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576 Labour Force Status Identifier

Description

Labour Force Status Identifier describes a student’s employment status.

Details

Version: 1.0
First year: 2010
Last year: 2011
Field name: LabourForceStatus
Element name: Labour Force Status Identifier

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 2

Classification

A student whose employment status is described as:

Employed:

CODE MEANING
01 Full-time employee
02 Part-time employee
03 Self-employed - not employing others
04 Employer
05 Employed - unpaid worker in a family business

Unemployed:

CODE MEANING
06 Unemployed - seeking full-time work
07 Unemployed - seeking part-time work

Not In the Labour Force:

CODE MEANING
08 Not employed - not seeking employment
99 No information provided

Coding notes

​Labour Force Status Identifier is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables, 1999.

Students must be classified to a single labour force category.

Responses for the Labour Force Status Identifier rely on the student’s own perception of their labour force activities.

Refer to: Appendix J - Standards for Social, Labour and Demographic Variables, 1999

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

 

 

 

Input files

​VET:

  • VET Student Enrolment (VEN)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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