Australian Statistician to release response to review of Labour Force estimates (Media Release)

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8 December 2014
Embargo: 11.30 am (Canberra time)

Independent technical review of the Labour Force survey will be released tomorrow

Acting Australian Statistician, Jonathan Palmer, will release the independent technical review into the Labour Force survey tomorrow.

On 8 October, the ABS announced it would commission a review to ensure high quality Labour Force estimates continue to be produced.

The review’s executive summary and the ABS response will be available on the ABS website – from 11.30am, Tuesday 9 December 2014. The full report from the technical review will be available on request.

Media note:
  • When reporting ABS data, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (or ABS) must be attributed as the source.
  • A spokesperson will be available to discuss the ABS response after 11.30am Canberra time, 9 December 2014. No comment will be made before this time nor will there be any comment on the Labour Force estimates for November 2014.
  • Media requests and interviews - contact the ABS Communications Section on 1300 175 070.