6103.0 - Labour Force Survey Standard Products and Data Item Guide, Dec 2009  
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The purpose of the Labour Force Survey Standard Products and Data Item Guide (cat. no. 6103.0), to be referred to as LFS Guide, is as a reference guide for users of Labour Force Survey (LFS) standard products, namely:

The current issue will be a live, developing document with revisions made as changes occur to the LFS standard products over time.

How to use the guide

The LFS Guide is divided into three sections.
  • Section 1. Labour Force Survey standard product data
The first section itemises all data contained within the LFS standard products, an explanation of each data item including relevant formats and product location.
  • Section 2. Detailed Information on Labour Force Survey standard products
The second section contains detailed information about the LFS standard products and specifies the data items contained within each spreadsheet and datacube.
  • Section 3. Labour Force Survey data item list
The third section details data items from the LFS and their location in the LFS standard products.

Historical LFS data is released in Labour Force Historical Timeseries, Australia (cat. no. 6204.0.55.001). It contains superseded spreadsheets and data cubes from Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6202.0), Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery (cat. no. 6291.0.55.001) and Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.003).

Additional labour related information is released in the following products:

Monthly Population Supplementary Surveys
Ÿ Child Care, Australia (cat. no. 4402.0, Irregular)
Ÿ Child Employment, Australia (cat. no. 6211.0, Irregular)
Ÿ Education and Work, Australia (cat. no. 6227.0, Annual)
Ÿ Employee Earnings, Benefits, and Trade Union Membership, Australia (cat. no. 6310.0, Annual)
Ÿ Forms of Employment, Australia (cat. no. 6359.0, Annual)
Ÿ Job Search Experience, Australia (cat. no. 6222.0, Annual)
Ÿ Labour Force Experience, Australia (cat. no. 6206.0, Biennial)
Ÿ Labour Force Status and Other Characteristics of Migrants, Australia (cat. no. 6250.0, Irregular)
Ÿ Labour Mobility, Australia (cat. no. 6209.0, Biennial)
Ÿ Locations of Work, Australia (cat. no. 6275.0, Irregular)
Ÿ Multiple Jobholding, Australia (cat. no. 6216.0, Irregular)
Ÿ Persons Not in the Labour Force, Australia (cat. no. 6220.0, Annual)
Ÿ Underemployed Workers, Australia (cat. no. 6265.0, Annual)
Ÿ Working Time Arrangements, Australia (cat. no. 6342.0, Irregular)

Multi-Purpose Household Surveys
Ÿ Barriers and Incentives to Labour Force Participation, Australia (cat. no. 6239.0, Biennial)
Ÿ Retirement and Retirement Intentions, Australia (cat. no. 6238.0, Biennial)
Ÿ Work-Related Injuries, Australia (cat. no. 6324.0, Irregular)

Labour Market
Ÿ Australian Labour Market Statistics (cat. no. 6105.0, Quarterly)

Further information

If you require further information about this product, or about Labour Force data in general, please contact Labour Force Estimates on 02 6252 6525 or email <labourforce@abs.gov.au>.

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