6306.0.55.001 - Microdata: Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2018 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/06/2019   
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Introduction

This product provides a range of information about the release of microdata from the May 2018 Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours (EEH) including;

    • Survey definitions and methodology
    • How to use the Expanded Confidentialised Unit Record File (CURF)
    • Data item list
    • Conditions of use
    • Quality of the microdata

Microdata are the most detailed information available from a survey and are generally the responses to individual questions on the questionnaire or data derived from two or more questions. This level of detail is released with approval of the Australian Statistician.

Available products

An Expanded CURF is available via the DataLab. Expanded CURFs allow more detail to be presented for some data items, for example, industry and occupation.

Further information about these services, and other information to assist users in understanding and accessing microdata in general, is available from the Microdata Entry Page. Before applying for access, users should read and familiarise themselves with the information contained in this product and the Responsible Use of ABS Microdata, User Guide.

Applying for access

To apply for access, register and apply through the Registration Centre.

Additional information including steps to gain access can be found in How to Apply for Microdata on the ABS website.

Further information

Further information about the survey and the microdata products can be found in the various pages associated with this product, including:
    • A detailed list of data items for the Expanded CURF available on the Downloads tab.
    • The Quality Declaration and Glossary relating to these products can be found on the Explanatory Notes tab.
    • Detailed information about the survey, including published estimates, are available in Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2018 (cat. no. 6306.0).
    • Other related products on the Related Information tab.

Support

For further support in the use of this product, please contact Customised and Microdata Delivery on (02) 6252 7714 or via microdata.access@abs.gov.au.

Data available on request

Data collected in the survey but not included in the Expanded CURF may be available from the ABS, on request, as statistics in tabulated form.

Subject to confidentiality and sampling variability constraints, special tabulations can be produced incorporating data items, populations and geographic areas selected to meet individual requirements. These are available on request, on a fee for service basis. Contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or client.services@abs.gov.au for further information.

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