6333.0 - Characteristics of Employment, Australia, August 2017 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 26/02/2018   
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Caution should be exercised when comparing the estimates from this release with estimates prior to COE 2014 as some population groups are conceptually different.

The following table provides a concordance of populations groups used in this release with population groups from previous surveys:

Population Concordance

COE 2017COE 2016COE 2015COE 2014

Employed PersonsPopulation 1Population 1Population 1Population 1
Employees in main jobPopulation 2Population 2Population 2Population 2
Employees and Owner Managers of Incorporated Enterprises
(OMIEs) in main job
Population 3Population 3Population 3Population 3
Owner Managers of Incorporated Enterprises (OMIEs) in main jobPopulation 4Population 4Population 4Population 4
Owner Managers of Unincorporated Enterprises (OMUEs)
in main job
Population 5Population 5Population 5Population 5
Employed persons who preferred to work more hours than usually workedPopulation 6 Population 6Population 6 Population 6
Independent contractorsPopulation 7Population 7Population 7Population 9
Multiple job holdersPopulation 8Population 8Population 8Population 11
Employees in second jobPopulation 9Population 9Population 9Population 12
Employees and Owner Managers of Incorporated Enterprises
(OMIEs) in second job
Population 10Population 10Population 10Population 13
Trade union members in their main job
Population 11
Population 7 (a)
Trade union members
Population 12
Population 8 (a)
Persons who found their job through a labour hire firm/employment agency
Population 13
Population 10

... not applicable
(a) From 2014 this population group includes OMUEs