatory Notes page of the publication. All published summary tables, in Excel spreadsheet format, can be accessed from the Downloads page.